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Art Fund gives millions of pounds in grants every year to support UK museums and galleries. Register as a professional to find out more, apply for a grant, and access our marketing support.

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The Wild Escape. TWE. Photoshoot from Sunderland Museum & Winter Gardens for Earth Day 2023. Sunderland, England.

Explore the impact of The Wild Escape in our evaluation

Our evaluation of The Wild Escape, a major project which brought together over 500 museums and thousands of young people to explore the subject of UK biodiversity loss, is now available to read. Discover the project's aims, impact and learnings.

Jerwood Space

Our funding

Build your collection, support your workforce and kickstart exciting projects with our support. 

Build your collection
We give grants to help UK museums and galleries acquire objects and works of art, across different forms and diverse traditions. We also support the commissioning of new work.
Support your workforce
We offer a range of support for curators and museum professionals, including grants to enable research projects and training and development opportunities.
Run a crowdfunding project
Our free crowdfunding platform Art Happens helps organisations raise money for exciting arts projects and reach new audiences.
Leeds Art Gallery

Our support

Connect with our 135,000 members looking for their next cultural experience.

Become a partner
When you join the National Art Pass network, you join 850+ other museums and galleries across the UK welcoming visitors with a National Art Pass.
Access our marketing support
As a partner in our network, you benefit from our marketing support as we promote you across our channels, from listings to podcasts to advertising campaigns.
Use our free services
Organisations in the National Art Pass network can access bespoke services designed for museums and galleries, such as Art Tickets, our free ticketing system.

Use our free ticket management system

Art Tickets is a completely free ticket management system, designed for museums, by museums.


Find out how to run your own crowdfunding project

Art Happens helps you raise money to get exciting projects off the ground.


Get the latest news and insights

Read news, sector research and reports from the Art Fund team.

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Professional Art Pass

Become an Art Fund member for just £35

Any arts professional working in a museum in our network can buy a Professional Art Pass and enjoy great savings on visiting, including free entry at over 250 places and 50% off major exhibitions.

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