Learn more about projects and commissions that we have recently funded in each of the Henry Moore Grants categories.

Current Projects


Light and Language

Lismore Castle Arts
Amount awarded - £5,000.00

Taking the work of Nancy Holt as a centre point, this exhibition brings together six artists whose work explores ideas of light and language. This is the first time Holt’s work has been seen in conjunction with twenty-first-century artists who have drawn from her legacies.

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Past Projects2019

Commissions/Exhibition/Exhibition catalogues

Haroon Mirza: The Construction of an Act

14 September - 17 November 2019

Australian Centre for Contemporary Art
Amount awarded - £4,000.00

Working with kinetic sculpture, live performance and immersive architectural installations, Mirza's work tests the possibility of the visual and aural as a unified sculptural art form.

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On the Corner

Amount awarded - £2,300.00

Coinciding with Yorkshire Sculpture International, BasementArtsProject's On The Corner is a series of five commissions by four artists that responds to the idea that 'there is a basic human impulse to make and connect with objects'. Bruce Davies, the curator of the project, discusses here how art can bring new life to an area of South Leeds with an ever increasing population and rapidly declining access to communal space.

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David Nash: Sculpture through the Seasons

3 May - 1 September 2019

Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales
Amount awarded - £5,000.00

This large and ambitious exhibition of David Nash's sculpture is a fitting tribute to an artist who has made work in the Welsh landscape for five decades.

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Hannah Perry: A Smashed Window and an Empty Room

16 February - 28 April 2019

Kunstverein in Hamburg
Amount awarded - £3,000.00

British artist Hannah Perry's first solo institutional exhibition in Germany encompasses sculpture, installation, video and performance, with which she explores personal memory in today's hyper-technological society.

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