You can join the Friends or give the gift of membership online here
. Alternatively, membership forms can be completed at the Friends’ Desk in the Gallery (located beside the Information Desk) or you can download the application form here
and drop it into us in the Gallery or post it to us: No. 5 South Leinster Street, Dublin 2.
You can also email us, email@example.com
, or phone us on +353 1 661 9877.
Individual Membership - €80
Entitles one person to avail of the benefits listed for a full year from the date of joining.
Dual or Family Membership - €120
Dual membership entitles an individual member to add a friend to their membership. This means you can bring a guest along with you to exhibitions and they can avail of all members’ benefits. Named card holder must be present.
Family membership entitles two people at the same address to avail of the benefits listed
for a full year from the date of joining. Children under 18 years of age are free of charge.
Concessionary Membership - €70
Entitles one person, over 65 years, to avail of the benefits listed for a full year from the date of joining.
Student Membership - €35
Student membership entitles a person with proof of full-time student status, from a recognised college or university, to avail of the benefits listed for a full year from the date of joining.
16-25 Membership - €35
Entitles anyone aged between 16 and 25 to avail of the benefits listed for a full year from the date of joining.
Patron of Irish Art - €450
All of the benefits for other membership categories. Invitations to all Gallery openings are also extended to Patrons of Irish Art. Priority booking for all Friends' events. Exclusive Patrons’ events several times a year. Most importantly, you will also have the satisfaction of knowing that your annual subscription is directed to the Gallery's Acquisition Fund.
Membership renewal details
Membership as a Friend of the National Gallery runs for a 12 month period. The renewal date is the first day of the month after the application is processed. Members are advised of their annual subscription renewal three weeks before payment is due. Membership renewals can be made by returning the reminder letter with payment included, in person at the Friends' Desk, or by telephone with a valid credit card.
Download a membership form here [PDF]