Mellon Foundation Awards Grants to Walker Art Center


Foundation: Andrew W. Mellon Foundation

The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation has awarded three grants amounting to more than a million dollars for the Walker Art Center in Minneapolis.

One grant will be used to research and preserve the Walker's new collection of artifacts from dance pioneer Merce Cunningham and the other grants will fund 16 new dance pieces over the next three years, overseas research projects for curators, and pay for six major dance projects specifically for American artists said Olga Viso, Walker President.

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