Friends of the RKD

Become a friend of the RKD!

Our organisation the C. Hofstede de Groot/RKD Friends Society was set up in 1993 and is named after the founder of the RKD, Cornelis Hofstede de Groot (1863-1930). As a Friend you are closely involved in the developments and activities of the RKD. You also contribute to the preservation of and additions to our collections.

RKD Friends are eligible to a number of personal priveleges:

•    50% discount in RKD submission fees
•    Free entry to RKD readings
•    Participation in exclusive Friend excursions
•    Free bi-annual  RKD-bulletin
•    You receive our news letter
•    You receive a discount on books
•    A welcome gift

If you opt for a partner membership you can always bring someone along to the Friends’ activitites.

Applying to become a Friend of the RKD

There are different ways to support the RKD as a Friend:

Friend Student € 25,- (up till 25 years of age)
Friend € 40,-
Friend abraod € 55,-
Partner membership (two persons) € 60,-
Donator € 100,00 (minimum)
Company benefactor € 500,00 (minimum)
Hofstede Circle € 1.000,00 (Single donation)

Becoming a Friend is simple. To do so, or to make a donation, simply fill in the online Registration form RKD Friend or hand in a registration card to the reception. Would you like more information before committing? Then send an email to our Friend Coordinator Marie-Françoise Borg.