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 exhibition previews, dinners with lecturers and esteemed guests, and exclusive international travel opportunities with the museum director.


International Benefactor Circle

  • Free Museum admission
  • Free admission to exhibitions
  • Free admission to monthly After Hours @ the Speed
  • Free admission to Global Speed Lecture Series
  • $2 off tickets to Speed Cinema
  • 15% discount in the Museum Store
  • Benefits for 2 adults and all children under 18
  • Advance notice and discounts on summer camps and kids’ workshops
  • Reciprocal benefits at hundreds of museums in North America
  • Invitations to exclusive 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 previews and opening receptions
  • Additional admission for 6 to the Bacchanal
  • Opportunity to join the Museum staff or curators for regional travel
  • Recognition on the Museum website and Annual Report

All the benefits of the Donor Circle, plus:

  • Opportunity to join the Museum Director 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*

All the benefits of the Director Circle, plus:

  • Complimentary membership in 3 Museum Collector Groups*

Join the IBC today to enjoy these exclusive privileges! To learn more, call 502.634.2718 or email Abby Shue at

*For more information about Collector Groups, please contact the Curatorial Department at 502.634.2745

Membership is fully tax-deductible as allowed by law.

Benefits are Per Year. Subject to Change.

Click here for a list of our 2019 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.

Donate Now

Donate Now

Not ready to become a member? Consider a one-time donation to help sustain outstanding programming and further the Speed’s mission.