Museum Partnerships: Ben Uri Collection and Exhibition Loan Programme

 

EXPLORE and PARTNER the Ben Uri Exhibition and Collection Loan Programme — both physical and digital

 

PHYSICAL

  28 TOURING EXHIBITIONS including our new current presentation Becoming Gustav Metzger, Uncovering the Early Years 1945-59

  100 PRE-EMINENT COLLECTION WORKS including Auerbach, Bomberg, Chagall, Epstein, Gertler, Herman, Kossoff, Pissarro, Rosenberg, Schwitters and Soutine

  750 CORE COLLECTION WORKS showcasing the rich and diverse Jewish and immigrant contribution to British art since 1900

 

All artworks and exhibitions can be presented physically or as reproductions or as a mix of both to circumvent insurance or security obstacles

 

DIGITAL

  40+ ONLINE EXHIBITIONS — 3D and classic presentations as part of a bespoke digital package from benuri.org

 

COSTS

Our loan fees are greatly negotiable given all the sector's need for recovery post-pandemic.

Please scroll down for full details or visit the Touring Exhibition Group at teg.org.uk and email interest to admin@benuri.org with the subject line: ‘BU Exhibition & Collection Loans’

 


 

 

Ben Uri Collection and Exhibition Loan Programme

Ben Uri has long been committed to touring its exhibitions (to some 30 cities across 3 continents) and sharing its collection with colleague institutions across the UK and abroad.

Exhibitions:
We currently have 28 physical exhibitions, including our current presentation, Becoming Gustav Metzger, Uncovering the Early Years 1945-59, on the Touring Exhibitions Group website (http://teg.org.uk), which are available for tour with the original artworks, or for those colleague institutions where security and insurance costs are problematic, we are happy to discuss reproductions. Post-pandemic, our loan fees are greatly negotiable given all the sector's need for recovery, principally stimulated by attracting returning and new visitors to our galleries and online. The full list is detailed below but for full details please see http://teg.org.uk and email your interest to admin@benuri.org with the Subject line 'BU Exhibition Loans'.

Digital:

This is a new venture for the programme, emerging from the success of our current 40+ exhibition presentations in 3D and Classic format on benuri.org. We are very happy to share these exhibitions with colleagues as part of your digital engagement. We currently generate over 100 times as many digital engagements than physical. Please review on the Exhibition pages of this website (benuri.org) and email your interest to admin@benuri.org with the Subject line being 'BU Virtual Exhibition Loans'.

Collections:
We have two principal museum collections: Pre-eminent (some 100 art works) and Core (some 750 art works) and all are fully digitised, with full artist biographies, and searchable across many fields including country of birth. The collection is rich in quality and diversity, reflecting and exploring the Jewish and immigrant contribution to British visual art since 1900. Highlights include fine examples by Auerbach, Bomberg, Epstein, Gertler, Herman, Kossoff, Pissarro, Rosenberg, Schwitters and Wolmark alongside European-based émigrés including Chagall and Soutine. All works, unless committed for Ben Uri exhibitions or agreed loans, are available to enhance colleague institutions' exhibitions and displays in this post-pandemic period. Please review on the Collection pages and email your interest to admin@benuri.org with the Subject line 'BU Collection Loans'.

Physical Exhibitions available:

  • Becoming Gustav Metzger, Uncovering the Early Years 1945-59

  • Out of ChaosBen Uri — 100 Years in London

  • Frank Auerbach: oils, watercolours and etchings from the Ben Uri Collection

  • Liberators: Women Artists from the Ben Uri Collection

  • A Century of Polish Artists in Britain

  • Jacob Kramer: from Leeds to Whitechapel

  • David Bomberg: A Pioneer of Modernism

  • Mark Gertler: Paintings from the Luke Gertler Bequest

  • From Russia to Paris: Chaïm Soutine and his contemporaries

  • Jankel Adler: A “Degenerate” Artist in Britain, 1940-49

  • Out of Austria: Austrian artists in exile in Britain 1933-45

  • Czech Routes to Britain: Czech émigré artists working in the UK

  • Alfred Wolmark: A Pioneer of British Modernism

  • Emmanuel Levy: A Manchester Artist

  • German Refugee Artists to Britain since 1900

  • Yalta 1945: An installation of 31 panels by Vitaly Komar and Alexander Melamid

  • Josef Herman: Poland, Belgium, Scotland and Wales

  • Finchleystrasse: German émigré artists to Britain 1933-45

  • Art and the Holocaust

  • Bernard Meninsky: From Liverpool to Whitechapel

  • Biblical Stories: photographs by Adi Nes

  • The Jew in Prayer by Alfred Wolmark

  • Art-Exit: 1939 A Very different Europe

  • A Farewell to Art: Chagall, Shakespeare and Prospero

  • Eva Frankfurther: A Life in Art

  • Frank Auerbach: 7 Portrait Etchings from 1989-1990


Digital Exhibitions available:
Please see Exhibition pages

Collection available:
Please see Collections site

 


 

 

Why Give?

 

Ben Uri is a registered British charity (280389). We seek and need your donations to be able to fund and expand our work across our 3 principal and distinctive areas of public benefit being:

  • Research and digitally record the Jewish and immigrant contribution to British visual culture since 1900 - including the current;

  • Research and commission collection inspired art interventions for the over 70s to enrich their quality of life through digital channels;

  • Develop our pioneering first full scale virtual museum and research centre to maximise engagement across a global digital audience. 

 

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