Friends’ Circle

Individual membership and one guest pass for exhibitions, plus invitations to breakfast private views and additional events

£42 a month by Direct Debit*
£500 a year by Direct Debit or card
(£120 benefits £380 suggested donation)


  • Invitation to curator-led breakfast private views and early morning views
  • Free unlimited entry to The Courtauld Gallery, collection displays and exhibitions for you and a guest
  • Additional exclusive viewing opportunities
  • Ticketed events programme curated for Friends and opportunity to join day trips from our exclusive Patrons’ Programme***
  • Access to presale tickets and sold-out time slots for exhibitions
  • Priority booking to selected events, lectures and debates
  • Advance notice of art history short courses
  • Access to The Courtauld Libraries by appointment
  • 10% discount in the Art Café
  • 10% discount in-store and online at The Courtauld Shop***
  • The Courtauld News; our annual magazine with insights, interviews, and stories from across The Courtauld community
  • Friends’ e-newsletter with exclusive offers from our respected partners

*Monthly Direct Debit for 12 months. Direct Debit payment not available on gift membership
**Additional costs apply
*** Terms and conditions 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