Claude Monet
Rock Needle Seen through the Porte d'Aval, Étretat,   1886
Oil on canvas
65.2 x 92.1 cm
Gift from the Marjorie and Gerald Bronfman Collection, Montreal, 2009
National Gallery of Canada

Major Gifts

Whether immediate or deferred, a major gift to the Foundation enables you to provide meaningful, long-lasting support to the National Gallery of Canada.

You can make a major gift through a bequest, a grant, an endowment, or an immediate gift of money, securities, or property such as real estate or a work of art.

Some of the projects made possible by Major Gifts include:

Northern Landscape by Simon Hughes

The acquisition of Northern Landscape, a drawing by Simon Hughes purchased in 2008 with the Joy Thomson Fund for the Acquisition of Art by Young Canadian Artists, National Gallery of Canada Foundation.

The acquisition of Air, a video by Pascal Grandmaison purchased in 2008 with the Joy Thomson Fund for the Acquisition of Art by Young Canadian Artists, National Gallery of Canada Foundation.

Elizabeth McIntosh

Untitled (With Round Feet), a painting by Elizabeth McIntosh purchased in 2007 with the Joy Thomson Fund for the Acquisition of Art by Young Canadian Artists, National Gallery of Canada Foundation.

Research residencies in Indigenous, Contemporary, European and American Art as well as the publication of Volumes IV and V of the prestigious National Gallery of Canada Review, thanks to The Donald and Beth Sobey Chief Curator’s Research Endowment.

Theatre of crualty

The aquisition of Theatre of Cruelty (detail), a thought-provoking immersive art installation by artist Geoffrey Farmer purchased in 2008 with the generous support of the Audain Endowment for Contemporary Canadian Art of the National Gallery of Canada Foundation.

The creation of the Distinguished Patrons of the National Gallery of Canada Foundation On Tour Endowment Fund.

The acquisition of A Girl, by hyper-realist sculptor Ron Mueck, thanks to Dr. Lynne Freiburger-Benoit and F. Harvey Benoit

The acquisition of David B. Milne’s Alcove (1914), and William Brymner’s In the Orchard (Spring) (1892) thanks to the Andrea and Charles Bronfman Canadian Art Fund.

Fafard

The acquisition of Joe Fafard’s Running Horses (detail), purchased 2008 with the generous support of the Distinguished Patrons of the National Gallery of Canada Foundation.

The enhanced accessibility of the Gallery’s many art appreciation and educational programs to , thanks to The J.W. McConnell Family Foundation.

Enhanced resources for the Gallery’s , which are designed to assist teachers with planning their Gallery on-site visits and support visual arts education in the classroom, thanks to the RBC Foundation.

The release of the National Gallery of Canada Review, a research publication, thanks to Donald and Beth Sobey Chief Curator’s Research Endowment.

We are pleased to acknowledge the generous support of all our Major Gift patrons.

Contact us to find out how you can make a major gift to the National Gallery of Canada Foundation to support the National Gallery’s endeavours. Your inquiry will be handled in a confidential manner.