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www.nadfas.org.ukNADFAS REVIEW / SUMMER 2011 13ARTS NEWSDuffield's £8mfor museumsDame Vivien Duffield has given£8.2m from the Clore DuffieldFoundation to create new creativelearning spaces for children in 11organisations across England.These are: Donmar WarehouseLondon, £500k;Holburne Museum,Bath, £125k; Kensington Palace,London, £500k; Kettle's Yard,Cambridge, £250k; Museum ofLiverpool, £200k; National Theatre,£2.5m; Porthcurno TelegraphMuseum, Cornwall, £125kRoyal Shakespeare Company,Stratford-upon-Avon, £1m; TateBritain, £2.5m; Turner Contemporary,Margate, £250k; Whitworth Gallery,Manchester, £250k.It brings the total given by Clorefor learning spaces since 2000,when the foundation was formed,to £23.6m."I believe that children andyoung people deserve the bestopportunities to benefit from thetransforming power of our worldclass organisations," Dame Viviensaid at the announcement at theNational Theatre. "I am delightedthat we have been able to supportsuch outstanding projects createdby some of the best architects."Wales'sinspiration Cardiff's £6.5m National Museumof Art is to open on 9 July, givingthe first comprehensive survey ofWales's national collection of visualcreativity mixing fine and appliedart, the historic and thecontemporary. Six contemporaryart galleries, where before therewas only one, will be the biggestspace of its kind in Wales, butthere will also be Old Masterpaintings from as early as the 16thcentury, while Pablo Picasso'sstriking Still Life with Poron(1948)was the first oil painting by theartist to enter a Welsh publiccollection, in 2009. DavidAnderson, Director of the NationalMuseum, said the country'scollection of works by Welsh artistsand international names isoutstanding. "For the first time thenation has galleries of aninternational standard that tell theunique story of Welsh art and howthe country had evolved," he said."Our mission is to inspire thecreativity of future generations.These galleries are a vital part ofthat strategy."The Museum of London has announced 11 voluntary redundancies,including three senior curators, to meet a 10% cut, or £1m, from itsbudget for this year. The Curators of pre-history, Roman London andphotography are to go, but a new post of Senior Curator of pre-historyand Roman London is being created. Two Collections Car Experts andsix Gallery Hosts are also to go. The redundancies were seen to benecessary because of cuts from the museum's funders, the Corporationof London and the Greater London Authority.Museum of London cuts 11 jobsChancellor George Osborne has homed in on philanthropy as theprincipal area for arts encouragement, with tax rule changes in his springBudget. These consist of:A simplification of Gift Aid so that returns can be made online for eachdonation, and a ceiling of benefit limits rising from £500 to £2,500. With anew scheme whereby Gift Aid can be claimed on small donations,Osborne said 100,000 charities could benefit by £240m.A cut in inheritance tax from 40% to 36%.Consultations to start later this year on making gifts of art during thedonor's lifetime eligible for acceptance in lieu of tax. Osborne said the measures were in support of Culture Secretary JeremyHunt's 10-point philanthropy plan announced in December.Gift Aid improved£50m. Turner had been inspired bythe northern light at Margate, still afascination for artists - some ofwhom have been commissionedfor the first Turner Contemporary."We think we understand hiswork but I'm not sure that we do;artists imagine all the time andsometimes what is fact and what isfiction becomes very blurred," saidVictoria Pomery, the gallery'sDirector. "So we're asking artists toplay around with their imaginations,pick up a bit of Turner perhaps,but not necessarily. "It's a celebration of being aware of the wonder of the naturalworld, but also standing inamazement staring at this naturalphenomenon. Building a gallery inMargate, you're aware of this sort of wonder and awe here; it's the potential of the place togive people a sense of it too that is so exciting."Left: The Turner ContemporaryArt Gallery in Margate wasdesigned by award-winningarchitect David Chipperfield

