Manchester Art Gallery

Executive circle

As a Corporate Member, you can join us at special exhibition preview events.


Attend our annual Drinks with the Director event hosted by Manchester City Galleries and The Whitworth Art Gallery Director Dr Maria Balshaw. Invite staff and colleagues to a private tour of the gallery led by a member of our knowledgeable collections team and receive discounts on gallery venue hire.

As a Corporate Member you’ll also receive:

Recognition for your support.

This includes a company name credit on our website and on our supporters’ Thank You board in the gallery’s entrance hall

Access to an exclusive events programme designed to bring you closer to the art and the artists.

Meet the artists and attend special events with curators at Manchester Art Gallery and partner venues

An annual Impact report.

This will show how your support is making a real difference.

Advance programme mailing and periodical e-newsletter.

Be the first to hear our news and receive advance mailings about our forthcoming exhibitions and events programme

Sponsorship priority.

As a Corporate Member you’ll have first choice in sponsoring special exhibitions and events.

Cost: £2,000 per annum

Full list of benefits

Recognition of your support: Company name on the Thank you board in the gallery entrance hall.

Company logo credit on our Supporters webpage with link through to company webpage.

Invitations to special exhibition previews.

Invitations to an annual drinks event with the Director, join Dr Maria Balshaw, Director of Manchester City Galleries and the Whitworth Art Gallery and other supporters at Manchester Art Gallery.

Invitations to partner events (e.g. Manchester Contemporary, Frieze Art Fair, Whitworth Art Gallery Previews)

Receive an e-newsletter of Manchester Art Gallery’s supporter news (twice a year) including advance notice of the exhibition and events programme.

A copy of Manchester City Galleries’ Annual Impact Report.

Curator led private tour of the collection or temporary exhibition (1 per year for up to 20 people).

One free room hire (daytime 9-5) or Thursday evening (subject to availability).

Discounted venue hire (15% discount on first hire and 10% discount on any subsequent bookings. Discount off room hire only).

15 % discount on price of exhibition catalogues purchased from Manchester Art Gallery shop.

Priority booking for short courses, lectures and special events including the late night programme.


Become a supporter: for a £1,000 donation we will credit you as a Supporter of the gallery on our website and on our supporters’ Thank You board in the gallery’s entrance hall

More information

For more information about Corporate Membership please contact the Development team:

Tel: +44 (0)161 235 8873