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The Crochet Coral Reef is a project of the Institute For Figuring. It the product of years of intellectual research and development on the part of Margaret and Christine Wertheim for the Institute For Figuring (IFF). Since its inception in 2005, its success has been contingent on the continued administrative work of the creators and the IFF, as well financial support from the Metabolic Studio, a direct charitable activity of the Annenberg Foundation, the Orphiflamme Foundation, The Opaline Fund of the Jewish Community Federation and Endowment Fund, and The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts. As of 2016, the CCR project no longer has any core funding, so if you would like to show the traveling exhibition or do a Satellite Reef, there are fees. In order to sustain the project we must cover ongoing storage, conservation of the crochet coral, and a part-time project manager.

If you are a representative of a gallery, museum, or other institution who is seeking to partner with the IFF to present an exhibition, event, or lecture, please contact us by email. We invite you to send us a short description about your institution and an outline of the programming you envision.

Contact Project Manager Anna Mayer at Please allow one week or more response time.