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David Bomberg (1890-1957) Ghetto Theatre, 1920 © Ben Uri Collection courtesy of the David Bomberg estate

The First Full Scale Virtual Museum & Research Institution

40+ online & 3D exhibitions 50+ exhibition catalogues & research papers 60+ podcasts & ‘brief lives’ 100+ films & ‘60 second insights’ 100+ art & health interventions

200+ school learning programmes 400+ artist biographies 500+ archival exhibition records since 1925 1,400+ artworks 10,000+ pages of archives from 1915

The Ben Uri Research Unit formalises the 15 year Ben Uri study of the Jewish and Immigrant contribution to British visual culture since 1900.

The Ben Uri Arts and Health Institute formalises the11 year Ben Uri engagement in researching and evaluating the effects of different art interventions for older people living in social isolation or with dementia.

Covid-19 allowing, we hope to reopen to the public our extended art reference and archive library, research centres and focused exhibition gallery in London’s St. John’s Wood by the end of October.

The transformation to the digital arena as Ben Uri’s permanent principal public engagement model was central to the Sustainability and Public Benefit Strategy published in October 2018. It is accessible in full on Open 24/7 | Free Entry |

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