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Contributions from art lovers like you enable SFMOMA to bring world-class art exhibitions and educational public programs to the Bay Area. In appreciation of your generous commitment, we invite you to connect with curators, conservators, and other museum specialists through behind-the-scenes tours, engaging social events, and compelling learning opportunities.

$2,500 – $4,999 From $2,260 tax deductible

  • Programs with museum curators, including talks, tours, and panels exploring exhibitions and the museum’s collection
  • “Meet the Curators” receptions, where you can talk to curators and learn firsthand what they are working on
  • Special exhibition opening celebrations
  • Access to Contemporaries, which offers programs that foster conversation, education, and connections related to today’s contemporary art market
  • “Conversation + Cocktails,” an annual event featuring an important contemporary artist
  • Early registration to adult continuing education programs
  • A 48-hour, curator-led trip
  • VIP access for four to exhibitions requiring timed tickets
  • Invitation to a Curators’ Circle event
  • Priority ticketing to the Modern Ball and the Contemporary Vision Award Dinner
  • One complimentary exhibition catalogue per year
  • Special evening receptions for major exhibitions
  • Discount at the SFMOMA Artists Gallery
  • A pre- or post-event “Art Talk”
  • Reciprocal admission at select museums throughout North America (including the Whitney, the Guggenheim, and MOCA Los Angeles)
  • Opportunity to join SECA
  • Discounts at SFMOMA’s fifth-floor cafe and third-floor coffee bar
  • Four passes for unaccompanied guests
  • Invitations to members-only previews of the new SFMOMA before it opens to the public
  • Unlimited free museum admission, including special exhibitions
  • Priority ticketing for special exhibitions and education programs
  • Discounted admission to films, lectures, and other education programs
  • Members-only preview days for select major exhibitions
  • Members-only parties
  • 10% off at the Museum Store and 20% off on members-only sale days
  • 10% off gift memberships
  • Free subscription to our member publications
  • Plus all the benefits above for an additional member and guests
  • $5,000 – $9,999 From $4,760 tax deductible

    Everything above, plus:

    • Annual salons featuring artists and thought leaders discussing hot topics in today’s art world
    • Behind-the-scenes experiences with curators and conservators
    • Long-weekend travel to exciting art destinations
    • Recognition on the annual donor wall
    • Special kid-friendly programs to engage the kids in your life with art

    $10,000 – $19,999 From $9,760 tax deductible

    Everything above, plus:

    • A private curator-led tour of an exhibition or installation of your choice
    • Annual breakfast with SFMOMA Director Neal Benezra
    • Invitation to one Director’s Circle event
    • VIP passes to art fairs

    Director’s Circle donors turn SFMOMA’s boldest visions into exceptional realities by providing meaningful annual support. Members have the opportunity to connect with the museum on a personal level while inspiring the continued excellence of our programs.

    $20,000 – $49,999 From $19,420 tax deductible
    Director's Circle  

    Access and Engagement

    • Curator-led exhibition tours with fellow Director’s Circle donors
    • Visits to private art collections in the Bay Area
    • Invitation to join Director Neal Benezra on an annual international trip, organized around unique art and cultural experiences and varied curatorial disciplines
    • Invitation to the annual Director’s Circle Dinner
    • Special exhibition preview receptions and private viewing hours
    • Private exhibition tours upon request
    • Eight VIP-access tickets to exhibitions requiring timed tickets

    Learning and Enrichment

    • Opportunity to join Collectors’ Forum, a community in which you can enhance your understanding and enjoyment of collecting modern and contemporary art
    • Early registration for SFMOMA continuing education programs
    • Special family programs to engage the kids in your life with art
    • VIP passes to art fairs upon request
    • Complimentary catalogue from an SFMOMA exhibition of your choice

    Services and Recognition

    • Dedicated staff liaison to personally customize your SFMOMA engagement
    • Recognition on the annual donor wall

    More to Enjoy

    All the benefits of Curators’ Circle membership, including:

    • Invitation to join SFMOMA curators on domestic art trips
    • Diverse programs with curators, including talks, tours, and “Meet the Curators” receptions
    • Discounts at the SFMOMA Museum Store
    • Priority invitations to select museum events, including the Modern Ball, Contemporary Vision Award, and SECA Art Award reception
    • Free admission to more than 30 museums nationwide with Museum Alliance Reciprocal Membership

    $50,000 – $99,999 From $49,420 tax deductible
    President's Circle  

    Everything above, plus:

    • Lunch and a tour with an SFMOMA staff member of your choice

    $100,000+ From $99,420 tax deductible
    Chairman's Circle  

    Everything above, plus:

    • Complimentary mailed copies of all SFMOMA publications

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