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 commenced 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. A downloadable form is available below, or please contact Gainsborough’s House at mail@gainsborough.org or 01787 372958.

As a Friend of Gainsborough’s House you will 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 if paying by direct debit)

Joint Friends £65 (£60 if paying by direct debit)

Family* £90 (£80 if paying by direct debit) *Family = 2 adults & up to 4 children

As a Medlar Friend of Gainsborough’s House, in addition to all the benefits of being a Friend, you will enjoy:

  • Exclusive previews to exhibitions
  • Priority booking for events/ tours/ talks & lectures

Single Medlar Friend £65 (£60 if paying by direct debit)

Joint Medlar Friends £90 (£85 if paying by direct debit)

As a Quince Friend of Gainsborough’s House, in addition to all the benefits of being a Medlar, you will enjoy:

  • Free Breakfast Tours
  • A free guest entry when you visit our collections and exhibitions

Single Quince Friend £100(£95 if paying by direct debit)

Joint Quince Friends £150 (£145 if paying by direct debit)

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

As Mulberry Patrons you will also enjoy:

  • 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 £1,000+

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

For more information contact:
Mark Bills, Director
T: 01787 372958 or E: mark@gainsborough.org

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