Support the Beaney


The Beaney's extensive special exhibitions, lifelong learning and community engagement programmes are only possible due to the generous and ongoing support we receive from a number of individuals, businesses, trusts and foundations.

To find out more or to make a donation please email or telephone 01227 862162.

Your contribution will be much appreciated and make a real difference.


child and man examining art work at the Beaney Art Museum and Library


We are always keen to work with volunteers, both at the Beaney and across our other museums in the district. Click below to find out more about volunteering.



Become a member of Canterbury City Museums and Galleries and enjoy a variety of exclusive benefits including free entry to special exhibitions.

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Current Special Exhibition

Teddy Bear Story - Saturday 10 May to Sunday 27 July 


Upcoming Special Exhibition

Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait Prize 2013 - Friday 8 August to Sunday 2 November


Events & Exhibitions

Armchair Artist Residency - May to December 2014

Epic WW1 Battles recreated for the 1920s cinema - Thursday 10 July, 6pm to 7pm

The Imagination Museum - Saturday 12 July 

Project Conway: A Game of Lights, Life and Death - Saturday 12 July to Sunday 20 July