Become a Friend today!

By becoming a Friend and Garman Ryan Friend today, you are actively supporting us in delivering the Gallery’s creative and engaging exhibitions, collections, education and events programmes, maintaining the iconic Gallery building and ensuring that our free admission policy remains accessible to everyone to enjoy.

There are two levels of Friendship, Individual and Joint Membership:


Become a Friend today and start enjoying a wide range of benefits, it’s quick and easy to do!

Floor 3 gallery

– Annual Collections Tour (with a Curator)

– Annual Exhibitions Tour  (with a Curator)

– Invitation to Previews

– First to know, priority booking in advance, for all gallery talks and tours

– Newsletter (3 per year by email)

– 10% discount in the Gallery Shop


Adopt a Garman Ryan Collection Artwork

Garman Ryan Collection galleries, Floor 1

Do you or a loved one have a particular favourite artwork or artist featured in the Gallery’s Garman Ryan Collection such as Epstein, Van Gogh, Turner, Constable, Degas or Monet? Join the Garman Ryan Friends and adopt a Garman Ryan Collection artwork for one year.

Add a personal message or dedication to be displayed next to the artwork of your choice. Membership also includes all the benefits of the ‘Friends of the Gallery’ listed above.

Costs and how to join

All membership fees are yearly. We can accept cheque or cash payment, or you may prefer to pay by Direct Debit.

Friends of the Gallery

Single Membership  –  £20  Direct Debit  –  £25 Cash or Cheque

Joint Membership    –  £30  Direct Debit  –  £35 Cash or Cheque

Garman Ryan Friends –  £100 Direct Debit, Cash or Cheque

To join, please complete the Friends of the Gallery Membership download form or pick up a leaflet in the Gallery.