Donor Stories


Mr Tan Gek Gnee

Dr Tan Tsze Chor

Dr Tan Tsze Chor is a businessman, calligrapher, and generous supporter of the arts. After his passing in 1983, his family generously donated over 100 works to the Asian Civilisations Museum in early 2000 and cultivated an art fund in his name. Read More



Global Indian International School

The Global Indian International School (GIIS) donated towards a special exhibition at the Indian Heritage Centre. As a worthy exemplar, they showed their students what it means to practice a strong philosophy of giving.Read More




Givaudan, a fragrance company, has helped to create smells that are close to the hearts of Singaporeans to enhance visitors’ experience at museums. Some of the scents supported by Givaudan include the stench of the Singapore River in the 1970s and the Tembusu flower scent. Read More