Terra Collection Initiatives 2006-18

Since 2006, the Terra Foundation has used its collection to create exhibitions in partnership with museums throughout the world. These collaborative projects are called Terra Collection Initiatives.

 

2006

 


 


Winslow Homer: Poet of the Sea
Co-organized by the Terra Foundation for American Art / Musée d’Art Américain Giverny and the Dulwich Picture Gallery, London

February 22–May 21, 2006
Dulwich Picture Gallery, London, UK

June 18–September 24, 2006
Musée d’Art Américain Giverny, France

Publications
Sophie Lévy, ed., Winslow Homer: Poet of the Sea (Giverny: Musée d’Art Américain Giverny; Chicago: Terra Foundation for American Art, distributed by University of Chicago Press, 2006).
Also published in a French edition.

 



 


American Artists and the Louvre
Co-organized by the Musée du Louvre, Paris, and the Terra Foundation for American Art

June 14–September 18, 2006
Musée du Louvre, Paris, France

Publications
Elizabeth Kennedy and Oliver Meslay, eds., American Artists and the Louvre (Chicago: Terra Foundation for American Art; Paris: Éditions Hazan; Paris: Musée du Louvre Éditions, 2006). 
Also published in a French edition.

 

2007

 


 


Art in America: 300 Years of Innovation
Co-organized by the Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation and the Terra Foundation for American Art

February 9–April 5, 2007
National Art Museum of China, Beijing

April 30–June 30, 2007
Shanghai Art Museum / Shanghai Museum / Shanghai Museum of Contemporary Art, China

July 23–September 9, 2007
Pushkin Museum of Fine Arts, Moscow, Russia

October 15, 2007–April 27, 2008
Guggenheim Museum, Bilbao, Spain

Publication
Susan Davidson, ed., Art in America: 300 Years of Innovation (in Chinese and English) (Chicago: Terra Foundation for American Art; New York: Merrell Publishers Limited; New York: Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation, 2007).
Also published in Russian and Spanish editions.

 


 


Impressionist Giverny: A Colony of Artists, 1885–1915
Organized by the Terra Foundation for American Art / Musée d’Art Américain Giverny

April 1–July 1, 2007
Musée d’Art Américain Giverny, France

July 22–October 14, 2007
San Diego Museum of Art, California, USA

May 3–July 27, 2008
Florence Griswold Museum, Old Lyme, Connecticut, USA (as Impressionist Giverny: American Painters in France, 1885–1915)

August 23, 2008–January 4, 2009
Albany Institute of History and Art, New York, USA (as Impressionist Giverny: American Painters in France, 1885–1915)

Publications
Katherine M. Bourguignon, ed., Impressionist Giverny: A Colony of Artists, 1885–1915 (Chicago: Terra Foundation for American Art; Giverny: Musée d’Art Américain Giverny, distributed by University of Chicago Press, 2007).
Also published in a French edition.

 

2008

 

Manifest Destiny / Manifest Responsibility: Environmentalism and the Art of the American Landscape
Co-organized by the Loyola Museum of Art, Chicago, and the Terra Foundation for American Art

May 17–August 10, 2008
Loyola University Museum of Art, Chicago, Illinois, USA

Publication
Peter John Brownlee, ed., Manifest Destiny / Manifest Responsibility: Environmentalism and the Art of the American Landscape (Chicago: Terra Foundation for American Art; Chicago: Loyola University Museum of Art, 2008).

 

2009

 


 


The Eight and American Modernisms
Co-organized by the Milwaukee Art Museum, New Britain Museum of American Art, and the Terra Foundation for American Art

March 6–May 24, 2009
New Britain Museum of American Art, Connecticut, USA

June 6–August 23, 2009
Milwaukee Art Museum, Wisconsin, USA

Publication
Elizabeth Kennedy, ed., The Eight and American Modernisms (Chicago: Terra Foundation for American Art, distributed by the University of Chicago Press, 2009).

