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
  • Free admission to select concerts, lectures, and Social Speed events
  • $2 off tickets to the Speed Cinema
  • 10% Discount in the Café (on Wednesdays)
  • 15% Discount in the Museum store
  • Discounted admission on select museum programs
  • Benefits for two adults and all children under 18
  • Advanced notice and discounts on summer camps and kids’ workshops
  • Free admission and reciprocal benefits at hundreds of museums in North America
  • Two tickets 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
  • Two tickets for each Global Speed Series and invitations to a private cocktail reception with the Global Speed speaker prior to lecture
  • Admission for special exhibition preview days and opening reception
  • Recognition in the Museum’s Annual Report
  • Exclusive Patron Circle session before each Social Speed event
  • Ten additional guest passes for Museum general admission per year
  • Four additional tickets to the annual Patron Circle party
  • Additional admission for six for special exhibition preview days and opening reception
  • Additional admission for four to the classical portion of the Speed Concert Series
  • Invitations to join Speed staff or curators on regional travel opportunities
  • Choice of one special exhibition catalog
  • Recognition on the Museum website
  • Two invitations for each Benefactor dinner following Global Speed Series

All the benefits of the Donor Circle, plus:

  • Invitations to join the Museum CEO on one international trip each year
  • 20% off facility rental
  • Complimentary membership in a Museum Collector Group (1 Group)

All the benefits of the Curator Circle, plus:

  • Complimentary membership in a Museum Collector Group (2 Groups)
  • Two complimentary Benefactor tickets to the annual Speed Art Museum Ball

All the benefits of the Director Circle, plus:

  • Complimentary membership in a Museum Collector Group (3 Groups)
  • Four complimentary Benefactor tickets to the annual Speed Art Museum Ball

Join the IBC today to enjoy these exclusive privileges! To learn more, call (502) 634-2734 or email jcaridis@speedmuseum.org.

Membership is fully tax-deductible as allowed by law.

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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