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supporting Kettle’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

“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.”

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.

Visitors enjoy Andy Holden’s Chewy Cosmos Thingly Time exhibition

Professor Jon Cook


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 Kettle’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

Welcoming and engaging diverse audiences through inventive education programmes and public

Bridget Riley exhibition

contemporary music.

events. Innovative projects that make the collection and exhibitions more accessible and reach out to local Kettle’s Yard cottages

communities.


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

VIP Invitations to all exhibition

exhibitions and collections, at Kettle’s Yard

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 other regional and national galleries.


and finally

If you would like any further information on how to make a gift to Kettle’s Yard please contact: development@kettlesyard.cam.ac.uk 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


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