21 June 2016
Queen Elizabeth inspired hundreds of portraits during her long reign, including the Armada Portrait, which we are fundraising to save for the nation. Follow her transformation from a fledgling monarch to the indomitable and almost mythical Virgin Queen through five other iconic depictions.
27 March 2015
Want to build an art collection? Check out the fabulous limited-edition artworks you can receive when you donate to Art Happens, our crowdfunding platform.
14 January 2015
We're announcing a new fundraising initiative to get the public walking for local museums. Get involved!
27 November 2014
A stunning armchair and standard lamp by Charles Rennie Mackintosh are the focus of a fundraising campaign to keep them on display at their original home in the drawing room of Hill House, Scotland.
7 October 2014
Looking to donate art to a public collection to be enjoyed by future generations, but not sure of the best way to do it? The Art Fund has published a fully updated version of its Guide to Giving Art.
23 September 2014
An anglophile empress, a Finnish frog marsh, and one of the most ambitious ceramic projects of all time – Matthew Sweet tells the story of Wedgwood's greatest triumph.
19 September 2014
The Art Fund's appeal to save the Wedgwood Collection has raised an incredible £2m in just three weeks, thanks to an extraordinary £1m in donations from the public and unprecedented support from major donors, trusts and foundations.
5 September 2014
Our appeal to save the Wedgwood Collection, Horst dazzles at the V&A and a giant dinosaur is discovered – we round up the top art stories of the week.
4 September 2014
Artist, chemist, industrialist and innovator, Josiah Wedgwood was a towering figure of the Enlightenment, writes AN Wilson.
10 July 2014
Commissioned by Cardinal Wolsey, taken by Henry VIII, and hidden in a golf club's country house for decades – the four bronze angels at the centre of a new appeal.
17 June 2014
Fund great art, get great rewards – a new way to help museums and galleries, and get something back.
16 April 2014
Are you an old-fashioned sponge or a fancy millefeuille? Find out in our Edible Masterpieces quiz.
26 March 2014
Van Dyck's final self-portrait has been offered to the National Portrait Gallery for £10m.
20 November 2012
After years of campaigning for there to be more ways to encourage giving to museums, we’re thrilled that the government’s new Cultural Gifts Scheme will launch at the end of the year.
11 October 2012
The Art Fund is working with the National Museum Directors' Council (NMDC) and research consultants Britain Thinks to understand why so few museum goers donate when visiting museums – and discover what will motivate them to give in future.