Membership Renewal

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Photographer: Jack Caffrey, The Pimlico Project, 2017.Credit

Renew your membership with the Friends of the National Gallery of Ireland

Thank you for being part of our community. Our mission is to bring people and art together. We are fortunate to interact with so many people, like you, with whom we share a deep love for the Gallery. We are a charity, and every membership is vital to support our work.

Your membership helps the Gallery to acquire new artworks to enrich the national collection, as well as supporting the exhibitions programme. In 2021, the Friends will support a book to accompany the exhibition Jack B. Yeats: Painting & MemoryRead more about how your membership makes a difference.

Due to ongoing COVID-19 measures, we have adapted our membership benefits to ensure that Friends can continue to engage with and enjoy the national collection. Although we cannot hold in-person events in the Gallery, we are bringing the Gallery to you through a rich variety of digital events and content.

  • Free unlimited entry to all ticketed exhibitions (pre-booking essential)
  • Live virtual events via ZOOM, sharing first knowledge and behind-the-scenes stories about Gallery exhibitions and projects
  • Exclusive access to digital content, including videos of art history talks and lecture series, shared via weekly email newsletters
  • Friends Fortnight: an annual two-week festival in February, celebrating our members, with exclusive daily events
  • 10% discount in the Gallery Shop all year
  • 10% discount in the Gallery Café
  • 10% discount on customised prints
  • 20% discount on selected online Education events
  • Early bird booking for selected online events
  • A copy of the Gallery's new magazine, The Gallery

Click here to see a list of the benefits you can enjoy once COVID-19 measures are lifted

When you click on the button above, you will be taken to our ticketing and membership website called Ticketsolve. You need to log into your existing account to renew your current membership.

If you would like to change or upgrade your membership, please contact our Friends Office by emailing [email protected], or calling 01 661 9877.


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Frequently asked questions

Download our Friends FAQ document (PDF)

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Your support makes a difference!

Thanks to our growth in membership, the Friends have been able to support Gallery exhibitions and acquisitions.

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Contact us

If you have any questions about membership of the Friends of the National Gallery of Ireland

contact the Friends team on

+353 (0) 1 661 9877 or [email protected]


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