Visual Arts

By means of direct contributions in the form of promotion and acknowledgement grants, UBS Culture Foundation supports artists of national significance who contribute to the understanding of contemporary society in innovative and sustainable ways. The Foundation is also prepared to support art museums in acquiring works of art-historical significance and major public interest. 

We support

  • The creative work of contemporary artists of supraregional significance
  • Artistic positions that create public and sustainable impact
  • The acquisition of works by Swiss artists of high artistic quality and art-historical significance by Swiss art museums

We do not support

  • Non-Swiss artists without permanent residence in Switzerland
  • Art students and artists completing further education as well as art scholarships
  • Development and realization of art projects, exhibitions, works, and events
  • Publications such as catalogs and Festschrifts as well as research projects