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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. 

Gerry and Ted Kruger, Circle of Friends members, in front of Portrait of Mrs Tom Roberts 1910 by Tom Roberts. Purchased with the assistance of the Circle of Friends 2013.
Gerry and Ted Kruger, Circle of Friends members, in front of Portrait of Mrs Tom Roberts 1910 by Tom Roberts. Purchased with the assistance of the Circle of Friends 2013.

Join the Circle of Friends and gain access to:

  • members-only exhibition viewings
  • exhibition launches and gala openings
  • special events such as members’ dinners and lunches with prominent speakers; lectures; workshops; and bus trips
  • discounted tickets for all exhibitions, lectures and workshops

Circle of Friends members also receive:

  • Annual subscription to our beautiful Portrait magazine and calendar of events
  • e-news updates and special offers like discounted movie tickets
  • a 10% discount on all your purchases at the shop and café
  • invitations to travelling exhibitions in your area
  • A free, 12-month digital subscription to Art Guide Australia.*

* Current members please email us to claim this offer.

Contact

Jody Barnett is our Circle of Friends Coordinator.

Email: membership@npg.gov.au

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The National Portrait Gallery building front entrance
The National Portrait Gallery building front entrance
The National Portrait Gallery building front entrance
The National Portrait Gallery building front entrance

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The National Portrait Gallery building at night
The National Portrait Gallery building at night
The National Portrait Gallery building at night
The National Portrait Gallery building at night

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Canberra, ACT 2600, Australia

Phone +61 2 6102 7000
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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.

The National Portrait Gallery is an Australian Government Agency