The Norbert Francis Attard Foundation
Norbert Francis Attard Founder of Valletta Contemporary and The Norbert Francis Attard Foundation
The Norbert Francis Attard Foundation (formerly known as The META Foundation) is the brainchild of founder Norbert Francis Attard, an artist who has been practicing his art for more than fifty years. It was set up to run the premises of Valletta Contemporary, a state-of-the-art venue whose main aim is to promote contemporary art, particularly showcasing all the disciplines in the visual arts including architecture and design.
The Norbert Francis Attard Foundation provides the policy guidelines and support required to run the venue which is known as Valletta Contemporary, an arts centre that champions the work of contemporary artists whose work is marked by originality and experimentation in diverse mediums and themes.
The Norbert Francis Attard Foundation is thus committed to making waves within the art community, providing and running a state-of-the-art venue to experience contemporary artworks and offering talented young Maltese artists a forum for their work. It also focuses on the internationalisation of the Arts Centre, by featuring a regular programme of international contemporary artists, showcasing both established names as well as emerging artists from around the world.