GRAD is a not-for-profit organisation and relies on the generosity of our friends and supporters to present our critically acclaimed programme in the UK and internationally.

We have several options for supporters so that you can choose one that is right for you. For more information about supporting GRAD, please contact, or give us a call at +44 (0) 20 7637 7274. 

Every donation makes a genuine difference, thank you for your support. 
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Members enjoy the following benefits:
  • Free double entry into paying exhibitions
  • 50% discount on ticketed events
  • Quarterly draw to win a poster or catalogue
  • 20% discount in GRAD Shop
  • 20% discount on GRAD publications
  • Special offers with GRAD’s partners
  • Free monthly Newsletter
  • Exclusive Member card

Become a GRAD Friend

Annual membership – £ 100

Be part of a very special group of people supporting one of the newest and most exciting arts organisations in the UK. GRAD plays a central role in London’s cultural landscape and is pivotal to the continued growth of vibrant and diverse art from Russia and the former Soviet Union in the UK. Being a Friend gives you unique access and great benefits; our friends are the first to hear about new projects and experience our exhibitions and events programme. Your contribution will enable us to programme ambitious exhibitions, present outstanding events, and deliver far-reaching education and outreach programmes.

Become one of GRAD’s valued friends with an annual donation and be welcomed into a network of people who are passionate about Russian art and design and the gallery’s future growth.

Gift friendships are also available as the perfect present.

Patrons enjoy all the benefits of GRAD Friends, plus:
  • VIP invitations to join artists at exclusive artists’ suppers
  • Double invitation to curator-led Breakfast Tours
  • A complimentary copy of each GRAD publication
  • Acknowledgement of support on prominent ‘Thank You’ panel displayed in the gallery
  • Accreditation in GRAD publications and on GRAD’s website
  • Annual Director’s Study Day, including study sessions led by curators
  • Invitation to art activities in London with GRAD curators
  • Opportunities to engage with the London art scene and international art world
  • An annual signed, limited edition artwork made exclusively for GRAD by an artist that has worked with GRAD.
  • 20% discount on venue hire

Become a GRAD Patron

Annual subscription – £ 600

Become a GRAD Patron and enjoy unique opportunities to socialise and network with a group of like-minded individuals who are passionate about Russian art and design and want to be integral to the growth of a young, enterprising arts organisation.

GRAD Patrons are a highly valued group of individuals whose generosity directly supports our programme, helping to shape the future of GRAD’s exhibition and education programmes. You will join a circle of people who share a passion for Russian art and culture and follow GRAD’s ambitions and objectives. We’ll invite you to a prestigious calendar of events in the company of our Director and Curators, enabling you to develop a close relationship with GRAD based on your specific interests and with a level of involvement which suits you.

Exhibitions & Education Patrons – £ 1,500

Patronage can also be directed to supporting specific exhibition, an education project or a particular programming strand, making a real difference to the area that most interests you. This higher level of patronage is involves a close collaborative relationship with GRAD and having direct involvement in the projects you choose to support.

Corporate Support
Connect your brand with an innovative and pioneering institution and our circle of Russian and UK academics and opinion-formers. GRAD works with each of its corporate partners in a bespoke manner to create a tailor-made package of benefits that work hand-in-hand with your unique initiatives.

For more information about corporate partnerships with GRAD, please contact, or give us a call at +44 (0) 20 7637 7274.