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International Donors

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

Giving from abroad

We are hugely grateful to international donors who support the National Gallery. The generosity of individuals, charitable trusts and companies from across Europe, the US, Asia, and other parts of the world, helps us to enhance the collection, stage world-class exhibitions and realise an ambitious digital programme that takes our collection to audiences worldwide.

Contact us

To find out more about giving from abroad and the International Circle, please contact:

Morag Barnes, Senior Development Manager

Phone: +44 (0)207 747 5111

International Circle

For those international supporters who would like to build a close connection with the National Gallery in London, we invite them to join the International Circle, a group of leading international philanthropists and collectors, who enjoy tailored access to our collection, exhibitions, and behind-the-scenes activities, whenever they are visiting London.

Founded in 2017 under HRH The Prince of Wales Royal Patronage and Hannah Rothschild, the Gallery’s Chair emeritus, the International Circle enables committed philanthropists to direct their annual contribution of US$25,000 towards areas of greatest need at the Gallery, or select an area of their interest to fund, such as conservation, learning, exhibitions, research or framing.

To acknowledge their support, international circle members are invited to an annual event in the US hosted by the Director of the National Gallery, in addition to receiving bespoke concierge services when visiting the Gallery, such as a personal, curator-led tour of an exhibition or a behind-the-scenes visit to our conservation or scientific studios.

The American Friends of the National Gallery

The American Friends of the National Gallery is an independent charity based in the US that supports the work of the Gallery in the UK. It welcomes gifts from individuals, foundations and corporations who wish to contribute towards the work of one of the world’s premier art galleries.

The American Friends of the National Gallery is exempt from federal income tax under IRS section 501(c) (3). A gift to the American Friends of the National Gallery is deductible for federal income tax purposes to the extent provided by law.

To make a tax-deductible gift by check or credit card, please contact the American Friends of the National Gallery on +212 812 4330 or by email. Checks should be made to ‘American Friends of the National Gallery’.

Contact us

To find out more about making a donation to the American Friends of the National Gallery, please contact:

Mr Art Hickok
American Friends of the National Gallery
275 Madison Avenue,
6th Floor,
New York, NY 10016

Phone: + 212 812 4362

If you have any questions about making a donation from overseas, other than the USA, please email

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