Art Happens

Art Happens is a unique crowdfunding platform, designed specifically for museums and galleries, that puts you at the heart of every campaign. Choose a cause that inspires you, and your donation will earn you an exclusive reward. Your support can help bring exciting projects to life and, unlike any other platform, we send every single penny directly to the museum or gallery. Together, we can make art happen.

Success stories, thanks to you

Discover a new legacy of crowdfunded art. Donors like you have helped raise almost £500,000 to fund an important range of projects that have revealed the hidden stories of ‘fallen women’, sent a vintage steamroller on tour and restored an old wooden frame to its former golden glory.

William Hogarth, Moses Brought Before Pharaoh’s Daughter, 1746

Help the Foundling Museum put their first female champions back in the picture

by The Foundling Museum, London

Now we can shine a light on a group of remarkable women whose support saved the lives of vulnerable babies.

186% funded

186% funded
View of proposed exterior of the former Peckham Road Fire Station by 6a architects

Why did the gallery cross the road?

by South London Gallery, London

With your help South London Gallery have been able to kit out the Fire Station across the road, bringing it back to life as an inspiring new art space.

116% funded

116% funded

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Art Happens infrastructure has been generously supported by contributions from individuals, charitable trusts and the Heritage Lottery Fund.

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