Culture is a basic need

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

Announcing the 2018 Prince Claus Awards

Photo By Siphosihle Mkhwanazi  Market Photo Workshop Cropped

Market Photo Workshop is our 2018 Principal Prince Claus Laureate! We're honouring seven outstanding organisations and individuals for their achievements in culture and development

Meet the laureates
Shahidul Alam Detained

Appeal for Shahidul's Release

Shahidul Alam, renowned photographer, activist, and our network partner, was arrested on 5 August. He is still in prison. #FREESHAHIDULALAM

Galli Cricket From The Series Pakistanc Omar Gilani

Culture Arcade- open now through 12 October

Experience cultural heritage in games and sci-fi digital art at the Prince Claus Fund Gallery, and join in our game workshops too!



#YCreate is a digital movement powered by the Prince Claus Fund. We ask the next generation about their views on art & culture

Ahmed Gaber We The Living Dead

Open Call: Cultural and Artistic Response to Environmental Change

Together with the Goethe Institute, we're welcoming proposals for cultural projects that address issues of climate and environment

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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