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Support - Patrons

Becoming a Patron is a unique and rewarding way to support education, conservation and restoration projects at Russborough, which is run by a private charitable foundation and supported by its own fundraising and activities.

Benefactor Circle

Benefactor Circle

Annual support from our benefactors make it possible to research and conserve the collections and to expand access to educational groups and schools.

As a benefactor you, or a nominated individual, will enjoy member benefits such as free parking, free access to the playground and our parkland walks including the Rhododendron Garden as well as discounted house tours for family and friends. You will receive copies of the Russborough heritage brochures: The House Revealed and Discover the Demesne.

In addition, benefactors are invited to occasions such as the RHSI Garden Show and are offered priority booking to ticketed events like the West Wicklow Festival Annual

Subscription: €500

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Collector Circle

Collector Circle

Inspired by the great collectors associated with Russborough- the Beits and the Milltowns, who not only donated significant artworks to the National Gallery but whose legacy to Ireland include the historic collections still on view at Russborough.

The Collector Circle acknowledges the great contribution collectors have made to Ireland’s cultural heritage and the funds generated support the conservation, restoration and presentation of the collections – art, furniture, porcelain, silver, books and photography.

As well as the benefits accruing to our benefactors, members of the Collectors Circle will be invited to boutique events including: The Artist’s Table - meet some of Ireland’s best known contemporary artists at an annual dinner. Lecture Series – industry experts will advise on aspects of collecting including fine art for investment, organising, presenting and editing your collection, and tax incentives for art collectors

Annual subscription: €2000

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Circle conserve

Conservation Appeals

Russborough is an independent museum and charity, with an internationally significant collection of the fine and decorative arts, open to the public seven days a week for ten months of the year.

The extensive work that goes on behind the scenes in bringing the Collection to life through research, exhibitions, education, community work and conservation is funded thanks to donations from our generous supporters. Details of our current conservation appeals can be found here.