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What benefits do Members enjoy?

Members enjoy a range of fantastic benefits, including:

  • Free, unlimited and priority entry to all exhibitions – no need to book
  • Invitations to attend Members’ only previews and private views
  • 10% discount * at the Portrait Restaurant and Portrait Café.
  • 10% discount** at the Gallery Shop and Bookshop.
  • Priority booking and concessions on our events programme
  • Receive Face to Face supporters’ magazine, What’s On guide and Members’ enewsletter

*10% Members’ discount only applies to the Member (in addition, the Members’ discount can be applied to a bill for up to a maximum of 6 people, when the Member pays)
**10% Members’ discount does not apply to all retail products and offers. Terms and conditions apply.


Our channel

View a wide collection of video content on our YouTube channel from past projects to our latest films.

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Artist and sitter interviews

Get insights into creating portraiture from BP Portrait Award 2020 artists and their sitters.

Explore behind the scenes

Sleeping Awake

Watch our film created to say ‘goodbye’ to the Gallery before we closed for our major transformation project.

Hear our story