We have awarded grants to UK and eligible international biennials/festivals to showcase contemporary visual artists in order to facilitate new partnerships, new work, cross-cultural exchange, skills building and showcasing.
British Council Pavilion, Venice
We have managed the British Pavilion since 1937, hosting ground-breaking artists and pioneering architects every year.
British Council Collection
We have almost 9,000 paintings, prints and drawings, sculpture, photography and multi-media artworks showcasing the best of UK-based contemporary visual artists.
Visual Arts Programmes
Our Visual Arts Programmes facilitate connections between the UK and fast-growing international visual arts sectors.