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Norwich Castle Museum & Art Gallery acquires marble bust of Amelia Opie

12 November 2008

Norwich Castle Museum & Art Gallery has purchased a magnificent white marble bust of the Norwich born author and poet, Amelia Opie, with the help of The Art Fund - the UK's leading independent art charity. The Art Fund contributed £3,000 towards the work's total cost of £12,000.

Tribute to Iraq fallen comes to the North East

25 February 2009

An artwork commemorating British service men and women killed in Iraq, including many from the North East, is being brought to mima Middlesbrough Institute of Modern Art by The Art Fund, the UK's leading independent art charity. Queen and Country will open in Middlesbrough during the week that marks the 6th anniversary of the invasion in Iraq and will be on display from Wednesday 18 March to Sunday 3 May 2009.

Artist Jaume Plensa talks about St.Helens' Dream at Art Fund event

23 April 2009

Internationally renowned artist Jaume Plensa - creator of St.Helens' new landmark sculpture Dream - comes to the Shining Lights Centre in St.Helens on 11 May to give a special Artist in Conversation talk hosted by independent charity The Art Fund.

Charity helps Leicester buy artwork

20 August 2008

Two self-portraits satirising a British Asian woman's life are now part of Leicester's New Walk Museum & Art Gallery's collection, following help from The Art Fund, the UK's leading independent art charity.

Art news round-up

30 May 2014

Spall's Turner triumphs, Abramovic trips over nothing and Glasgow School of Art salvage underway – we round up the top art stories of the week.

Wilson Gift to go on display for the first time

29 June 2006

An outstanding collection of Modern British art has been bequeathed to Pallant House Gallery through The Art Fund by Professor Sir Colin St John Wilson, architect of the British Library.