Joe Orton: Discover the man behind the drama

Tim Desmond at National Justice Museum

When you give through Art Happens, you can choose an exclusive reward inspired by the project to say thank you. Rewards also make a great gift.

If you would prefer to donate without receiving a reward, you can select that option below.

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£5

Updates + online mention

Enjoy regular project updates and a citation on the Art Happens website.

5 Funders

£15

Set of three badges

Three badges inspired by the playwright's work.

5 Funders

£25

Tote bag

Get a tote bag featuring Joe Orton immortalised by Bristol street artist, Stewy.

3 Funders

£45

Tote bag, badges and your name acknowledged in the exhibition

Your name will be acknowledged guerrilla-style in the exhibition and you'll receive a tote bag (£25 reward) and a set of badges (£15 reward).

6 Funders

£60

Two tickets to explore the Joe Orton Archive

Read his private letters and unpublished teenage diary on a special expert tour of the Orton Archive at the University of Leicester, followed by cheese and wine. Plus your name acknowledged in the exhibition._x000D_ _x000D_ The tour will take place in October 2017. Date to be arranged by mutual agreement.

4 Funders

£100

Three limited-edition prints

Three prints featuring library book covers altered by Orton and Halliwell, an act of ‘vandalism' for which they were famously jailed. Plus your name acknowledged in the exhibition.

3 Funders

£200

Framed limited edition print

Choose one of three limited-edition book jacket prints (£100 reward) to have framed. Plus your name acknowledged in the exhibition._x000D_ _x000D_ We'll be in touch to confirm which is your favorite after the campaign has closed.

£450

Your own group private view

Hold your own private view for up to 20 people, with the Senior Curator & Archivist. Includes drinks, canapés and a private tour of the exhibition. Date to be arranged by mutual agreement.

1 Funder

£995

Painting by artist David Lock

Take home an original oil painting by David Lock, Joe Orton’s nephew. Plus your name acknowledged in the exhibition.
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