International Benefactor Circle

As leaders in providing vital annual support for the Speed, members of the International Benefactor Circle (IBC) enjoy a special relationship with the museum. Their support is what enables the Speed’s diverse and ambitious exhibitions, the conservation of priceless artwork and the quality education programs that enrich the lives of all in our community.

Privileges of IBC membership include private exhibition previews, dinners with lecturers and esteemed guests, and exclusive international travel opportunities with the museum director. Curator, Director and Artist levels also include membership in collector groups.

 

International Benefactor Circle

  • Free daily admission
  • Invitation to exhibition openings and previews
  • Admission to the classical portion of the Speed Concert Series
  • Admission to Global Speed Lecture Series
  • Admission to Social Speed
  • $2 off tickets to the Speed Cinema
  • 15% discount in the Museum Store
  • 10% discount at Wiltshire at the Speed on Wednesdays
  • Discounted admission on select Museum programs
  • Benefits for 2 adults and all children under 18
  • Advance notice and discounts on summer camps and kids’ workshops
  • Free admission and reciprocal benefits at hundreds of museums in North America
  • Admission for 2 to the Annual Patron Circle Party
  • Invitations to exclusive, regular Patron Circle Party events and programs, such as tours of collectors’ homes and artist studios, opening receptions, and talks by Museum curators
  • Invitation to a private cocktail reception with the Global Speed Lecture series speaker prior to each lecture
  • Invitation to a private dinner with the Global Speed Lecture Series speaker following each lecture
  • Admission to special exhibition preview days and opening receptions
  • Recognition in the Museum’s Annual Report
  • Exclusive Patron Circle session before each Social Speed event
  • 10 additional guest passes for Museum general admission
  • Additional admission for 4 to the Annual Patron Circle Party
  • Additional admission for 6 to special exhibition preview days and opening receptions
  • Additional admission for 4 to the classical portion of the Speed Concert Series
  • Opportunity to join the Museum staff or curators for regional travel
  • Choice of 1 special exhibition catalog
  • Recognition on the Museum website

All the benefits of the Donor Circle, plus:

  • Opportunity to join the Museum CEO on 1 international trip each year
  • 20% off facility rental, contingent on availability
  • Complimentary membership in 1 Museum Collector Group*

All the benefits of the Curator Circle, plus:

  • Complimentary membership in 2 Museum Collector Groups*
  • 2 complimentary Benefactor tickets to the annual Speed Art Museum Gala

All the benefits of the Director Circle, plus:

  • Complimentary membership in 3 Museum Collector Groups*
  • 4 complimentary Benefactor tickets to the annual Speed Art Museum Gala

Join the IBC today to enjoy these exclusive privileges! To learn more, call 502.634.2734 or email jcaridis@speedmuseum.org.

* For more information about Collector Groups, please contact the Curatorial Department at 502.634.2732.

Membership is fully tax-deductible as allowed by law.

Benefits are Per Year. Subject to Change.

Click here for a list of our 2016 International Benefactor Circle members. 

Patron Circle

Patron Circle

In appreciation of their dedicated support of the Speed’s critical operating needs, Patron Circle members enjoy exclusive opportunities to engage with the museum throughout the year.

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Donate Now

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