Art Foundations

Below you will find a selection of Art Foundations along with details of their unique history, their art collections as well as links to their programmes.

 

PIRELLI HANGARBICOCCA

Pirelli HangerBicocca was founded in 2004 by Marco Tronchetti Provera, Pirelli’s Executive Vice Chairman and CEO, in order to emphasise the importance the company attaches to culture and as…

BALLROOM MARFA

Ballroom Marfa is an internationally recognized non-collecting contemporary art museum located in Marfa, a rural town of less than 2,000 people in Far West Texas. Established in 2003 by…

ESKER FOUNDATION

Esker Foundation is a privately funded contemporary art gallery located in Calgary, Canada. As a leader in the Calgary arts community, Esker Foundation connects the public to contemporary art…

FONDAZIONE AUGUSTO RANCILIO – VILLA ARCONATI

Fondazione Augusto Rancilio is a non-profit cultural organization established in 1983 in memory of the architect Augusto Rancilio, who tragically died at the age of 26. Alongside its original…

MUSEUM DHONDT-DHAENENS

The Museum Dhondt-Dhaenens, located on the River Lys near the village of Deurle, was founded by the couple Jules and Irma Dhondt-Dhaenens. In 1967, they commissioned architect Erik Van…

RUPERT MUSEUM

The Rupert Museum exhibits Anton and Huberte Rupert’s unique and private art collection. A South African businessman,…

GARAGE MUSEUM OF CONTEMPORARY ART

Founded in 2008 by the couple, Dasha Zhukova (1981) and Roman Abramovich (1966) and, since 2015, located in Gorky Park, the Garage Museum of Contemporary Art is the first philanthropic institution in Russia…

HENIE ONSTAD

The Henie Onstad Kunstsenter is an art museum situated on a headland jutting into the Oslofjord, approximately 10 kilometres south of Oslo. It was founded in 1968 by world and…

ZEITZ MOCAA

This public not-for-profit contemporary art museum collects, preserves, researches and exhibits 21st century art from Africa and its diaspora, hosts international exhibitions, develops supporting educational and enrichment programs, encourages…

SERRALVES FOUNDATION

The Serralves Foundation is one of the most distinguished Portuguese cultural institutions and the preeminent body of its kind in Northern Portugal. It has strived relentlessly to project contemporary…

THE GEORGE ECONOMOU COLLECTION

The George Economou Collection is a private collection located in Athens, Greece. Rooted in history, social awareness and aesthetics, the collecting activity began evolving in the 1990s…

MUSEUM BARBERINI

Museum Barberini is an art museum located in the old market square in Potsdam. Officially opened to the public in January 2017, the museum was built on the site…

TARRAWARRA MUSEUM OF ART

The TarraWarra Museum of Art Limited was established as a company limited by guarantee in October 2000. It is the first privately funded, significant public visual arts museum…

PHI FOUNDATION FOR CONTEMPORARY ART

Phi Foundation was founded in 2007 by Phoebe Greenberg (as DHC/ART) and is a non-profit organisation dedicated to the presentation of contemporary art. The Foundation is housed in…

VOORLINDEN, MUSEUM AND GARDENS

Surrounded by the deep forest, beautiful gardens, meadows, and dune, a beautiful yet mesmerizing structured building privately…

FOUNDATION MUSEO JUMEX

The Jumex collection is the largest private collection of contemporary art in Latin America and includes works by Damien Hirst, Andy Warhol, Gabriel Orozco, Cy Twombly, Jeff Koons, Andreas…

LONG MUSEUM

Founded by Chinese couple collectors, Mr. Liu Yiqian and his wife, Ms. Wang Wei, the Long Museum owns two huge places for exhibition and related functions: Long Museum Pudong and Long…

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