Director’s Circle memberships provide critical annual support for the museum and make up our leadership community. This group of arts enthusiasts, key supporters, and philanthropists, are at the center of all ICA happenings, bringing them closer to the ICA’s work through invitations to intimate gatherings, tours, and programming all year long.

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All Director’s Circle members enjoy:

Often at the ICA, Director’s Circle members come together to celebrate exhibition openings and special encounters with art and artists. Our supporters have access to the ICA’s exhibitions, collection, and artists. Your Director’s Circle membership always provides: ​

  • Unlimited year-round admission to the ICA
  • 10% discount at the ICA Store and coffee cart
  • Discounts at select area businesses
  • Subscriptions to Director’s Circle communications
  • Member pricing on tickets for virtual film screenings and performances presented by the ICA

Director’s Circle levels and benefits

Director’s Circle Fellow ($2,500)

  • Unlimited free admission with four accompanying guests per cardholder
  • Eight complimentary guest admission passes
  • Invitations to ICA exhibition opening receptions
  • Invitations to After Hours with the Curator and other specially designed events crafted to bring you closer to the exhibitions and artists  on view
  • Annual recognition of your gift to the ICA
  • 10% discount at the ICA Store and discounts at select area businesses
  • Reciprocal admission privileges to more than 100 museums throughout the United States and Canada
  • Rental privileges to host a private event at the ICA*​
  • Dedicated ICA staff member to facilitate your ICA membership experience

Value of benefits $490

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Director’s Circle Leader ($5,000)

All Fellow benefits, plus:

  • Invitation to tour an artist’s studio or a private collection
  • Opportunity to travel with the ICA and explore the contemporary art scenes in other major US cities

Value of benefits $573

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Ars Longa Society ($10,000)

All Leader benefits, plus:

  •  Invitation to the privately hosted Ars Longa Evening
  • International travel opportunities featuring conversations with leading voices in the international contemporary art scene, artist studio tours, and private collection visits
  • Base rental fee discount of 10% for a private event

Value of benefits $573

Founders’ Circle ($25,000)

All Ars Longa benefits, plus:

  • Invitations to private exhibition opening dinners alongside the Ellen Matilda Poss Director, organizing curator, and artists
  • Advance notice and highest priority reservations for all ICA travel opportunities
  • Base rental fee discount of 25% for a private event

Value of benefits $1,329

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Avant Guardian Society ($50,000+)

All Founders’ Circle benefits, plus:

  • Private exhibition tour for up to 20 guests with a member of the ICA’s curatorial staff*
  • Base rental fee discount of 30% for a private event
  • Acknowledgement in the ICA galleries through exhibitions

Value of benefits $1,609

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*Upon request, subject to availability, restrictions apply

In addition to exclusive events and behind-the-scenes access, Director’s Circle members enjoy all the benefits of membership included at lower levels of giving, including a 10% discount at the ICA Store and dedicated Director’s Circle communication.

If you would like to decline benefits in order to receive a higher level of deductibility, please contact the Development Office at 617-478-3147.