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Announcing an open call for Carribean visual arts and cultural heritage institutions

Lesa e komunikado: Papiamentu
Are you affiliated with a museum, cultural heritage or visual arts related organisation in Aruba, Bonaire, Curaçao, Saba, Sint Eustatius or Sint Maarten? Does your organisation contribute to the visibility of the visual arts and/or cultural heritage on the islands? For example, through public presentations, reassessment of collections or multifaceted activity programmes? Or does your organisation have good ideas about the sustainable exchange of knowledge, research, partnerships or professionalising the arts and culture sector? Then you might be eligible to make use of the Caribbean Art Heritage Open Call.

Read the complete instructions, criteria and conditions in Dutch, English or Papiamentu:

Brief summary of the open call


Who is it for?
Museums, cultural heritage organisations and visual arts institutions in the Caribbean territories of the Kingdom of the Netherlands (Aruba, Bonaire, Curaçao, Saba, Sint Eustatius and/or Sint Maarten).

What is it for?
The funding may be used for projects involving collections, exchange of knowledge, programmes and presentations open to the public. For example: exhibitions, reassessing collections, special (inter-island) partnerships between cultural heritage and visual arts institutions, and/or research. This call also accepts funding applications for organisational development.

How much
The Mondriaan Fund is able to grant a fixed amount of €5,000, €10,000 or €20,000.

Motivation for this open call
Through this open call, the Mondriaan Fund aims to provide a contribution to the development of museums, cultural heritage and visual arts organisations in the Caribbean territories of the Kingdom of the Netherlands. This call is part of a wider-ranging pilot project that aims to map out Caribbean visual arts and cultural heritage practices, in order to ensure our funding policy is also accessible and relevant for applicants in this region.

Deadline
The submission deadline for applications for the Caribbean Art Heritage Open Call is 16 May 2022 before 5 PM timezone the Netherlands (Central European Time)/ 11 AM Caribbean time (Atlantic Standard Time).

Online information session

On Tuesday 29 March we hosted a plenary information session about the Caribbean Art Heritage Open Call.

Questions & contact

If you have a question please reach out to a contact person of this open call.
Or contact us via WhatsApp: +31 (0)6 - 83950022

Lara Riga

Talitha van Ooyen

Lise Hermans