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Friends of the Ulster Museum

Become a Friend of the Ulster Museum and you’ll join a group of like-minded people who are passionate about the success of the museum.

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If you love the Ulster Museum, becoming a Friend offers a whole host of benefits. You’ll play a part in ensuring thecontinued success of the museum. 

The Friends of the Museum was formed in 1970.  Since then it has supported the Museum financially by helping to acquire specimens for its collections. 

As a Friend you will be invited to attend special previews of major exhibitions and daytime or evening talks given by experts relating to the museum’s collections.  There are a variety of other informal social events throughout the year, including cultural tours and you will receive regular news sheets, an annual newsletter and discount in the museum shop.

To join, contact Deborah Baillie:

Friends of the Ulster Museum
Ulster Museum
Botanic Gardens

Tel:  +44 (0)28 9044 0015
Email: debbie.baillie@nmni.com

Upcoming events:

Appreciating the Arts Together - takes place on selected days throughout the season


Sept                Tues 18th                    Annual General Meeting                                                                                  
Oct                  Wed 3rd                     Tour of Belfast City Hall                                                      
Nov                 Thurs 1st                     Tour of RUA Exhibition
Nov                 Tues 13th                    President’s Reception. Speaker: Dr Greer Ramsay
Nov                 Wed 21st                     AAT:  Wallace Exhibition: Lisburn
Dec                 Mon 10th                    Christmas Lunch at Royal Belfast Golf Club


Jan                  Wed 16th                   Joint Lecture with The Arts Society: ‘Winston Churchill: The Artist’.
                                                           Speaker: Dr Claire Walsh
Feb                 TBA                             Theatre Visit                                                           
Mar                 Thurs 14th                   Seamus Heaney Museum and Ballyscullion
Apr                  Thurs 25th                  Garden Visit:  Ben Varden                                                               
May                 Mon 20th - Fri 24th    Spring Trip: English Riviera                                                                          
June                Tues 18th                   Slane and the Boyne Exhibition
Sept                Tues 17th                     Annual General Meeting      
Sept                TBA                             Upperlands & The Last Linen Weavers