Culture is a basic need

Culture has an impact. Culture transforms lives. Culture is a Basic need

Dutch Postcode Lottery Support


The Postcode Lottery came by for a surprise visit! With this generous donation we’ll be able to expand our work supporting culture under pressure. Thanks to all the lottery's participants for making our work possible!

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Open Call: Arab Documentary Photography Programme

We delighted to announce the sixth cycle of the Arab Documentary Photography Programme (ADPP), together with AFACF and Magnum Foundation

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Open Call: The Next Generation 2019

We're now accepting applications for a new Call for Proposals: the Next Generation Call 2019 within Latin America and the Caribbean.

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Exhibition: A Sheet of Paper Can Become a Knife

Visit us at our Gallery for works by contemporary artists & Prince Claus Laureates connected by the struggle against violence

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Culture & Climate Collaboration

Together with Goethe-Institut, we're supporting 15 cultural initiatives that address environmental issues

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Meet our NEXTGEN Partners

NextGen partnerships include art & culture organisations working with and for young people in a variety of disciplines



#YCreate is a digital movement powered by the Prince Claus Fund. We ask the next generation about their views on art & culture

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New Handbook for Saving Heritage

Free to download! Together with ICCROM we’ve created an innovative handbook and toolkit on First Aid to Cultural Heritage in Times of Crisis

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Concern for Lu Guang: Photographer and Laureate Missing

We’re greatly concerned for missing photographer and Prince Claus Laureate Lu Guang who was last seen on 3 November

Development and progress can be realised only by people themselves, in an environment where there is respect for one's own culture...

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