• Biennials Connect Grants

    We're offering grants of up to £10,000 to UK and eligible international biennials/festivals to showcase contemporary visual artists’ work.

  • Learn and Create with the British Council Collection


    Teachers, parents and carers: you can now use two new British Council Collection activity packs to support with learning. #CultureConnectsUs

  • 'How I built a career as a moving image curator' with Tendai John Mutambu

    Tendai John Mutambu. Photography Erika Stevenson

    Tendai John Mutambu is a film programmer and writer from New Zealand based in Bristol, UK. He tells us what is important for moving image curators and how he built his career.

  • Sonia Boyce OBE RA: British Pavilion Artist 2022

    2. Landscape of Sonia Boyce by Paul Cochrane, courtesy of UAL, 2013

    Sonia Boyce OBE RA to represent UK at the 59th International Art Exhibition

  • BLACK HISTORY MONTH Artist Spotlight: Sonia Boyce OBE RA

    Devotional, 2018

    We are continuing to highlight Black artists within our programme and collection. For Black History Month we are kicking off with upcoming British Pavilion artist, Sonia Boyce OBE RA.

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    Grayson Perry: The Vanity of Small Differences

    80 years of the very best in British Art

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