Lord Palumbo appointed Chairman of Positive View Foundation

We are delighted to announce that Lord Palumbo has been appointed Chairman of the Positive View Foundation.

Peter Palumbo was Chairman of the Trustees at the Serpentine Gallery from 1994 - 2014.'. He became Chairman of the Pritzker Architecture Prize in 2004. Lord Palumbo was Chancellor of the University of Portsmouth from 1992-2007, and he is Adviser Emeritus to the Board of Governors of Whitgift School, Croydon.

Since 1977 he has been a Trustee of the Mies van der Rohe Archive at the Museum of Modern Art in New York.  From 1978-1985 he was a Trustee of the Tate Gallery; and from 1986-97 he was Chairman of the Tate Gallery Foundation. He was a Trustee of the Whitechapel Art Gallery Foundation from 1981-1987. Lord Palumbo was Chairman of the Arts Council of Great Britain from 1989-1994 and a Trustee of the Natural History Museum from 1994-2004.

‘Positive View Learning Awards’.  Shortlist announced

PhotoVoice and Photofusion have both been shortlisted to receive the first  ‘Positive View Learning Award’.

Through its Learning Programme, the Positive View Foundation supports organizations that deliver innovative learning programmes using photography to help change the lives of some of the UK’s most disadvantaged young people.

Our inaugural grant will be announced during April 2014.



‘Street Life’ is the UK’s most important exhibition of street photography to be shown in London for the past two decades – showcasing over 120 works from 30 international and emerging artists many of whom will be exhibiting in London for the first time. 

More to follow…….

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We would like to thank the individuals, trusts, foundations and companies whose generosity and foresight enable the Foundation to realize its arts and learning programmes.



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