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.

Live projects

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.

Design for The Colour Palace at Dulwich Picture Gallery

Help us build the Colour Palace

by Dulwich Picture Gallery, Greater London

Help us build The Colour Palace, a unique space for all of London to relax, create and be inspired this summer!

105% funded

105% funded
Garth Evans’ untitled sculpture on the Hayes, Cardiff, 1972

Save Our Sculpture

by Chapter Arts Centre, Cardiff

Help Chapter Arts Centre raise £16,000 to rescue and restore an iconic sculpture by British artist Garth Evans and bring it back home to Wales.

106% funded

106% 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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