American Patrons of the National Library and Galleries of Scotland
American Patrons of the National Library and Galleries of Scotland

PROGRAMS

 

'Ae fond kiss', the parting-song that Robert Burns sent to Mrs. McLehose — Clarinda — after their final meeting in December 1791.

The American Patrons support a diverse array of projects at both the National Library and the National Galleries. Current projects include the refurbishment of the Scottish wing at the Scottish National Gallery and acquisition of the Muriel Spark Archive at the National Library. Recent grants from the American Patrons have fully or partially underwritten such initiatives as:

Events in the US, with American Patrons support have included: