Gainsborough’s House is a very special place that exists to promote the wider knowledge, appreciation and enjoyment of the art of Thomas Gainsborough. It seeks to preserve and enhance the House and its collections for the benefit of present and future generations. As a result Gainsborough’s House has completed a major capital project that aims to bring Gainsborough alive for a new generation.

Your support will really make a difference, especially at this exciting and pivotal point in our history. We offer a range of annual membership levels, so please do join us.

Become a Friend

Become a Friend

Enjoy 12 months of the following benefits:

  • Unlimited free admission, when we open, to our collections and exhibitions
  • Invitation to the annual Summer garden party
  • Invitation to a seasonal drinks event
  • Exclusive trips
  • Quarterly magazine and e-newsletters.

Single Friend £45 (£40 by direct debit)
Joint Friends £65 (£60 by direct debit)
Family* £90 (£80 by direct debit)

*Family = 2 adults & up to 4 children

Become a Medlar Friend

Enjoy 12 months of the following benefits:

  • Unlimited free admission, when we open, to our collections and exhibitions
  • Invitation to the annual Summer garden party
  • Invitation to a seasonal drinks event
  • Exclusive trips
  • Quarterly magazine and e-newsletters.
  • Exclusive previews to exhibitions
  • Priority booking for events/ tours/ talks & lectures

Single Friend £65 (£60 by direct debit)
Joint Friends £90 (£85 by direct debit)

Become a Quince Friend

Enjoy 12 months of the following benefits:

  • Unlimited free admission, when we open, to our collections and exhibitions
  • Invitation to the annual Summer garden party
  • Invitation to a seasonal drinks event
  • Exclusive trips
  • Quarterly magazine and e-newsletters.
  • Exclusive previews to exhibitions
  • Priority booking for events/ tours/ talks & lectures
  • Free Breakfast Tours
  • A free guest entry when you visit our collections and exhibitions

Single Friend £100 (£95 by direct debit)
Joint Friends £150 (£145 by direct debit)

Become a Patron

For further details on becoming a Patron or Mulberry Patron of Gainsborough’s House, please contact Arabella McKessar arabella@gainsborough.org or 01787 372958

Become a Patron

As a Patron you will enjoy:

  • Unlimited free admission, when we open, to our collections and exhibitions
  • Exclusive previews to exhibitions
  • A variety of exclusive trips at home and abroad
  • Private visits to other collections
  • ‘Behind the scenes’ tours of other museums
  • An annual dinner.

Patron £500 / Joint Patrons £650

Become a Mulberry Patron

As a Patron you will enjoy:

  • Unlimited free admission, when we open, to our collections and exhibitions
  • Exclusive previews to exhibitions
  • A variety of exclusive trips at home and abroad
  • Private visits to other collections
  • ‘Behind the scenes’ tours of other museums
  • An annual dinner
  • Events organised by Gainsborough’s House including lectures, film, music and study days
  • A specially chosen publication and a jar of mulberry jam from Gainsborough’s tree
  • A ‘behind the scenes’ tour and lunch with the Director.

Mulberry Patron £1,000+

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