Portland Museum of Art Receives Exhibition Funding from the Henry Luce Foundation

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PORTLAND, ME.- The Portland Museum of Art has been awarded two grants totaling $285,000 to support the Winslow Homer Studio Campaign from the Henry Luce Foundation. The grant of $200,000 is in support of the Museum’s September 2012 exhibition and catalogue Weatherbeaten: The Late Paintings of Winslow Homer, curated by Chief Curator Thomas Denenberg. As part of its American Art Renewal Fund initiative, the Luce Foundation has also approved a grant of $85,000 to support the Chief Curator’s position. The Weatherbeaten exhibition will celebrate the opening of the Winslow Homer Studio in 2012 and the Luce Foundation is currently spotlighting the Studio restoration project on its website for the month of March. “The recognition of the exhibition Weatherbeaten: The Late Paintings of Winslow Homer by the highly regarded Henry Luce Foundation i