The Friends of Penlee House
The Friends are an independent charitable trust set up to support Penlee House in developing its collections and its education work.
Annual Friends Membership is £14.00 single, £21.00 for two people at the same address. Join here!
Registered Charity No. 1001644
The Friends of Penlee House
The Friends are an independent Registered Charity formed in 1987 with the object or supporting Penlee House Gallery and Museum in its cultural and educational activities. The Friends membership is well over 1200, the majority of whom are local, but they also include a significant number of supporters from outside Cornwall and even outside the UK.
Benefits of being a Friend
- Free admission to Penlee House
- 10% discount on most items in the shop
- Being part of a friendly, vibrant, award-winning Gallery community
- ARTeFACT newsletter three times a year keeping you up-to-date with exhibitions, events and acquisitions
- Invitations to Private Views at the Gallery
- A monthly lecture programme through most of the year (see Events page for details)
- Sociable fund-raising events and educational activities
How the Friends help Penlee House
- Being partners in the development of the Gallery and its collections
- Providing funds to assist with the purchase of pictures and artefacts
- Supporting the Educational work of the gallery
- Providing volunteer room stewards and workshop helpers
- Arranging lectures and social fundraising events
- Offering a charitable vehicle for bequests and donations to Penlee House
- Sharing information and giving feedback to help Penlee House's work
A Friend assisting at an Archaeology Family Day
Annual membership is currently £14.00 single or £21.00 for two people at the same address.
Please note: the membership year runs from 1 April.
Join the Friends today!
Please click here for a FRIENDS OF PENLEE HOUSE MEMBERSHIP FORM, which should be returned to Membership Secretary, Friends of Penlee House, Penlee House Gallery & Museum, Morrab Road, Penzance TR18 4HE, together with a cheque for the relevant amount, made payable to 'The Friends of Penlee House'.
Please click here for a DIRECT DEBIT FORM
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The Friends of Penlee House are members of the British Association of Friends of Museums (BAfM) and hosted their National Conference and AGM in October 2008. Click here for the latest news of BAfM events in the South West.
BAfM Conference Delegates outside Penlee House
About the Friends
The Friends of Penlee House are run by a Committee of volunteers, elected each year at the AGM.
For further information, contact firstname.lastname@example.org
, telephone 01736 363625 or write to The Friends of Penlee House, Penlee House Gallery & Museum, Morrab Road, Penzance TR18 4HE
For a PDF version of the November 2012 edition of ARTeFACT please click here
For a PDF version of the June 2012 edition of ARTeFACT please click here
To view the live stream of The Penlee House Gallery & museum AGM please click here and scroll to the bottom of the page.