Govett-Brewster Foundation

Colin McCahon, Parihaka Triptych (1972) in Our Hearts of Darkness exhibition 2015. Photo Anna McLaren

The Govett-Brewster Foundation supports the future of the Govett-Brewster Art Gallery, Aotearoa New Zealand’s first and only contemporary art museum. The Foundation is the avenue for donations, gifts and bequests to provide for the development of the Govett-Brewster Art Gallery Collection and the realisation of major projects.

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Monica Brewster, founding patron of the Govett-Brewster Art Gallery

The Canvas Group is your means of joining a group of people with a collective purpose: to support the Govett-Brewster Art Gallery and connect with people who share a desire to experience all that art has to offer — the unexpected, the thought-provoking, the challenging and the beautiful.

Supporting contemporary art
The Canvas Group

Inspired by the generosity and forward thinking of Monica Brewster, founding patron of the Govett-Brewster Art Gallery, the Canvas Group builds on her legacy.

It is your means of joining a group of people with a collective purpose: to support the Govett-Brewster Art Gallery and connect with people who share a desire to experience all that art has to offer — the unexpected, the thought-provoking, the challenging and the beautiful.

By joining the Canvas Group you enable the Govett-Brewster to forge ahead as a world-class contemporary art museum, collecting, commissioning, and exhibiting contemporary art, helping us to pause and think about the world in which we live — and challenging us to see the world anew.

Canvas Group Members

David Alsop
Billy Apple
Gregory Burke
Chartwell Trust
Fiona Clark
Trish Clark
Hamish Coney
Don & Margaret Cotter
Rhana Devenport
Rob Gardiner
John Gow & Gary Langsford
Sarah Hopkinson & Danae Mossman
Grant Kerr
Dayle Lady & Sir Chris Mace
John Maynard
John McCormack & Dominic Feuchs
Hamish McKay
Olivia McLeavy
Andrew Mitchell
P Mule
Terry Parkes
Peter Peryer
Priscilla Pitts
Peter Robinson
Ann Shelton
Stephanie & Sjoerd Post
Jenny & Andrew Smith
Jim Speers
Jenny Todd
Lenore West
Dona & Gavin White
Jonathan & Maura Young

Canvas Group members will be invited to attend six special art oriented events per year, held in Auckland, New Plymouth, and Wellington; have special access to the Govett-Brewster; its collections, events, and exhibiting artists — and join the Govett-Brewster in embracing the power of life unexpected.

$2,000 for individual membership (comprising of $1500 donation and $500 for services)
$4,000 for corporate membership (comprising of $3,000 donation and $1000 for services)

To find out details about individual and corporate membership please contact us

Tel +64 6 759 0850
foundation@govettbrewster.com

 

Govett-Brewster Foundation Trustees

Phillip Hinton
Alexander Laurenson (Chair)
John Leuthart
Stephanie Post
Simon Rees
John Reynolds
Kinsley Sampson
Patti Wolfsbauer
 

A lasting legacy

We welcome you to consider leaving a lasting legacy by including the Govett-Brewster Foundation in your will, thus allowing the Gallery and its Collection to strengthen and engage future generations in contemporary art and ideas.
To discuss please contact Simon Rees

Make a donation

The Gallery is hugely grateful for donations to the Govett-Brewster Foundation. The Govett-Brewster Foundation is a registered charity (CC2157) under the Charities Act 2005, therefore your donation may be tax deductible under New Zealand tax legislation. For further information please refer to www.ird.govt.nz (Inland Revenue IR 255)

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For further information, please contact us

Tel +64 6 759 0850
foundation@govettbrewster.com