Visual Arts

UBS Culture Foundation supports artists of supraregional 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

  • Contemporary artists of supraregional significance through promotion grants and acknowledgement grants
  • The acquisition of works of high artistic quality and art-historical significance by Swiss art museums

We do not support

  • Non-Swiss artists without permanent residence in Switzerland
  • Artists or museums that have received support from the UBS Culture Foundation within the last five years
  • Art students or projects in the context of education and further education
  • Scholarships
  • Development and realization of art projects, exhibitions, works, and events
  • Publications or research projects