Individuals

Individuals

Ways to Support

The generosity of our individual supporters is integral to the growth and success of the Serpentine Galleries. The Serpentine welcomes support from individuals either through joining one of our annual giving schemes, or through providing support for one of our Art, Architecture, Design, Education or Public Programmes.

By joining one of our dynamic individual giving schemes, or by making a specific project donation, you will enable the Serpentine to remain free of charge and to continue to expand and diversify its unique and innovative programming, as well as to achieve our substantial fundraising target.

Council

The Council is the Serpentine’s premier circle of supporters, comprising international leaders from a variety of backgrounds who are requested to commit a suggested £50,000 over three years (£16,667 per year). 

Council members’ donations and foresight enables the Galleries to remain open to the public free of charge and to deliver its acclaimed Art, Architecture, Design, Education and Public Programmes.

Members of the Council are acknowledged across all printed and digital materials and have access to an exclusive programme of content-led and behind-the-scenes special events including an annual international trip. These focus on emerging and exciting cultural trends, as well as privileged access to artists, architects and designers, international collections and key figures who shape and inform culture in Britain and worldwide.

The Serpentine is also able to offer bespoke and tailored benefits packages that suit your giving level and interests.

Council membership is comprised of a benefits value and a suggested annual donation. Council Membership is available to any individual in return for the minimum annual payment of £3,000. However, we strongly encourage members to make a suggested annual donation of £13,667 in addition to the minimum payment of the benefits value and to commit to doing so for a three-year period. 

Provided that eligibility requirements are met, the donation amount will qualify for Gift Aid and the Serpentine will submit appropriate claims to HM Revenue & Customs

Please contact:
Antonia Grosse, Head of Patrons
Telephone: +44 (0)20 7298 7557
Email: [email protected]

 

Americas Foundation

The Americas Foundation of the Serpentine Galleries, launched in 2014, is an independent, US 501(c)(3) public charity that brings together supporters from North and South America to serve as ambassadors for the Serpentine Galleries. Foundation members commit a minimum of $10,000 per year and receive regular, first-hand updates from Artistic Director, Hans Ulrich Obrist, to involve them in the strategic direction of the Galleries.

In return for their generous support, Americas Foundation members receive privileged access to a range of special events and programmes throughout the year, including: two annual meetings in New York with the Directors and noted artists, architects and global leaders; a day programme in October to coincide with Frieze London; gatherings at major international art events, such as Art Basel Miami Beach; and access to the Serpentine Galleries’ International Art Study trips with fellow donors.

For membership contributions at the $10,000 level, $8,398 is tax deductible to the full extent allowed by US law.

Please contact:

Susan Danilow, Director, Americas Foundation of the Serpentine Galleries
Telephone: +1 646 515 9225
Email: [email protected]

Diana Carroll Toole, Assistant Director, Americas Foundation of the Serpentine Galleries
Telephone: +1 212-729-9926
Email: [email protected]

Patrons

Patrons are a diverse group of philanthropists and art enthusiasts whose annual donations and foresight enables the Galleries to remain open to the public free of charge and help to underpin the Serpentine Galleries’ Art, Architecture, Design, Education and Public Programmes, assisting the Gallery to maintain free admission. Patrons participate in a curated series of events including invitations to studio visits, tours of private and corporate collections, out-of-public-hours gallery tours, auction house previews and drink receptions.

Patron Membership is comprised of a benefits value and a suggested annual donation. Patron Membership is available to any individual in return for the minimum annual payment of £760. However, we strongly encourage members to make a suggested annual donation of £1,740 in addition to the minimum payment of the benefits value. 

Provided that eligibility requirements are met, the donation amount will qualify for Gift Aid and the Serpentine will submit appropriate claims to HM Revenue & Customs.

Please contact:
Anontia Grosse, Head of Patrons
Telephone: +44 (0)20 7298 7557
Email: [email protected]

Future Contemporaries

The Future Contemporaries group was founded by the Serpentine Gallery in 2007 to foster a new generation of philanthropists aged 39 and under. This diverse group of individuals from a wide variety of backgrounds and professions share an enthusiasm for contemporary art, design and architecture.

Future Contemporaries enjoy a tailored programme of special quarterly and exclusive events that give a unique insight into the contemporary art world, offering members the opportunity to engage in the range of debates surrounding contemporary art as well as trends in collecting. 

Future Contemporaries Membership is comprised of a benefits value and a suggested annual donation. Future Contemporaries Membership is available to any individual in return for the minimum annual payment of £240. However, we strongly encourage members to make a suggested annual donation of £760 in addition to the minimum payment of the benefits value. 

Provided that eligibility requirements are met, the donation amount will qualify for Gift Aid and the Serpentine will submit appropriate claims to HM Revenue & Customs.

Please contact:

Anontia Grosse, Head of Patrons
Telephone: +44 (0)20 7298 7557
Email: [email protected]

Benefactors

The Benefactors are the Galleries’ founding network of supporters who enjoy priority booking for public programmes and seasonal curator-led breakfast tours. 

Benefactor Membership is comprised of a benefits value and a suggested annual donation. Benefactor Membership is available to any individual in return for the minimum annual payment of £40. However, we strongly encourage members to make a suggested annual donation of £460 in addition to the minimum payment of the benefits value. 

Provided that eligibility requirements are met, the donation amount will qualify for Gift Aid and the Serpentine will submit appropriate claims to HM Revenue & Customs.

Please contact:
Antonia Grosse, Head of Patrons
Telephone: +44 (0)20 7298 7557
Email: [email protected]

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Future Contemporaries Party 2015