Become a Friend

There's an art to being a Friend of the Gallery - and joy in being connected to a community of art lovers! As a Friend you'll be part of great talks, events and gain a special insight into what's happening at your gallery.



Friends membership perks:

* Join us for talks, studio visits, regional and national tours and social gatherings

* Receive exclusive special offers from the Gallery’s Design Store

* Enjoy 10% off your purchase at The Thirsty Peacock (onsite restaurant/cafe)

* Keep in touch via the Friends monthly E-newsletter

* Get inside information on what's happening at your Gallery

* Receive the quarterly Bulletin, the Gallery's award-winning magazine

Where your Friends support goes:

Your friendship helps to support the Gallery's collection and publications. We also run fundraising activities to assist the Gallery, including the Auction Event.

Upcoming Friends Events

Click here for information on upcoming Friends events

Past Friends Events

Click here for photos of recent events

If you would like to watch the recording of the Julie King Memorial Lecture with Dr Deirdre Brown, click here

Friends Executive Committee

President: Sarah Anderson
Vice President: Marianne Hargreaves
Treasurer: Mark Flowerday
Administrator: Annie de Senna
Committee: Bojana Rimbovska, Charrette van Eekelen, Ina Johann, Julieanne Eason, Sue Le Mesurier, Ruth Leslie

Friends annual membership fees

Double         $90

Individual    $65

Student        $40

Family           $90
(2 adults & children up to 18 living at the same address)


Membership can be for you, or a gift for art lovers that keeps on giving—it lasts a whole year!

Join today and make friends through art!

Sign up / Renew online


Download a membership form


Pay via online banking
Friends of Christchurch Art Gallery
Reference: Membership and your name (Renewals ONLY)

Contact the Friends

Friends of Christchurch Art Gallery
PO Box 2626
Christchurch 8140
New Zealand

p: (+64 3) 941 7356

The office is staffed on a part-time basis, but email and phone messages are checked regularly.