By becoming a Patron you will be able to share your passion for art through a close relationship with the RWA and its Academicians.
The support of Patrons is vital in enabling us to fulfill our role as a regional centre for excellence in the visual arts and continue to showcase exceptional talent and bring the best of British and international art to Bristol.
£300 a year (joint Bronze Patron - £450 a year)
Free unlimited entry to all exhibitions; invitations to exhibition previews; priority booking for artists’ talks, lectures and events; invitation to the annual Patrons Lunch (additional cost may apply) – a chance to meet the President, Chair and Director in an informal and convivial environment.
£1,000 a year. Silver includes all the benefits for Bronze plus:
Free admission and preview invitations for Patron and selected guest; invitation to an exclusive viewing of each exhibition in advance of general opening; out-of-hours and/or behind-the-scenes access by arrangement; opportunities for exclusive visits including to Academicians’ studios
£5,000 a year. Gold includes all the benefits for Silver plus:
A personal tour of each major exhibition led by the Director and/or exhibition curator for Patron and up to three guests; special booking rates for private functions in the galleries; acknowledgement in any accompanying exhibition publications (complimentary copy provided); access to expert curatorial advice on preventive conservation measures for artworks you own
If you would like a private discussion about becoming a Patron or Benefactor, please contact Alison Bevan, Director on 0117 906 7603 or Kate Foster, Head of Development on 0117 973 0938.
We are grateful to our current Patrons for their generous support:
Keith & Gill Bonham
Russ & Linda Carr
Consumer Intelligence Ltd
Timothy and Judith Jones
Sarah & Tony Kenny
Brenda McLennan & James Smith
Effie & Michael Romain
Sir James & Lady Virginia Tidmarsh
and others who wish to be anonymous
Derek Balmer PPRWA
Edmund and Susan Bruegger
Maria Crayton & Maddie Burnell
Edward & Maire Cussen
Jill and Colin Dunmore
John and Heather Frenkel
Paul and Kathleen Gough
Joan Hawkins & Bernard Fennell
Cameron & Ros Kennedy
Ian Learner & Christina May
Bridget McCrum RWA