Friends

Join the art movement

Join today and become part of a vibrant community that celebrates art and its impact on the world

The Courtauld is internationally recognised as a leading centre for the research and teaching of the history, conservation and curation of visual art with a world-renowned gallery and collection at its heart.

Our global community forms a creative and cultural powerhouse of influential thought leaders and change makers, including illustrious alumni, expert conservators and curators, leading academics, and art enthusiasts. We are brought together by a shared interest to engage with, learn and generate new ideas about art history and the impact art has on society.

Friend – enjoy free unlimited entry for one from £5.50 a month

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Join £5.50 a month by Direct Debit*
Join £61 a year by Direct Debit
Join £66 a year by credit/debit card

Priority benefits

Free unlimited entry to The Courtauld Gallery, collection displays and exhibitions
Priority booking to selected events, lectures, and debates
Advance notice of art history short courses

Exclusive events

Curated programme of ticketed members’ events**
Member-only viewing opportunities and annual Members’ Day
Priority booking and discount to the annual Courtauld Party

Discounts and offers

10% discount in-store and online at The Courtauld Shop
10% discount in the Art Café
Exclusive offers from our respected partners

Curated content

Monthly Friends e-newsletter; stay up to date with the latest news from across The Courtauld
The Courtauld News; our annual magazine with insights, interviews, and stories from The Courtauld community

Friend plus guest – share unforgettable experiences from £7.50 a month

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Join £7.50 a month by Direct Debit*
Join £85 a year by Direct Debit
Join £90 a year by credit/debit card

Priority benefits

Free unlimited entry to The Courtauld Gallery, collection displays and exhibitions for you and a guest
Priority booking to selected events, lectures, and debates
Advance notice of art history short courses

Exclusive events

Curated programme of ticketed members’ events**
Member-only viewing opportunities and annual Members’ Day
Priority booking and discount to the annual Courtauld Party

Discounts and offers

10% discount in-store and online at The Courtauld Shop
10% discount in the Art Café
Exclusive offers from our respected partners

Curated content

Monthly Friends e-newsletter; stay up to date with the latest news from across The Courtauld
The Courtauld News; our annual magazine with insights, interviews, and stories from The Courtauld community

Friends' Circle – help shape the future of art history from £42 a month

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(£120 benefits £380 suggested donation)

Join £42 a month by Direct Debit*
Join £500 a year by Direct Debit
Join £500 a year by credit/debit card

Priority benefits

VIP access to our highly acclaimed exhibitions at exclusive extended hours
Free unlimited entry to The Courtauld Gallery, collection displays and exhibitions for you and a guest
Priority booking to selected events, lectures, and debates
Advance notice of art history short courses
Access to The Courtauld libraries

Exclusive events

Invitation to our exclusive exhibition previews
Opportunity to join ticketed day trips from our Patrons’ Programme**
Curated programme of ticketed members’ events**
Member-only viewing opportunities and annual Members’ Day
Priority booking and discount to the annual Courtauld Party

Discounts and offers

10% discount in-store and online at The Courtauld Shop
10% discount in the Art Café
Exclusive offers from our respected partners

Curated content

Monthly Friends e-newsletter; stay up to date with the latest news from across The Courtauld
The Courtauld News; our annual magazine with insights, interviews, and stories from The Courtauld community
In Focus; our annual donor report
Acknowledgement of your support, if desired

Membership gift vouchers

Gift a Friends membership to a loved one and while they enjoy a year of discovering art, you’ll be helping safeguard one of the world’s greatest art collections and supporting our students – the curators, conservators and art historians of the future.

Buy Friend membership gift voucher
Buy Friend plus guest membership gift voucher

Renew your membership

Continue your journey with The Courtauld and immerse yourself in our exhibitions, events, collection, libraries and archive.

Price freeze until January 2022
We’re holding prices for existing Friends until January 2022. If you pay by Direct Debit, we will notify you of your new payment amount with your renewal reminder.

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Contact us

For membership enquiries, please contact our membership team on +44 (0)20 3947 7749 or email membership@courtauld.ac.uk.

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*Monthly Direct Debit for 12 months. Direct Debit payment not available on gift membership.
**Additional costs apply.
Please note for Gift Aid purposes, we are required to indicate the commercial value of the benefits we may offer to Friends’ Circle (£120). Any voluntary donation above the agreed values of benefits will be eligible for Gift Aid; it is possible to purchase a Friends’ Circle membership without making a donation.
Courtauld Institute of Art (company no 4464432) is an exempt charity under the Charities Act 2011.

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