Join & Support

The V&A is a charity and relies on your support. By supporting the V&A through donations, Membership or volunteering, you are helping make the V&A a world-class centre of excellence in art and design. Support from members of the public, companies and charitable organisations helps us to build and refurbish galleries, curate world-class exhibitions, improve facilities, conserve and study the collection, buy objects and develop our learning and events programme.

Membership

Membership

Members enjoy unlimited free entry to all V&A exhibitions; Members-only previews; use of the Members’ Room; a free subscription to the V&A Magazine; special events and more.

We greatly rely on your generous support to help fund conservation, research, scholarships, access to the arts, and other important projects. Please give what you can to help make the work of the V&A possible.

You can donate online, call +44 (0)20 7942 2271 and select option 3 (09.30 - 17.30), download the form below, or email appeals@vam.ac.uk

Thank you

Gift Aid on your donation

If you are a UK Tax Payer, you can boost your donation by emailing or posting us a Gift Aid declaration form which allows us to claim an extra 25% on top of your donation, at no cost to you.

Corporate partnerships

Corporate partnerships

Corporate partners are vital to the V&A. We offer an exceptionally rich and varied range of tailored opportunities, including high-profile multi-year partnerships, sponsorship of our world-class exhibitions, and annual Corporate Membership.

Patrons Programmes

Patrons Programmes

Patrons enjoy privileged behind-the-scenes tours with exclusive access to curators and museum experts, invites to private views and much more while providing vital funding for projects and object acquisitions.

A gift in your Will

A gift in your Will

Legacy and in-memory gifts, large or small, continue to make a huge contribution to the life of the museum.

Photographs Acquisition Group

Photographs Acquisition Group

The V&A was the first museum to collect the art of photography and is world-renowned for its expertise in this field. The V&A Photographs Acquisition Group was founded to support the V&A’s photographic collections.

FuturePlan

FuturePlan

FuturePlan is an ambitious programme of development that is transforming the V&A. The best contemporary designers are creating exciting new galleries and visitor facilities, while revealing and restoring the beauty of the original building. FuturePlan is almost entirely funded by private donations and is succeeding thanks to the extraordinary commitment of our supporters.

American Friends and international supporters

American Friends and international supporters

The V&A has a busy international programme with exhibitions and loans, cultural partnerships, academic exchanges, skills sharing and trading in many countries around the world. This work is underpinned by a network of international supporters and advocates, providing much needed funding and advice.