An artist's impression of the new Chau Chak Wing Museum interior.


Your contributions are transformative and invaluable
This remarkable new museum was made possible by the generous gifts of our benefactors. Thank you for helping us to conserve and display our collections.


The University of Sydney is grateful for the generosity of donors in support of the Chau Chak Wing Museum, in particular:

  • Dr Chau Chak Wing
  • The Ian Potter Foundation
  • Nelson Meers Foundation
  • Penelope Seidler AM
  • Anonymous donation in memory of Leonard P Ullmann

Supported by the Ian Potter FoundationSupported by Nelson Meers Foundation

Your generous philanthropy

  • 23/09/2015

    $15 million donation to create University of Sydney landmark museum

    Comprised of two of the University's historic buildings, joined by a new modern extension, the Chau Chak Wing Museum will allow precious and rarely seen objects from the University's collections to be displayed together for the first time. 

  • 23/05/2016

    Chau Chak Wing Museum announces Sydney donors and architect

    Two of Sydney's most significant arts patrons are donating $1.75 million to the Chau Chak Wing Museum at the University of Sydney.

  • 16/11/2016
    Sgraffito bowl from the time of the Crusades

    $5 million and a new location for the Chau Chak Wing Museum

    The University of Sydney today announced a further donation of $5 million to help build its new Chau Chak Wing Museum, from The Ian Potter Foundation. 


Featured image (top of the page): artist's impression of the new Chau Chak Wing museum (Johnson Pilton Walker)