Creating an online space for the Ben Uri archive is one of the BURU's main outcomes.
The archive covers material from over 100 years of Ben Uri exhibitions and projects. Please be aware that this is an ongoing project and that our team is currently working on the records published here. If you wish to see an archive item, please click here to contact the gallery.
The current original archive will be placed either in whole at, or divided, between Southampton University, London Metropolitan Archives and or Tate where they can be properly viewed and studied in proper context. Copies will be retained of archival material from 1915 to 1935 and specific artist and all exhibition records, as part of BURU. These will be immediately accessible for the first time and on open display to the public on gallery open days and by appointment to external scholars. Material can be added to the archive only if of specific Ben Uri connection.
Ben Uri is a registered British charity (280389). We seek and need your donations to be able to fund and expand our work across our 3 principal and distinctive areas of public benefit being:
Research and digitally record the Jewish and immigrant contribution to British visual culture since 1900 - including the current;
Research and commission collection inspired art interventions for the over 70s to enrich their quality of life through digital channels;
Develop our pioneering first full scale virtual museum and research centre to maximise engagement across a global digital audience.