Patron Circle + Collector Groups

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. This includes private cocktail receptions, previews of special exhibitions, visits to collectors’ homes, tours of artist studios and more — all in addition to general member benefits.

Plus, all Patron Circle members are invited to the Annual Patron Circle Party, where the Speed celebrates all they do in support of the museum. Previous events have included the wildly popular Silent Disco and a Prohibition-themed evening of cocktails and jazz.

For tax purposes, all but $75 of each level of Patron Circle is tax deductible. For more information, call (502) 634-2704 or email patroncircle@speedmuseum.org.

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Click here for a list of 2016 Patron Circle Platinum Level Members.

 

Interested in traveling with Speed curators and selecting artwork? Scroll down to learn more about our collector groups, or click here. 

Patron 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
  • Advanced 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 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
  • Admission to special exhibition preview days and opening receptions
  • Recognition in the Museum’s Annual Report
  • 6 additional guest passes for Museum general admission

All benefits of the Silver Patron Circle Membership, plus:

  • 8 additional guest passes for Museum general admission
  • Additional admission for 2 to the Annual Patron Circle Party
  • Additional admission for 4 to special exhibition preview days and opening receptions
  • 2 additional guest passes to the classical portion of the Speed Concert Series
  • Opportunity to join the Museum staff or curators for regional travel

All benefits of the Gold Patron Circle Membership, plus:

  • 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
  • 4 additional guest passes to the classical portion of the Speed Concert Series
  • Choice of 1 special exhibition catalog
  • Recognition on the Museum website

Benefits are Per Year. Subject to Change.


Patron Circle is generously sponsored by:

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Collector Groups

Ready to Make an Impact? Join one of our collector groups and travel with curators, select artwork, and vote on acquisitions for the Museum.

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