 


 


Prendergast in Italy 
Co-organized by the Terra Foundation for American Art and the Williams College Museum of Art

July 18–September 20, 2009
Williams College Museum of Art, Williamstown, Massachusetts, USA

October 9, 2009–January 3, 2010
Peggy Guggenheim Collection, Venice, Italy

February 14–May 9, 2010
Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, Texas, USA

Publication
Nancy Mowll Mathews, ed., Prendergast in Italy (New York: Merrell Publishers Limited, in association with Terra Foundation for American Art and Williams College Museum of Art, 2009)

 

2010

 


 


Monet and the Artists of Giverny: The Beginning of American Impressionism
Co-organized by the Bunkamura Museum of Art, Tokyo, and the Terra Foundation for American Art

October 9–November 28, 2010
Kitakyushu Municipal Museum of Art, Kitakyushu, Japan

December 7, 2010–February 17, 2011
Bunkamura Museum of Art, Tokyo, Japan

February 25–April 10, 2011
Okayama Prefectural Museum of Art, Okayama, Japan

Publication
Katherine M. Bourguignon and Shunsuke Kijima, Monet and the Artists of Giverny: The Beginning of American Impressionism (in Japanese and English) (Fukuoka, Japan: The Nishinippon Shimbun, 2010).

 

2011

 

A New Look: Samuel F. B. Morse’s “Gallery of the Louvre”
Organized by the Terra Foundation for American Art

March 1–June 12, 2011
Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Connecticut, USA

July 3, 2011–July 8, 2012
National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC, USA

July 4, 2012–September 22, 2013
Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, Philadelphia, USA

Media
A New Look: Samuel F. B. Morse’s “Gallery of the Louvre,” 30-minute DVD produced by Sandpail Productions, Inc., Los Angeles, CA, for the Terra Foundation for American Art, 2011).

 

An American Experiment: George Bellows and the Ashcan Painters
Co-organized by the National Gallery, London, and the Terra Foundation for American Art

March 3–May 30, 2011
The National Gallery, London, UK

Publication
Katherine M. Bourguignon and Christopher Riopelle, eds., An American Experiment: George Bellows and the Ashcan Painters (London: National Gallery Company, distributed by Yale University Press, 2011).

 

2012

 

American Encounters: Thomas Cole and the Narrative Landscape
Co-organized by the Musée du Louvre, the High Museum of Art, Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, and the Terra Foundation for American Art

January 14–April 16, 2012
Musée du Louvre, Paris, France
(as New Frontier: Thomas Cole et la naissance de la peinture de paysage en Amérique)

May 12–August 13, 2012
Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, Bentonville, Arkansas, USA

September 22, 2012–January 6, 2013
High Museum of Art, Atlanta, Georgia, USA

Publications
Guillaume Faroult, ed., Thomas Cole: La Croix dans la contrée sauvage (in French) (Paris: Musée du Louvre Éditions; Paris: Somogy Éditions d’Art, 2011). Also published in an English edition.

 

A Will of Their Own: Judith Sargent Murray and Women of Achievement in the Early Republic
Co-organized by National Portrait Gallery and the Terra Foundation for American Art

April 20, 2012–September 2, 2013
National Portrait Gallery, Washington, DC, USA

 

2013

 


 


American Encounters: Genre Painting and Everyday Life
Co-organized by the Musée du Louvre, the High Museum of Art, Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, and the Terra Foundation for American Art

January 19–April 22, 2013
Musée du Louvre, Paris, France (as New Frontier II. L’Art américain entre au Louvre: Aux sources de la peinture de genre américain)

May 11–August 12, 2013
Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, Bentonville, Arkansas, USA

September 14, 2013–January 12, 2014
High Museum of Art, Atlanta, Georgia, USA

Publications
Peter John Brownlee, ed., American Encounters: Genre Painting and Everyday Life (Chicago: Terra Foundation for American Art, distributed by University
of Washington Press, 2012). Also published in a French edition.

