Support Us

We welcome over 130,000 people a year including community groups, schools, tourists and locals who come to be inspired by our world class collection, experience our events and enjoy the park.

We need to raise each year several hundred thousand dollars to make this possible and we offer several ways you can to be part of the McClelland journey. With your support we can continue our work as Australia’s leading sculpture gallery.

Become a Member: Individual membership starts at $40 for 12 months. Receive a range of member benefits such as discounts at shop + café and free member events + tours.

Join the exclusive McClelland Circle: For an annual $500 membership free gain access to exclusive Circle events including special art tours and networking opportunities with other philanthropists, and corporate partners.

Make a recurring Donation: Help us focus on bringing art to the community and support us over 3-5 years with a tax deductible donation. You can direct your donation to one of the key areas of our operations that inspire you such as education programs or our collection.

Be part of the Elisabeth Murdoch Walk: you can show your support by donating $500.00 and having your name on a special plaque in the trail that leads through the Sculpture Park.


Partnerships + Sponsorships

We acknowledge the significant contributions made by a wide range of government, philanthropic and corporate sector organisations, many of whom have been our partners in our development for many years.

You can choose to support a facet of McClelland that is important to you:

  • Preservation and development of our collection
  • Maintenance and environmental sustainability of our Sculpture Park
  • Development and delivery of Education programs for youth and school student
  • Enhance our role as a place of creative inspiration and enjoyment for the community.

Support Opportunities

There are several ways you can support McClelland:

  • Donate at reception when you visit the park and gallery (we suggest a donation of $5 per person)
  • Become a member of McClelland
  • Join the exclusive McClelland Circle
  • Invest in your very own part of the Gallery grounds through the Elisabeth Murdoch Walk
  • Contribute to the Cultural Gifts Program

Or you can make a tax deductible donation via the PAYPAL link below, you don’t need to registered with it to donate, and you’ll receive a receipt via automatic email.

Fundraise for us

Your ongoing support keeps McClelland free for all visitors!
Fun runs, bike rides, marathons and movie nights, sausage sizzles and bake offs, sporting adventures and art exhibitions – fundraising for McClelland Sculpture Park + Gallery can be a fun and rewarding way to help ensure our community has access to our range of rich cultural activities, free of charge!

There are a number of ways you can fundraise for McClelland. If you have an idea you’d like to discuss, need some advice or have any questions in regards to fundraising, please contact our Development Manager, Amanda Johnson on 03 9789 1671 or email her on

We are happy to offer a dedicated person to help you make your fundraising activity a success.
Below are just some of the ways you can fundraise for McClelland:

Host a McClelland Moment

Organise a group fundraising activity in your workplace, school, sporting club or community group and make it a McClelland Moment. There are many different ideas to suit your setting and resources to help you make your McClelland Moment a wonderful success.

Check out for some ideas.

Participate in a sporting event

Seeking a personal physical challenge? Sign up for one of the dozens of funs runs and physical challenges held right around Australia each year and raise funds for McClelland Sculpture Park + Gallery.

From 5km walks to full marathons, there are plenty of events for all fitness levels. Find out more at

Propose something new

If the above ideas aren’t quite your thing, please let us know what you have in mind. It may be donating a percentage of sales from your product or business, or an individual challenge you have set yourself.

You can complete our general fundraising application form here.

If you’d like any advice or have questions in regards to fundraising for McClelland, please contact our Development Manager, Mrs Amanda Johnson on 03 9789 1671 or email