YOUR SUPPORT MATTERS!
The Decorative Arts Trust is a 501 (c) (3) non-profit membership organization. Our mission is to provide education in the field of American decorative arts through dynamic programs and the support of graduate students and young professionals in related fields through our Emerging Scholars Program. In addition to contributing to the Trust through a membership gift, please help further these laudable efforts by making a tax-deductible donation to the following funds.
Emerging Scholars Program
Through grants, scholarships, and internships, this fund provides graduate students and young professionals with essential resources and opportunities.
- Continuing Education: scholarships to intensive educational programs that provide recipients with new information and perspectives that profoundly influence their work for their local communities.
- Summer research grants for Masters and PhD students
- Curatorial internships
- Dewey Lee Curtis Symposium Scholarships
- John A.H. Sweeney Emerging Scholar Lectures
Failey Grant Program
Hunt Initiative Fund
Established to recognize the contributions of former Executive Director Penelope M. Hunt, this fund allows the Trust’s leadership to focus on adding innovative programs and projects that will provide additional value to our members, build new constituencies, and allow the Trust to remain a prominent fixture in the decorative arts community.