Hammer Museum Receives $200,000 Grant from Ford Foundation

The Hammer Museum in Los Angeles announced today that it has been awarded a $200,000 grant by the Ford Foundation in support of its free public programming aimed at advancing social justice The funds will allow the museum to upgrade its technology, update its archive, and expand the digital reach of its initiatives.

“We are incredibly proud and grateful to be partnering with the Ford Foundation,” Hammer director Ann Philbin said. “While the Hammer’s exhibitions and artist projects have long captured national and international attention, we are eager now to share our equally impactful public programs with the wider audience they deserve. By investing in a critical pillar of our activities, Ford is giving us the ability to strengthen our infrastructure, share this important work more broadly, and realize the full potential of our public programs.” The grant will complement the museum’s plans for expansion.