Guggenheim Museum Press Release

Guggenheim Museum Launches New Social Practice Art Initiative with Major Grant from the Edmond de Rothschild Foundation

(NEW YORK, NY—May 12, 2016)—The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum has received a major grant from the Edmond de Rothschild Foundation to support Guggenheim Social Practice, a new initiative committed to exploring the ways in which artists can initiate projects that engage community participants, together with the museum, to foster new forms of public engagement. As part of the initiative, the museum will commission two separate artist projects, one by Marc Bamuthi Joseph and one by Jon Rubin and Lenka Clayton, which will be developed and presented in New York City in 2016 and 2017, respectively.