Appeal

Elisabeth Frink: A View from Within | Fundraising Appeal

November 2, 2023

Dorset Museum & Art Gallery are seeking donations to help raise a shortfall in exhibition costs for the forthcoming major exhibition Elisabeth Frink: A View from Within.

The exhibition opens on 2 December 2023, running until 21 April. It will then tour to Swindon Museum & Art Gallery and The Salisbury Museum.

The exhibition explores Frink’s artistic and personal life in Dorset, as well as the influences that shaped her work. Over 80 sculptures, prints and drawings will be in display, mostly from the significant and wide-ranging collection which was provided to Dorset Museum & Art Gallery in 2020 from the Elisabeth Frink Estate, at the request of Frink’s late son, Lin Jammet.

The Museum & Art Gallery has successfully funded a large proportion of the exhibition costs through grants from Arts Council England through the Wessex Museum’s Partnership, the JP Marland Trust, the Henry Moore Foundation, the Ann James Art Fund, The Finnis Scott Foundation, and the Fine Family Foundation, and sponsorship from Duke’s Fine Art Auctioneers and official paint sponsor Edward Bulmer Natural Paint.

However, we are still seeking £7,000 to cover the remainder of the exhibition costs. Any donations will contribute particularly towards the conservation of artworks including prints and drawings. Consequently, anything you are able to give will have a lasting legacy for the future preservation of this important collection.

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