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The National Portrait Gallery acknowledges the Traditional Custodians of Country throughout Australia and recognises the continuing connection to lands, waters and communities. We pay our respect to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures and to Elders both past and present.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander viewers are warned that this website contains images of deceased persons.

Circle of Friends

Enjoy the benefits of belonging to this vibrant, creative institution. 

Circle of Friends viewing the portrait of Neale Daniher

Join the Circle of Friends

The Circle of Friends plays an important role in the life and work of the National Portrait Gallery. Friends enjoy many benefits while engaging with portraiture, artists and sitters through the Gallery’s collection, exhibitions, exclusive events and more.

Benefits

  • A complimentary ticket to a special exhibition for new members*
  • Members-only exhibition viewings, tours and invites to special events
  • Discounted tickets for paid exhibitions, lectures and workshops
  • Annual subscription to Portrait magazine
  • E-news updates and special offers (think theatre, movies and books)
  • 12% discount at the Portrait Café
  • 10% discount at the Portrait Store and The Curatoreum at the National Arboretum
  • Reciprocal benefits with interstate institutions in the Australian Federation of Friends of Museums

Additional terms and conditions apply.
*First time members only. One ticket per single membership, two for family membership.

Contact

Email: membership@npg.gov.au

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The National Portrait Gallery acknowledges the Traditional Custodians of Country throughout Australia and recognises the continuing connection to lands, waters and communities. We pay our respect to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures and to Elders past and present. We respectfully advise that this site includes works by, images of, names of, voices of and references to deceased people.

This website comprises and contains copyrighted materials and works. Copyright in all materials and/or works comprising or contained within this website remains with the National Portrait Gallery and other copyright owners as specified.

The National Portrait Gallery respects the artistic and intellectual property rights of others. The use of images of works of art reproduced on this website and all other content may be restricted under the Australian Copyright Act 1968 (Cth). Requests for a reproduction of a work of art or other content can be made through a Reproduction request. For further information please contact NPG Copyright.

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