When the original funding was provided for the Walter Gropius Master Artist Program, the trust was established as a self-depleting account rather than an endowment in order to allow flexible access to the funds so that HMA could feature several artists each year. During its peak, the Program hosted six artists each year, providing numerous opportunities for working artists in the region.
Over time, the offerings were scaled back to allow the funding to extend further. While some revenue is generated from the registered participants in each workshop, the administrative expenses of hosting the Gropius Master Artist Program generally exceed the revenue generated.
Going forward, HMA will have to rely on other sources of funding if the Walter Gropius Master Artist Program is to continue. If you would like to support the Walter Gropius Master Artist Program and its continued benefit to the Tri-State region, please complete and submit the contact form.