Arts and Humanities Awards (December 2013)

Arts and Humanities Awards (December 2013)

The following grants were awarded by the Wolfson Foundation in December 2013.

For news of other grants awarded in December, please go to the relevant joint programme announcements, or to the funding pages of our other main grant areas, Science & Medicine, Health & Disability and Secondary Education. Grants are awarded in each area in June and December every year.

Museums and Galleries

National Gallery, WC2 (£250,000)                                                  
Refurbishment of the Wolfson Room

Durham Cathedral (£137,000)                                          
Fit out of Collections Gallery

Charterhouse, EC1 (£68,000)                                                
Conservation of Norfolk Cloister

Underfall Yard Trust, Bristol (£40,000) 
                               
Map display table in Visitor Centre

Norton Priory Museum and Gardens, Cheshire (£24,000)                
Ground floor gallery display cases

Music & Performing Arts

Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra (£147,000)
Dressing rooms in refurbishment of Philharmonic Hall

Royal Court Theatre, SW1 (£80,000)
Lighting equipment

Sadler's Wells Theatre, N1 (£75,000)                                  
New moving lights and colour changers

Birmingham Royal Ballet Trust (£50,000)
                                  
Audio-visual equipment

City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra (£50,000)
Audience and orchestral seating within the CBSO Centre

The Lowry, Salford (£42,000)                                                 
New lighting systems within Lyric and Quays Theatres

Christ Church Cathedral, Oxford (£15,000)                    
Rolling shelves in new music library                              

Eden Court, Inverness (£10,000)                                       
New orchestra pit floor

Historic Buildings

Pitzhanger Manor Trust, W5 (£165,000)
Restoration of Small Drawing Room
       
Lauderdale House, N6 (£10,000)                                       
Restoration work

St Francis Xavier RC Church, Hereford (£5000)    
        
Restoration work    

Higher Education


Wolfson College, Oxford (£1,250,000)                                      
New library

University of Edinburgh (£200,000)                                         
Redevelopment of St Cecilia's Hall

University of Leeds (£130,000)      
                                 
Two named ground floor group rooms within new undergraduate library   

Bristol Old Vic Theatre School (£100,000) 
                   
Link building

London School of Economics, WC2 (£100,000)
New Women's Library

Goodenough College, WC1 (£45,000)
Refurbishment of library in London House