The Horniman Museum and Gardens in London has been awarded £100,000 after winning Art Fund’s prestigious title of Museum of the Year 2022. It is the largest prize in the global museum sector with the runners up winning £15,000 each.Continue reading
According to the Art Fund, the spread of coronavirus will force smaller UK institutions to indefinitely close if more help is not provided. Throughout 2020 the pandemic caused prolonged closures and sporadic openings for museums across the world, leaving the cultural sector in a precarious position as we enter 2021.Continue reading
Museums and galleries are facing uncertain futures due to months of closures, long-term cancellations, and new hygiene regulations. Art Fund, the London-based charitable organisation, will now offer £2 million in grants in response to the Covid-19 pandemic, which will help this industry recover after lockdown.
The finalists in the competition for the world’s biggest museum prize were announced on Thursday (27 April).
Five contenders are vying for the Art Fund’s UK Museum of the Year, which awards £100,000 annually to an outstanding UK institution, which has shown “exceptional imagination, innovation, and achievement”. The remaining four finalists receive £10,000 each in recognition of their achievements. Continue reading