Supported Projects 2019 · 26. September 2019
A group of women from a village in the Netherlands wanted to help a school in Gambia. They wanted to develop a new building for 700 children. Now a few years later they raised € 90,000 by selling traditional cookies. What a result! October 19, 2019 the official opening of the new school takes place. The Royal Talens Foundation donated pencils for the kids to write and draw with. We will keep you informed of the results.

Supported Projects 2019 · 26. September 2019
Mur du Souffle is an artistic and charity association with the goal to create art to raise money to support the fight against Cystic Fibrosis. All the profits made by the artworks of Mur du Souffle go to medical research and support of Cystic Fibrosis patients. Mur du Souffle fights to make a disability into a strength: they build a community of federating artists around a cause, to implement positive energies, facilitate meetings and to give hope and meaning when there doesn't seem to be any....

Supported Projects 2019 · 24. September 2019
The Urban Art Academy is a progressive art school in Zwitserland. One of their objectives is to organize social exchange projects. For the first time an urban art workshop was organized with the Upenja school in a small village in Zanzibar. Children were able to test aerosol sprays and were able to discover the magic of making art this way. Royal Talens provided this project with all the necessary equipment. The empty cans were used for the development of modern art. A very nice way of...

Supported Projects 2019 · 19. September 2019
On September 14, Paint a Future celebrated its 20th anniversary. Royal Talens is from the very beginning its loyal sponsor. Over the years thousands of euros in materials were donated to Hetty van der Linden and her team to visualize the dreams of children and let these come true. The celebration took place in the Noorderkerk in Amsterdam. Great musicians like Leoni Jansen and Carel Kraayenhof gave a wonderful concert. Hetty unexpectedly received a royal honour for everything she did for...

Supported Projects 2019 · 17. September 2019
Have you heared of the S.E.A. Art Tour? This is a brand new art route on Texel where art and science meet. S.E.A. is short for "Science Encounters Art" and brings an 'ode to the sea' by creating works of art inspired by science from Texel (Wadden Island in the Netherlands). Professional artists worked together with scientists from NIOZ (National Institute for Sea Research). The combination of science and art creates spectacular works of art spread across the island. There is also a treasure...

Supported Projects 2019 · 10. September 2019
The purpose of drawing for children is to cheer up children in hospitals by drawing with them. Artists volunteer to the hospitals throughout the country to work with the children on the edge of the bed. Saturday August 31st a special day was organized for 90 families. The event took place in the Isala theater in Capelle aan den IJssel. The families and children enjoyed a theater play and several artists drew with the kids. All materials were donated by the Royal Talens Foundation.

Supported Projects 2019 · 07. June 2019
Every year Motel Spatie organizes the children's art festival KUNSMAKE. Watch the video about the 2017 edition of KUNSMAKE below to get an impression of all the different creative activities that take place. The Royal Talens Foundation supports KUNSMAKE - Children's Art Festival 2019, that will take place on September 18th 2019. Children from different schools will get together and make a huge artwork of painted fabric, a painting that will cover large parts of the appartment buildings shown in...

Supported Projects 2019 · 04. June 2019
The Compagnie des Contraires invited the children of Chantelouve (FR) to participate in the ambitious project Sail a Future by artist Hetty van der Linden. Every little artist had the opportunity to draw a heart and paint his/her dreams and desires on a large sail. These painted sails will be installed on a sailboat that might be taking part in a transatlantic international competition soon. In the upcoming period children from Bali to Spain will paint their dreams on large sails that will soon...

Supported Projects 2019 · 27. May 2019
The Royal Talens Foundation supported the organisation COBA by providing the materials and a certified Zentangle teacher for a workshop zentangle! And look at the great artworks the children made! COBA is a place that guides groups of children and young people with autism-related disorder and / or ADHD, physical or mental disabilities. They organise fun, social and educational afterschool activities in small groups with a maximum attention for every individual kid.

Supported Projects 2019 · 12. April 2019
The Royal Talens Foundation happily supports Pintar en Bolivia. This NGO provides psychological support and Art Therapy sessions for children that have suffered from severe burn accidents in the city of Cochabamba, Bolivia. Their motto: 'Helping local communities through art therapy.' The aim of the project ‘T’ikay’ (translated: to blossom) is to provide these children with a way of coming to terms with their accidents. In the centre Mosoj Ph’unchay they are offered a method of...

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