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In broad strokes: Lessons from the Art for Justice Fund

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Source: Ford Foundation

It began with a painting. In 2017, philanthropist Agnes Gund was inspired to take a stand against mass incarceration after experiencing three powerful works of art: Ava DuVernay’s documentary 13th, Bryan Stevenson’s memoir Just Mercy, and Michelle Alexander’s nonfiction book The New Jim Crow. So she sold a favorite artwork that she had displayed for decades in her home, Roy Lichtenstein’s Masterpiece, and from its proceeds contributed $100 million to a new grantmaking program that would address inequality in the criminal legal system by aligning the narrative power of art and the momentum of policy change around justice reform.

Read more: https://www.fordfoundation.org/work/learning/learning-reflections/in-broad-strokes-lessons-from-the-art-for-justice-fund/

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Art Fund Museum Of The Year shortlist announced

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Source: Keighley News

The Craven Museum in North Yorkshire, the Dundee Contemporary Arts, and the National Portrait Gallery in London are among those nominated for the world’s largest museum prize.

The Manchester Museum and the Young Victoria and Albert (V&A) Museum in London – which was reopened last July by the Princess of Wales – make up the list for the Art Fund award.

Read More: https://www.keighleynews.co.uk/news/national/24287440.art-fund-museum-year-shortlist-announced/

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Access the Best-in-Class Art Fund With Artory/Winston On SDAX

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Source: Cision PR NewsWire
  • Best-in-class approach to invest in fine art by one of the largest independent art appraisers globally, to unlock the potential of art investments.
  • Curated for accredited investors, the art fund will invest in a portfolio of works by emerging, mid-career and blue-chip artists.
  • Official by-invite only launch event at The Private Museum with art experts Nanne Dekking and Elizabeth von Habsburg, co-founders of Artory/Winston.
  • Investors can now participate in the fractional ownership of a specially curated art portfolio targeting returns akin to venture capital and private equity investments through the Artory/Winston art fund. SDAX, Singapore’s Digital Asset Exchange, has partnered with Artory/Winston for the inaugural entry of their art fund into Asia’s private markets, with the aim of democratising art investment and extending accessibility to institutional-quality art investment portfolios to a broader qualified investor base.
  • Read more: https://www.prnewswire.com/apac/news-releases/access-the-best-in-class-art-fund-with-artorywinston-on-sdax-301990418.html
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Art Fund marks its 120th anniversary with new £1.2m pledge

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Source : Museum and Heritage

Art Fund, the UK’s national charity for art, is commemorating its 120th anniversary with a new £1.2 million pledge. 

Established on 11 November 1903, the charity’s primary focus has been supporting museums and galleries in acquiring art for public collections.

In celebration of its anniversary, it has initiated a fundraising campaign to support projects that increase museum accessibility and strengthen ties with local communities.

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