The Arts Foundation Futures Awards 2024 Ceremony: 28 February in London

The Arts Foundation will announce the five recipients of the Arts Foundation Futures Awards £10,000 Fellowships in London on 28 February 2024.


The annual Arts Foundation Futures Awards support the UK’s most promising artists and creatives at a pivotal moment in their career, providing £65,000 in unconditional grant funding, awarding five transformative £10,000 Fellowships, with all Shortlisted Artists receiving £1,000 towards the development of their practice.⁠

The awards mark over 30 years of the Arts Foundation’s support for independent artists in the UK since it was founded in 1993, and whose alumni include eminent artistic practitioners, such as Wayne McGregor CBE, Ali Smith, Asif Kapadia, Carol Morley, Rufus Norris and Lynette Yiadom-Boakye.

Featuring a special welcome address from the esteemed British playwright, Roy Williams, the Award Ceremony will take place on Wednesday 28 February at the Purcell Room, Queen Elizabeth Hall, Southbank Centre in London.

The ceremony will also include the premiere performance of a new choral composition by past Arts Foundation Fellow, John Barber (Choral Composition, 2021) with Echo Choir, conducted by Sarah Latto.

The ceremony will share the extraordinary and varied practices of the twenty Shortlisted Artists across this year’s categories of Jazz Composition, Regenerative Design, Short Documentary Film, Theatre Writing and Visual Art. 

You can explore the work of all the Shortlisted Artists on the Arts Foundation website and watch the award announcements via Instagram Live on Wednesday 28 February 2024, from 7.00 pm.

Read the Award Ceremony Press Release