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Supporting and Donor Circles

 

Supporting Circles

Supporting Circles is your introduction to an insider’s experience at the Cleveland Museum of Art. Those at the Fellow and Contributing levels take the first step in philanthropic giving to the museum. Supporting Circles donors also have exclusive opportunities for interaction with museum staff and other members.

Fellow ($250–$499; two-year Fellow $450)

All but $120 is tax deductible. Two-year Fellow: All but $240 is tax deductible.

In addition to General level membership privileges, we offer our Fellow donors the following:

  • Six guests per ticketed exhibition
  • Invitations to two special exhibition receptions per year*
  • Invitations to semi-annual educational programming
  • Complimentary parking on Wednesday and Friday evenings after 5:00 p.m.
  • Reciprocal privileges at over 40 participating art museums nationwide
Contributing ($500–$999; two-year Contributing $900)

All but $140 is tax deductible. Two-year Contributing: All but $280 is tax-deductible

In addition to Fellow privileges, we offer our Contributing donors the following:

  • One exhibition catalogue per year (a $30 value)*
  • Two additional guests for a total of eight per ticketed exhibition
  • Invitation to one Donor Circles education program per year
  • A special guided tour of the museum collection for you and up to ten friends
  • Recognition listing on the museum’s website, digital donor wall, and in the philanthropy issue of Cleveland Art

Donor Circles

$1,000 and above

Donor Circles embodies the Cleveland Museum of Art’s most prestigious patron groups. Consisting of local, national, and international art collectors and philanthropists, Circles patrons are actively devoted to supporting the museum’s programs and other critical operating needs through annual gifts. The program provides you the opportunity to engage with curators, educators, artists, and, most importantly, a world-class art collection.

Director’s Circle ($1,000–$2,499)

All but $200 is tax-deductible

In addition to all General and Supporting Circles privileges, we gratefully acknowledge our Director’s Circle supporters with the following special opportunities and privileges:

  • Free unlimited exhibition admission for you and your guests
  • Early entry to two exhibition receptions per year*
  • Invitation to quarterly education programs for Donor Circles
  • Two complimentary Solstice tickets*
  • Reciprocal privileges at participating regional and national art museums
President’s Circle ($2,500–$4,999)

All but $250 is tax deductible.

In addition to Supporting Circles and Director's Circle privileges, donors at the President's Circle level receive the following opportunities and privileges:

Invitations to President’s Circle programming including lectures and receptions*

Invitations to museum-organized travel opportunities

Founder’s Circle ($5,000–$9,999)

All but $450 is tax deductible.

In addition to President’s Circle privileges, donors at the Founder’s Circle level receive the following opportunities and privileges:

  • Invitation to annual black-tie dinner*
  • Invitations to additional private events*
  • Opportunity to sit on Circles Advisory Council
Collector’s Circle ($10,000–$24,999)

All but $450 is tax-deductible.

In addition to all Founder’s Circle privileges, Collector’s Circle donors also receive the following opportunities:

  • Invitations to select behind-the-scenes programs
  • Invitations for director-led travel

Please contact Cindy Kellett, director of annual giving, at 216-707-2755 or ckellett [at] clevelandart.org for more information.

Patron’s Circle ($25,000 and above)

All but $450 is tax-deductible.

In addition to all Collector's Circle privileges, Patron's Circle donors also receive the following benefits:

  • Free parking
  • Annual complimentary lunch for four at Provenance restaurant
  • Annual private curator-led tour for four

Please contact Cindy Kellett, director of annual giving, at 216-707-2755 or ckellett [at] clevelandart.org for more information.