Innovator

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Guo Pei Black Tie Dinner, 2022. Photograph by Drew Altizer. Image courtesy of the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco

Benefits

  • Opportunity to arrange a private tour of the conservation laboratories at the de Young or Legion of Honor
  • Plus all Leader benefits:
  • Invitations to exclusive Leadership Circle events throughout the year, including private collection visits, artist studio visits, and behind-the-scenes tours with curators and art-world luminaries
  • Invitation to annual international travel with the museum director and curators, providing access to private collections, museums, and galleries
  • Invitations to curator-led, after-hours tours of special exhibitions
  • Opportunity to arrange a private curator-led tour when the museum is closed to the public
  • VIP entry to global art fairs, when available
  • Dedicated staff member to personalize your museum experience
  • Invitation for two to our Annual Black-Tie Dinner
  • Invitation to annual domestic travel with a museum curator to visit private collections, museums, and galleries
  • Opportunity to arrange a private docent-led tour annually
  • Opportunity to reserve the Piazzoni Murals Room at the de Young for private events at a discounted rental rate Recognition in Fine Arts magazine twice per year 
  • Invitations for two to Donor Receptions, celebrating special exhibition openings
  • 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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    Leader

    $25,000

    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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    Visionary

    $100,000

    Make it your own, with a custom tour and lunch with the museum director and CEO, plus all Innovator benefits.

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    Corporate Assistant

    $2,500

    Enjoy unique benefits, including entertaining privileges and a transferable corporate membership card with complimentary admission for the cardholder and a guest.

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