John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation


The John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation was founded in 1925[1] by Olga and Simon Guggenheim in memory of their son, who died on April 26, 1922.[2] The organization awards Guggenheim Fellowships to professionals who have demonstrated exceptional ability by publishing a significant body of work in the fields of natural sciences, social sciences, humanities, and the creative arts, excluding the performing arts.[1]

John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation
Formation1925; 96 years ago (1925)
Founder
HeadquartersNew York City, New York, US
President
Edward Hirsch

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