Members, Patrons and donors play a major part in enabling the Whitechapel Gallery to continue its unparalleled history of firsts.

Over the past century, the Whitechapel has proudly pioneered major exhibitions, presenting the works of influential modern and contemporary masters like Mark Rothko, Jackson Pollock, Frida Kahlo, Gilbert & George, David Hockney, Lucien Freud, Sophie Calle, Gillian Wearing, and Sarah Lucas.

By supporting the Whitechapel at any level, you become an integral part of championing the great artists of tomorrow and shaping the history of art across the 20th and 21st centuries. Your generosity as Members, Patrons, and donors ensures that the Whitechapel Gallery remains a free and accessible space for visitors of all ages, abilities, and backgrounds.


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What makes the Whitechapel Gallery special?



Become a Member of the Whitechapel Gallery and gain special access to our programme of exhibitions and public events.

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Patrons enjoy a deeper involvement and understanding of contemporary art and the cultural landscape of London and beyond.

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Our events for Patrons, including artist talks, visits to artists’ studios and private collections, curator-led tours and international trips.



A gift in your will can make an enormous difference to the Whitechapel Gallery and future generations of our visitors.


The Development Team

Direct Line: +44 (0)207 522 7864

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