Supporters Club

Supporters Club Membership Month - 10% Discount during May

Would you like to support us to make great art happen? Join our TBG+S Supporters Club and become part of a network of artists and art lovers who care about the visual arts and gain a greater insight into the world of contemporary art.

During the month of May only, TBG+S Supporters Club Membership begins from as little as €45 (or €25 for students/unwaged). Benefits include access to an exclusive programme of Talks by guest speakers including writers, curators and artists; tickets to the TBG+S Summer Rooftop BBQ and to one live music gig per year at TBG+S.

For those who want to play an even greater role in supporting TBG+S, they can join for the reduced rate of €225, €450 and €810 respectively and will receive extra benefits, such as curator-led tours of the artists' studios at TBG+S, discounts on art work and a direct line to executive and curatorial team for advice on collecting, installing and re-hanging your artworks.

Read the full list of benefits and sign up online below or by calling Muriel Foxton at 01 6710073 or emailing If you would like to gift Supporters Club membership to a friend please email Muriel with your friend's name, email and postal address. We look forward to hearing from you and to welcoming you on board!

TBG+S Supporters Club is established to help support Temple Bar Gallery + Studios, bring together a community and connect them with each other. All the income raised from this fundraising initiative will go back into our programme.

TBG+S is a registered charity, no.CHY12031
For information on charitable donations tax relief scheme click here

Fantastic Friend

€45 p/a | €80 p/a for two people 
€25 p/a for students/unwaged


  • Receive a gift of a limited edition TBG+S tote bag designed by artist Niall de Búitlear.
  • Attend our exclusive series of Supporters Club Talks presenting guest speakers on the theme of 'production, practice, ideas’. Next speaker is artist Susan MacWilliam.
  • Get invited to our annual Supporters Club Rooftop BBQ.
  • Avail of a 10% discount on limited edition prints purchased from Black Church Print Studio.
  • Be the first to receive invites to exhibition openings, parties, talks and events, at least two days before our regular mailing list.
  • Get first preference on event bookings.
  • Gain access to all of our ticketed events (screenings, gigs etc.) for free.
  • Your name on our Supporters webpage.

Super Supporter

€225 p/a

All the above benefits plus:

  • Receive a quarterly newsletter from the Director.
  • Pre-Culture Night access to curator-led tours of the artists' studios at TBG+S.
  • Thanks and acknowledgement as a Supporter in the annual programme brochure and on the website.
  • The use of Studio 6 for one day of the year (subject to availability).
  • A free copy of our publication Generation: 30 Years of Creativity at Temple Bar Gallery + Studios.
  • Share your benefits with a chosen friend.

Business Champion

€450 p/a | €810 p/a

All the above benefits plus:

  • Direct line to executive and curatorial team for advice on collecting, installing and re-hanging your artworks.
  • Curator's Pick guide at one graduate exhibition in Dublin.
  • 10% discount on available artworks purchased through the gallery.

Support TBG+S with €900 and receive:

  • Use of the TBG+S Building, Studio 6, Atrium and Balconies, for your personal or corporate events (in consultation with TBG+S and subject to availability).

Make a Donation

Simply want to support us? Choose what you would like to donate and we'll send you a complementary gift.

Supporters Club Talks:

Supporters Club Talks present speakers on the theme of 'production, practice, ideas'. This year’s guest speakers are Emily Pethick (Curator + Director of The Showroom London), Susan MacWilliam (TBG+S Studio Artist) and Vivienne Dick (Filmmaker + Artist). Find out more by clicking here.

Places at Supporters Club Talks are reserved solely for members of the TBG+S Supporters Club and are strictly limited. Become Supporter by signing up, above. Once you have signed up, book your place (+1 free guest) at Talks by calling Muriel Foxton on 01 6710073 or emailing

Upcoming Supporters Club Talks

Supporters Club Talk #8: Emily Pethick
Wednesday 16 March | 6.30pm
Emily Pethick is curator and Director of The Showroom London.

Past Supporters Club Talks

Supporters Club Talk #1: Jaki Irvine - On holding on and letting go
9 July 2014
Jaki Irvine is an Artist who currently lives and works in Dublin and Mexico City. Jaki Irvine occupies a Membership Studio at Temple Bar Gallery + Studios.

Supporters Club Talk #2: Gavin Wade - The Artist and The Engineer 
9 January 2015
Gavin Wade is an Artist, Curator and Director of Eastside Projects, an artist-run space and public gallery in Birmingham.

