Fellowships & Grants

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—Image Courtsey of Sanna Blomqvist

Current Public Project Grants

IARMAC (International Academy for Russian Music, Arts, and Culture)

Iowa City, Coralville & Cedar Rapids, IA

In support of travel expenses for Norwegian guitarist, Marko Erdivicki, to participate in Russian Seven-String Guitar Festival IARGUS 2019, which will be a Scandinavian themed festival with the creation and performance of new arrangements of music by Edvard Grieg and Carl Bellman for Russian Guitar ensembles.

May 15-19, 2019.

$1,600, Andrew E. and G. Norman Wigeland Fund

Holy Trinity (Old Swedes) Foundation dba Old Swedes Foundation & Historic Site

Essington, PA

In support of travel expenses for Dr. Byron Nordstrom to participate in “Kindling Their Hearts – Music”, the Nineteenth Annual New Sweden History Conference (NSHC).

November 2, 2019.

$1,000 New Sweden ’88 Fund

Mela listamannafélag

Herðubreið, Seyðisfjörður, Iceland

In support of the Icelandic premiere of opera The Raven’s Kiss, by Evan Fein and Þorvald Davíð Kristjánsson.

August 8-25, 2019.

$5,000 Bernhard Fund

MiolinaNYC Inc.

New York, NY

In support of travel expenses for Swedish sound artist/composer, Ann Rosén, to participate in a performance of “Crossing the Barrier”, a concert which features works by five contemporary Scandinavian composers.

June 1, 2019 – May 31, 2020.

$550, New Sweden ’88 Fund

Museum of Arts and Design

New York, NY

In support of the transportation of jewelry from Sweden for the exhibition Non-Stick Nostalgia: Y2K Retrofuturism in Contemporary Jewelry.

March 21 – July 17, 2019.

$1,000, New Sweden ’88 Fund

Nasher Sculpture Center

Dallas, TX

In support of travel expenses for Norwegian artist, Ingar Dragset, to participate in the exhibition Elmgreen & Dragset.

September 14, 2019 – January 5, 2020.

$1,000, Andrew E. and G. Norman Wigeland Fund

New York Scandia Symphony

New York, NY

In support of three concerts at The Scandinavian Music Festival 2019 at Fort Tryon Park in Northern Manhattan.

June 2-16, 2019.

$500, Helen Lee and Emil Lassen Fund; $500, New Sweden ’88 Fund

Award Totals for Public Projects:

Awards: 7
Total Funding: $20,000