Culture is a basic need

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

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"Be proud that you honour the arts, outside your borders. For it truly sends a message to the world... That message is: we are not afraid.... we look towards the future with hope."

Newsha Tavakolian, 2015 Principal Prince Claus Laureate

Open Call

Infographic Mobility Fund

We're currently accepting applications for the Mobility Fund. The Prince Claus Fund’s Mobility Fund supports the cross-cultural exchange of artists and cultural practitioners. 

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First Aid To Cultural Heritage Egyptian Course

Press Release:

Announcing the First Aid to Heritage Rescue course - coming this summer to the Netherlands!

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Our annual report is online!

What have we been up to lately? Our 2017 Annual Report is a rich, colourful collection of everything we’ve been up to this past year.

Framer Framed

Pressing Matters at Framer Framed

Open till 27 May: A group exhibition by 24 Indonesian artists, addresses pressing socio-political issues in Indonesia today

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Jivya Shoma Mashe (1931-2018)

The Prince Claus Fund is saddened by the news of the passing of Jivya Shoma Mashe, 2009 Prince Claus Laureate

2018 Crown Logo Welcome

Welcome to our new website!

Please note there may still be some kinks, but we hope you enjoy exploring it! Feedback? Email us at [email protected]

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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