The Turing Foundation was founded by Pieter Geelen and his wife Françoise, using the wealth he acquired as co-founder of TomTom NV. They chose to support four goals:
Most recent projects: October 2021
Building an independent and sustainable community forests database, DR Congo, 2021-2022
October 2021
NATURE Building an independent and sustainable community forests database, DR Congo, 2021-2022
Rainforest Foundation was founded in 1987, with an American organisation focused on forest... more
Mother and Child: Arch (1959, cast 1967), Henry Moore
October 2021
ART Tentoonstelling 'Henry Moore aan Zee: Vorm en Materiaal', Museum Beelden aan Zee, Scheveningen, 2022-2023
Henry Moore (1898-1986) was one of the most influential artists in the... more
Disk with Strings (Moon), 1969, Barbara Hepworth (1903-1975)
October 2021
ART Tentoonstelling 'Living the Landscape - Nicholson, Hepworth en de kunstenaars van St. Ives, 1939-1975', Museum Belvédère, Oranjewoud, 2022
Museum Belvédère is organising an exhibition on... more
Rotterdam Ferry Boat  (1833), William Turner.
October 2021
ART Tentoonstelling 'Levend Landschap. Zes eeuwen Zuid-Hollandse Maasdelta', Stedelijk Museum Schiedam, 2022
The Stedelijk Museum Schiedam is organising an exhibition about the city of... more
A concert in the Classic Express
October 2021
ART 'Classic Express', Prinses Christina Concours, 2022
The Princess Christina Competition (founded in 1967) wants all children and young people in the Netherlands to be acquainted with... more
Het Leerokest
October 2021
ART Het Leerokest, 2022
The Leerorkest (founded in 2005) wants to give as many children as possible the opportunity to discover how much fun it is to play an instrument and make music... more
Schoolvoorstellingen, Het Nederlands Dans Theater, 2022
October 2021
ART Schoolvoorstellingen, Het Nederlands Dans Theater, 2022
The Nederlands Dans Theater (NDT, founded in 1959) is a leading international contemporary dance company based in The Hague.... more
Professional development and workforce placement for youth, Niger
October 2021
EDUCATION Professional development and workforce placement for youth, Niger, 2021-2022
The French Association Yara LCN gives more than 350 children and young people in Zinder (Niger) a better... more
Monboyo River and Peatland Forest in D.R. Congo
October 2021
NATURE Community Forest and Peatland Solutions project, D.R. Congo, 2021-2022
Greenpeace wants to halt logging in the Congo basin, and sees community forestry as a sustainable alternative... more
Sustainable Seas, Inhambane Province, Mozambique
October 2021
NATURE Sustainable Seas, Inhambane Province, Mozambique, 2021
The Marine Megafauna Foundation (MMF) was founded in 2009 by two American marine biologists who have been working in... more
Réserve de Gorilles de Lubutu (REGOLU) and Réserve de Gorilles de Mukingiti & Kingombe (REGOMUKI), D.R. Congo
October 2021
NATURE Community-led Nature Reserves, Lubutu, Mukingiti and Kingombe, D.R. Congo, 2021
Fauna & Flora International (FFI) is the world's oldest conservation organisation, founded in 1903.... more
EN-power, Vaktraining, Bafoussam, Kameroen
October 2021
EDUCATION EN-power, vocational training, Bafoussam, Cameroon 2021-2023
Masterpeace is a network organisation of 50 local clubs in 40 countries. Its mission is to give young people perspective... more
Local leaders to strengthen the education sector, Liberia
October 2021
EDUCATION Local leaders to strengthen the education sector, Liberia, 2021-2022
Teach for All is a network organisation with partners in 56 countries. The organisation has developed a model... more
Digitaal onderwijs, Guinée en Niger
October 2021
EDUCATION Digital education, Guinea and Niger 2021-2023
The Second Wave Education Foundation (SWEF) team has developed an application for primary school children in Francophone African... more
Begeleiding naar werk voor jongeren, ruraal Kameroen, 2020-2021
October 2021
EDUCATION Employment coaching for young people, rural Cameroon, 2021
VIA Don Bosco is a Belgian NGO that has been supporting educational institutions and employment initiatives for young... more
Chimpansee Conservation Centre, Guinée
October 2021
NATURE Alternative livelihoods to protect an important habitat for chimpanzees, Guinea, 2021
The British David Shepherd Wildlife Foundation was founded in 1984 to support initiatives... more
Klassifest, Paradiso, Amsterdam
October 2021
ART Klassifest, Paradiso, Amsterdam, 2022
Stichting Klassiekfabriek has been organising Klassifest in Paradiso since 2016: a one-day festival with bite-sized classical music for a young... more
'The Light of Learning', quality improvement at schools, Tahoua en Diffa, Niger
October 2021
EDUCATION "The Light of Learning", teacher training and quality improvement, Tahoua en Diffa, Niger, 2021
Concern Worldwide, founded in 1968, is an international humanitarian organisation... more

Turing-supported projects you can visit in October and November:
'Lucio Fontana - The Conquest of Space', Design Museum Den Bosch
