DACS Foundation is dedicated to the physical and intellectual preservation of the UK’s cultural heritage, making artists’ works and archives accessible for present and future generations. The Foundation champions a new and encompassing perspective on the value of visual art and artists to society through  public participation in education, exhibitions, publications and research opportunities.


We will support our charitable aims with:

  • Legacy planning and digital archiving initiatives
  • Education activities and research projects
  • Small-scale but transformative funding
  • Debates, symposia and publications aimed at developing public discourse on the value of artists to society

DACS Foundation is a charitable company limited by guarantee registered under charity number 1163625.

Photography by Brian Benson © Brian Benson, 2015.

Photography by Brian Benson © Brian Benson, 2015.