WHAT'S ONBARBICAN ART GALLERY Watch Me Move: The Animation Show15 June - 11 SeptemberDetails: 020 7638 8891www.barbican.org.ukBRITISH MUSEUM Afghanistan: Crossroads of theAncient WorldUntil 3 JulyDetails: 020 7323 8000/8299www.thebritishmuseum.orgTHE BRUNEI GALLERY, SOAS A Disappearing World:Ancient Traditions Under Threatin Tribal IndiaUntil 25 JuneDetails: 020 7898 4915www.soas.ac.uk/galleryCAMDEN ARTS CENTREKerry Tribe: Dead Star LightUntil 10 JulyDetails: 020 7472 5500www.camdenartscentre.orgCOURTAULD GALLERYToulouse-Lautrec and Jane Avril:Beyond The Moulin Rouge16 June - 18 SeptemberDetails: 020 7848 2526www.courtauld.ac.ukDESIGN MUSEUMWim Crouwel: A Graphic OdysseyUntil 3 July Details: 020 7403 6933designmuseum.orgDRAWINGS GALLERYWINDSOR CASTLEPrince Philip: Celebrating 90 YearsUntil 22 January 2012Details: 020 7766 7304www.royalcollection.org.ukDULWICH PICTURE GALLERYTwombly and Poussin: ArcadianPainters29 June - 25 September Details: 020 8693 5254www.dulwichpicturegallery.org.ukESTORICK COLLECTIONUnited Artists Of Italy: Photographs22 June - 4 September Details: 020 7704 9522www.estorickcollection.comFASHION AND TEXTILEMUSEUMTommy Nutter: The Rebel OnThe RowUntil 22 OctoberDetails: 020 7407 8664www.ftmlondon.orgFLEMING COLLECTIONScottish Summer Exhibition14 June - 27 August Details: 020 7409 5730 www.flemingcollection.co.ukTHE FOUNDLING MUSEUMFoundling Voices: Memories Of Growing Up In TheFoundling HospitalUntil 30 October Details: 020 7841 3600www.foundlingmuseum.org.ukGEFFRYE MUSEUMAt Home In Japan: Beyond TheMinimal HouseUntil 29 AugustDetails: 020 7739 9893www.geffrye-museum.org.ukHAYWARD GALLERYSOUTHBANK CENTRETracey Emin: Love Is What You WantUntil 29 AugustDetails: 0871 663 2500www.haywardgallery.org.ukIMPERIAL WAR MUSEUMOnce Upon A Wartime: ClassicWar Stories For ChildrenUntil 30 OctoberDetails: 020 7416 5320/5321www.iwm.org.ukLISSON GALLERYAi WeiweiUntil 16 July Details: 020 7724 2739www.lissongallery.comMALL GALLERIES Wildlife Artist Of The Year 2011and Wildlife Art Exhibition7 - 11 June Details: 020 7930 6844What'sOn... at museums and galleries this summer. Compiled byAnnie Davies14NADFAS REVIEW / SUMMER 2011www.nadfas.org.ukLONDON Below:Betty Boop, Dave Fleischer (1934), Barbican Art Gallery www.mallgalleries.org.ukNATIONAL GALLERYForests, Rocks, TorrentsNorwegian and SwissLandscapes from the LundeCollection 22 June - 18 SeptemberDetails: 020 7747 2885www.nationalgallery.org.ukNATIONAL PORTRAITGALLERY BP Portrait Award 2011 16 June - 18 SeptemberDetails: 020 7306 0055www.npg.org.ukQUEENS GALLERYBUCKINGHAM PALACEDutch Landscapes Until 9 October Details: 020 7766 7300www.royalcollection.org.ukROYAL ACADEMY Constructed Landscapes Until 12 June Details: 020 7300 8000www.royalacademy.org.ukSAATCHI GALLERYShape Of Things To Come:New Sculpture Part 1Until 16 OctoberDetails: 0845 224 1884www.saatchi-gallery.co.ukSERPENTINE GALLERYKENSINGTON GARDENSMark LeckeyUntil 26 JuneDetails: 020 7402 6075www.serpentinegallery.orgSIR JOHN SOANE'S MUSEUM The Petrified Music ofArchitecture:Sir Herbert Oakley's Collectionof Cathedral ModelsUntil 25 JuneDetails: 020 7405 2107www.soane.orgTATE BRITAINWatercolourUntil 21 AugustDetails: 020 7887 8888www.tate.org.ukTATE MODERNMiroUntil 11 SeptemberImages: © BFI National Archive / Leeds City Art Gallery / The Piper Estate