Edmond J. Safra foundation grants US$ 1 million to the National Gallery’s Center for Advanced Studies in Visual Arts
March 2017– The National Gallery of Art in Washington, D.C. announced a $1 million grant from the Edmond J. Safra Foundation to support the Edmond J. Safra Visiting Professorship at the Center for Advanced Study in the Visual Arts (CASVA).
CASVA, founded in 1979 and located in the National Gallery’s East Building, is a research institute that fosters study of the production, use, and cultural meaning of art, artifacts, architecture, urbanism, photography, and film worldwide from prehistoric times to the present. CASVA’s programs include fellowships, meetings, research, and publications. These are privately funded through endowments and grants to the National Gallery of Art.