Members' preview day: Thomas Cole: Eden to Empire and Ed Ruscha: Course of Empire

Friday 8 June, 10am–9pm

Ground Floor Galleries

You do not need to book tickets for the preview day, simply show a valid Membership card on the day. 

Please note this preview day is open to Members only.

Enjoy exclusive previews of Thomas Cole: Eden to Empire and Ed Ruscha: Course of Empire before they open to the public, and a 10% discount in the National Gallery shops, cafés, and restaurants.

Please note, during periods of high demand Members may be asked to wait to enter the exhibition space. 

If you would like to upgrade your Membership to a Joint Membership or a Member & Guest Membership, please click on the relevant link in the 'Manage My Membership' section, or call our Membership team on 020 7747 2850.

Image above: Detail from Thomas Cole, The Course of Empire: Desolation, 1836. Courtesy of the New-York Historical Society © Collection of The New-York Historical Society, New York / Digital image created by Oppenheimer Editions