The Art of Wishes

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The Art of Wishes

The Art of Wishes is unique in that it unites the art world to achieve a common goal, to light up the darkness for critically ill children. The Art of Wishes Gala Dinners have astounded guests and the art world alike with unique art auctions featuring works donated by established and emerging contemporary artists. Each artist is asked to create or donate a piece of work inspired by the wishes of the critically ill children Make-A-Wish UK work with.

The 2021 Art of Wishes Gala surpassed all expectations to become Make-A-Wish UK's biggest ever fundraiser, raising an astounding £3.5 million which will grant around 1,600 wishes to children who have critical conditions. Thank you to all those who made this possible.

    The Art of Wishes 2021 Gala - Image © Dave Benett / Getty Images

    The Art of Wishes was founded by Make-A-Wish UK Patron, Batia Ofer, in 2017. This unique initiative brings together the world of art and wishes to raise life-changing funds for Make-A-Wish UK. Alongside the Committee, Batia has now hosted a range of events, collectively raising more than £8.5 million to grant wishes that change the lives of children living with critical illnesses.

    A special performance by the cast of the Lion King at the 2021 Art of Wishes Gala.

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