Donor Circles

Donor Circle members provide key support for the Museum’s exhibitions and education programs, while enjoying an array of special benefits.

Donor Circle members receive all of the general membership benefits, including invitations to members only events, discounts on educational workshops, lectures and programs, recognition on the Donor Wall and a tax deduction (to the extent permitted by law, please consult your tax advisor). Thank you for considering joining one of our Donor Circles.

How to Join
For Donor Circle inquiries call 831.372.5477 x105 or email donorcircle@montereyart.org

Donor Circle benefits for all levels include:

  • General membership benefits
  • Invitations to exclusive exhibition previews and walk-throughs
  • Recognition on the Donor Wall
  • Four guest admission tickets
  • One complimentary exhibition catalogue
  • North American Reciprocal Membership (NARM), which entitles members to free admission at more than 750 museums
  • Two membership cards

Curator’s Circle – $1,000

  • Donor Circle benefits
  • 10% discount on facility rentals
  • 15% discount at MMA Museum Stores
  • Invitation to join the Collector’s Guild

Director’s Circle – $2,500

  • Donor Circle benefits
  • One Individual level gift membership
  • 20% discount on facility rentals
  • 15% discount at MMA Museum Stores
  • Invitation to join the Collector’s Guild

President’s Circle – $5,000

  • Donor Circle benefits
  • Invitation to the annual President’s Circle Reception
  • Two Individual level gift memberships
  • 30% discount on facility rentals
  • 20% discount at MMA Museum Stores
  • Invitation to join the Collector’s Guild

Benefactors’ Circle – $10,000

  • Donor Circle benefits
  • Recognition as a Sponsor of Educational Programs
  • Three Individual level gift memberships
  • Complimentary membership in the Collector’s Guild
  • Invitation to the annual President’s Circle Reception
  • 30% discount on facility rentals
  • 20% discount at MMA Museum Stores

Connoisseurs’ Circle – $15,000

  • Donor Circle Benefits
  • Private curator-led tour of an exhibition for a small group
  • Four Individual level gift memberships
  • Recognition as a Sponsor of Educational Programs
  • Complimentary membership in the Collector’s Guild
  • Invitation to the annual President’s Circle Reception
  • 30% discount on facility rentals
  • 20% discount at MMA Museum Stores

Patrons’ Circle – $20,000

  • Donor Circle benefits
  • Recognition as the Patron Sponsor of a Museum exhibition of mutual agreement
  • Free facility rental, one time annually. Based on availability. 50% discount on subsequent rentals, unlimited
  • Private curator-led tour of an exhibition for a small group
  • Four Individual level gift memberships
  • Recognition as a Sponsor of Educational Programs
  • Complimentary membership in the Collector’s Guild
  • Invitation to the annual President’s Circle Reception
  • 20% discount at MMA Museum Stores