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2019 Prince Claus Awards

PCF Awards

The Prince Claus Awards Ceremony took place on 4 December 2019. HRH Prince Constantijn presented the Principal Prince Claus Award to Kamala Ibrahim Ishag and six laureates. 

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Image: Kamala Ibrahim Ishag, Women in Cubes, 2015. Oil on canvas, 155 x 115 cm. From the collection of Samia Omer Osman. Courtesy of the Sharjah Art Foundation.

At the Prince Claus Fund Gallery

Women in Crystal Cubes is on view! The exhibition traces the half-century artistic journey of 2019 Principal Laureate Kamala Ibrahim Ishag

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Tejumola Olaniyan (1959 - 2019)

We are deeply saddened by the news that member of our awards committee Tejumola Olaniyan has passed away.


News! Support for cultural projects addressing environmental change

Together with Goethe-Institut, we're supporting 20 cultural and artistic projects in 2020 that rethink our responses to environmental change

2019 First Aid to Documentary Heritage Under Threat Conservartecuador Website

Open Call: First Aid to Documentary Heritage Under Threat

Apply now to safeguard documentary heritage that is acutely threatened by recent conflict, natural- or man-made disaster

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Meet our New Network Partners

Congratulations to Khoj, Studio 8 and the Tbilisi Photo Festival! These partnerships focus on exchange, advice & long-term support

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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

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Annual Report

2018 Annual Report

How do we support culture under pressure? Experience stories and highlights from the year in our Annual Report

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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