 


 


Art Across America
Organized by the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, the Museum of Fine Arts Houston, the Philadelphia Museum of Art, and the Terra Foundation for American Art

February 4–May 12, 2013
National Museum of Korea, Seoul, South Korea

June 7–September 1, 2013
Daejeon Museum of Art, Daejeon, South Korea

Publication
Kim Woolim, Kim Jinmyung, and Yang Songhyok, eds., Art Across America (in Korean and English) (Seoul: National Museum of Korea, 2013).

 

Through American Eyes: Frederic Church and the Landscape Oil Sketch
Co-organized by the National Gallery, London, and the Terra Foundation for American Art

February 6–April 23, 2013
The National Gallery, London, UK

May 11–September 8, 2013
Scottish National Gallery, Edinburgh, Scotland, UK

Publication
Katherine M. Bourguignon and Christopher Riopelle, eds., Frederic Church and the Landscape Oil Sketch (London: National Gallery Company, distributed by Yale University Press, 2013).

 


 


Home Front: Daily Life in the Civil War North
Co-organized by the Newberry Library and the Terra Foundation for American Art

September 26, 2013–March 24, 2014
The Newberry Library, Chicago, Illinois, USA

Publication
Peter John Brownlee, Sarah Burns, Diane Dillon, Daniel Greene, and Scott Manning Stevens, Home Front: Daily Life in the Civil War North (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2013).

 

2014

 


 


America: Painting a Nation
Organized by the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, the Museum of Fine Arts Houston, the Philadelphia Museum of Art, and the Terra Foundation for American Art, in collaboration with the Art Gallery of New South Wales

November 9, 2013–February 8, 2014
Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia

Publication
Chris McAuliffe and Angela L. Miller, America: Painting a Nation (Sydney: Art Gallery of New South Wales, 2013).

 


 


American Encounters: Anglo-American Portraiture in an Era of Revolution
Co-organized by the Musée du Louvre, the High Museum of Art, Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, and the Terra Foundation for American Art

January 31–April 28, 2014
Musée du Louvre, Paris, France (as New Frontier III: Portraits anglo-américains à l’heure de la Révolution)

May 17–September 15, 2014
Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, Bentonville, Arkansas, USA

September 28, 2014–January 18, 2015
High Museum of Art, Atlanta, Georgia, USA

Publication
Kevin M. Murphy, ed., American Encounters: Anglo-American Portraiture in an Era of Revolution (Bentonville, AR: Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, distributed by University of Washington Press, 2014). Also published in a French edition.

 


 


American Impressionism: A New Vision, 1880–1900
Co-organized by the Musée des impressionnismes Giverny and the Terra Foundation for American Art, in collaboration with National Galleries of Scotland, Edinburgh, and the Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza, Madrid

March 28–June 29, 2014
Musée des impressionnismes Giverny, France (as L’impressionnisme et les américains)

July 19–October 19, 2014
National Galleries of Scotland, Edinburgh, Scotland, UK

November 4, 2014–February 1, 2015
Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza, Madrid, Spain (as Impresionismo Americano)

Publications
Katherine M. Bourguignon, ed., American Impressionism: A New Vision, 1880–1900 (Edinburgh: National Galleries of Scotland; Madrid: Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza; Paris: Éditions Hazan with Musée des impressionnismes Giverny, 2014). Also published in French and Spanish editions.

 

2015

 


 


Samuel F. B. Morse’s “Gallery of the Louvre” and the Art of Invention
Organized by the Terra Foundation for American Art

January 24–May 4, 2015
The Huntington Library Art Collections and Botanical Gardens, San Marino, California, USA

May 23–August 23, 2015
Amon Carter Museum of American Art, Fort Worth, Texas, USA

September 16, 2015–January 10, 2016
Seattle Art Museum, Washington, USA

January 23–April 18, 2016
Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, Bentonville, Arkansas, USA

June 18–September 18, 2016
Detroit Institute of Arts, Michigan, USA

October 8, 2016–January 8, 2017
Peabody Essex Museum, Salem, Massachusetts, USA

February 17–June 4, 2017
Reynolda House Museum of American Art, Winston-Salem, North Carolina, USA

June 17–October 15, 2017
New Britain Museum of American Art, Connecticut, USA

Publication
Peter John Brownlee, ed., Samuel F. B. Morse’s “The Gallery of the Louvre” and the Art of Invention (Chicago: Terra Foundation for American Art, distributed by Yale University Press, 2014).

