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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.

Magnificent 2,000-year-old Roman helmet unveiled

9 January 2012

A silver-gilt Roman helmet of outstanding quality and international importance discovered as part of the the Hallaton Treasure and ArtFunded in 2007 has been restored to its former glory at the British Museum

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.