The National Portrait Gallery is a creative, stimulating and stylish venue for business involvement.  Sponsorship opportunities include a constantly evolving programme of exciting and popular temporary exhibitions, displays and special events, awards and programmes of work in the areas of education, outreach and audience development.

Sponsorship at the National Portrait Gallery promises you:

Alignment with excellence

  • An association with a proven and popular, international brand
  • Secure and guaranteed public approval for sponsors 

Brand endorsement

  • Prominent branding on the Gallery’s extensive marketing and press campaign
  • A platform for building brand awareness to 2 million visitors and 15 million web visitors per year
  • Unique and creative promotional opportunities working in partnership with the Gallery’s Marketing & Press Teams

Extending influence

  • Invitations to exhibition openings, high profile parties and special events hosted by the Gallery
  • Access to opinion formers and the Gallery’s extensive and influential networks


  • Access to all of the Gallery’s stunning spaces for entertaining with the capacity to accommodate a range of events, from intimate dinners for 20 guests to multi-floor receptions for 500 plus.
  • Entitlement to fascinating Curator-led or Gallery guide-led tours for groups of up to 20 guests

Stakeholder rewards

  • Education, outreach and audience development initiatives to engage your stakeholders including customers, employees & volunteers, schools, community and charity partners, industry groups, analysts and media
  • The opportunity to achieve elements of your Corporate Social Responsibility agenda
  • Curator-led tours, dedicated workshops and ‘behind the scenes’ events with our Learning and Access, Conservation, Framing and Photography specialists

Bring your business to a refreshing cultural space that inspires, educates and opens minds.

Current and recent sponsors

Please contact us:

Naomi Conway
Head of Development
020 7312 2487


Jane Chambers
Senior Development Manager
020 7312 2424

National Portrait Gallery
St Martin's Place
London WC2H 0HE

Front entrance, National Portrait Gallery

Current and recent sponsors

J.P. Morgan

Herbert Smith Freehills Spring Season