Culture is a basic need

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2018 Prince Claus Awards

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HRH Prince Constantijn presented the Prince Claus Awards to this year's laureates on 6 December at the Royal Palace Amsterdam. The Prince Claus Awards honour individuals and organisations for their excellent work in culture and development

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Open Call: Network Partnership Programme

This year we're accepting applications for the Network Partnership Programme from cultural organisations based and operating in Asia

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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 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

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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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