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Supporting museums

Art Fund supports the vital work of museums and galleries across the UK.

We give grants to help museums acquire and share works of art, support the professional development of curators, and inspire and engage new audiences.

Apply for funding

See our open funding programmes to help museums, galleries and cultural organisations respond to the challenges posed by the Covid-19 crisis.

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Professional development

Explore training and career development opportunities for curators and other museum professionals, and how to apply.

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Digital services

Use our free digital services to help with audience engagement, crowdfunding and online ticketing, which can help with capacity and timed entry during reopening.

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Join the network

Joining the National Art Pass network of venues helps you attract visitors, access funding and raise the profile of your museum with our marketing support.

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AAMC International Engagement Programme

Applications open

This programme is a collaboration between Art Fund and the US-based Association of Art Museum Curators Foundation, to enable UK curators to travel, network and deepen international relationships through creating opportunities for genuine exchange and learning.

Freelands Art Fund Acquisition

Open for applications

This new partnership between Freelands Foundation and Art Fund offers grants of up to £50,000 for museums to acquire contemporary art and increase public access to work by women artists in the UK.

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