The New Museum Press Office has announced three new scholarship initiatives designed to promote the study of contemporary art. The new Mellon Grant for Scholarship in Contemporary Art utilizes a $500,000 donation from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to support the museum’s Research Fellow, a two-year rotating position. In addition, the New Museum will relaunch its publishing partnership with MIT Press with the hope of creating publications that deal with “the making and meaning of art in the twenty-first century” . Finally, the museum also unveiled the MX Curatorial Travel Fund, which consists of over $300,000 meant to encourage research abroad.
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