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De 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 main goals:
The Turing Foundation is a private charity that spends its funds on behalf of four goals:

- to enable and facilitate education for children
- to let people in the Netherlands enjoy art
- to protect nature
- to fight leprosy

Most recent projects: October 2018
'Van Gogh's Intimates', Noortbrabants Museum, Den Bosch
October 2018
ART "Van Gogh's Intimates", Noortbrabants Museum, Den Bosch, 2019-2020
Based on Vincent van Gogh's art collection, the exhibition "Van Gogh's intimates: friends, family, models" will be... more
Sprezzatura, 50 years of Dutch Painting 1860-1910, Drents Museum
October 2018
ART Sprezzatura, 50 years of Dutch Painting 1860-1910, Drents Museum, 2019
In 2019 the Drents Museum is organising an exhibition on Italian painting in the period 1860 - 1910. Over 70... more
Sixth World Minimal Music Festival, Muziekgebouw aan 't IJ, Amsterdam, 2019
October 2018
ART Sixth World Minimal Music Festival, Muziekgebouw aan 't IJ, Amsterdam, 2019
The Minimal Music Festival is a biennial benchmark for a growing number of musicians, composers and... more
Teacher Training on school gardens, Cameroon
October 2018
EDUCATION Teacher Training on school gardens, Cameroon, 2018-2019
IDAY is a network organisation with members in 19 countries which helps local civil society organisations advocate good... more
Helping young women to become teachers, Kambia, Sierra Leone
October 2018
EDUCATION Helping young women to become teachers, Kambia, Sierra Leone, 2018-2021
The Pan African Forum for African Women Educationalists (FAWE) was established in 1992 by five female... more
Equipment for improved vocational training, Monrovia, Liberia
October 2018
EDUCATION Equipment for improved vocational training, Monrovia, Liberia, 2018-2019
The Stichting Betuwe Wereldwijd foundation (SBW) was founded in 1987 and reconditions tools, bicycles,... more
Youth at Work, Vocational training, Kalehe, D.R. Congo
October 2018
EDUCATION Youth at Work, Vocational training, Kalehe, D.R. Congo, 2018-2020
War Child was founded in 1995 to make a positive and lasting change to the lives of children and young people in... more
Training for 300 youth in motorcycle maintenance and repair, Boucle du Mouhoun, Burkina Faso
October 2018
EDUCATION Training for 300 youth in motorcycle maintenance and repair, Boucle du Mouhoun, Burkina Faso, 2018-2019
In 2002 the Stichting Hárparako foundation started working in Passakongo, in... more
'The Light of Learning', quality improvement at schools, Tahoua en Diffa, Niger
October 2018
EDUCATION "The Light of Learning", teacher training and quality improvement, Tahoua en Diffa, Niger, 2018-2021
Concern Worldwide, founded in 1968, is an international humanitarian... more
Agro-vocational Training in Cassave processing, Margibi, Boni, Nimba and Montserrado, Liberia
October 2018
EDUCATION Agro-vocational Training in Cassave processing, Margibi, Boni, Nimba and Montserrado, Liberia, 2018-2020
ZOA provides support during reconstruction in areas where a disaster or... more
A Dog's Heart, April 2017, Amsterdam
October 2018
ART The Dutch National Opera & Ballet, Amsterdam, 2018-2019
The Dutch National Opera & Ballet is renowned for its varied programming of both classical and modern operas and the... more
Villagers planting trees in Mopti region, Mali
October 2018
NATURE Regreening projects, Mopti to Segou, Mali, 2018
Tree Aid helps villagers in arid areas in Africa unlock the potential of trees to combat poverty and protect nature. Together with... more
Vocational skills development and income generation for youth, Sierra Leone
October 2018
EDUCATION Vocational skills development and income generation for youth, Sierra Leone, 2018
Action on Poverty (APT) is a British NGO that aims to create employment for disadvantaged groups in... more
Tijdschrift Terras
October 2018
ART Terras Magazine, 2017-2019
Terras is a magazine for international literature with a varied range of articles in the fields of poetry, literary texts, essays, film, photos and blog... more
Strengthening three vocational training facilities, Sierra Leone
October 2018
EDUCATION Strengthening of three vocational education institutions, Sierra Leone, 2018
Since 1987 the Dutch organisation Tools to Work has been providing vocational education institutions and... more
Vocational Training for women and young people, Dabwe Town, Liberia
October 2018
EDUCATION Vocational Training for women and young people, Dabwe Town, Liberia, 2018
The Mineke Foundation was founded in 2009 by Tonia Dabwe to continue her parents' life work in Liberia. The... more

Turing-supported projects you can visit in November and December:
Ossip Zadkine in Beelden Aan Zee
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Main Supporter 'Zadkine Aan Zee', Museum Beelden aan Zee, Scheveningen, 2018-2019
Exhibiting sculptures in the Netherlands is not easy. But Museum Beelden aan Zee - which was only... more
Frans Hals and the Modernists, Frans Hals Museum
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"Frans Hals and the Modernists", Frans Hals Museum, 2018-2019
Frans Hals is regarded as one of the most innovative painters of the Dutch Golden Age for his characteristic virtuoso... more
Giacometti - Chadwick, Facing Fear
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"Giacometti - Chadwick, Facing Fear", Museum de Fundatie, Zwolle, 2018-2019
From 22 September 2018 to 6 January 2019, Museum de Foundatie is organising an exhibition of the works of... more
'Pure Rubens', Museum Boijmans van Beuningen
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"Pure Rubens", Museum Boijmans van Beuningen, Rotterdam, 2018-2019
At the end of 2018, Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen, together with the Museo Nacional del Prado, is presenting an... more
Made in Holland: world brand for 400 years
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'Made in Holland: world brand for 400 years', Ceramics Museum Princessehof, Leeuwarden, 2018-2019
Dutch ceramics have been known around the world for centuries. Manufacturers used... more
'Leonardo. Emotion and Expression', Teylers Museum, 2018-2019
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"Leonardo. Emotion and Expression", Teylers Museum, 2018-2019
In 2018, Teylers Museum is organising the first international exhibition on Leonardo da Vinci (1452-1519) in the... more
Utrecht, Caravaggio and Europe, Centraal Museum, Utrecht
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"Utrecht, Caravaggio and Europe", Centraal Museum, Utrecht, 2018-2019
One of the Centraal Museum's core collections is the Utrecht Caravaggists. From the autumn of 2018, the museum... more
Jean Cocteau / Metamorphosis, Design Museum Den Bosch
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"Jean Cocteau / Metamorphosis", Design Museum Den Bosch, 2018-2019
Jean Cocteau (1889-1963) was an incredibly versatile artist who was particularly known for his visual work: he... more
'I, Mary of Guelders', Museum Het Valkhof
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"I, Mary of Guelders", Museum Het Valkhof, 2018-2019
Mary of Guelders' prayer book is one of the greatest medieval art treasures from the Netherlands. It could not be viewed for... more
Gaudi in de Amsterdamse School, Museum Het Schip
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Exposition 'Gaudi in de Amsterdamse School', Museum Het Schip, 2018-2019
Museum Het Schip has been based in the social housing block called 'Het Schip' in Amsterdam's... more

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