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  • Grayson Perry: Provincial Punk, installation view at Turner Contemporary

    Grayson Perry: Provincial Punk, installation view at Turner Contemporary

    Photo Benedict Johnson
  • Self, installation view at Turner Contemporary

    Self, installation view at Turner Contemporary

    Photo Stephen White
  • Schools at Turner Contemporary

    Schools at Turner Contemporary

    Photo Manu Palomeque
  • Learning at Turner Contemporary

    Learning at Turner Contemporary

    Photo Ady Kerry. Copyright Turner Contemporary
  • Rodin's The Kiss at Turner Contemporary

    Rodin's The Kiss at Turner Contemporary

    Copyright Turner Contemporary
  • Events at Turner Contemporary

    Events at Turner Contemporary

    Photo Jess Limbrick. Copyright Turner Contemporary


Turner Contemporary is one of the most distinctive galleries in the UK, showcasing the best in contemporary and historical art, and leading successful culture-led regeneration.

We are a charity that relies on donations to continue our outstanding work.

Our vision is Art Inspiring Change. Our ambition is to make world-class art accessible to everyone, by helping every visitor to look at the world differently.

Your support can help us to make a real difference to the lives of thousands of people, in and around Margate.

  • By bringing world-class art and events to the gallery
  • Through inspiring education and community projects
  • By contributing to the vital regeneration of one of the UK’s most deprived districts

If you are interested in supporting our gallery, our Development Team would love to talk to you.  
+ 44 (0) 1843 233 020 

Thank you to every individual, company and organisation that supports Turner Contemporary 

"Perhaps the sharpest and most dramatic example [of cultural regeneration] that I have come across lies on the East Kent coast, where something quite magical has taken place."
Sir Peter Bazalgette, Arts Council Chair

"Whenever I visit Turner Contemporary,  it is full of people, it's clearly a very much-loved place. The gallery is  geared to work with contemporary art which ensures they get the best out of us artists."
Jeremy Deller, Artist

"I never imagined that my family and grandchildren would have the opportunity to walk into a local gallery to view world-class art. Now they do."
Local resident and visitor 

We are a registered charity, our charity number is 1129974.

Make a donation

I would like Turner Contemporary to claim Gift Aid on my donation. I am a UK taxpayer and understand that if I pay less Income Tax and/or Capital Gains Tax in the current tax year than the amount of Gift Aid claimed on all my donations it is my responsibility to pay any difference. I understand that Turner Contemporary will reclaim 25p of tax on every £1 that I give.

Unique Learning Opportunities
Support our aim to help people see, think and learn differently.
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World-class art for all
Help up ensure that everyone has access to great art, for free, always.
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Transforming Margate
Be a catalyst for regeneration in Margate by helping to sustain our work.
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Remember to Gift Aid it

Donating through Gift Aid means we can claim an extra 25p for every £1 you give and, it won’t cost you any extra.

Every donation you make to Turner Contemporary (including donations in our on-site donation boxes) could be worth even more if you Gift Aid it, boosting the value of your donation by 25p for every £1 donated. This works by adding the tax that you have already paid on the amount to your donation  - meaning that it doesn't cost you a penny! 

How Gift Aid works

You just need to give us your permission by signing a Gift Aid declaration form allowing us to claim tax back on your donation. It also means that we can claim tax back on any donation that you have given to us in the last four years.

Am I eligible for Gift Aid?

You are eligible if you are a UK tax payer.

Visit HMRC website for guidance 

Give with confidence

Give with confidence

Turner Contemporary is a member of the Fundraising Standards Board (FRSB). This means that we adhere to strict guidlines in all of our fundraising in compliance with FRSB regulations.