You’ll play an important role in supporting our work.
The RSA Friends and Benefactors are a vibrant group of supporters who enjoy a wide range of benefits such as special access to our events and exhibitions.
As an independent self-funded charity, we rely on donations to continue our support of Scotland’s creative future.
For over 30 years the RSA Friends has played an important role in raising funds to support the work of the RSA, and our Academicians.
Our exciting programme of art and architectural events appeal to the varied interests of our many Friends and Benefactors bringing you closer to the Academy and our work.
How you can support our future
Single MembershipJoin or renew today
Starting at £27, RSA Friends enjoy free entry to all our exhibitions, attend exclusive events, talks, and excursions, plus additional benefits.
Double MembershipJoin or renew today
Starting at £42, receive all the benefits of an RSA Friends membership with a friend or family member, and bring guests to events.
RSA BenefactorsBecome a benefactor
Add an annual donation to your Friends membership to become a Benefactor and further help to support the work of the RSA.
Gift MembershipGift a membership
Purchase a membership for someone as a gift and introduce a fellow art lover to the RSA Friends’ membership.
RSA Friends News
RSA Friends' RoomThe RSA Friends’ Room has been described as an ‘oasis’ away from the hustle and bustle of Edinburgh city centre.
The Room is decorated with the beautiful panels that used to hang in Crawford’s Tearoom on Hanover Street, designed by Robert Burns RSA.
The Friends’ Room has tea and coffee making facilities and a range of delicious shortbread and biscuits. RSA Friends are invited to bring a guest with them as part of their membership.
Mon to Sat 10am – 4pm, Sun 12 – 4pm
Get in touch
If you have any questions or concerns, please get in touch with the Friends office on the details below. We would be delighted to chat though any aspect of membership with you.
T: 0131 624 6119