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Support MCASD at the highest level: The Collectors Circle. This premier donor circle brings together a dedicated group of arts patrons who provide essential support for the Museum’s mission, from our groundbreaking exhibitions to our award-winning education programs, art acquisitions, and future endeavors. Collectors Circle donors enjoy special access and exclusive privileges at MCASD.

To learn more about ways of giving, please contact Advancement Director Elizabeth Yang-Hellewell at 858 454 3541 x154 or eyanghellewell@mcasd.org.

CONTEMPORARY COLLECTORS: $5,000 (fully tax-deductible)

  • Opportunity to vote by ballot for works for acquisition from MCASD’s annual Prospect exhibition; access to purchase tickets to the Annual Selection Dinner, where selected works are announced and celebrated
  • Invited to join one domestic art tour per year as part of the Museum's Travel program. Led by an MCASD curator, these excursions offer behind-the-scenes access to contemporary artists, private collections, and the most significant museums, galleries, and art spaces in the U.S.
  • Invitations to Cocktails & Collections, a series of private events held in the homes of local art enthusiasts and tailored exclusively to MCASD's Collectors Circle Members
  • Access to VIP passes to select regional art fairs with curator-led tours (as available)
  • Private curator-led tour of MCASD exhibitions (by appointment)
  • Special in-home consultation of your private art collection by experts and curators
  • Priority invitations and personal handling of ticket requests to Monte Carlo, Art Auction, and special Museum events and programs including An Artist’s Perspective, Axline and Russell Lectures, Made by X, and the Field Trip program

INTERNATIONAL COLLECTORS: $10,000 (fully tax-deductible)

In addition to opportunities listed above, International Collectors enjoy:

Invitation to travel to an international destination with The David C. Copley Director and CEO Kathryn Kanjo as part of the Museum's Travel program. 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