Culture is a basic need

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

Open Call: The Next Generation 2019

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The Prince Claus Fund announces a new Call for Proposals: the Next Generation Call 2019 within Latin America and the Caribbean.

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The Passing of Bisi Silva

We are saddened to learn of the passing of Bisi Silva, independent curator, founder of the CCA, Lagos, friend and adviser to the Fund

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Prince Claus Awards presented in Amsterdam

The Prince Claus Awards honour individuals and organisations for their excellent work in culture and development

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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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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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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

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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

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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