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All young people deserve to enjoy museums as places of inspiration, learning and fun. Join our campaign to help museums provide creative opportunities for children, schools and young people.


What we do

We give grants to support UK museums and galleries, and we’ve adapted our funding programme to help them come through the Covid-19 crisis.

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More art, more often

Art in public

We’re thrilled to have supported a fantastic public artwork by Thomas J Price honouring the Windrush Generation, now on permanent display outside Hackney Town Hall in London.

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Discover somewhere new

In search of something out of the ordinary for your next museum visit? Here’s our pick of exciting, inspiring and unusual spaces to explore across the UK.

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Meet Me at the Museum

In the latest episode of our podcast, comedian Suzi Ruffell takes her pal, fellow comedian Jenny Bede, to Bletchley Park in Milton Keynes – once the top-secret home of Britain’s codebreakers during the Second World War.

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Exhibition highlights

Must see exhibitions of 2022

Van Gogh at the Courtauld gallery, Marina Abramović at Modern Art Oxford and Beatrix Potter at the V&A are just some of the major names to get excited about in 2022.

Art Happens

Reveal the Curwen Archive for everyone

Curwen Print Study Centre

Curwen Print Study Centre need your help to raise the £26,350 funding required to ‘Bring the Curwen Archive to Life’ in their new gallery space.

By donating to bring the archive to life you will be part of bringing the past, present and future of print together for all to see.

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