Current Exhibition

Lucretia Cantata at The Bowes Museum

Barnard Castle, County Durham

13 November 2019

to celebrate the exhibition ‘The Power and the Virtue: Guido Reni’s Death of Lucretia'

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The Sir Denis Mahon Foundation was created by Sir Denis in his lifetime. It aims to continue Sir Denis’s philanthropic work, his art historical research and his passionate promotion of young scholars. It promotes his art collection and lifelong work and studies to the general public, organises exhibitions, supports museums, and also endows two annual prizes for young scholars and artists, the Sir Denis Mahon Essay Prize and The Mahon Award, a drawing prize at The Royal Drawing School.