Supporters’ Club Talk #3: Francis McKee - On Going Furthur, Faster
19 March 2015
Francis McKee is an Irish Writer and Curator based in Glasgow. He is a research fellow at The Glasgow School of Art and Director of the Centre for Contemporary Arts, Glasgow.

Supporters’ Club Talk #4: Declan Long - In praise of extremity
13 May 2015
Declan Long is an Irish Art Critic and Co-Director of the MA 'Art in the Contemporary World' in the National College of Art and Design. 

Supporters Club Talk #5: Mick Wilson - Exhibition / non-Exhibition
28 July 2015
Mick Wilson, artist, teacher and currently researcher at the Valand Academy, Gotenburg Sweden, is well known to artists and the arts community in Ireland for his impressive leadership in the area of art and education.

Supporters Club Talk #6: Mark O'Kelly
26 November 2015
Mark O'Kelly is an artist and lecturer in Fine Art at Limerick School of Art and Design. Mark was a studio artist at Temple Bar Gallery + Studios from 2011 to 2015.

Supporters Club Talk #7: Patrick Keiller
Wednesday 27th January 2016 | 6.30pm - Postponed due to unforseen circumstances.
Patrick will discuss the context and method of his film Robinson in Ruins and his motives behind adapting it as the exhibition The Robinson Institute.

Supporters Club BBQ

TBG+S invites all of its Supporters to our annual Supporters Club BBQ - an early evening party just for our supporters, with very special guest DJ, good food and a drink or two in the sunshine on the top floor of our gorgeous TBG+S building. This year's theme Get in the SEA presents a smashing playlist, selected by artist Alan Butler, featuring swinging 60s, 70s and 80s sounds from South East and East Asia. For more information please click here.

Upcoming Supporters Club BBQ

Get in the SEA: Supporters Club BBQ
10 June 2016

Past Supporters Club BBQ

Fashion v Style: Supporters Club BBQ
19 June 2015

Perfect Pop: Supporters Club BBQ
5 June 2014

Current Supporters Club Members:

Karen Hanratty
Donall Joseph Curtin
Clíodhna Shaffrey
Claire Power
James Merrigan
Stephen Gardner
Alan Butler
Carolyn Jones
Mark O'Kelly
Vanessa Donoso López
Kate Strain
Neil O'Herlihy
Cliona Harmey
Anonymous Supporter
Clara Murray
Niall de Buitléar
Felicity Clear
Margaret O'Brien
Anita Delaney
Maria McKinney
Helen Hughes
Fiach MacConghail
Jennifer Kidd
Elaine Byrne
Maeve Connolly
Jennie Guy
Susan MacWilliam
Dennis McNulty
Sinéad Hogan
David Upton
Fiona Reilly
Aisling Browne
Muriel Foxton
Garrett Phelan
Les O' Dochartaigh
Kevin Kenny
Bob McDunn
Cecily Brennan
Aisling Murray
Margaret Tuffy
Michelle Browne
Alice Butler
Clíona O'Sullivan
Gráinne Shaffrey
Daragh McCarthy
Jenny Haughton
Cora Cummins
Jim Ricks
Avril Percival
Breda Kennedy
Trisha Sharkey
Mairead O'hEocha
Sibyl Montague
Darren Caffrey
Aaron Burns
Aaron Smyth
Alex de Roeck
Aimee Gallagher
Ciara O'Brien
Ciaran Gallen
Luke O'Meara
Sadbh O'Brien
Sofya Mikhaylova
Stephen Lau
Dina Ryan
Róisín Bohan
Caterina Adrover
Ciarán Doyle
Alannah Louet
Aisling Morris
Eve Logue
Meabh Noonan
Kasia Kaminska
Laura Woulfe
Finbar Deery
Lorna Hayden
Catherine Byrne
Róisín Hackett
Sophie Behal
Eavan Aiken
Michelle Boyle
David Donohoe
Marian Balfe
Aidan Wall
Laurence Mackin
Gemma Tipton
Eithne Shortall
Aidan Dunne
Cristín Leach Hughes
Caroline O'Hora
Logan Sisley
Peter Maybury
Helen O'Dea
Kate Thompson
Elsa Crowley
Sara French
Samantha Bok 
Niamh Corcoran
Joanne Harold
Cormac O'Connell
Teresa Gillespie
Willie White
Aideen Barry
Noel Byrne