art

At this time the focus for grants toward the arts is with the Minneapolis Institute of Art (Mia).

2015Money was granted to the Mia to help defray the cost of the statue “Eros”.

2016

This year’s grant to the Mia is being applied to a new commission by the Chinese painter Liu Dan inspired by Willem dePoorters 1636 painting “St. Paul and St. Barnabus at Lystra” currently held by the Mia.

2017

This year’s grant to the Mia is being applied to the conservation of Giovanni Battista Nolli’s “New Plan of Rome” based on a proposal and budget submitted by the Mia. The grant was awarded based on the successful ability of the Mia to obtain matching funds to assure the completion of the project.