Opened in 1980 by Her Majesty the Queen, Bankside Gallery celebrates the very best in contemporary water-based media and original print through exhibitions by artists from the Royal Watercolour Society and the Royal Society of Painter‑Printmakers.


Our work is informed by a love of works on paper, and the belief that art should be accessible to all. Please support us by enrolling as a Friend today.


Remember that Friends’ membership is also the ideal gift for all art lovers, with discounts on framed and unframed artworks, and purchases from the bookshop, together with reduced fees for talks and courses.


For further information about Friendship benefits please download our brochure here.


Please e-mail us on or call 020 7928 7521 to join as a Friend today.