Benefactor

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Guo Pei member opening, 2022. Photograph by Gary Sexton

Benefits

  • Invitation to an annual black-tie dinner and exhibition preview
  • Opportunity to rent the Piazzoni Murals Room at the de Young for your private event at the special donor rental rate
  • Plus, all Sponsor benefits:
  • Private docent tour of a special exhibition of your choice for you and eight guests while the museum is closed to the public
  • Invitation to one additional special exhibition preview reception, exclusive to Sponsors and higher
  • Free admission for two members and five accompanied guests to the permanent collections and all special exhibitions at the de Young and Legion of Honor
  • Invitations to special exhibition preview receptions exclusive to Patrons Circle and Leadership Circle
  • Sixteen VIP tickets that can be used for any special exhibition at the de Young or Legion of Honor
  • Invitation to docent tours of select special exhibitions with other Fellow donors while the de Young is closed to the public
  • Invitation to the Annual Donors’ Luncheon with museum curators and leadership
  • Priority invitations to select museum events, including the Bouquets to Art Gala
  • Recognition in the Annual Report
  • Free subscription to the Fine Arts member magazine and Donor e-News, featuring upcoming events, special offers, and insider tips
  • Priority ticketing for special exhibitions
  • 10% discount at the de Young and Legion of Honor Museum Stores and 20% discount during seasonal members-only sale days
  • Discounts on audio tours, lectures, films, curator talks, and other programs and events


More ways to get involved

More membership levels

  • Group of four ladies at exhibition opening

    Sponsor

    $5,000

    Get a private docent-led tour of any exhibition for ten guests, plus all Fellow benefits.

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  • revelers posing for the camera at a donor reception

    Leader

    $25,000

    Connect with our curators and art-world luminaries through thought-provoking programs, visits to private collections and artists’ studios, and our Annual Soirée.

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  • woman in red top talking at a table at a black tie dinner

    Innovator

    $50,000

    Peek behind-the-scenes, with a private tour of the conservation laboratories at the de Young or Legion of Honor for ten guests, plus all Leader benefits.

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