Inaugural Naming Initiative at the National Gallery of
In consideration of the gift, the National Gallery of Canada Foundation will take the unprecedented step of naming a major space in the Gallery after thefamily.
The Donald R. Sobey Family and Canadian Art
The Donald R. Sobey Family has made several donations to the National Gallery of Sobey Art Foundation funds the Award, supporting the Canadian contemporary art community with over in prizes since the inception of the awards in 2002.and the national collection. This has included the establishment of the Sobey Chief Curator's Research Endowment; the purchase of Michel De Brouin's exterior sculpture, Majestic, and numerous contributions to exhibition and acquisition projects since 1997. Above and beyond this, the
About the National Gallery of Canada Foundation
The National Gallery of Canada Foundation is dedicated to supporting the National Gallery of http://www.gallery.ca/en/give/foundation.php .in fulfilling its mandate. By fostering strong philanthropic partnerships, the Foundation provides the Gallery with the additional financial support required to lead visual arts community locally, nationally and internationally. The blend of public support and private philanthropy empowers the Gallery to preserve and interpret visual arts heritage. The Foundation welcomes present and deferred gifts for special projects and endowments. To learn more about the National Gallery of Canada Foundation, visit
About the National Gallery of
The National Gallery of gallery.cais home to the most important collection of historical and contemporary Canadian art. The Gallery also maintains premier collection of European Art from the 14th to the 21st century, as well as important works of American, Asian and Indigenous Art and renowned international collections of prints, drawings and photographs. Created in 1880, the National Gallery of has played a key role in Canadian culture for well over a century. Among its principal missions is to increase access to excellent works of art for all Canadians. For more information, visit