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A gift to the National Gallery is a gift to the nation.

There are so many ways to become involved; whether you wish to support an exhibition or learning programme, help preserve our paintings or leave a legacy.

Why we need your support

The National Gallery exists to connect people with great art. For almost two hundred years we have cared for our collection in trust for the nation and encouraged the widest possible access for everyone's education and enjoyment.

In order to continue to care for and display the nation’s pictures, share knowledge and expertise with organisations nationwide and across the world, and foster a deeper understanding and enjoyment of art, we need your support. Each year we must self-generate half of our income and the support of individuals, trusts, foundations and companies play a vital role in achieving this.

Your support will help ensure that everyone, everywhere can access art and enjoy the benefits that it brings. Find out how to become more involved below. 

Thank you to all those who support the Gallery.  

Contact us

For more information on how to support the National Gallery or to make a donation, please contact the Development Department:

Phone: 020 7747 2899

Ways to support

Make a donation

By supporting us, you are supporting free art for everyone.

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Support our NG200 appeal

Your donation can help us enrich lives with art, across the nation and the world.

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Leave a legacy

If you are inspired by the National Gallery, will you consider leaving us a gift in your will?

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Become a supporter

Become a Member

By supporting the Gallery you'll be supporting free art for everyone.

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Join the Patrons

Our Patrons enjoy a close connection with the Gallery all year round.

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Corporate Support

Our iconic location and art collection offer outstanding opportunities to bring business and the arts together.

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Individuals, Trusts and Foundations

Helping to make possible a wide range of projects from exhibitions, learning and public programmes to curatorial posts and painting acquisitions.

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International Donors

We welcome the support of international donors in helping us to share our collection around the globe.

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How your gift helps

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