National Gallery lands aircraft lessor as corporate sponsor

SMBC Aviation Capital ‘very pleased’ to come on board following recent refurbishments

The National Gallery of Ireland has signed aircraft lessor SMBC Aviation Capital as the first premium sponsor in its relaunched corporate partnership programme.

Following recent refurbishments the gallery relaunched its corporate partnership programme, which offers benefits such as tickets to exhibitions and openings, sponsorship opportunities and use of the facility for events.

SMBC chief executive Peter Barrett said the company was "very pleased to announce this partnership with the National Gallery of Ireland, which is recognised as a leading institution of cultural importance," he said.

National Gallery of Ireland director Sean Rainbird added that the institution was delighted to welcome SMBC Aviation Capital as our first new corporate partner since it re-opened.