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Shop: jewelry to support Voss Foundation!

Shop: jewelry to support Voss Foundation!

Norwegian and American jewelry designers alike have been inspired by Voss Foundation and our work providing access to clean water, sanitation, and hygiene as a means to enable community development and raising awareness of the ongoing need in the region. Camilla Prytz, Trine Ditlevsen, and Tanya Ross, in Oslo, and Karen Egren in New York […]

Karen Egren for Voss Foundation 2014

Karen Egren for Voss Foundation 2014

Karen Egren Jewelry has released two beautiful necklaces to benefit Voss Foundation, in celebration of World Water Day! 20% of sales from each pave drop necklace by the designer, a celebrity favorite, will be donated to Voss Foundation, supporting our work providing access to clean water, sanitation and hygiene as a means to enable community-driven […]

Art4Water at Art Basel Miami Beach

Art4Water at Art Basel Miami Beach

Friday, December 6th at the W Hotel South Beach, Art4Water, a party and art auction, will raise funds to benefit Voss Foundation. Inspired by the Just Around the Corner Art Auction Voss Foundation hosted in Norway in 2011, Art4Water was created independently by Voss Foundation supporters to transform the Art Basel Miami Beach art buying […]


"What water means to me," from a Kenyan student perspective

“What water means to me,” from a Kenyan student perspective

This picture was drawn by a student in the Samburu region of Kenya, in response to the question, “What does water mean to you?” It was sent to us by our local implementing partner, Milgis Trust. We love it because it shows how having a tap near your house and being connected to water is so […]

The Voss Foundation African Bazaar

The Voss Foundation African Bazaar

PREVIEW BAZAAR ITEMS AVAILABLE HERE! The Voss Foundation African Bazaar is a curated collection of artisan goods, crafted in the regions of Sub-Saharan Africa where Voss Foundation provides access to clean water to communities, helping individuals improve their own lives.It all started with our staff and volunteers who love to purchase local crafts when we […]

New Items for the African Bazaar!

New Items for the African Bazaar!

In anticipation of Voss Foundation’s 2nd annual Women Helping Women in Boston on June 20, we have acquired many exciting new items for a special debut at the event!  You can get a sneak preview here, but be sure to buy your tickets to the event to guarantee your first choice of fabulous jewelry and […]


Photographer Braden Summers traveling with Voss Foundation and FACE Africa to Liberia!

Photographer Braden Summers traveling with Voss Foundation and FACE Africa to Liberia!

Voss Foundation is pleased to announce our newest artistic collaboration, with award-winning Paris- and New York-based photographer Braden Summers! Braden will be joining the executive directors of Voss Foundation and FACE Africa on a weeklong tour of Liberia to illustrate the impact of clean water in local communities. Voss Foundation completed its first project in […]

Just Around the Corner Art Auction:  Update!

Just Around the Corner Art Auction: Update!

We are thrilled that our art auction with Sotheby’s, held on May 22, 2011 at the Kistefos Museum outside Oslo, Norway raised $750,000 (NOK 4.2 million/£ 467,000) to improve the lives of people in Africa with access to clean water! In February 2012, representatives from Voss Foundation and donors from the art auction visited Urra, site of […]

African Bazaar Now Open!

African Bazaar Now Open!

Our African Bazaar is now open online! Show you care with beautiful hand-crafted pieces directly from the regions in Africa where Voss Foundation is changing lives with access to clean water. In addition to the African Bazaar, the site offers other goods that support Voss Foundation. See a great write-up of our African Bazaar in the […]


Just Around the Corner Art Auction Raises $750,000

Just Around the Corner Art Auction Raises $750,000

We are thrilled to announce that our May 22nd art auction with Sotheby’s at the Kistefos Museum outside Oslo, Norway raised NOK 4.2 million (£ 467,000) to improve the lives of people in Africa with access to clean water! The Just Around the Corner Art Auction shattered an outrageous number of records. It was the […]

Old Salem Farms Spring Horse Show May 10-22

Old Salem Farms Spring Horse Show May 10-22

The Dogon will be on display at the Old Salem Farms Spring Horse Show in North Salem, New York thanks to our friends at VOSS water! The photographs, a limited-edition series taken by world-renowned photographer Stuart Franklin, will be featured in a gallery space in the Main Barn from May 10-22. The photographs will be […]

Just Around the Corner Art Auction: You're Invited!

Just Around the Corner Art Auction: You’re Invited!

    On the same day, the Kistefos Museet is inviting you to an Artist Talk with the world-renowned British artist, Marc Quinn. Check out the invitation!    


