Art Fund supports the vital work of museums and galleries across the UK.
We give grants to help museums acquire and share works of art, support the professional development of curators, and inspire and engage new audiences.
Joining the National Art Pass network of venues helps you attract visitors, access funding and raise the profile of your museum with our marketing support.
Discover how your museum can go further with Art Fund, from running a crowdfunding campaign to using our free ticket management system.
Follow the journey of the Becket Casket from the Victoria & Albert Museum to Peterborough Museum as part of the Weston Loan Programme with Art Fund, a funding scheme that supports the wider sharing of national collections across the whole of the UK.
2 September 2019
Birmingham Coffin Works' operations and volunteer assistant tells us about engaging the public with Victorian funerals, a mysterious donation in a bin bag and the importance of replenishing the biscuit tin.
1 August 2019
The Museum of London Applied Arts conservator reveals what it takes to get into conservation, the importance of microscopes and her passion for working with gemstones.
30 May 2019
Josie Dick is a Creative Learning Curator for Barbican Guildhall Creative Learning. Here she describes her passion for arts education, reveals why post-it notes are crucial and gives an insight into participation opportunities surrounding the new Lee Krasner: Living Colour exhibition.
5 November 2019
The gallery will share its collection of portraits with the nation, with 300 portraits a year travelling to regions across the country as work begins on the gallery's redevelopment in 2020.
30 September 2019
Art Fund has joined the National Museum Directors’ Council (NMDC) and Museums Association (MA) in writing an open letter to urge for vital investment in museum collections, highlighting a ‘quiet crisis’ in towns and cities across the UK.
6 September 2019
The autumn 2019 season of ARTIST ROOMS exhibitions has been announced, with work by artists including Diane Arbus, Vija Celmins and August Sander heading to galleries across the UK.