Staff Arts Club

The Staff Arts Club is co-ordinated and funded by Imperial Health Charity and offers staff within the Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust the opportunity to engage with London’s arts scene. Members enjoy a range of benefits including free admission to some of London’s major museums and galleries as well as invitations to private tours and exhibition openings.

Click here to log in or sign up as a new member.

The Royal Academy of Arts

Based in London’s Piccadilly, the Royal Academy of Arts promotes the creation, enjoyment and appreciation of the visual arts through exhibitions, education and debate.

Staff Arts Club members enjoy free entry to paid exhibitions on presentation of their Imperial NHS Staff ID. Members may also access the Keeper’s House members area and are invited to morning tours, private views and educational talks held at one of our sites.

The Victoria & Albert Museum

The world's largest museum of decorative arts and design housed in a permanent collection of over 4.5 million objects in South Kensington. 

Staff Arts Club members enjoy free access to paid exhibitions on presentation of an Imperial NHS Staff ID at the exhibition entrance, as well as access to the Members’ Room and invitations to after-hours curator’s tours.

Tate Modern and Tate Britain

In the iconic Bankside power station, Tate Modern houses free contemporary art displays as well as large-scale solo and group exhibitions by international artists. Down the river, Tate Britain holds a permanent collection of historic British art as well as temporary exhibitions. 

Members of the Staff Arts Club enjoy access to the Members’ Room and free access to paid exhibitions for themselves and up to two guests with a copy of our PDF ticket. Please email arts@imperialcharity.org.uk to request a copy of the ticket. 

The Royal Albert Hall

We have been historically gifted a box at the Royal Albert Hall. Tickets for concerts are available to Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust staff through our regular ballots. 

Staff Arts Club members may apply for tickets for up to three concerts in each ballot. Successful applicants are restricted from entering the following three ballots. This is to ensure that our limited pool of tickets reaches as many participants as possible. To enter the ballot, log in or sign up to the Staff Arts Club here.

Please contact the Arts Team at arts@imperialcharity.org.uk if you have any other questions about the Staff Arts Club.

Frequently Asked Questions

How do I join the Staff Arts Club?

First, click ‘Arts Club Login’ at the top-right corner of our website. Then click ‘Create a new account’ beneath the sign in section. Fill out the details as requested on both pages. You will receive a confirmation e-mail with further information afterwards. 

What do I need to do to enjoy free entry?

That depends on which of our partner venues you are visiting. For exhibitions at the Royal Academy and Victoria & Albert Museum, simply show your Imperial NHS ID badge at the exhibition entrance.

For visits to Tate Modern and Tate Britain please e-mail us at arts@imperialcharity.org.uk to request a PDF of our ticket.

Can I take a guest with me on my visit?

You may take two guests into exhibitions at Tate Britain and Tate Modern with our PDF ticket. Please e-mail arts@imperialcharity.org.uk to request a copy of the ticket.

For the Royal Academy and Victoria & Albert Museum we offer a limited number of single-use guest tickets. You may also borrow a VIP card which permits two guests and is loaned out for a maximum of two weeks. Both options are subject to availability. In either case please e-mail arts@imperialcharity.org.uk informing us of the intended date of your visit.

How do I get tickets to exhibition openings and other events?

We advertise all our events in the Staff Arts Club newsletter which is sent out at the end of every month. You will receive this if you have successfully signed up to the Staff Arts Club. Check your junk folder if you aren’t receiving it.

There are links to apply for each event in the newsletter. We randomly select winners from all applicants at least a week before the event is due to take place. If you haven’t received an e-mail a week before the event please assume you have been unsuccessful. We cannot reply to all applications individually.

How do I enter the Royal Albert Hall ballot?

Click here to visit the My Account section of the website. You may be prompted to log in if you haven’t already. From this page, click the Royal Albert Hall tab on the blue bar. Please be aware that this tab may not show immediately for newly created accounts. If it still isn’t visible after 24 hours, please get in touch.

My account has been locked. How do I fix it?

Accounts are locked when incorrect passwords are entered multiple times. Please e-mail arts@imperialcharity.org.uk making sure to tell us the e-mail address used to sign in and we will fix the problem.