Director’s Circle

Enjoy a close relationship with The Courtauld and get unprecedented access to our international community of leading experts and meet our Director alongside fellow Courtauld Patrons to learn more about our future plans

£500 a month by Direct Debit*
£6000 a year by Direct Debit
£6000 a year by card
(£950 benefits £5050 suggested donation)


  • Invitation to annual Director’s dinner
  • Invitation to annual Director’s Circle drinks celebration
  • Invitation to our exhibition private views
  • Invitation to Director’s breakfast private views
  • Invitation to curator-led breakfast private views and early morning views
  • Curated programme of exclusive events including expert-led visits to galleries, exhibitions and collections
  • Opportunity to join art and architecture trips**
  • VIP access to selected art fairs including Frieze and Photo London
  • Free unlimited entry to The Courtauld Gallery, collection displays and exhibitions for you and a guest
  • Additional exclusive viewing opportunities
  • Access to ticketed events programme curated for Friends**
  • Access to presale tickets and sold-out time slots for exhibitions
  • Priority booking to selected events, lecture and debates
  • Advance notice and priority booking for art history short courses
  • Access to The Courtauld Libraries by appointment
  • 10% discount in the Art Cafe
  • 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
  • Patrons’ 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 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 Director’s Circle membership without making a donation.

Courtauld Institute of Art (company no 4464432) is an exempt charity under the Charities Act 2011