Supporting Kettle's Yard
Every year we have to raise vital funds to support our diverse programme of activity. You can help Kettle's Yard most directly by making a donation, either as a one-off gift or as a regular contribution to the organisation.
supporting Kettleâ€™s Yard why we need your support? The funding we receive from the University of Cambridge and Arts Council England covers approximately 45% of our running costs. Every year we must find the remaining 55% from a combination of fundraising and income we earn. We rely on the generosity of trusts, foundations, companies and many individuals to sustain and develop Kettle’s Yard for current and future generations. “Kettle’s Yard is a place where artistic imagination flourishes and is celebrated. It is the medium through which a unique collection establishes the ground for new creation.” Professor Jon Cook Visitors enjoy Andy Holden’s Chewy Cosmos Thingly Time exhibition Kettle’s Yard a unique place for art, music, learning and research In creating Kettle’s Yard, Jim Ede championed excellence, innovation and ambition in the visual arts, as well as a love of classical music performed in a domestic setting. His vision has created a unique space that fuses art with life. For many it is a place that has the rare power of changing how we see the world and our place within it. In 1966 Jim gifted Kettle’s Yard to the University of Cambridge and from this original philanthropic donation we have continued to grow thanks to the generous support we have received from individuals, foundations and companies. Today we welcome over 70,000 visitors a year to enjoy our unique collection housed in Jim and Helen Ede’s original home, alongside our programme of exhibitions, music and learning. Jim Ede, founder of Kettle’s Yard, with Gaudier-Brzeska’s Bird swallowing fish cover: Henry Moore, Head, 1928 and Ben Nicholson, Abstract, 1941 where your support goes: By supporting Kettleâ€™s Yard you will directly contribute to: Conserving the collection, archive and our historic buildings. Pioneering exhibitions of modern and contemporary art, and concerts of classical and contemporary music. Welcoming and engaging diverse audiences through inventive education programmes and public events. Innovative projects that make the collection and exhibitions more accessible and reach out to local communities. Kettleâ€™s Yard cottages Bridget Riley exhibition Ede Circle The Ede Circle recognises those who give £500 and over in a year to Kettle’s Yard. The benefits of becoming an Ede Circle member are: Exclusive behind the scenes tours of exhibitions and collections, at Kettle’s Yard and other regional and national galleries. VIP Invitations to all exhibition openings and special events. Complimentary membership of the Friends of Kettle’s Yard and access to their associated events programme. Andrew Nairne, Director of Kettle’s Yard, talking to guests at the opening of the Katie Paterson exhibition and finally If you would like any further information on how to make a gift to Kettle’s Yard please contact: firstname.lastname@example.org telephone 01223 748100 “Kettle’s Yard is an invaluable visual resource for the university and town that combines a foundational collection made at the birth of British Modernism in Britain with an evolving programme of contemporary art. Kettle’s Yard is a necessary balance to the historical collections of the Fitzwilliam and a lively and living place to experience art.” Antony Gormley donation form title & name address Please complete in block capitals and return to: Kettle’s Yard, Castle Street, Cambridge, CB3 0AQ postcode email telephone I wish this donation to be treated as anonymous Please send me details on how to leave a gift in my will to Kettle’s Yard We can reclaim tax on ALL contributions, whether by cash, cheque, credit card or bankers order, if you are a tax-payer and if you are willing to make the declaration below. I confirm that I am a U.K. tax payer and would like Kettle’s Yard to treat any donations I make from now on as Gift Aid donations. 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