Charity information

Artes Mundi

Artes Mundi is a UK based, internationally focused arts organisation that identifies, recognises and supports contemporary visual artists whose work engages with social reality and lived experience.

Founded 2001

  • Mission statement

    Artes Mundi aims to present a landmark programme of international, contemporary visual art that will enrich the cultural and educational life of Wales and its people, develop and inspire new audiences and build cultural bridges between Wales and the wider world.

  • Aims

    Artes Mundi aims to:

    • To deliver an outstanding programme of artistic activity that offers a platform to exceptionally talented artists from across the world and stimulates debate, both within Wales and throughout the wi
    • To develop and increase audiences for contemporary visual art through the Artes Mundi exhibition, a commissioning programme, innovative collaborations and a strong media and new media presence
    • To embed the experience of contemporary visual art in the lives of all young people in Wales and to provide support and opportunities for those who go on to make a career in the visual arts
    • To establish the wide recognition and respect that will allow Artes Mundi to be a significant contributor to international cultural exchange and debate
  • Overview

    Established: June 2001

    Registered Charity Number: 1097377

    Board members: 9

    Full time staff: 5

    Part time staff: 1

    Volunteers: 3

    Phone number: 02920 555 300

    Address: St John's ChambersHigh Street ArcadeCardiffCF10 1BD CF10 1BD

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