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Whitechapel Gallery First Futures is a network of young philanthropists, arts professionals and enthusiasts who share a passion for contemporary art and culture.

First Futures is an inspiring way to experience the art world with like-minded people, who enjoy a tailored programme of exclusive events, exhibition tours, private collection visits, studio tours and VIP Passes to art fairs, as well as discounts in the Gallery bookshop, café/bar, public events programme and on Whitechapel Gallery limited edition artworks.

The Whitechapel Gallery provides a direct experience of contemporary art and is proud to have premiered in the UK world-class artists such as Jackson Pollock, Mark Rothko and Frida Kahlo.

Join First Futures and become part of our history of firsts.


Become one of our highly valued circle of friends and be first to:

  • Meet artists, curators as well as the international and London art world through invitations to special events and the First Futures Annual Party
  • Enjoy VIP previews and curator-led breakfasts
  • Benefit from a concierge booking service for public events by leading artists and thinkers
  • Know about our exhibitions and events
  • Never miss out with priority booking for events and courses
  • Receive special opportunities around art fairs both in the UK and internationally
  • Champion a world class gallery and see your support recognised online and in the Gallery.

To discuss purchasing benefits separately, please contact the Development Office on +44 (0)20 7522 7870

Gift Aid and VAT information

Whitechapel Gallery patronage comprises of a commercial value detailing the actual cost of benefits Patrons may receive, plus a donation. These benefits can be purchased separately at this price, and any amounts given over and above this benefits value are given freely as a donation and are eligible for Gift Aid.

For Gift Aid and VAT purposes your contribution is split as follows:
Donation £380/Benefits £120


Katherine Proudlove
Patrons and Membership Manager

T: +44 (0)20 7522 7898
E: firstfutures@whitechapelgallery.org

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