Topic: Performing Arts

1930s 1940s 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s

An Overview of Rockefeller Foundation Support for the Performing Arts in the 20th Century

Although known for its work in science, medicine, and health, the Rockefeller Foundation supported a surprising number of performing arts activities.

Modern ballet choreographer, performer and director Elliot Feld photographed in 1965 performing "Dark Elegies". (Photo by Jack Mitchell/Getty Images)
1980s

American Choreographers: Funding the Creative Process

How grant makers and grantees cooperated to craft a unique program in dance.

Timeline: Foundations and the Walker Art Center

Decades of foundation involvement has helped this American cultural organization to grow, thrive, and innovate.