Become a Friend of the Drill Hall Gallery

Watson, Yannima Pikarli Tommy, Untitled (detail) 2016, Acrylic on canvas 151 x 244 cm. Donated through the Australian Government’s Cultural Gifts Program by Craig Edwards in memory of Edmund Charles Edwards and Alan Edmund Edwards, Teachers.

Be a Friend

In a vibrant, convivial atmosphere, be part of the art. Connect with the very best of art and culture in Canberra. Friends’ Nights are held on the last Friday of every month between 6pm and 7:30 pm.

We offer members privileged access to artists, curators and our special guests. Musical events, pop-up exhibitions, visits to exhibitions in Sydney and Melbourne, to artists’ studios, book launches, and special talks are a part of our program. Special discounts and priority ticketing are offered to our members.

Friends receive complimentary tickets to the The Drill Hall Gallery Lecture Series (tickets are issued on subscription or show your card at the door).

Friends membership is based on a calendar year.

Membership Fees

1 Year $80
2 Years $150
3 Years $210


Student Membership Fees

6 Months $25
1 Year $40
2 Years $70
3 Years $100


Add an ‚ÄėArt Date‚Äô to your membership

You will receive an Art Date card which is a pass for a guest to accompany you to our monthly events, lectures and excursions

1 Year $50
2 Years $100
3 Years $150


Secure payments can be made online, over the phone or by cash / EFT at the Drill Hall Gallery.
Your membership fees contribute to the ongoing programs of the Drill Hall Gallery.

Alternately, visit us at the Drill Hall Gallery or phone us on +61 2 61255832.

Memberships are based on a calendar year.


Updated:  16 March 2021/ Responsible Officer:  DHG Director/ Page Contact:  Drill Hall Gallery