England

Core Patrons Circle

£5000 per year

How does it work?

Our Core Patrons Circle is a group of like-minded individuals whose gifts are pooled for collective impact. Your contribution enables institutional collecting, exhibition support and the professional development of all practitioners in the artistic ecosystem.

Together, you are driving key initiatives, creating legacies such as the Outset / Frieze / Tate Fund, which donated 100 art works to the National Collection, the experimental fig-2 exhibition cycle at the ICA and the Cubitt Curatorial Fellowship, nurturing tomorrow’s defining curators.

With every new project, you see it develop from the outset.

What does being a Patron unlock?
  • Behind the scenes encounters with artists, curators and professionals
  • Visits to private collections
  • Curator-led tours of emerging and leading institutions and galleries
  • Expert-led regional and international trips
  • Invitation to the Outset Annual General Meeting, showcasing the best of contemporary art at planning stage
  • Invitation to the annual Outset Artists Picnic in London
  • VIP passes to international art fairs, with challenging public programmes
  • Reports on the impact your support makes
Why does it matter?

Supporting new art.
Scaling impact.
Reaching audiences.
Creating values and legacy for the long term.
Ensuring the continuous reinvention of culture.

Capital Patrons Circle

£12000 per year

How does it work?

Our Capital Patrons Circle makes a substantial contribution to ambitious projects in contemporary art. Your gift enables productions and their subsequent donation to public institutions, as well as funding initiatives in support of the creative infrastructure at large.

These projects include defining productions at international art shows such as the Venice and São Paulo biennials and Documenta. Your contribution also supports key initiatives including Studiomakers, our strategic private-public initiative contributing towards the provision of artist studios in partnership with The Mayor of London.

With every new project, you see it develop from the outset.

What does being a Patron unlock?
  • Behind the scenes encounters with artists, curators and professionals
  • Visits to major private collections
  • Director-led tours of emerging and leading institutions and galleries
  • Expert-led regional and international trips
  • Invitation to the biannual Outset Capital Production Circle briefings showcasing ambitious international productions at planning stage
  • Invitation to the annual Outset Artists Picnic in London
  • Invitation to the annual Tiffany & Co. x Outset Studiomakers Party
  • Invitation to the curated Outset Frieze Programme
  • Encounters with the thinkers behind academic discourse
  • Roundtable dinner discussions with key international professionals including
    • Artists central to contemporary discourse
    • Curators shaping public collection strategies
    • Policy-makers deciding on infrastructure for creatives
    • Journalists commenting on contemporary culture
    • Early access to urban development sites and insight into capital planning around the creative industries
  • VIP passes to international art fairs, with challenging public programmes
  • Reports on the impact your support makes
Why does it matter?

Supporting new art.
Scaling impact.
Reaching audiences.
Creating values and legacy for the long term.
Ensuring the continuous reinvention of culture.

Young Patrons Circle

£550 per year

How does it work?

Our Young Patrons Circle is a group of young philanthropists under the age of 35 whose gifts are pooled for collective impact. In time, we hope that you will become the leading philanthropists of your generation. Your contribution enables one meaningful production annually that is connected to a public institution. Your gift is strategically invested towards the placement of an emerging artist in a public collection or the development of a smaller public institution.

Together, you are supporting key initiatives such as the enrichment of regional collections with pioneering video art selected by Steve McQueen and the opening of a community-enhancing public garden for the South London Gallery by Gabriel Orozco.

The 2017 Young Patrons Circle will commission a site-specific digital installation by Lawrence Lek as part of Art Night – Fusion of Horizons. Art Night is a contemporary art festival transforming East London for one magical night on 1st July 2017 curated by Fatos Üstek in collaboration with Whitechapel Gallery.

With every new project, you see it develop from the outset.

What does being a Patron unlock?
  • Behind the scenes encounters with a wide spectrum of artists developing the discourse within the medium of the supported project
  • Annual Outset Young Patrons Circle weekend trip to an international artistic hotspot
  • Invitation to the annual Outset Artists Picnic in London
  • Celebration with the commissioned artist at the opening of the production
  • VIP passes to international art fairs, with challenging public programmes
  • Reports on the impact your support makes
Why does it matter?

Supporting new art.
Scaling impact.
Reaching audiences.
Creating values and legacy for the long term.
Ensuring the continuous reinvention of culture.

Education Patrons Circle

£1500 per year

How does it work?

Our Education Patrons Circle is a group of families with children between the age of two and 10 who collectively support empowering arts-education schemes for young people. We care about the next generation of art appreciators and supporters. What’s great about the Education Patrons Circle is that you and your children can jointly explore London’s most renowned public institutions – playfully learning about artists such Manet, Rauschenberg and Barlow.

Being part of the Outset Education Patrons Circle, you support educational facilities and initiatives benefitting young people from disadvantaged backgrounds such as the Outset Art Room, Robert Blair School, London and the Mishcon de Reya x Outset Teen Tours, building public-speaking skills through critical engagement with art.

With every new project, you see it develop from the outset.

What does being a Patron unlock?
  • Fun and interactive learning exhibition tours and workshops and for your children
  • Invitation to the annual Outset Artists Picnic in London
  • Parents only:
    • Curator-led private views of public institutions
    • Annual expert-led regional trip
  • Tangible evidence of the impact your support makes

Our programme of events follows the school year.

Why does it matter?

Supporting new art.
Scaling impact.
Reaching audiences.
Creating values and legacy for the long term.
Ensuring the continuous reinvention of culture.

Regional Patrons Circle

£3000 Corporate Regional Patron / £1500 Regional Patron / £750 Associate Patron per year

How does it work?

Our Regional Patrons Circle is a group of like-minded individuals whose gifts are pooled for collective impact. Your contribution enables institutional collecting, exhibition support and art projects that further the exchange between a regional and international visual arts discourse.

Together, you are supporting contemporary art in the South West region of England.

With every new project, you see it develop from the outset.

What does being a Patron unlock?
  • Behind the scenes encounters with artists, curators and professionals
  • Visits to private collections
  • Curator-led tours of emerging and leading institutions and galleries
  • Expert-led regional and international trips
  • Invitation to the Outset Annual General Meeting, showcasing the best of contemporary art at planning stage
  • Invitation to the annual Outset Artists Picnic in London
  • VIP passes to international art fairs, with challenging public programmes
  • Reports on the impact your support makes
Why does it matter?

Supporting new art.

Scaling impact.

Reaching audiences.

Creating values and legacy for the long term.

Ensuring the continuous reinvention of culture.