 


 


American Encounters: The Simple Pleasures of Still Life
Co-organized by the Musée du Louvre, the High Museum of Art, Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, and the Terra Foundation for American Art

February 4–April 27, 2015
Musée du Louvre, Paris, France (as New Frontier IV: Fastes et fragments aux origines de la nature morte américaine)

May 16–September 14, 2015
Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, Bentonville, Arkansas, USA

September 26, 2015–January 31, 2016
High Museum of Art, Atlanta, Georgia, USA

Publication
Stephanie Mayer Heydt, ed., American Encounters: The Simple Pleasures of Still Life (Atlanta, GA: High Museum of Art, distributed by University of Washington Press, 2014). Also published in a French edition.

 


 


Picturing the Americas: Landscape Painting from Tierra del Fuego to the Arctic
Co-organized by the Art Gallery of Ontario, Pinacoteca de São Paulo, and the Terra Foundation for American Art

June 20–September 7, 2015
Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto, Canada

November 6, 2015–January 18, 2016
Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, Bentonville, Arkansas, USA

February 27–May 29, 2016
Pinacoteca de São Paulo, Brazil

Publications
Peter John Brownlee, Valéria Piccoli, and Georgiana Uhlyarik, eds., Picturing the Americas: Landscape Painting from Tierra del Fuego to the Arctic (Toronto: Art Gallery of Ontario, in association with Yale University Press, 2015). Also published in Spanish and Portuguese editions.

 

2016

 


 


William Merritt Chase: A Modern Master
Co-organized by the Phillips Collection, the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, the Fondazione Musei Civici di Venezia, and the Terra Foundation for American Art

June 4–September 11, 2016
The Phillips Collection, Washington, DC, USA

October 9, 2016–January 16, 2017
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Massachusetts, USA (as William Merritt Chase)

February 11–may 28, 2017
Cà Pesaro, Venice, Italy (as William Merritt Chase (1849–1916): un pittore tra New York e Venezia)

Publication
Elsa Smithgall, Katherine M. Bourguignon, John Davis, Giovanna Ginex, and Erica E. Hirshler, William Merritt Chase: A Modern Master (New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 2016). Also published in an Italian edition.

 

Continental Shift: Nineteenth-Century American and Australian Landscape Painting
Co-organized by the Art Gallery of Western Australia, the Ian Potter Museum of Art at the University of Melbourne, the Terra Foundation for American Art, and the University of Western Australia

July 30, 2016–February 5, 2017
Art Gallery of Western Australia, Perth, Australia

March 14–June 11, 2017
Ian Potter Museum of Art, University of Melbourne, Australia (as Not as the Songs of Other Lands: Nineteenth-Century Australian and American Landscape Painting)

Publication
Meighen Katz, Not as the Songs of Other Lands: Nineteenth-Century Australian and American Landscape Painting (Melbourne, Australia: Ian Potter Museum of Art, The University of Melbourne, 2017).

 

2018

 



America’s Cool Modernism: O’Keeffe to Hopper

Co-organized by the Ashmolean Museum of Art and Archaeology at the University of Oxford and the Terra Foundation for American Art

March 23–July 22, 2018
Ashmolean Museum of Art and Archaeology, University of Oxford, UK

Publication
Katherine M. Bourguignon, ed., America’s Cool Modernism: O’Keeffe to Hopper (Oxford: Ashmolean Museum, 2018).

 


Pathways to Modernism: American Art, 1865–1945
Co-organized by the Art Institute of Chicago, the Shanghai Museum, and the Terra Foundation for American Art

September 27, 2018–January 6, 2019
Shanghai Museum, China

Publication
Peter John Brownlee and Sarah Kelly Oehler, eds., Pathways to Modernism: American Art, 1865–1945 (Shanghai: Shanghai Fine Arts Publisher, 2018).