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‘I often think of the Portrait Gallery as the ‘home of the soul of the country’ because behind every portrait hanging on the walls there is a soul. It is this collection of souls; it is their history, their contribution to Australia, and their place in the life of our country that tells the story of our country.’

Sid Myer AM
Foundation Chairman

The vision of the National Portrait Gallery of Australia Foundation is to establish and grow a dynamic culture of giving such that donations and support may sustain ambitious Gallery projects into the future. The Foundation seeks this philanthropic support through:

All donations to the Gallery are fully tax deductible.

To support the work of the Foundation Committee you can make a donation online or contact:

Jenny Kich
Foundation Manager
Phone: 02 6102 7026