Why become a Tate Patron?

Being a Tate Patron means joining a vibrant community who share your passion for art. Patrons help Tate champion access to art for all. With your support, we can continue to acquire and conserve artworks and deliver world-renowned exhibitions.

Patrons Curator Tour © Tate

Your experience as a Tate Patron

Across four levels of membership, Tate Patrons enjoy an engaging events programme. This includes curator-led exhibition and gallery tours, artist studio and private collection visits, and the chance to go behind the scenes at Tate. You will experience what your support helps to achieve at Tate.

Patrons Tour, Yoko Ono © Tate

Your impact as a Tate Patron

Patrons' donations go to Tate Foundation (registered Charity Number 1085314). Your donation makes it possible for Tate to broaden and care for the national collection of art. Donations also help stage exhibitions and create learning programmes for all ages.

Tate Britain Story Space Workshop © Tate

Support learning

Taking place at our galleries, ղٱ’s learning programmes give people of all ages and backgrounds the chance to learn from art. Tate Patrons help support learning opportunities for young children, families, and schools.

A person with dark skin looks at a green and yellow abstract artwork with a magnifying tool

Tate Conservation Studio © Tate (Reece Straw)

Help conserve art

The support of Tate Patrons also helps care for our collection. This ensures future visitors can enjoy the art we display.

Hear from Tate Patrons

In this video, our Patrons share what they love about being a Tate Patron.

How your support helps

Tate collection

Patrons help bring in key artworks to ղٱ’s collection. New artworks allow Tate to promote multiple histories and lived experiences. You can read about recent acquisitions supported by Patrons in the Tate Patrons report.

Tate exhibitions

An extensive programme of exhibitions, spanning historic and modern art, are staged with Tate Patrons support. It is through your help that art can reach as wide an audience as possible.

Contact us

You can contact the Patrons Office to discuss any aspect of your membership or to find out more about the scheme. Get in touch with us via email, phone or post.

London Patrons

Email patrons.office@tate.org.uk

Call +44 (0)20 7887 8743

Patrons Office
London SW1P 4RG

Liverpool Patrons

Email development.liverpool@tate.org.uk

Call +44 (0) 151 702 7433

Tate Liverpool + RIBA North
Development Office
Mann Island
Liverpool L3 1BP