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James Renwick Fellowship in American Crafts

The James Renwick Fellowship in American Crafts is a Fellowship sponsored by Renwick Gallery of the Smithsonian American Art Museum.

Award Information:

Amount of Fellowship: Average: $15000
Application Deadline: 15-Jan
Requirements: Applicant must be knowledgeable in the history of twentieth-century to contemporary American art/craft and must submit research proposal. Selection is based upon applicant's academic standing, scholarly qualifications, experience, and the quality of the research project or study proposed and its suitability to Smithsonian collections, facilities, and programs. Preference is given to proposals concentrating on post-1930 craft developments or their historical antecedents.
Eligibility: Doctoral-level study, Other postgraduate-level study

Sponsorship provided by:

Renwick Gallery of the Smithsonian American Art Museum
Smithsonian Institution
Washington, DC 20560-0510
USA
Phone Number: 202 633 2850
Fax Number: 202 786 2810
http://www.rff.org

You can find out more by contacting:

Marguerite Hergesheimer
Museum Technician

Phone Number: 202 633 2853
Fax Number: 202 786 2810

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Last Updated: 12/18/2015

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