American Patrons of the National Library and Galleries of Scotland

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The American Patrons of the National Library and Galleries of Scotland (APNLGS) celebrates and strengthens the close cultural ties between Scotland and North America.

By becoming a patron you will be supporting the wide variety of exhibitions and displays, acquisitions, education programs and research undertaken at the National Library (NLS) and the National Galleries (NGS).

Book page with illustration of Robert Burns
Frontispiece of the poetry
volume of the Glenriddell
Manuscripts
, compiled by Robert
Burns from 1791-1793.

To join the American Patrons, download the membership brochure and form (PDF) (full colour; 9 pages; 1.7 MB) or contact us for a paper copy.

 

Founding Patron — Annual gift of $5,000

Membership benefits:

  • Invitations to special exhibits and annual American Patrons donor events in the USA
  • Copies of the NGS Patrons’ newsletter and the award winning 'Discover NLS' magazine
  • Opportunities to join international tours and Patrons' events in the UK
  • Invitations to NLS and NGS major exhibition openings and private viewing hours throughout the year
  • Private curator tours of the NLS and NGS national collections in Scotland
  • Invitation to the NGS St Andrew's Night dinner — a celebration held in the magnificent setting of the National Gallery of Scotland — and the NLS annual donor reception
  • A copy of the NGS and NLS annual reviews, providing an update on major developments at both organizations.

Patron — Annual gift of $2,000

Membership benefits:

  • Invitations to special exhibits and annual American Patrons donor events in the USA
  • Copies of the NGS Patrons’ newsletter and the award winning 'Discover NLS' magazine
  • Opportunities to join international tours and Patrons' events in the UK
  • Invitations to NLS and NGS major exhibition openings and private viewing hours throughout the year
  • A copy of the NGS and NLS annual reviews, providing an update on major developments at both organizations.

Young Patrons — Annual gift of $1,000

If you are aged under 35, you can join the American Patrons at a reduced annual contribution of $1,000. This will entitle you to all of the benefits outlined above for 'Patron — Annual gift $2,000'.

 

Contact details

Please use this address to return your completed membership form, to get a paper copy of the brochure and membership form, or if you have any questions:

275 Madison Avenue, Suite 401
New York, NY 10016

Tel: 212-812-4362
Email: egrand@ghspm.com

If you're in the UK, the contact details to use are:

American Patrons of the National Library and Galleries of Scotland
Development Office
National Library of Scotland
George IV Bridge
Edinburgh
EH1 1EW

Tel:+44 (0)131 623 3733
Email development@nls.uk

 

The American Patrons of the National Library and Galleries of Scotland is a 501 (c) (3) organization, EIN no. 26-1307050

 

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