The Dogon at Arthur Ross Gallery at the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia

The Dogon at Arthur Ross Gallery at the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia

  On Thursday, November 4th, the Arthur Ross Gallery at the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia hosted the opening of The Dogon: Work, Women, and Water. The show will be on display at the Ivy League university through January 9th. In the photo above, Dejay Duckett and Lynn Marsden-Atlass of Arthur Ross Gallery, Danielle Jackson […]

The Dogon in the Hamptons

The Dogon in the Hamptons

Mark Borghi Fine Art 2426 Main Street Bridgehampton, NY Saturday, August 28th 6 – 9 pm Please join the Voss Foundation to celebrate the opening night of The Dogon exhibit at the Bridgehampton, NY location of renowned Mark Borghi Fine Art. 100% of proceeds of sales of The Dogon photographs go directly to the Voss […]

Nantucket Fundraiser at CERI: A Celebration of The Dogon

Nantucket Fundraiser at CERI: A Celebration of The Dogon

CERI 25 Centre Street Nantucket, MA July 31st 10 am – 8 pm Please join the Voss Foundation for a celebration of The Dogon in Nantucket at CERI, the women’s designer boutique. CERI will generously donate 10% of sales throughout the day to the Voss Foundation and its work building and rehabilitating wells in Africa. […]


Jewel charity concerts to benefit Give A Drop and the Voss Foundation

Jewel charity concerts to benefit Give A Drop and the Voss Foundation

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: MULTI-PLATINUM SINGER /SONGWRITER JEWEL TO PERFORM TWO CHARITABLE CONCERTS AT NASHVILLE’S LEGENDARY BLUEBIRD CAFÉ ON APRIL 28TH All Proceeds From the Concert Benefit “Project Clean Water” A Charity Founded and Supported by Jewel Recording artist and philanthropist, Jewel, will perform two shows at the legendary Bluebird Café in Nashville, TN, to benefit […]

Limited Edition Pennyroyal JEWELry

Limited Edition Pennyroyal JEWELry

Singer/songwriter Jewel, Voss Foundation’s Give A Drop partner, has collaborated with jeweler to the [rock]stars, Pennyroyal, to design a limited-edition silver necklace benefiting Give A Drop projects (currently funding Voss Foundation work in Mali). The Give A Drop pendant is the newest piece in the Pennyroyal Signature Collection. Pennyroyal Silver is a jewelry design company, […]

Photos and Recap: The Dogon Opening in New York

Photos and Recap: The Dogon Opening in New York

The Dogon opening party at Heiberg Cummings Gallery in New York last week was a huge success! The room was packed full of art collectors, philanthropists, and other fans of the Voss Foundation and Stuart Franklin. The party raised both awareness of the global water crisis and vital funds to combat it, as a good […]


Recap: The Dogon Opening at Galleri Bouhlou in Bergen

Recap: The Dogon Opening at Galleri Bouhlou in Bergen

The Voss Foundation’s opening of The Dogon at Bergen’s Gallerie Bouhlou was quite a success! The gallery was packed, despite the cold, and Norwegian Minister of Health and Care Services Anne-Grethe Strøm-Eriksen officially opened the show, speaking about the importance of water in health and praising the Voss Foundation’s work. The photo above shows Voss […]

January 9: The Dogon Opening at Galleri Bouhlou in Bergen

January 9: The Dogon Opening at Galleri Bouhlou in Bergen

Please join us for Norway’s newest opening of Stuart Franklin’s “The Dogon” to benefit the Voss Foundation on Saturday, January 9, 2PM at Gallery Bouhlou, Allégaten 22. The exhibition will be opened by Health and Human Services Minister Anne-Grethe Strøm-Eriksen. Revenues from sales of pictures will help the Voss Foundation provide sub-Saharan African villages clean […]

January 14: New York Opening of The Dogon

January 14: New York Opening of The Dogon

Stuart Franklin/Magnum Photos Photography january 14 – january 31 please join us! for the opening evening party january 14, 2010 6:00-8:00 PM Heiberg Cummings 420 west 25th street 1c new york, ny between 9th and 10th avenues All proceeds from sales will go to the Voss Foundation and their efforts to provide clean drinking water […]


The Dogon at Heiberg Cummings Gallery in New York

The Dogon at Heiberg Cummings Gallery in New York

Norwegian/American design firm and fine art gallery Heiberg Cummings will display Stuart Franklin’s The Dogon at their New York gallery in Chelsea to benefit the Voss Foundation. The exhibit will open January 14th with an evening reception; the photographs will remain up through January 31st. For more information, please contact info@thevossfoundation.org. The Voss Foundation is […]

Voss Foundation on the Norwegian National Fundraising Telethon

Voss Foundation on the Norwegian National Fundraising Telethon

Stuart Franklin‘s “Girl wearing Norwegian jewellery” from The Dogon will be featured in this Sunday’s annual Norwegian telethon! NRK’s TV Aksjonen is one of the largest televised fundraising events in the world. The 2009 goal this October 18th is to raise over €20 million. The Voss Foundation is honored to align with CARE Norway, the beneficiary of this year’s telethon, […]

Blomqvist Opening: Recap and Photos

Blomqvist Opening: Recap and Photos

Over 150 people came to the opening of Stuart Franklin’s The Dogon photo series to benefit the Voss Foundation, at Blomqvist Kunsthandel in Oslo Saturday afternoon. Norwegian Foreign Minister Jonas Gahr Støre kicked off the festivities: Voss Foundation European Representative Cecilie Malm Brundtland introduced photographer Stuart Franklin: Stuart addressed the crowd: Stuart and the Foreign […]