Through a bespoke programme of events, collection visits, dinners and discussions, courses, studio tours and international trips, we offer our Patrons the unique opportunity to explore the art of the 21st Century with artists and curators as their guides.
Our Patrons are highly valued supporters of the Gallery whose generosity directly supports our ambitious artistic programme, helping to shape the future of contemporary art. There are different levels at which you can become a Patron and embark on a journey of discovery with the
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A group of passionate arts enthusiasts whose annual donations provide invaluable support for the Whitechapel Gallery across the breadth of its activities. With an annual donation from £1,000 or £83 per month, Patrons receive the following benefits:
A circle of friends who enjoy close involvement with the Gallery’s curators and whose support helps to realise the full ambitions of the Whitechapel Gallery. With an annual donation from £3,000 or £250 per month, Curator’s Circle Patrons receive the following benefits:
An exclusive group of arts philanthropists who experience a close relationship with the Whitechapel Gallery Director and play a significant role in supporting the Gallery’s artistic vision. With an annual donation from £5,000 or £415 per month, Director’s Circle Patrons receive the following benefits:
To receive unlimited free entry to ticketed exhibitions, discounts on Limited Edition artworks, publications and in the café and bookshop please join as a Whitechapel Gallery Member. Your Membership will be subject to VAT.
Patron membership makes a very special gift. Please contact us if you would like to enquire further about Gift Patronage. Please see the full benefits for each level below.
We accept payments in a variety of ways, please contact us to discuss:
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:
Patrons − Donation £830/Benefits £170 | Curator’s Circle Patronage – Donation £2,700/Benefits £300 | Director’s Circle Patronage – Donation £4,420/Benefits £580
To discuss purchasing benefits separately, please contact the Development Office on +44 (0)20 7522 7898