Standard and Student Memberships

Your membership subscription contributes directly to the acquisition of new works by York Art Gallery, the conservation of art held in the Gallery collection and educational activities for all ages.

The benefits of joining the Friends of York Art Gallery include:

  • A Friends of York Art Gallery membership card.
  • Free entrance to the Gallery on presentation of your membership card.
  • Advance notice of forthcoming exhibitions at the York Art Gallery.
  • Invitations to Gallery previews and launch events.
  • The benefit of York Art Gallery Curatorial expertise and behind-the-scenes access.
  • The Friends of York Gallery biannual Newsletter.
  • Bring a guest privileges to many of the talks and tours.
  • Early registration notice for the ongoing schedule of Gallery talks/tours.
  • Invitations to the Summer Party, 12th Night Party and other Friends social events.
  • Advance notice of the popular Gallery Dines Out luncheons.
  • The opportunity to participate in escorted visits to other UK Galleries at competitive rates.
  • Enjoy the art in cities in Europe through the Friends imaginative travel experiences.
  • Access and borrowing entitlement at the University of York Library.
  • Discounts on purchases in the Gallery shop, cafe and selected York retail shops.
  • Links to participate in events and talks organised by other art-affiliated Societies.

The growth and reach of the Friends of York Art Gallery depends on volunteers! So, there is the added value of being a member… You are invited to contribute. There are annual vacancies on the Executive Committee, or perhaps you would like to contribute as a Sub-Committee member presenting talks or leading excursions.

Just make your availability and interests known when you join, or contact any of the Committee members at your leisure.

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