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Over the years mima has been the successful recipient of various grants and donations.  We would like to take this opportunity to thank all of those funders for their support.


Principal funders

  • Arts Council England
  • Middlesbrough Council
  • Teesside University


Network partners

  • Plus Tate
  • ‘The Uses of Art’ project with L’Internationale, supported by the Culture Programme of the European Union


Current project funders and partners

  • Acción Cultural Española
  • Artangel
  • Institute of Contemporary Arts
  • LUX
  • Paul Mellon Centre for Studies in British Art
  • Northern Film & Media



  • Tommaso Corvi-Mora
  • Tatty Devine
  • Alex Katz
  • Stephen McKenna
  • mima friends and associates
  • Keith Morris
  • Professor Leni Oglesby OBE
  • Catherine Petitgas
  • Sir Mark & Lady Stella Wrightson


Honorary members of the mima circle

  • Lord Crathorne KCVO
  • Sir Anish Kapoor CBE RA
  • Lord Sawyer of Darlington


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  • Simon Beckett
  • Dr Graeme and Rebecca Burnett
  • Dr Graeme and Janice Webster
  • Patricia White


Recent project funders and partners

  • ARMA Trust
  • Artist Rooms Foundation
  • Art Fund
  • Bernard Jacobson Gallery
  • Crafts Council
  • Esmée Fairbairn Foundation
  • JP Morgan
  • Marlborough Contemporary
  • Paul Hamlyn Foundation
  • Pinta London
  • The Prince’s Foundation for Children & the Arts
  • PRS for Music Foundation
  • Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums
  • Victoria & Albert Museum

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