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2023

In Memory of Former Koestler Arts Trustee, Benedict Birnberg

Everyone at Koestler Arts will always be grateful to Ben for his long standing and deep commitment to our work.

2023

2023 Koestler Awards Judging Roundup

As the summer of 2023 Koestler Awards judging has drawn to a close, here’s a look back at some of its highlights.

2023

Coming soon… Koestler Voices Vol. 4

This November marks the publication of our fourth volume of Koestler Voices: New Poetry from Prisons, an anthology of some of the best poems entered into the 2022 and 2023 Koestler Awards.

2023

Postcards from Prison

As we leave May behind, our Development team are breathing a big sigh of relief after a busy few weeks preparing for our second fundraising event of the year.

2023

The Affordable Art Fair

Earlier this year, we were invited to be the Official Charity Partner of the Affordable Art Fair in Hampstead, which culminated in an opportunity to spend the week at the fair this month.

2023

Introducing the new Chief Executive of Koestler Arts

We are very excited to announce that Fiona Curran, our former Director of Arts and interim C.E.O, has been appointed Chief Executive of Koestler Arts! Fiona takes up her new position this March.

A headshot of exhibition curator Brenda Birungi.

2021

Soul Journey to Truth: Meet the Curator

In the lead up to the opening of our new exhibition Soul Journey to Truth, Bren O’Callaghan from Manchester’s HOME sat down to chat with exhibition curator Brenda Birungi AKA Lady Unchained.

2019

The Spirit of Jazz

We are still elated after the EFG London Jazz Festival concert at HM Prison Wormwood Scrubs last week.

2019

Computer Generated Music

A party vibe descended on Koestler House this week, as Computer Generated Music judges, Hot Chip, played the music entries through our mini boom box speakers.