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The Friends of
Penlee House


Our mission as Friends is to support Penlee House Gallery and Museum – a truly wonderful facility at the heart of Penzance. Penlee House draws us in to the rich heritage of West Cornwall and provides a unique opportunity to enjoy an outstanding collection of works by world renowned West Cornwall artists, in particular of the Newlyn School and the nearby Lamorna colony.

How the Friends help Penlee House

  • Being partners in the development of the Gallery and its collections
  • Providing funds to assist with the purchase of pictures and artefacts
  • Supporting the Educational work of the gallery
  • Arranging lectures and social fundraising events
  • Offering a charitable vehicle for bequests and donations to Penlee House
  • Sharing information and giving feedback to help Penlee House’s work