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As a charity we rely on your generous support. Please consider making a donation or becoming our Friend to help us weather these uncertain times.


The National Galleries of Scotland is grateful for the generosity of our Friends, Patrons, donors and volunteers. Your support secures our exhibitions, education projects, conservation activities and acquisitions for future generations to enjoy.  


Become our Friend to enjoy unlimited free entry to our exhibitions, a 10% discount in our Gallery cafés and an exclusive events and lecture programme.

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Current Friends


Our Patrons share our passion for art and our commitment to caring for and growing the national collection for current and future generations to enjoy.

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Donate to the Scottish National Gallery Project

Find out how you can support our ambitious plans to create an internationally significant new setting for the world’s greatest collection of Scottish art.

Supporting Scotland's Art

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Volunteering is a way to get involved and give back to the community, have fun, and feel valued in a friendly environment. For those thinking about a career in arts and heritage the experience of volunteering in a gallery can also help you develop your skills and experience and enhance your employability.

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Corporate Support

Work with us to create a tailor-made package of support for our cultural and community activity that demonstrates a commitment to creativity visible to your clients, colleagues and the wider business community.

Put creativity on the agenda

Leave a Legacy

Have a lasting impact on the work of the Galleries and secure the future of our national collections for the next generation of art lovers.

Help secure our future

Our Supporters

We 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.

How you've helped

Our Supporters

Contact Us

Online: Email [email protected] or use our contact form

By Phone: You can call the Friends Office directly on 0300 003 0057. They can also put you in touch with an appropriate member of the Development team to discuss other ways to support us.

By Post: Modern Two Lodge, 72 Belford Road, Edinburgh, EH4 3DS