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.
COVID-19: During this hugely challenging time we're continuing to do all we can to support museums and galleries across the UK.
For more information please read our latest update for museum network and grant holders and sign up to our monthly museum bulletin.
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.
Tale a look at the full report into the impact of Covid-19 on museums and galleries, following our survey to understand the kind of financial, marketing and professional support that our network of arts professionals would find most useful.
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.
13 January 2020
MIMA's assistant curator tells us about the gallery's mission to 'put art into action' in society – and how attending the AAMC conference in New York has helped her to foster links with like-minded peers.
5 December 2019
Sue John is enterprise development manager at Glasgow Women’s Library (GWL). Here she describes building a grassroots organisation from scratch, and offers her tips for museums and galleries applying for Art Fund Museum of the Year 2020.
14 November 2019
Emma McGovern is a producer in the London Borough of Culture team at Waltham Forest Council. Here she describes how she aced her job interview for the role and lets us know what to expect from the upcoming Art Assembly festival in Walthamstow.
28 May 2020
Summary of recent research offers insights into how the pandemic has impacted museums and galleries, what museums need, and how Art Fund support can be adapted over the coming weeks and months.
15 May 2020
Art Fund’s survey on the challenges facing museums and galleries as a result of Covid-19 was designed to ensure that our funding could be adapted over the coming weeks and months to offer support where it is needed most. Our director of programme and policy, Sarah Philp, shares a summary of the key findings.
23 March 2020
Art Fund will be working to support our museum network and grant holders during this hugely challenging time.
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