Welcome to Friends of The Wilson

Friends' bench

The Friends Bench was a gift to The Wilson to mark our 30th anniversary

Outside The WilsonWe support The Wilson in a number of ways, including buying and conserving items for the collections, sponsoring exhibitions, and fundraising for major projects. We also act as ambassadors to promote The Wilson’s continued success and development.

Friends are invited to a wide-ranging programme of talks, social events, private views, excursions and tours, and receive a regular newsletter. We enjoy free entry to paying exhibitions, and discounts in the Wilson café and shop.

The Friends Gallery at The WilsonJoin us and show your support for The Wilson. Individual membership is just £20, joint membership is £35. Full details are on our Membership Page.

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The Friends of The Wilson is part of Frameworks, a partnership involving