GALLERY PATRONS CIRCLE
More than 40 Gallery Patrons – enthusiasts, artists, collectors and philanthropists from Cornwall and beyond who love and support contemporary art in the South West – enjoy a close connection to the gallery through regular social and cultural events.
PATRONS DIARY DATES AUTUMN 2019
WED 16 OCT / PATRONS’ TRIP TO BRISTOL
Patrons and guests were treated to a personal tour by the delightful Martin Parr of his exceptional archive and unrivalled library as the highlight of our recent Patrons’ Day Trip to Bristol. We also took in a fascinating Royal Photographic Society tour, the 167th Open at the RWA and an invitation to the opening party of The English by Tony Ray-Jones.
FRI 18 OCT / A TALE OF MOTHER’S BONES PATRONS’ RECEPTION
Patrons enjoyed a private introduction and a glass of wine with Exhibition Curator Hope Wolf on the opening night of A Tale of Mother’s Bones, followed by the Patrons’ & Curators’ Supper at Newlyn Filmhouse.
SAT 7 DEC / CHRISTMAS CONCERT AT NEWLYN ART GALLERY
Medieval, Renaissance and traditional Christmas music by the Friends in Harmony Choir. With mince pies and mulled wine.
MID FEB 2020 / LAUNCH OF THE ARTS COUNCIL COLLECTION NATIONAL PARTNERS PROGRAMME & ANNUAL PATRONS’ DINNER
Gallery Patrons – in addition to all the benefits that Gallery Supporters enjoy – are invited to:
- Annual Patrons’ Dinner in February at the beginning of the gallery year
- Artist and Curators’ Suppers following exhibition opening events.
- Patrons’ special exhibition previews and personal tours of the exhibition by the artist or curator.
- Special events throughout the year – invitations to attend Patrons’ receptions at Tate Modern with us, or visits to other galleries out of Cornwall.
- Patrons also have advance opportunities to buy commissioned and limited edition artwork.
Patrons play a vital role in underpinning ambitious programming of extraordinary art and social engagement in West Cornwall that, without their help, may not otherwise happen.
A Gallery Patron’s subscription is £250 pa (£20 pm) or £400 pa per couple (£33 pm)
Contact Tamsin Young on 01736 363715 or [email protected] for more details.
With thanks to 2019 Patrons
Charles Hancock, President of Newlyn Art Gallery & The Exchange Patrons’ Circle
Charles & Judith Hancock, Charlotte Andrew, Harriet Andrew, Neil Armstrong, Edward Atter, Myfanwy Barrett CB, Richard Belling, Miranda & Andrew Bird, Colin & Julia Buddle, Angie Butler, Sandy & Michael Coates, Kim Conchie, Heather & Michael Donnelly, Jilly Easterby, Michael Grandage CBE, James Green, John & Vivian Halkes, Andy Harper, Sir Richard Heaton, Mandy Jandrell, Jeremy King, Jeremy Lavis, Madeleine & Donald Main, Lady Owen, Robin Pender, Phyllida Shaw & Don Gaudoin, Dida Tait, Nigel Williams, and anonymous Patrons.