About Travel Grant Program
Launched in 2005, CIMAM’s Travel Grant Program is designed to foster cooperation and cultural exchange between contemporary art curators and museums directors in emerging and developing economies and their counterparts in other regions of the world.
Who can apply for a grant?
Grants are addressed to modern and contemporary art museum or collection directors and curators and indepdent curators in need of financial help to attend CIMAM’s Annual Conference.
Selection Committee Travel Grants
Travel grant applications are evaluated and conferred by CIMAM’s Travel Grant Committee, composed by members of the CIMAM Board, and the Travel Grant Funder. The 2020–22 Travel Grant Program committee consists of three CIMAM board members: Agustín Pérez Rubio, Eugene Tan, Victoria Noorthoorn and Ernestine White-Mifetu.
Travel Grant Funders 2020
Find out more about our 2020 Travel Grant Funders: Getty Foundation, Adam Mickiewicz Institute, V-A-C Foundation, Garage Museum of Contemporary Art, Office for Contemporary Art Norway (OCA), and Byucksan Foundation. Thank you for your generous support!
Meet the Beneficiaries 2019
24 contemporary art curators and museum professionals awarded support to attend the CIMAM 2019 Annual Conference thanks to the support of the Getty Foundation, Adam Mickiewicz Institute, Alserkal Arts Foundation, V-A-C Foundation, and Byucksan Foundation.
CIMAM Precedent Grantees
Since 2005 over 300 young curators and museum directors from emerging economies have been awarded support to attend CIMAM’s Annual Conference. Over the years CIMAM’s travel grantees have constituted a remarkable group of professionals who have later become important protagonists in today’s modern and contemporary art museums and collections.