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Please find here an overview of activities and projects the Prince Claus Fund initiates and supports. For upcoming activities you can take a look at the Calendar.

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Screening of ‘The Destruction of Memory’

15.3.2017 Screening of ‘The Destruction of Memory’

Thursday the 6th of April 2017, the Prince Claus Fund co-organizes a screening of the highly acclaimed documentary ‘The Destruction of Memory’ by filmmaker Tim Slade in the Dutch National Museum of Antiquities in Leiden. The documentary explores the deliberate destruction and the protection of cultural heritage worldwide and in the Middle East in particular. Tim Slade will attend  the...

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Prince Claus Fund at TEFAF Maastricht Fair 2017

8.3.2017 Prince Claus Fund at TEFAF Maastricht Fair 2017

As a partner of The European Fine Art Foundation (TEFAF), the Prince Claus Fund will have a visual presence at the art fair, starting 10 March 2017. TEFAF has supported the Fund’s Cultural Emergency Response programme (CER) since 2008, in order to give urgent help when heritage is under imminent threat from natural or man-made disasters. 

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Free Publication: how to safely evacuate at risk heritage objects

14.2.2017 Free Publication: how to safely evacuate at risk heritage...

Endangered Heritage: emergency evacuation of heritage collections, is a self-help publication that illustrates a simple work-flow for documenting and moving threatened collections to temporary safe havens. It was created within the framework of UNESCO’s...

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2016 Prince Claus Awards presented in Amsterdam

15.12.2016 2016 Prince Claus Awards presented in Amsterdam

Today in a ceremony at the Royal Palace Amsterdam, HRH Prince Constantijn of the Netherlands presented six Prince Claus Awards for outstanding achievement in the field of culture and development. Their Majesties King Willem-Alexander and Queen Máxima and their Royal Highnesses Princess Laurentien, Princess Beatrix and Princess Mabel of the...

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Why is culture so important?

5.12.2016 Why is culture so important?

We all take culture for granted sometimes. A movie, a concert, a play, a museum, a novel - culture is part of our lives. But in many places, access to culture can be difficult and being creative faces challenges. The obstacles may range from a lack of resources, to censorship, to violence and war. For the past 20 years, the Prince Claus Fund has supported artists, critical thinkers, heritage...

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