Bolton & Quinn is an international public relations consultancy for arts and culture.


Bolton & Quinn is an international public relations consultancy for arts and culture based in London. Founded in 1981, the company was the first to work exclusively in this area and has continued to lead the field through its highly focused approach to every project. Building on over thirty years of experience, the goal is to deliver a personal, bespoke service for clients with imaginative, cost-efficient communications campaigns that reach their target audiences.


For each project, the company draws on its exclusive network of world-class communications specialists, working at the highest level in key centres across Europe, North America and Asia. The expert team covers the fields of the visual arts, performing arts, literature, film, architecture, digital media and education. A specialist area of expertise is campaign planning and the organisation of major news conferences and high-level briefings.


Bolton & Quinn’s work primarily focuses on the following areas:

  • Openings and developments of museums
  • Expansion and development of cultural organisations
  • Special projects with artists
  • Cultural education initiatives
  • Private and corporate philanthropy


Clients are artists, cultural organisations, philanthropists and patrons worldwide, which include:

  • 14-18 Now
  • Artangel
  • Art Fund
  • Art Institute, Chicago
  • Art on the Underground
  • Art UK
  • Arts Council England
  • Ashmolean Museum, Oxford
  • Astrup Fearnley Museum, Oslo
  • The Barber Institute, Birmingham
  • BBC Arts
  • The British Council
  • The Broad, Los Angeles
  • Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation, Lisbon
  • Casa da Música, Porto
  • Channel 4
  • Chatsworth
  • Cheltenham Music Festival
  • Clore Duffield Foundation, London
  • David Hockney
  • Derry~Londonderry UK City of Culture 2013
  • Design Museum, London
  • Ditchling Museum of Art + Craft
  • Documenta, Kassel
  • Olafur Eliasson
  • Elbphilharmonie, Hamburg
  • English National Ballet
  • English National Opera
  • Faena Group, Buenos Aires
  • Federico García Lorca Foundation, Granada
  • Fondation Louis Vuitton
  • Fondazione Prada, Milan
  • Foster + Partners
  • Fundació Mies van der Rohe, Barcelona
  • Gagosian Gallery
  • Garage Center for Contemporary Culture, Moscow
  • The Gemeentemuseum, The Hague
  • Getty Center, Los Angeles
  • Goethe Institute
  • Greater London Authority
  • Guggenheim Museum, Bilbao
  • The Hepworth, Wakefield
  • Holburne Museum, Bath
  • Houghton Hall, Norfolk
  • JW3, London
  • Anish Kapoor
  • Kunsthalle, Zurich
  • La Biennale di Venezia
  • Lille, European Capital of Culture 2004
  • Lincoln Center, New York
  • Liverpool Biennial
  • Liverpool, European Capital of Culture 2008
  • London 2012 Cultural Olympiad
  • LUMA Foundation, Arles
  • Luxembourg, European Capital of Culture 2007
  • Manchester International Festival
  • Mariinsky Theatre, St Petersburg
  • Mauritshuis, The Hague
  • Mica & Ahmet Ertegun
  • Millennium Park, Chicago
  • MoMA, New York
  • Mori Art Museum, Tokyo
  • Museum Berggruen, Berlin
  • National Galleries of Scotland
  • National Museum Directors’ Conference
  • Office for Metropolitan Architecture (OMA), Rotterdam
  • Outset Contemporary Art Fund
  • Parasol unit foundation for contemporary art
  • Phaeno Science Centre, Wolfsburg
  • Philadelphia Museum of Art
  • Pierpont Morgan Library, New York
  • Praemium Imperiale
  • Prix Pictet
  • Qatar Museums
  • Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam
  • Robert H N Ho Family Foundation, Hong Kong
  • Rolex Institute, Geneva
  • The Roundhouse, London
  • Royal Academy of Arts, London
  • Royal College of Art, London
  • Royal College of Music, London
  • Royal Shakespeare Company, Stratford
  • Sadler’s Wells, London
  • The Sage, Gateshead
  • Sakip Sabanci Museum, Istanbul
  • Serpentine Gallery, London
  • Solomon R Guggenheim Museum, New York
  • Somerset House Trust, London
  • Southbank Centre, London
  • State Hermitage Museum, St Petersburg
  • Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam
  • Tate
  • Turner Contemporary, Margate
  • Ullens Center for Contemporary Art, Beijing
  • University of Oxford
  • Victoria & Albert Museum, London
  • Victor Pinchuk Foundation, Kiev
  • Volkswagen, Wolfsburg
  • Wales Millennium Centre, Cardiff
  • Whitechapel Gallery, London
  • The Whitney, New York
  • The Wordsworth Trust, Grasmere
  • Yale Center for British Art, New Haven
  • Yuz Museum, Shanghai
  • Zaha Hadid Architects


Bolton & Quinn Limited
6 Addison Avenue
London W11 4QR
United Kingdom

T: +44 (0)20 7221 5000

E: Erica Bolton

E: Jane Quinn

E: Dennis Chang