Culture is a basic need

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

Shahidual Alam's 100th day in jail

Shahidul Alam Detained

Together with World Press Photo and Free Press Unlimited, we are calling for the release of Shahidul Alam. The renowned photographer, activist, and our network partner, was arrested in Bangladesh on 5 August. 100 days later, he is still in jail.

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Exhibition: A Sheet of Paper Can Become a Knife

On Now at the Prince Claus Fund Gallery! Works by contemporary artists & Prince Claus Laureates connected by the struggle against violence

Music In Africa Indigenous Instrument Concert

Meet our New Network Partners

We're excited to announce three new network partners! 32° East Ugandan Arts Trust, the Music in Africa Foundation, and Arab Media Lab

Shoko Festival Next Gen 2018 Home Page

Meet our NEXTGEN Partners

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

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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



#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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2018 Prince Claus Awards

Market Photo Workshop is our 2018 Principal Prince Claus Laureate! We're honouring seven outstanding individuals and organisations this year

2018 Open Call Documentary Heritage Page

Open Call: First Aid to Documentary Heritage under Threat

Together with Whiting Foundation, we're now accepting applications for our 'Documentary Heritage under Threat' Call for proposals

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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