Banco Santander Foundation
The Foundation sponsors activities in art, music, the humanities, science and multimedia projects. Of note is its significant programme to recover natural spaces (see the section on the environment).
In art, as well as managing the Santander Collection and contributing to its diffusion through exhibitions and online projects such as Obras Maestras de la Colección Santander al detalle o Monedas, the bank also organize exhibitions in the Santander gallery, which makes known significant collections of contemporary art, and also promotes exhibitions in various institutions and museums, courses for specialists and didactic programmes. Of note in the pedagogic field are the workshop visits for families that the Foundation organises at the Santander Gallery in order to acquaint children with art.
In music, the Foundation supports various pedagogic and cooperates with institutions such as the Gran Teatro del Liceo, the Fundación Albeniz and the Teatro Real in Madrid.
It also organises cycles of conferences and debates on history, patrimony and science and has interesting publishing activities, such as the Colección Obra Fundamental and the magazine Moneda y Crédito. The Foundation supports, moreover, two scientific research projects on cancer carried out by the CniO and the Hospital Universitario Puerta de Hierro.
More information: www.fundacionbancosantander.com