The art awards scheme for offenders, secure patients
We’re the UK’s best-known prison arts charity. We’ve been awarding, exhibiting and selling artworks by offenders, detainees and secure patients for over 50 years.
Our awards receive over 8,000 entries a year – inspiring offenders to take part in the arts, work for achievement and transform their lives. Our national exhibition attracts 20,000 visitors – showing the public the talent and potential of offenders and people in secure settings.
We have no endowment or capital – our work depends entirely on donations.
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- This weekend - go to @southbankcentre & see INSIDE curated by #AntonyGormley. It's free & open 10am-11pm 7 days a w… https://t.co/LBrlT58w0l Saturday 23rd of September 2017,
- RT @PrisonRadioUK: Former National Prison Radio guest Antony Gormley: "I think prisoners could be the psychonauts of the 21st century" http… Saturday 23rd of September 2017,
- RT @buyer_developer: Looking forward to seeing tonight (Sat) @_designjunction and @KoestlerTrust exhibition which is arresting and distinct… Saturday 23rd of September 2017,
- RT @ace__london: Really #goodread: Antony Gormley on curating the @KoestlerTrust exh. Inside: "A vindication of the human spirit" https://t… Friday 22nd of September 2017,
- 'Through the prison walls: an exhibition goes behind bars' by @FinancialTimes Arts Editor #JanDalley https://t.co/11yPd7Gt7U Friday 22nd of September 2017,
- RT @Kir_Anderson: Cornflower Blue from the @KoestlerTrust exhibition. #koestlertrust #southbankcentre https://t.co/oAogap5qXB Friday 22nd of September 2017,
- Thank you @UnilinkSoftwar We're very grateful for your support of our work motivating prisoners to transform their… https://t.co/eK9Xe3MnKB Friday 22nd of September 2017,
- RT @worldarts: Angel of the North, Sculptor Antony Gormley curates @KoestlerTrust's exhibition of art by detainees @southbankcentre https:/… Friday 22nd of September 2017,
- RT @HarrietRCooper: Autumn R2D2 @koestlertrust #Inside exhibition curated by #AntonyGormley @southbankcentre https://t.co/PoMrHUnVTo https… Thursday 21st of September 2017,
- RT @lintpick: Don't miss the Inside exhibition by @KoestlerTrust @southbankcentre Art by offenders, secure patients and detainees. https://… Thursday 21st of September 2017,
- Thank you for all your support. We hope you like the Name An Award catalogue. https://t.co/KMHlqQnfTI Thursday 21st of September 2017,
- RT @southbankcentre: Inside curated by Antony Gormley @KoestlerTrust's exhibition of art by detainees is now open and free to visit. https:… Thursday 21st of September 2017,
- RT @ESgoingout: Antony Gormley on @KoestlerTrust exhibition: 'I think prisoners could be the psychonauts of the 21st century'
https://t.co/… Thursday 21st of September 2017,
- Thankyou to all who celebrated our UK exhibition opening @southbankcentre today ICYMI watch here https://t.co/iImA4DuMix OPEN TIL 15 Nov Wednesday 20th of September 2017,
- Glad you enjoyed yr tour - tell your friends to pop in for one from now til 15 Nov https://t.co/2uBmslaavj Wednesday 20th of September 2017,
- RT @WIP_live: @KoestlerTrust @southbankcentre breathtaking talent. Darker than previous years reflects desperate prison crisis. If not ch… Wednesday 20th of September 2017,
- RT @JonathanBadyal: Loved opening of @KoestlerTrust exhibition curated by Sir Antony Gormley - one of my favourite charities. Go see it @so… Wednesday 20th of September 2017,
- RT @Synergy_Theatre: Brilliant afternoon at the opening of @KoestlerTrust exhibition, check it out @southbankcentre until 15th November! ht… Wednesday 20th of September 2017,
- RT @pippye: Leaving with a lump in my throat, having been lucky enough to get a sneak preview of #inside @KoestlerTrust @southbankcentre mo… Wednesday 20th of September 2017,
- RT @MoJGovUK: .@SamGyimah opens the 10th Koestler Trust Annual Awards Exhibition 'Inside: An exhibition of art by offenders, secure patient… Wednesday 20th of September 2017,