Fundraising

V&A proposes underground galleries

Exhibition space will occupy area originally designed for abandoned Spiral project

Tate Modern extension snubbed by Lottery Fund

The request was rejected as a 'low priority', with concerns about 'deliverability'

V&A to unveil new galleries next year

The museum has spent £120m on FuturePlan projects

Whitney’s billionaire chairman of trustees steps down

Leonard Lauder’s decision to leave the institution coincides with launch of $680m fundraising campaign

V&A needs £1.1m to keep Baroque cabinet in the UK

It was reassembled and sold after part of it was discovered in a pizzeria

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Tate to launch campaign to buy Turner’s Blue Rigi for £5m–the highest price it has ever paid for a work of art

The gallery is hoping to display all three Rigi watercolours in January, uniting them for the first time

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Tate struggles to attract money for acquisitions

A year ago the gallery launched a campaign to raise £100 million. Since then, £50,000 has been pledged from donors

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National Gallery reaches out to the underprivileged in bid to save Raphael from export

“The Madonna of the pinks” may have been painted for a nun in Perugia

How top British museums woo US donors

The Royal Academy, Tate, British Museum and National Gallery are all raising money successfully in the States, where 600,000 households report income exceeding $5m

Funding the Tate: A £134 million achievement

With £6m a year to raise, the budget of Tate Modern will require constant effort

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How to raise £166 million for the Tate: “Money follows energy”

The museum’s low-profile fundraising has achieved the biggest capital sum ever for a UK museum, but who is to pay for the running costs?

A campaign is underway to raise funds for the conservation of Sir George Gilbert Scott’s metalwork masterpiece, the Hereford Screen

Since its removal from Hereford Cathedral over three decades ago, it has languished in store, slowly deteriorating.

Time for a whip-round: Indiana Jones’s bull whip on sale to raise funds for Institute of Archaeology's new centre

The prop is is one of the star lots in Christie’s South Kensington's Film and Entertainment sale