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Soul of a Nation, 2019. Photograph by Gary Sexton. Image courtesy of the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco


  • Invitations for two to Donor Receptions celebrating special exhibitions 
  • Invitations for two to Patrons Circle tours of special exhibitions
  • Recognition in the Annual Report, featured in Fine Arts magazine
  • Invitation to the Annual Donors’ Luncheon
  • Unlimited free admission for two members, five accompanied guests, and youths up to age 17 to the permanent collections and special exhibitions at the de Young and Legion of Honor
  • Reciprocal admission to over 1,000 museums in North America
  • Priority ticketing to special exhibitions
  • Subscription to Patrons Circle email newsletter
  • Subscription to Fine Arts magazine
  • 10% off at the Museum Stores and 20% off during Members-Only Sales

More ways to get involved

  • Curatorial Support Groups

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More membership levels

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    Get invitations for two to all opening receptions and recognition in the Fine Arts magazine twice a year, plus all Fellow benefits.

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    Book a private docent-led tour of an exhibition of your choice, travel the states with museum curators on our annual domestic trip, reserve the Piazzoni Murals Room for private events, plus enjoy all Supporter benefits.

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    Connect with curators and art-world luminaries at Leadership Circle events throughout the year, including international and domestic travel with the museum director and curators, exclusive access to private collections and artists’ studios, and a private curator-led exhibition tour, plus enjoy all Patrons Circle benefits.

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