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Welcome to the Turing Foundation


The Turing Foundation is a private charity based in the Netherlands and spends its funds on behalf of four goals: The Turing Foundation was established in 2006 by Pieter Geelen and his wife, using the wealth he acquired as co-founder of TomTom NV, a company listed at the Dutch stock exchange.


Most recent projects: October 2017
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Museum Prinsenhof Delft - Pieter de Hooch - Winner of the Fifth Turing Art Price I, 1 november 2017
October 2017
The Fifth Turing Art Award, 2017
One of the objectives of the Turing Foundation is to get more people to enjoy art in Dutch museums. For this purpose, the Turing Foundation launched... more

Vocational Training for women and young people, Dabwe Town, Liberia
October 2017
Vocational Training for women and young people, Dabwe Town, Liberia, 2017-2018
The Mineke Foundation was founded in 2009 by Tonia Dabwe to continue her parents' life work in... more

A young baker in front of her oven
October 2017
Improving the learning environment and job opportunities, Haho, Togo, 2018
BØRNEfonden is a Danish organisation which was founded in 1972 and operates in Togo, Mali, Cape Verde,... more

Gaudi in de Amsterdamse School, Museum Het Schip
October 2017
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

Agro-vocational Training in Cassave processing, Margibi, Boni, Nimba and Montserrado, Liberia
October 2017
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

Oranjewoud Festival 2017
October 2017
Oranjewoud Festival, Heerenveen, 2018
Since 2012 a music festival has been organised on the Oranjewoud estate in Heerenveen: the Oranjewoud Festival. This festival wants to use... more

International Chamber Music Festival 'Classical Encounters', The Hague, 2018
October 2017
International Chamber Music Festival The Hague, 'Classical Encounters', 2018
The Internationaal Kamermuziekfestival Den Haag Foundation organises a music festival at special venues... more

Vocational skills development and income generation for youth, Sierra Leone
October 2017
Vocational skills development and income generation for youth, Sierra Leone, 2017-2018
Action on Poverty (APT) is a British NGO that aims to create employment for disadvantaged... more

A Dog's Heart, April 2017, Amsterdam
October 2017
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

Accelerated primary education, Fizi district, South Kivu, D.R. Congo
October 2017
Accelerated primary education, Fizi district, South Kivu, D.R. Congo, 2017
ZOA supports people who suffer because of armed conflict or natural disasters, in helping them to rebuild... more

Girl-friendly school EAF, Guinée, 2014-2017
October 2017
Girl-friendly school EAF, Guinée, 2017
The French education organisation Aide et Action is a major international player aiming to improve access to and quality of education in... more

Sustainable fishing, Madagascar
October 2017
Establishing protected marine areas with local communities, Madagascar, 2018-2019
Blue Ventures works with local communities to find ways to protect marine biodiversity which at the... more

Villagers planting trees in Mopti region, Mali
October 2017
Regreening projects, Mopti to Segou, Mali, 2017-2018
Tree Aid helps villagers in arid areas in Africa unlock the potential of trees to combat poverty and protect nature. Together... more

A young baker in front of her oven
October 2017
Improving educational quality for young apprentices, Haho district, Togo, 2017
BØRNEFonden has many years of experience in getting more young people into work in West Africa.... more

Vocational & literacy training for 400 urban youth, Monrovia, Liberia
October 2017
Vocational & literacy training for 400 urban youth, Monrovia, Liberia, 2017
ZOA has been working in Liberia since 2003 to increase the local population's self-reliance in education,... more

Strengthening three vocational training facilities, Sierra Leone
October 2017
Strengthening of three vocational education institutions, Sierra Leone, 2017-2018
Since 1987 the Dutch organisation Tools to Work has been providing vocational education... more

Tijdschrift Terras
October 2017
Terras Magazine, 2018-2019
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


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Turing-supported projects you can visit in September and October
Berger de Nuages (Cloud Shepherd), Jean Arp, 1953
t/m 17 sep
'Jean Arp - The Poetry of Forms', Kröller-Müller Museum, 2017
Jean Arp (1886-1966) was a Franco-German sculptor, painter and poet, as well as being an influential artist... more

Portret van Tristan Tzara - Tihanyi, Lajos - oil on canvas 1927
t/m 17 sep
Fauvism to Surrealism. Jewish avant-garde art from Hungary, Jewish Historical Museum, Amsterdam, 2017
In 2017 the Jewish Historical Museum is organising an exhibition on the work of... more

Ferdinand Bol, Hagar en de Engel, olieverf op doek, ca. 1650, National Museum, Gdansk, Polen
vanaf 5 oct
'Ferdinand Bol: Het Huis, De Collectie, De Kunstenaar', Museum van loon, Amsterdam, 2017-2018
The painter Ferdinand Bol was the first person to live in the property on the... more

Festival Oude Muziek, Utrecht
t/m 3 sep
Festival Oude Muziek, Utrecht, 2017
The Festival Oude Muziek ('Early Music Festival') is the biggest early music festival in the world, with more than 250 concerts over 10 days,... more

Winners of the Eighth Turing Poetry Competition, 1 feb 2017
doorlopend
The Ninth Turing Poetry Contest 2017-2018
The Turing Poetry Competition is the only Dutch-language poetry contest open to everyone and that is about a poem, not a poet. Previous... more

A Dog's Heart, April 2017, Amsterdam
doorlopend
The Dutch National Opera & Ballet, Amsterdam, 2017
The Dutch National Opera & Ballet is renowned for its varied programming of both classical and modern operas and the consistently... more

Flinck, De verstoting van Hagar en Ismaël, ca. 1640-42
vanaf 13 oct
Govert Flinck and Ferdinand Bol, Amsterdam Museum and the Rembrandt House Museum, 2017-2018
The Rembrandt House Museum and the Amsterdam Museum are organising the first ever major... more

Young Woman At A Mirror, Rembrandt van Rijn, 1656 (Hermitage St Petersburg)
vanaf 7 oct
Hollandse Meesters uit de Hermitage, Hermitage Amsterdam, 2017-2018
From the autumn of 2017 the Hermitage Amsterdam is exhibiting a survey of the Dutch Masters collection from the... more


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