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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: April 2019
Rembrandt van Rijn, St. Peter in Prison (St. Peter Kneeling), 1631
April 2019
ART Rembrandts Meesterwerk - St Petrus in de gevangenis, Amsterdam, 2019
Rembrandt's painting St. Peter in Prison (1631) is the most important work belonging to the Israel Museum in... more
Lucas Gassel Vlucht naar Egypte (1542)
April 2019
ART Lucas van Gassel, Meester van het landschap, Museum Helmond, 2020
In 2020 Museum Helmond is organising the first retrospective exhibition on the Helmond-born Lucas Gassel (1480/1500... more
Francis Alÿs, Reel/Unreel, 2011
April 2019
ART Francis Alÿs, Eye Filmmuseum, Amsterdam, 2019-2020
Eye Filmmuseum is presenting an exhibition on the Belgian-Mexican artist Francis Als (1959) in the winter of 2019/20.... more
The Impossible Voyage, String Quartet Biennial Amsterdam, 2018
April 2019
ART String Quartet Biennial Amsterdam, 2019-2020
The second edition of the String Quartet Biennial Amsterdam (SQBA) will be held in Muziekgebouw aan 't IJ in the beginning of 2020. The... more
Delft Chamber Music Festival 2019
April 2019
ART Delft Chamber Music Festival 2019
Every year the city of Delft is dominated by chamber music in the summer. The Delft Chamber Music Festival has been going since 1997: a festival... more
Mahler Festival 2020, Het Concertgebouw, Amsterdam, 2020
April 2019
ART Mahler Festival 2020, Het Concertgebouw, Amsterdam, 2020
The Concertgebouw intends to organise another large-scale Mahler Festival in 2020, 100 years after the first edition. Over... more
The Eleventh Turing Poetry Competition
April 2019
ART The Eleventh Turing Poetry Contest 2019-2020
Our apologies, the text for this project has not yet been translated into English ... more
'Right to Learn', Kono, Kallahun and Kenema, Sierra Leone
April 2019
EDUCATION "Right to Learn", Kono, Kallahun and Kenema, Sierra Leone, 2019-2021
The British NGO Street Child started in 2008 with a small project for 100 street children in Sierra Leone.... more
IDRI: Integration of rapid diagnostic tests to facilitate earlier diagnosis and simplified case management of Leprosy
April 2019
LEPROSY IDRI: Integration of rapid diagnostic tests to facilitate earlier diagnosis and simplified case management of Leprosy, 2019
The Infectious Disease Research Institute (IDRI) is... more
Green Desert Initiative, Pays Dogon, Mali
April 2019
NATURE Green Desert Initiative, Pays Dogon, Mali, 2019-2020
The Partners Pays Dogon foundation (PPD) , in collaboration with its local implementing organisation Association Dogon... more
Quality Education with local co-investment in North West Region of Cameroon
April 2019
EDUCATION Quality Education with local co-investment, North West Region, Cameroon, 2019-2019
The Turing Foundation has been supporting Knowledge for Children with their book programme in... more
Betere doorstroom na basisonderwijs voor kinderen in 22 dorpen, Niger
April 2019
EDUCATION Betere doorstroom na basisonderwijs voor kinderen in 22 dorpen, Niger, 2019
In the isolated north of Niger, RAIN, a small American organisation with two Nigerien offices, has been... more
Strengthening two vocational training centers, Burkina Faso
April 2019
EDUCATION Strengthening two vocational training centers, Burkina Faso, 2019
Since 1987, Tools to Work (TtoW) has been revising high-quality tools and machinery at its Dutch workshop,... more

Turing-supported projects you can visit in March and April:
Ossip Zadkine in Beelden Aan Zee
t/m 3 mar
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
Sixth World Minimal Music Festival, Muziekgebouw aan 't IJ, Amsterdam, 2019
3 t/m 7 apr
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
Portrait of Titus (1660), Rembrandt van Rijn, Baltimore Museum of Art
t/m 5 may
"Rembrandts Social Network", Het Rembrandthuis Amsterdam, 2019
The Rembrandt House Museum is opening the Rembrandt Year 2019 with an exhibition entitled 'Rembrandt's Social Network'... more
Exposition 'Manzoni in Holland', Stedelijk Museum Schiedam, 2019
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Main supporter "Manzoni in Holland", Stedelijk Museum Schiedam, 2019
Piero Manzoni was one of the great innovators in visual arts in the 20th century. In his short life (1933-1963)... 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
Master of Elsloo 'From lonely hand to collection of masters', Bonnefantenmuseum
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Master of Elsloo 'From lonely hand to collection of masters', Bonnefantenmuseum, 2019
In the 16th century the so-called 'Master of Elsloo' worked in the Euroregion of Dutch and... more
Caspar van Wittel, Piazza Navona, 1699, olieverf op doek, 96,5 x 216 cm,  Carmen Thyssen-Bornemisza Collection on loan at the Museo Nacional  Thyssen-Bornemisza, Madrid
t/m 21 apr
"Maestro van Wittel, Dutch master of the Italian townscape", 2019
Kunsthal KAdE and Museum Flehite are organising an exhibition in 2019 about the artist Caspar van Wittel (1653 -... more
Utrecht, Caravaggio and Europe, Centraal Museum, Utrecht
t/m 24 mar
"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
t/m 10 mar
"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
Gaudi in de Amsterdamse School, Museum Het Schip
t/m 1 apr
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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