Collectors Circle

 
 

Collectors Circle donors receive first-hand access to the Museum's exhibitions, and contemporary art in private collections, galleries, and museums. From behind-the-scenes tours with curators to exclusive travel opportunities, you will enjoy special benefits while directly supporting the acquisition of works for MCASD's collection and the Museum's operations fund. Enjoy a rich array of programs and events, including an annual dinner, exclusive travel opportunities, and events at private residences. Become a Collectors Circle donor and join other individuals with a special interest in collecting and learning about contemporary art.

For more information, please contact the Advancement Office at 858 454 3541 x150 or eharker@mcasd.org.

Contemporary Collectors$5,000

Contemporary Collectors enjoy:

  • Special insider tours and annual Contemporary Collectors’ trip with MCASD curators to some of the most exciting art scenes in the United States
  • Invitation to the Annual Collectors Selection Dinner to acquire new works for the Museum’s collection
  • Events at private residences where Collectors mingle and enjoy a reception among great contemporary art
  • Invitation to Upper-Level Member events including exhibition previews; Sunday Brunch Series; art tours; lectures; and literary, film, and performing arts programs
  • Private curator-led tour of MCASD exhibitions for your group (by appointment)
  • Personal handling of special event ticket requests
  • Priority invitations to Monte Carlo, Benefit Art Auction, and special Museum events
  • NEW! Special VIP tours of exhibitions during installation
  • NEW! Curator-led tours of artists’ studios

Plus, receive all member benefits:

  • Unlimited Museum admission to the all MCASD locations
  • Free admission privileges to more than 20 museums nationwide
  • Complimentary copies of MCASD exhibition catalogues and posters
  • Recognition in VIEW, MCASD’s award-winning quarterly newsletter
  • VIP guest passes for Museum admission to your friends and associates
  • Discounts at the X Store and Museum Cafe

Annual Dues

Membership in Contemporary Collectors is $5,000-$9,999 per household. A portion of that amount goes directly to purchase art that the group helps select. The remainder supports the Museum’s operations and an annual exhibition.

International Collectors$10,000

In addition to Contemporary Collectors benefits, International Collectors enjoy:

  • Opportunity to travel to an international destination with MCASD Director Hugh Davies. International Collectors’ trips are led by experts in contemporary and modern art and include exclusive access to the world’s top collections and artists’ studios as well as special receptions and dinners
  • Exclusive events at a private residence where Members dine amongst great contemporary art and enjoy the company of fellow Collectors
  • Underwriting support of an exhibition each year
  • Invitation to a special exhibition opening dinner with MCASD’s director, curators, and artists
  • NEW! Special in-home consultation of your private art collection by experts and curators
  • NEW! Special wine reception for your private group of 12 or less before a curator-led tour of an exhibition (by appointment)

Plus, receive all member benefits:

  • Unlimited Museum admission to the all MCASD locations
  • Free admission privileges to more than 20 museums nationwide
  • Complimentary copies of MCASD exhibition catalogues and posters
  • Recognition in VIEW, MCASD’s award-winning quarterly newsletter
  • VIP guest passes for Museum admission to your friends and associates
  • Discounts at the X Store and Museum Cafe

Annual Dues

Membership in International Collectors is $10,000 or more per household. A portion of that amount goes directly to purchase art that the group helps select. The remainder supports the Museum’s operations and an annual exhibition.