The Bill Holm Center offers grants for researchers to study and learn from the Burke Museum’s Heritage: Arts & Cultures collections. These grants include options to supplement the research experience with accompanying researchers, public demonstrations in the Burke Museum’s artist studio, and/or onsite artist workshops. Visiting researcher grants are awarded for a period of 1–3 days of research time, 2 travel days, and any additional days needed for demonstrations or workshops. Grant award includes funding to cover meals, transportation, lodging, and an honorarium.
Applicants may also apply for additional funding for:
- Travel for additional mentors, apprentices, elders, and colleagues
- Hourly compensation for demonstrations in the Artist Studio
- Onsite collections-based workshop supplies and artist fees
Virtual collections access before/after in-person visits are also available.
Grant applications are now available.
Support the Bill Holm Center
The work of the Bill Holm Center is made possible by the generous support of individuals and foundations passionate about fostering appreciation and understanding of Northwest Native art.