American Friends


As an American Friend you join a circle of philanthropic individuals who:

Summer 2022:

  • Are invited to join our International Art Trips – this year we will visit Documenta 15 and Berlin Biennale in June 2022
  • Receive an invitation to our Annual Acquisitions Dinner at the National Gallery in London on Wednesday 29 June 2022
  • Receive invitations to art-focussed events in New York and beyond
  • Are invited to join day trips to historic houses and private art collections in the UK

Autumn 2022:

  • Are invited to attend our 3-day Frieze London VIP programme in October each year
  • Receive VIP passes to Paris Plus, October 19 – 23 October 2022
  • Welcome to attend a special visit to Cosmic House in London, October 2022


Our American Friends group is led by CAS Trustee,
Valeria Napoleone,

“I am delighted that the CAS is launching in America to gift the best contemporary art by international artists to UK museums and galleries. I am proud to bring American friends together to support this illustrious charity of which I am a Trustee. I invite you to join us”

We request an additional payment for events as the
American Friends is purely a philanthropic group


We ask American Friends for a suggested donation
of $2,500

To become an American Friend of the Contemporary Art Society
Please contact Head of Development & External Relations,
Dida Tait on +44 (0)20 7017 8414 or

Donations to the Americans Friends of the CAS through the Charities Aid Foundation (CAF) America would be considered a 501c3







Image Credit: Image: Charles Jencks, Landform, 2021, Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art, Modern one.


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