Sponsorship

New installation for Tate Modern courtesy of UBS

The first rehang of the Bankside branch relies on funds provided by UBS - with conditions

Siberian billionaire funds $3m Hermitage exhibition tour

Industrialist Oleg Deripaska has become the Russian museum’s most generous private donor—even if his support is part of a public relations initiative

July 2005archive

Future of US museum sponsorship in question after split of tobacco giant Altria

The Whitney and the Brooklyn Museum could lose annual grants from the conglomerate, which gave $300m to charitable organisations over the past five years

Art marketarchive

The $2.6 million Dalí retrospective comes to Philadelphia

A credit card company has spearheaded the massive publicity campaign for the Philadelphia Museum of Art’s exhibition

July 2003archive

Fiat ends sponsorship of exhibitions at Palazzo Grassi

After 17 years and 15 shows, the Italian car manufacturer has withdrawn funding from major kunsthalle in Venice

Economicsarchive

Art & Business organisation report decline in British exhibition sponsorship

The 2001-2 recordings reflect struggling economy, registering a drop in art sponsorship since the millennium

March 2003archive

The Dulwich Picture Gallery organises sponsored walk to meet £100,000 shortfall in annual budget

Museum director will don Clarks shoes and fill his pockets with Kendal Mint cakes for the 150-mile trek

9/11archive

Plans for Iran exhibition at British Museum shelved as sponsor withdraws in aftermath of Twin Tower bombings

The exhibition, which would have highlighted the creative flourishing facilitated by members of Iranian royalty, may still become a reality in 2004 or 2005

Deal struck with the Banca del Gottardo will put Guggenheim's vision for Venice satellite into motion

The money will be divided between improvements to the original Peggy Guggenheim Collection and a feasibility study for the Foundation’s expansion

Museumsarchive

Making up for the government's failures: Interview with Lord Sainsbury

Lord Sainsbury of Preston Candover has provided crucial support for many of Britain’s greatest art institutions

In their need to raise sponsorship, are US museums risking the loss of their intellectual freedom?

We look beyond the Brooklyn Museum's Sensation exhibition into a troubling trend emerging across the sector

Concentration of arts sponsorship in London causes other UK regions to lose out

Unevenness comes to light, as survey finds that almost 50% of the UK total was directed towards London

US company mergers may result in sponsorship shrinkage

Standing out from the crowd with art sponsorship becomes unnecessary, as more and more of America's biggest corporations unify

San Diego Museum of Art refuses funding from tobacco giant Philip Morris due to controversy

The museum has been widely criticised by Californians for indirectly condoning the company's exploitation of addiction

June 1996archive

German art heavyweights including Hans Haacke and Rosemarie Trockel sign document rejecting corporate sponsorship

If the State relinquishes its responsibility for funding culture, art will be restricted by private patronage, the letter argues

Spanish to bring in laws that smooth the path for art sponsorship

Tax mandates pertaining to the acquisition of art will be eased for both donors and foundations

Fundingarchive

London museums find individuals are still more generous than corporations

One spectacular example is the Hotung Gallery in the British Museum, funded through £2 million from the Hong Kong businessman Joseph Hotung

Corporations favour political correctness

Arts sponsorship is increasingly associated with marketing concerns rather than disinterested corporate philanthropy

The smoking dilemma: will Philip Morris's art support outlive its critics?

The tobacco giant remains one of the most important private funders of the arts in the US

The mechanics of sponsorship: an interview with one of the UK's biggest exhibition sponsors

James Joll of the international media giant Pearson plc explains the who, what, why and quid pro quo of corporate involvement in the arts

ICA becomes first UK arts centre to enter into title sponsorship with Toshiba agreement

In exchange for the monetary support the car company will provide, all ICA branding will include their logo

April 1994archive

Dutch government cuts Mondrian Foundation's sponsorship budget

Holland will not be participating in the Biennales of Sidney and São Paolo as a result

Hollandarchive

Holland’s code policing the sponsorship of cultural activities

The code was devised as a response to the normalisation of corporate funding, which could cause an uneven distribution of aid based on changing tastes

Booksarchive

Guide to procuring arts sponsorship published

The text includes illustrative examples alongside practical advice

New Czech tax law to encourage private sponsorship for the arts

Tax will now be deductible for donations, but will a 2% relief be enough to make funding art worthwhile?

Museumsarchive

Philip Morris Companies Inc. receives award for their continued sponsorship of art from The Whitney Museum of American Art

The selection of the tobacco corporation as first winner is testament to its long-term relationship with the museum