Put Amy's Camden on the map with a street art takeover

Joanne Rosenthal at Jewish Museum London, Greater London

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In 2013, the Jewish Museum London collaborated with Amy Winehouse’s older brother, Alex, to create an intimate and moving exhibition, Amy Winehouse: A Family Portrait. In Spring 2017, the exhibition is returning to the museum, following an international tour. With your help, we can build on this return, celebrating both Amy’s life and the Camden that she loved, by creating a street art trail for you to enjoy.

With your support, we want to work with Global Street Art to create a number of street art installations throughout the Camden Town area. Artists such as Mr Cenz, Amara Por Dios, Philth and Captain Kris will create a fantastic, colourful and diverse array of new art that will decorate the walls of Camden and celebrate Amy in their own unique style.

The trail, which will be available for free from the museum’s website, will help people to explore this iconic area, including Camden Markets, local music venues and the high street which connects Camden to London’s Euston and Kings Cross stations.

It will lead to a newly commissioned work by Pegasus, in the Jewish Museum’s Welcome Gallery. Pegasus is perhaps best known for Fallen Angel, an image of Amy Winehouse on the side of a Camden information centre that was whitewashed over before being repainted and ‘opened’ by Winehouse's mother Janis in December 2013. Pegasus’ new piece in the museum will accompany Amy Winehouse: A Family Portrait throughout spring.

We need your support to make this project happen. Together, we can celebrate Amy Winehouse and the Camden she loved. Please help us make this happen and get some brilliant rewards in return.

If you have any technical problems when donating, please email arthappens@artfund.org.

Five good reasons to donate

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Introducing the artists

We’re very excited to have the chance to work with some fantastic artists who will all be celebrating Amy Winehouse in their own style for our Street Art Trail. Learn more about them in this update... Read more

Celebrating Amy on her birthday

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Rewards highlights: tote bag and oyster card holder

Can’t chose between the card holder and the tote bag? Donate £45 and you can be the proud owner of both!... Read more

Introducing Global Street Art

We’re excited to be working with Global Street Art to source world-class artists to make our street art trail a reality... Read more

Five days to go!

There’s only a few days left to help bring world-class art to the streets of Camden in celebration of Amy Winehouse and her love of the area... Read more

Our target has been lowered thanks to a generous donor!

We are pleased to announce that we have been able to lower our crowdfunding target to £14,000 due to one substantial contribution... Read more

100% funded!

A huge thank you to all our generous donors, who have helped us to reach our target... Read more

October 2016 update

It's been a busy month as we prepare your fantastic rewards and announce the date for the official launch event... Read more

Pegasus' installation begins!

With just over two weeks to go to the launch of our Amy Winehouse street art trail, we’ve been busy with Pegasus in our Welcome Gallery... Read more

Exciting times on the streets of Camden!

Some exciting progress has been made on the streets of Camden over the last two weeks as our street artists began their contributions to the Amy Street Art Trail... Read more

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