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, events, publications and research opportunities.


We 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.