Join as a Friend

Enjoy exclusive benefits and help us give illustration a home

A gift for a gift this Christmas

Buy membership as a gift before 30 November 2018 and get a free pack of eight Christmas cards illustrated by John Vernon Lord.

Membership to House of Illustration is the perfect present, giving unlimited free exhibition entry, private view invitations, 10% off in the shop, discounted masterclass tickets and free spaces at many of our talks.

We will send you the Christmas cards, along with the gift recipient’s welcome pack, within seven days.


Winter Late Opening for Friends

Join the Curator of 100 Figures: The Unseen Art of Quentin Blake for an exclusive exhibition tour, at 7pm on Wednesday 12 December.

We'll be open late especially for Friends, from 6-8pm. Join us for mulled wine, minced pies and 20% off in the shop for one night only.

Space is limited so email to reserve your place, or two places if you have a Friend With Guest membership (as an additional benefit, your guest can also get 20% off in the shop).


Membership benefits

• Free, unlimited entry to all exhibitions
• After-hours experiences with curator-led tours
• 10% off in our shop
• Free tickets, discounts and priority booking to selected events, talks and masterclasses
• Invitations to three private exhibition openings each year 


Types of membership

Member: £35 per year by direct debit / £40 per year by credit/debit card or cheque
Member plus guest: £50 per year by direct debit / £55 per year by credit/debit card or cheque
Give either of the above as a gift for Christmas, mother's day, an anniversary or retirement


It's simple to join

Online: follow the links below
In person: at our front desk
Over the phone: 020 3696 2028 (Monday-Friday 10am-6pm)
By post: download the form below and return it to House of Illustration (FRIENDS), 2 Granary Square, London N1C 4BH

Your membership starts the day you join and a welcome pack will arrive by post within 14 days. Please note that membership payments cannot be refunded. 

House of Illustration is the UK’s only public gallery devoted to illustration and graphic arts. As a charity with no public funding, your friendship is vital: it enables us to commission new work, support emerging illustrators and run a pioneering education programme for schools.