Martin Parr Foundation supports emerging, established and overlooked photographers who have made and continue to make work focussed on the British Isles.

We preserve a growing collection of significant photographic works and strive to make photography engaging and accessible for all.

We are committed to making the Martin Parr Foundation a place for everyone and to reflect the diversity of British culture.


a programme of events, including artist talks, workshops and festivals

Upcoming events here


an ongoing series of exhibitions, featuring five shows per year

Upcoming exhibitions here


a growing collection of works by selected British and Irish photographers as well as images taken in the British Isles by international photographers


an expanding library specialising in British and Irish photo-books


preserving the archive and legacy of Martin Parr, one of the most significant documentary photographers of post war Britain


commissioning local, national and international photographers


publishing books to showcase the work of established and emerging photographers


a membership programme offering access to the collection, library, tours of the Foundation and many other benefits, in return for supporting the Foundation’s work

Full details here


an online and in-gallery shop with many signed and rare photobooks, new releases, a catalogue of Martin Parr books and MPF ephemera

Visit the shop

MPF Pledges

Further to a statement dated 11 June 2020, the Trustees of the Martin Parr Foundation issue a series of pledges

See the MPF Pledges here