Culture is a basic need

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

Congratulations to our 2020 Laureates!

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Ibrahim Mahama is the 2020 Principal Prince Claus Laureate! Congratulations to Ibrahim, and to all seven laureates for their excellent, ground-breaking work in culture and development. 

Learn more about the Laureates
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Our new strategy

Read more about our new strategy where we have put Awards at the centre of our work

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Open Call: Arab Documentary Photography Programme

Apply for the Prince Claus Mentorship Award for participation in the Arab Documentary Photography Programme!

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Forces of Art

Get your copy of 'Forces of Art - Perspectives from a Changing World'

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Response to Covid -19

Our office is closed to the public, but the Prince Claus Fund is still operating and staff are working during our usual hours

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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