Students & 16-25 Membership

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Image © National Gallery of Ireland. Photographer: Jack Caffrey, The Pimlico Project, 2017.Credit

Join now for €35

For €35 per year, Student & 16-25 Membership entitles anyone aged between 16 and 25, or a person with proof of full-time student status from a recognised college or university, to avail of all membership benefits.

  • Online: Buy Student & 16-25 Membership online. When you click the link you will be brought to our ticketing and membership website called Ticketsolve. You will be asked to create a new account, or log into an existing account (if you have one), before you can complete your purchase.
  • Direct debit: Download the direct debit membership form
  • Email: [email protected]
  • Phone: +353 1 661 9877
  • In person: Visit us at the Membership Desk in the Gallery’s Millennium Wing (opposite the Gallery Shop). Enter via the Clare Street entrance for easiest access.  The desk is open Monday–Saturday during Gallery opening hours (except bank holidays).

Buy membership as a gift

Membership of the Friends is the perfect gift for loved ones, connecting them to culture, creativity, and a community of art lovers. Simply purchase a gift-membership voucher online. You will receive a unique voucher code, via email, which you can then send to the gift recipient. Find out more about gift membership.

Membership benefits

  • Free unlimited entry to exhibitions (currently Turner: The Sun is God)
  • Friends Fortnight: an annual two-week festival in February, celebrating our members, with exclusive daily events
  • Lectures and tours/events, including some virtual via ZOOM, sharing knowledge and behind-the-scenes stories about Gallery exhibitions and projects
  • Exclusive access to digital content, including an archive of videos and art-history talks and lecture series on YouTube
  • Weekly email newsletter sharing new events and Gallery news for Friends
  • 10% discount in the Gallery Shop with special promotions 
  • 10% discount in the Gallery Café
  • 20% discount on selected online events organised by the Education team
  • Early-bird booking for selected online events
  • Copy of each issue of The Gallery magazine
  • Knowing that your membership makes a difference and directly supports the work of the Gallery

Renew your membership

Already a member of the Friends? You can renew your membership using any of the methods listed above to continue enjoying all membership benefits for another year! If you choose to renew online, you must log into your account on Ticketsolve, our ticketing and membership website.