vanaf 2 oct
'Lucio Fontana - The Conquest of Space', Design Museum Den Bosch, 2021-2022
The avant-garde artist Lucio Fontana (1899-1968) is best known for his monochrome paintings with vertical... more
Viva la Frida - Life and art of Frida Kahlo, Drents Museum
vanaf 10 oct
'Frida Kahlo. Viva la Frida - Life and art of Frida Kahlo', Drents Museum, 2021-2022
In 2020 the Drents Museum is organising the largest project in the museum's history: an... more
'One Hundred Live and Die' (1984) by Bruce Nauman
t/m 30 oct
Bruce Nauman retrospective exhibition, Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam, 2021
In collaboration with Tate Modern, the Stedelijk Museum is organising the first major retrospective of work... more
Maria Magdalena (ca. 1624), Jan Cossiers (1600-1671), ©Collectie Jan Six
'Maria Magdalene', Museum Catharijneconvent, 2021-2022
Museum Catharijneconvent presents the aesthetic, cultural and historical values of Christian and other religious heritage as... more
Calder NOW, Kunsthal Rotterdam
vanaf 20 nov
Calder NOW, Kunsthal Rotterdam, 2021-2022
The American sculptor Alexander Calder (1868 - 1976) was fascinated by movement and added dynamism to the previously static art of... more
Jacob Jordaens (1637-1645): Portrait of the daughter of the artist
vanaf 15 oct
Exhibition 'At Home with Jordaens', Frans Hals Museum, 2021-2022
The Frans Hals Museum is devoting an exhibition to the Flemish painter Jacob Jordaens (1593-1678), one of the giants... more
'The Forgotten Princesses of Thorn', Limburgs Museum, Venlo
'The Forgotten Princesses of Thorn', Limburgs Museum, Venlo, 2021-2022
Until the end of the eighteenth century, part of the small town of Thorn was home to a convent: an... more
Gezicht op Dordrecht, Aelbert Cuyp, Kenwood House, Londen
vanaf 3 oct
'In the light of Cuyp. Aelbert Cuyp & Gainsborough - Constable - Turner', Dordrechts Museum, 2021-2022
The landscape painter Aelbert Cuyp (1620-1691) lived and worked for his... more
'Aztecs. The People behind the Myths', Museum Volkenkunde, Leiden
'Aztecs. The People behind the Myths', Museum Volkenkunde, Leiden, 2021-2022
2021 will mark the 500th anniversary of the Spanish conquest which brought an end to the Aztec empire.... more
'Paula Rego', Kunstmuseum The Hague
vanaf 27 nov
'Paula Rego', Kunstmuseum The Hague, 2021-2022
Portuguese-British artist Paula Rego's (Lisbon, 1935) oeuvre spans decades and deals with topical themes such as colonial history and... more
The Residents, educatie voor kinderen van groep 5 t/m 8
'The Residents', music education for children aged eight to twelve, 2021-2022
'The Residents' is the Residentie Orkest's prime educational project for children between the ages of... more
'Beauty and the Beast', music education for children aged eight to twelve
'Beauty and the Beast', music education for children aged eight to twelve, 2021-2022
The Dutch Ballet Orchestra is a symphony orchestra consisting of 45 permanent musicians and is... more
Nationale Opera en Ballet, Busvervoer naar schoolmatinees
Dutch National Opera and Ballet, Bus transport to school matinees, 2021-2024
The mission of the Dutch National Opera & Ballet (NOB) is for everyone to experience the magic of opera... more
Publiekscampagne 'Maak Toekomst', Nederland, 2020-2021
t/m dec
Public campaign 'Maak Toekomst', the Netherlands, 2020-2022
The Turing Foundation wants to reach more people and convince them in a positive way to make more conscious and thus... more
Tentoonstelling 'Over de noodzaak van tuinieren', Centraal Museum
Exhibition 'The Botanical Revolution - About the Necessity of Art and Gardening', Centraal Museum, 2021-2022
In the exhibition About the Necessity of Art and Gardening, the Centraal... more
La Civilización Occidental y Cristiana (1965), Léon Ferrari
vanaf 27 nov
Parallel Lives, Parallel Aesthetics: Léon Ferrari and Gülsün Karamustafa, Van Abbemuseum, 2021-2022
Parallel Lives, Parallel Aesthetics is a combination of two solo exhibitions: a... more
School performances of the Circus Charms music theatre production
School performances of Circus Charms Music Theatre Production, 2020-2022
Frank and René Groothof return to the theatre with the project 'Circus Charms', a music theatre production... more
Vase Femme (1954), Pablo Picasso
t/m 1 oct
'Touching Worlds', Design Museum Den Bosch, 2020-2021
The Design Museum Den Bosch is organising a ceramic presentation of several masterpieces in its collection, which will be... more
'The mocking of Christ' (ca. 1614), Gerard van Honthorst
vanaf 13 nov
Candlelight, Museum Gouda, 2020-2022
Museum Gouda curates the historical collection of the mediaeval town of Gouda, a town famous for Gouda cheese and Gouda pottery. Since the... more
The Battle of Livorno (detail), Willem van de Velde de Oude (1610-1693)
'Willem van de Velde: Father & Son', Scheepvaartmuseum Amsterdam, 2021-2022
From October 2020 the National Maritime Museum is presenting an exhibition on Willem van de Velde the... more

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