The Brown Foundation Fellows Program at the Dora Maar House is made possible through a grant from the Brown Foundation, Inc., in Houston. The program has been directed by the MFAH since 2006.

The Dora Maar House is a member of the Alliance of Artist Communities and ResArtis.


What does a Brown Foundation Fellowship at the Dora Maar House offer?
• One to three months in residence at the Dora Maar House.
• A private bedroom and bath, and a study or studio in which to work.
• Round-trip travel expenses to Dora Maar House.
• A grant based upon the length of stay at Dora Maar House.

Who is eligible to apply for residencies at Dora Maar House?
• Mid-career artists and scholars with established reputations who are engaged on a professional level in the arts and/or the humanities.

What does the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, ask of Brown Foundation fellows?
• That you enjoy the opportunities this remarkable residence offers you.
• That you use your time well.
• That you are friendly to the citizens of Ménerbes and make one public presentation to them.
• That you donate to Dora Maar House one drawing, publication, etc., created during your stay.
• That you help the Museum learn about the residence’s strengths and weaknesses and suggest how the residency experience can be improved.
• That, should a publication come from your work during the residency, you recognize the Brown Foundation Fellows Program at the Dora Maar House in your acknowledgments.

2019 Dates for Salons at Dora Maar

The current Brown Foundation Fellows present a monthly salon at the Dora Maar House. The talks are either in English or French, depending on the fellow’s native language.

March 21
April 18
May 16
June 20
July 25
September 26
October 24
November 21

Each salon takes place from 6 to 8 p.m. Free and open to the public! Questions? Contact