Heide exists because of the ongoing vision and generosity of the many individuals, trusts and foundations that support the museum, and in doing so, continue the extraordinary legacy of our founders, John and Sunday Reed.

Annual Love Heide Fundraising Dinner Photograph: Jeremy Weihrauch

All donations, gifts or bequests of $1,500 or more are gratefully acknowledged on the honour board, in the annual report and on our website.

Donation of works of art to the Heide Collection can be considered under the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program which provides taxation benefits to donors.

To find out how you can help, please contact:

Anouska Phizacklea
(03) 8850 5916

Heide Fellows

1988 Dr H Norman B Wettenhall AM
1989 Georges Mora
1990 Maria Prendergast OAM
1992 Baillieu Myer AC
1993 Loti Smorgon AO
1993 Victor Smorgon AC
1994 Dr Barrett Reid AM
1995 Dr Tom Quirk
1997 Maudie Palmer AO

1998 Stephen Charles
1999 Christine Collingwood
2000 Albert Tucker AO
2000 Barbara Tucker
2002 Tom Lowenstein
2005 William J Forrest AM
2006 Inge King AM
2006 John Gollings
2007 Neil Everist

2008 Mirka Mora
2009 David Walsh
2010 Craig and Connie Kimberley
2011 Lady Nolan
2012 Mark & Hyeon-Joo Newman
2013 Joan Clemenger AO
2014 Richard Haese
2015 John Downer AM & Rose Downer

Heide Director' Circle

Karen and Robert Boscarato
Jennifer Darbyshire
Mark Newman
Steven Skala
Sarah Watts
Robyn Wilson
Terry Wu

Foundation Board

Mark Newman (Chair)
Jono Gelfand
Sophie Gannon
Diana Heggie
Amit Holckner
Alison Inglis
Kerry Phelan
Cindy Sargon
Lousje Skala
Michael Trovato
Linda Wachtel
Erna Walsh
Sarah Watts
Terry Wu

Principal Benefactors

MS Newman Foundation
Barbara Tucker
Truby & Florence Williams Charitable Trust, ANZ Trustees

Major Benefactors

The Estate of Beverly Brown
The Erica McGilchrist Bequest
Tony & Cathie Hancy
Craig Kimberley OAM & Connie Kimberley
Loti Smorgon AO
The Yulgilbar Foundation


Black Moon P/L
Charles Blackman OBE
Peter Booth
Joan Clemenger AO & Peter Clemenger AO
Jennifer Darbyshire & David Walker
John Downer AM & Rose Downer
Tess Edwards
William J Forrest AM
Lindsay Fox AC & Paula Fox AO
Friends of Heide
Kerry Gardner & Andrew Myer
Gascoigne Family
Georges Mora Memorial Fund
Diana Gibson AO
The Graeme Sturgeon Trust
Helen Macpherson Smith Trust
The Ian Potter Foundation
Marjorie M Kingston Charitable Trust
Callum Morton
Baillieu Myer AC
John Nixon
Norman, Mavis & Graeme Waters Perpetual Charitable Trust
Tom & Sue Quirk
Andrew & Judy Rogers
Sidney Myer Fund
Paul Swain
Terry Wu & Melinda Tee

Principal Donors

Geoffrey Ainsworth AM
Albert & Barbara Tucker Foundation
Artbank NSW
Lyell Barry
Besen Family Foundation
Bill Bowness AO
Stephen Charles AO QC & Jenny Charles
The Copland Foundation
Mikala Dwyer
Erwin Fabian
Diana Fletcher
Matthys Gerber
Gordon Darling Foundation
Lesley Griffin
John T Reid Charitable Trust
Ben Korman OAM
Colin Laverty OAM & Elizabeth Laverty
Clay Lucas & Zen Lucas
Corbett & Yueji Lyon
Robert Macpherson
Naomi Milgrom AO
William Nuttall & Annette Reeves
Bruce Parncutt AO
Tom Pearce
Rosslynd Piggott

Richard & Vivienne Reed OAM
John Rickard
Denis Savill
Anthony Scott
Alex & Merron Selenitsch
Trevor & Christine Tappenden
Mary Teague
Kathy Temin
Peter Tyndall
John Willems
Robyn Wilson

Major Donors

Robert O Albert AO & Elizabeth Albert
Davida Allen
Rob Andrew
Arthur A Thomas Trust Equity Trustees
Yvonne Audette
Del Kathryn Barton
Barbara Blackman AO
Norman & Pauline Bloom
Dean Bowen
Yvonne Boyd
Janet Burchill & Jennifer McCamley
Christine & John Collingwood
Sir James Cruthers AO & Lady Cruthers
Neilma Gantner
Peter Griffin
Melinda Harper
Katherine Hattam
Alison Inglis
Inge King AM
Lion Capital Pty Ltd
Elizabeth Loftus
Lord Mayor's Charitable Foundation
Lovell Chen Pty Ltd
Tom Lowenstein OAM & Sylvia Lowenstein
Erica McGilchrist OAM
The Myer Foundation
Jan Nelson
Sophia Pavlovski-Ross & Philip Ross
Stuart Purves AM
Dick & Jill Roennfeldt
Margaret S Ross AM & Ian C Ross
Rae Rothfield
Robert Salzer Foundation
Penelope Seidler AM
John Sharwood & Robin Sharwood
The Stuart Leslie Foundation
Irene Sutton
Chris Thomas AM & Cheryl Thomas
David Thomas
Simon Trumble
Murray Walker
Ralph Ward-Ambler AM & Barbara Ward-Ambler
Judith Wright


Joy Anderson
BE Architecture
Judy Becher
Kate Bechet & Helen Dick
Max & Lorraine Beck
Nellie Castan & Olivia Poloni
Richard Coyne
Lauraine Diggins
James Fairfax AC
Ray Finkelstein & Leonie Thompson
Louise Forthun
Gandel Philanthropy
Sophie Gannon
Richard & Isabella Green
Geoffrey Hassall OAM & Viginia Milson
Siri Hayes
Gary Hevey
Leonora Howlett
Noel Hutchison
Beverley Jenkins
Kate Jenkins & Ken Lark
Andrea King & Richard King AM
Vivien & Graham Knowles
John Krzywokulski
Peter Lovell & Michael Jan
John McBride AM
McLeod Family Foundation
Rose Nolan
Axel Osborne
John Playfoot
Robyn Ravlich
Ralph & Ruth Renard
Diana Ruzzene Grollo
Dahlia Sable
Elizabeth Sevior
Robert Sinclair
Steven Skala AO & Lousje Skala
Theo Strasser
Jenny Strauss
Michael Trovato
Nancy Underhill
Leon & Sandra Velik
Elisabeth Wagner
Sarah Watts
Janet Whiting AM & Phil Lukies
Lyn Williams AM
Wilson Group


John & Cecily Adams
Adrianne Anderson
Mary & Peter Burns
Ann Byrne
Alastair & Sue Campbell
Noel Hutchison
David Hansen
Charles Nodrum
Norman & Robin Rosenblatt
Angela & Andrew Wood