Patrons

At the heart of the art movement

The Courtauld Patrons are an engaged and vibrant group of supporters who are central to The Courtauld community. Patrons enjoy privileged access to The Courtauld, our collections and exhibitions through an exclusive programme of events and activities, all led by our leading specialists, as well as opportunities to meet and hear from our network of trailblazing alumni.

Patrons also enjoy all the benefits available to our Friends and have the chance to engage with a diverse group of like-minded individuals who share our vision and passion for art.

Support from The Courtauld Patrons is essential to advancing activity across The Courtauld including exhibitions, scholarships, libraries and student resources. Moreover, your generosity will help to ensure that The Courtauld continues to inspire fresh thinking about art and culture and remains a place of academic excellence for generations to come.

Patrons' Circle £2000 a year

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(£650 benefits £1350 suggested donation)

Join £167 a month by Direct Debit*
Join £2000 a year by Direct Debit
Join £2000 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
Priority booking to selected events, lectures, and debates
Advance notice and priority booking for art history short courses
Access to The Courtauld libraries

Exclusive events

Privileged access to The Courtauld Gallery and its world-renowned collection
Curated programme of expert-led visit to exhibitions, galleries, and collections
Invitation to exhibition previews and breakfast private views
Opportunity to attend Patrons art and architecture trips**
VIP access to selected international art fairs including Frieze, Masterpiece, and Photo London
Priority booking and discount to the annual Courtauld Party
Access to ticketed Friends’ events**

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 Patrons 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

Director's Circle £6000 a year

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(£950 benefits £5050 suggested donation)

Join £500 a month by Direct Debit*
Join £6000 a year by Direct Debit
Join £6000 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
Priority booking to selected events, lectures, and debates
Advance notice and priority booking for art history short courses
Access to The Courtauld libraries

Exclusive events

Invitation to annual Director’s Dinner with insights from our specialists
Privileged access to The Courtauld Gallery and its world-renowned collection
Curated programme of expert-led visits to exhibitions, galleries, artists’ studios, and private collections
Invitation to exclusive annual Director’s Circle drinks reception, hosted by the Director
Invitation to exhibition previews and breakfast private views
Opportunity to attend Patrons art and architecture trips**
VIP access to selected international art fairs including Frieze, Masterpiece, and Photo London
Priority booking and discount to the annual Courtauld Party
Access to ticketed Friends’ events**

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 Patrons 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

Patrons Programme

The Courtauld Patrons events programme offers members the opportunity to attend private events at The Courtauld and further afield.

We offer our members exclusive access to some of the best exhibitions, private collections, artists’ studios, art fairs and tours led by some of the world’s leading experts, conducted by Courtauld curators, academics, and alumni.

To find out more, please contact Charlotte Jennings, Senior Membership and Individual Giving Manager, on +44 (0)20 3947 7740 or email charlotte.jennings@courtauld.ac.uk.

Contact us

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

*Monthly Direct Debit for 12 months.
** Additional costs apply.
Please note for Gift Aid purposes, we are required to indicate the commercial value of the benefits we may offer to Patrons’ Circle (£650) and Director’s Circle (£950). Any voluntary donation above the agreed values of benefits will be eligible for Gift Aid; it is possible to purchase a Patrons’ Circle or Director’s 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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