Museum Galleries Scotland has awarded Paisley Museum a grant of £60,000 to help protect and conserve our world-class collection of shawls.Read More
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We are extremely grateful to our private donors who are helping us raise the final £5 million to undertake the complete refurbishment of the museum campus.
The supporters listed below have helped to raise just under £870,000 to-date and as donors we welcome them as integral members of the Paisley Museum Reimagined team.
We have received five-figure donations from two anonymous donors.
Trusts & Foundations
We have received a pledge of £300,000 from a Foundation who wishes to remain anonymous at this stage.
KUENSSBERG CHARITABLE FOUNDATION
REO STAKIS CHARITABLE FOUNDATION
Example: The Museum has some of the oldest and most important entomology collection in the world. Gathered over 300 years, these specimens are key to telling the history of collecting, the science of taxonomy and the human desire to understand the natural world. The microscope slide represented at the top of the page is the one of of Soldier Beetles specimens from the Natural History Collection.
The building work starting has been hailed as a significant step forward in the Paisley Museum Reimagined project, which should be completed by late 2022 and reopened to the public in 2023.Read More
A key aim of Paisley Museum Reimagined is to deliver a community resource at the heart of Paisley’s local life with an increased feeling of community ownership. To help achieve this, the project team had nearly 70 in-depth conversations with local groups.Read More