A young man in an intricate, colourful costume stands in front of a vibrant blue background with his hands outstretched.
Harry Clarke (1889-1931), The Swineherd.

Gift Membership

Share your love of art with friends and family

Membership of the Friends is the perfect gift, unlocking 12 months of exclusive benefits including free entry to exhibitions and bespoke behind-the-scenes events.

You can purchase gift membership online. Upon purchase, you will be issued with a voucher code which you can share with the gift recipient. They can then use the code to purchase or renew a Friends of the National Gallery of Ireland membership of their choosing.

Buy Gift Membership online here

Please note, when you click on the link above, you will be taken to our ticketing website called Ticketsolve. You will be asked to log into your account, or create a new account, before you can complete your purchase.

Alternatively, you can drop into the Gallery and purchase it in person at the ticket desk, or by phoning 01 661 9877.

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Photo of a man and woman in a gallery room with gilt-framed paintings in the background.

Membership Benefits

All members of the Friends enjoy 12 months of the following benefits:

  • Free unlimited entry to all ticketed exhibitions*
  • Access to the Members’ Room overlooking Merrion Square. Open during Gallery hours, with tea and coffee facilities and free wifi**
  • Early bird booking for selected Gallery events
  • Exclusive members-only events offering deeper engagement with your national collection and special ‘hear-it-first’ knowledge
  • Members-only discounts:
    • 10% discount in Gallery Shop (15% Christmas shopping day discount)
    • 10% discount in Gallery Café
    • 10% discount on Gallery events such as Tipple with Art, and more
    • 10% discount on customised prints
    • 20% discount on selected Education events associated with temporary exhibitions
    • Discounts on movie screenings (including a 10-minute talk on a related artwork)

* Pre-booking advised to avoid disappointment. See FAQs for further information.
** Very occasionally, the Members’ Room may be temporarily unavailable. Members will be alerted in advance.

Be part of something meaningful, enriching and exciting by becoming a Friend of the National Gallery of Ireland, or by gifting a membership to someone you know. And, of course, you can also feel good in the knowledge that your membership supports the work of the National Gallery of Ireland!