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Being a friend

Help us to protect and enhance all that the Gallery & Museum represents

Why be a friend

By becoming a member of our ‘Friends’ group, your subscription not only gains you unlimited entry to the Gallery & Museum and many other benefits all year round, it provides the Society with much needed funds to support Penlee House.

Help us to protect and enhance all that the Gallery & Museum represents – Join Now.

Benefits of being a Friend

  • Free admission to Penlee House Gallery & Museum all year round.
  • 10% discount on most items in the shop.
  • Invitations to Private Views of each new Exhibition at the Gallery.
  • Access to a varied programme of events including talks on a wide range of topics, visits to places of interest and social events.
  • ARTeFACT newsletter three times a year keeping you up-to-date with exhibitions, events and acquisitions.
  • Being part of a friendly, vibrant, award-winning Gallery community.

How the Friends help Penlee House

  • Working as partners in the development of the Gallery and its collections.
  • Providing funds to assist with the purchase of pictures and artefacts.
  • Supporting the Educational and Outreach work of the gallery.
  • Assisting with the recruitment of volunteer room stewards and workshop helpers.
  • Arranging lectures and social fundraising events.
  • Offering a charitable vehicle for bequests and donations to Penlee House.
  • Sharing information and giving feedback to help the work of Penlee House.

Penlee House is a delight. It is a beautifully curated gallery with a fascinating little museum in which one can learn so much about the history of the area