CIMAM Travel Grant Program
Travel Fellowships to attend
CIMAM 2013 Annual Conference
New Dynamics in Museums: Curator, Artwork, Public, Governance
MAM Rio 12–14 August 2013
Supported by a grant from the Getty Foundation, Los Angeles

MAM Rio – Museu de Arte Moderna do Rio de Janeiro © Leila Barreto

Travel FellowshipThanks to a grant provided by the Getty Foundation, CIMAM offers travel fellowships to enable the attendance of modern and contemporary art curators and museum or collection directors from underrepresented countries to CIMAM’s 2013 Annual Conference, New Dynamics in Museums: Curator, Artwork, Public, Governance that will be held in Rio de Janeiro, 12–14 August 2013.

Deadline to submit applications – 10 June 2013 00:00 GMT
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Fellowships are restricted to modern and contemporary art curators and museum directors who work in emerging and developing economies (Emerging Market and Developing Economies according to the International Monetary Fund’s World Economic Outlook Report). They include those professionals whose nationality is not from a Country listed as an emerging economy but live and work in one of these countries. Researchers and independent curators whose field of research and specialization is contemporary art theory and museums will be also eligible.

While curators of all career levels are encouraged to apply, we are especially interested in receiving applications from junior curators who have less than 10 years experience in the field. Applicants who previously received CIMAM fellowships supported by the Getty Foundation will not be considered for a new grant before 3 years.
Purpose of the Fellowships
Fellowships will exclusively relate to support the purpose for which the fund was established. The funds will be administrated by CIMAM set on a case-by-case basis. Funds will not be sent to the beneficiary directly and will not cover registration and expenses related with the post-conference tour. 

The travel fellowships cover conference registration*, travel expenses (round trip economy flights only) and accommodation in one of the hotels recommended by CIMAM.

*Conference registration includes access to conference sessions and workshops, lunches and refreshment breaks, access to organized visits, coach service to and from planned visits to the conference meeting points and welcome kit.

Applications will be considered and evaluated by the CIMAM Travel Grant Committee consisting of the President of CIMAM and five Board Members together with the staff of the Getty Foundation. Fellowships will be conferred based on the assessment of the professional’s genuine financial need, and the potential benefit to her or his development and/or research.

To apply and for further information regarding CIMAM’s 2013 Annual Conference program, post-conference tours, registration and membership, please visit our website or contact us.
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CIMAM Travel Grant ProgramIn 2013 CIMAM offers over 20 travel grants to modern and contemporary art museum and collection professionals residing in countries with Emerging Market and Developing Economies, professionals residing in Latin America, Turkey, Spain and the UK to attend CIMAM 2013 Annual Conference.
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The Getty Foundation, Los AngelesThe Getty Foundation fulfills the philanthropic mission of the Getty Trust by supporting individuals and institutions committed to advancing the greater understanding and preservation of the visual arts in Los Angeles and throughout the world. Through strategic grant initiatives, the Foundation strengthens art history as a global discipline, promotes the interdisciplinary practice of conservation, increases access to museum and archival collections, and develops current and future leaders in the visual arts. It carries out its work in collaboration with the other Getty programs to ensure that they individually and collectively achieve maximum effect.

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