Our Supporters

The staff and Trustees would like to thank all those who have given their support, donations and works of art, or who have left legacies or in memoriam gifts to the National Galleries of Scotland in 2011–12. In addition, we would like to thank the Patrons, Friends and American Patrons of the National Galleries of Scotland for their continued interest in, and support for, our work.


The Scottish Government
Heritage Lottery Fund Scotland
The Art Fund
Mary R. Ainsworth
Patricia R. Andrew
Sir Michael and Lady Atiyah
The Bacher Trust
The Misses Barrie Charitable Trust
The Binks Trust
David and Alison Binnie
To celebrate the birth of James Alexander Boag-Thomson on 27 January 2011
Bourne Fine Art
Iain Gordon Brown
Irene J. Brown
Mr and Mrs Nigel Buchanan
Jim Buddle
Catriona Burns on behalf of Finlay William Hunter Read, Flora Charlotte Burns and Hector James Burns
Dr Norman E. Butcher, Geologist
Jennifer Bute for John Bute
J. Graham Callander
Lady Mary Callander
Lord Cameron of Lochbroom
Angus and Anne Cameron
To celebrate the special birthday of Mike Ciesla from all his family
The Vivienne and Sam Cohen Charitable Trust
Joanna Cole-Hamilton
Sally Cole-Hamilton
Norma-Ann and Rob Coleman
Herbert Coutts MBE KM
Andrew Crowe
Dr and Mrs John Cruikshank
Kathleen Dalyell OBE and Tam Dalyell
Moira Davidson
Ronald and Jane Duff
Dunard Fund
Edinburgh Decorative and Fine Arts Society
David Eustace
Esmée Fairbairn Foundation
Sir Tom and Lady Farmer
Dr Angus Findlay
Niall and Dale Finlayson for their family in America
Chris and Claire Fletcher
Joanna Forsyth, from her daughter, Rosemary
Scott Forsyth, from his son, Dick, and his daughter, Rosemary
Gordon Fraser Charitable Trust
The Friends of Morita; The Victor Murphy Trust
The Gabo Trust
Gavin and Kate Gemmell
Sir Matthew and Lady Goodwin
For Gregor and Finlay, the stars in our firmament
Natalie Gyles
Lord Hamilton
John Alexander Don Harrison
From the loving family of Judy Heller de Gonzalez to celebrate her 60th birthday
Carol and Shields Henderson
Miss E.C. Hendry’s Charitable Trust
The Right Hon the Lord Hope of Craighead KT
Miss Agnes H. Hunter’s Trust
The Imlay Foundation
International Music and Art Foundation
To celebrate the 50th birthday of Yvonne Keith from her mother
Dame Barbara Kelly
Brian and Lesley Knox
The Lamb Family
Norman Lawrie
Carol Ann Leeuwenberg
Joost Leeuwenberg
Joyce Ludriecus DA(Edin)
Peter Macaulay and Alan Rodger
Donald and Louise MacDonald
The R S Macdonald Charitable Trust
Ray MacFarlane
Angus and Elizabeth Mackay
Neil and Anna Magee
George Maxwell Stuart – our grandson born 3 March 2011
Mary Scott Renwick McCabe
Harvey McGregor QC
Professor Donald B. McIntyre, Geologist
Charlie McNally
Kirsteen Millar
Doreen Milne
The Monument Trust
The Henry Moore Foundation
Allan and Carol Murray
The Northwood Charitable Trust
Dr Brendan O’Connor
Betty Pentland for the family
Players of People’s Postcode Lottery
The Portrack Charitable Trust
Peter Powell – to celebrate 40 years of the Thrie Estaits Antiques and Decorations
Sarah Elizabeth Raikes
Mr and Mrs David Reid
Cameron Reid-Thomas
Mia Reid-Thomas
Rory Reid-Thomas
The Robertson Trust
Mrs E.F.S. Robertson, Ladybank – to celebrate the birth of Findlay G. Kung
The Earl and Countess of Rosebery
The Ross Girls
Alastair and Elizabeth Salvesen
Heather Salzen
Alan Saville
The Seligman and Stanic Families
Michael Shapiro
Louis and Sharon Shirley
Aurore and Jim Sibbet
Julia Singer – in memory of countless visits to museums and galleries together
David Lennox Skinner
Mrs Norah Helen Spurway Charitable Trust
The Stevenston Charitable Trust
Kimberly C. Louis Stewart Foundation
Sir Jack and Lady Stewart-Clark
William Syson
Anna Colette Taylor
Charlotte Olive Taylor
Katherine Maria Taylor
Tekoa Trust
Ben and Lucy Thomson
The Tulip Charitable Trust
The Turtleton CharitableTrust
Dame Lorraine Veitch Rutherford
To celebrate the birth of Eloise Maud Watson on 30th September 2011
Lord Weir
Tibi, Saskia and Theo, my
three Weir stars
Dr Derek A. White
T. George Wickham
Mr Colin Wilson
The Wood Family
William Zachs and Martin Adam


In memory of Miss Marion Dickson
The late Andrew K.M. Elliott
George Greig Garson

In Memoriam

To celebrate the lives of Graham and Maureen Allison
In memory of Mary Bird (née Greer), wife of Stanley and mother of Ruth, Freda, Susan and Stanley Jnr
Gordon Elder Brown – a tribute to my dear brave brother, Gordon, who died 2 December 1950, aged 26 years, from Olive
Jeremy M. Burnet and family in memory of Jen Burnet
In Memory of Peter Chiene
To celebrate the life of Ben Chudleigh
Remembering Bill Crabbie
To celebrate the life of Marguerite Crane, who loved this gallery and inspired a love of its works in others, from her children
Norman Christison Crow, 1925–2009
In memory of John Drysdale, 6 February 1929–2 February 2008, and his grandson Sandy Dickson, 24 January 1986–12 August 2000
To celebrate the life of Alexander Blair Garven
To celebrate the life of Annie Garven
Elisabeth Graham 1929–2010, she loved much and was much loved
In Memory of John Higgitt
In memory of Graham Frank Horsman, 1951–2010, donated by his family
In memory of a much loved wife, mum and friend to many throughout the world, with love from Jack, Genevieve and John Livingstone
Jill Marx in memory of David Marx
In memory of Alexander (Sandy) McMorran of Leith and Grangemouth, 11 May 1954–28 May 2011
In memory of Alastair McNicol
This star is to remember my husband Brian J.L. Minto OBE CA, from Margot J. Minto
In memory of Muz who found excitement in the stars
To celebrate the life of A.V.B (Nick) Norman
To celebrate the life of my father, Archie Watt
Joan Wilson, 1910–1998, and Mick Wilson 1912–1943, from Jennifer Wilson
In memory of Millie Yule (née Cartwright), mother of Jane and Sarah