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Printed Textile: "Zambia"
Printed Textile: "Zambia", 1982
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The Associates & Chairman’s Council

Join a community of art lovers, learners, and insiders united by their dedication to the museum by becoming a member of the Associates or Chairman’s Council.

Your annual gift provides vital support for the museum’s core priorities, including:

Impact of Your Support

Your generous support is an investment in your connection to the museum, Philadelphia, and the arts. Through exclusive opportunities—on online platforms and in our landmark building when possible—you’ll see the impact of your contribution and learn more about the art and people behind our city’s greatest cultural treasure.


Benefits & Giving Levels

The Associates and Chairman’s Council enjoy unparalleled access to behind-the-scenes content, programs, and other exclusive opportunities in addition to all the benefits of museum membership, such as:

  • Unlimited free general admission
  • Reciprocal admission at over fifty peer institutions across the country
  • Two complimentary parking passes by request
  • Special discounts and more
Programs and benefits will be offered virtually and/or in person based on health and safety guidelines.


The Associates $2,500+

The Associates are dedicated individuals whose commitment is critical to the museum’s mission. They enjoy concierge services that facilitate personally meaningful experiences, such as invitations to exhibition openings, complimentary private tours, and a suite of specially designed virtual engagement opportunities.


Associate Member >>
$2,500–$4,999
(all but $174 is tax deductible)

  • Selected virtual and in-person exhibition openings, sneak peeks, exclusive invitations, and one-of-a-kind events
  • Insider access to staff and artists
  • Access to curator-led domestic and international travel experiences (postponed until further notice)
  • Six general admission guest passes
  • 10% discount on museum dining and facility rentals and at Garces Restaurants in the Philadelphia area for parties of up to four (4) people
  • Recognition on the museum’s donor list and signage
  • Discounts on museum programs
  • Selected museum publications
  • Subscription to Developments magazine
  • Dedicated staff member to meet all your museum needs
  • Increased museum store discount (20%) opportunities throughout the year
  • VIP access to Art Basel Miami Beach (subject to change depending upon event offering)

Associate Sponsor >>
$5,000 to $9,999
(all but $174 is tax deductible)

All Associate Member benefits, plus
  • Invitations to discover what’s beyond the galleries through intimate, behind-the-scenes events including exhibition celebrations
  • VIP access to five national and international art fairs
  • Access to curator-led overnight travel (postponed until further notice)


Chairman’s Council $10,000+

As our most generous donors, Chairman’s Council members form the strong foundation on which the museum’s future depends. In addition to all the benefits that Associates receive, members of the Chairman’s Council enjoy invitations to exclusive events with museum leadership, complimentary copies of all museum publications, and access to private collections.


Chairman’s Council Member >>
$10,000–$14,999
(all but $256 is tax deductible)

All Associate Sponsor benefits, plus
  • Exclusive access to private collections
  • Invitation to Chairman’s Council Annual Gathering (normally Chairman’s Council annual dinner)
  • Exclusive, complimentary curator-led day trip (postponed until further notice)
  • All museum-produced publications
  • Virtual fireside chat with museum executive leadership

Chairman’s Council Member Plus >>
$15,000–$24,999
(all but $316 is tax deductible)

All Chairman’s Council Member benefits, plus
  • Invitation to an intimate curated event inspired by the galleries

Chairman’s Council Patron >>
$25,000–$49,999
(all but $316 is tax deductible)

All Chairman’s Council Member Plus benefits, plus

Chairman’s Council Benefactor >>
$50,000–$99,999
(all but $376 is tax deductible)

All Chairman’s Council Patron benefits, plus
  • Collection tour and private dinner with Timothy Rub, the George D. Widener Director and Chief Executive Officer

Chairman’s Council Leadership Circle >>
$100,000 or more
(all but $376 is tax deductible)

All Chairman’s Council Benefactor benefits, plus
  • Personalized membership experience—enjoy curated museum adventures throughout the year

Information about family foundations and donor advised funds >>


Contact Us

For more information, please call 215-684-7766 or email associates@philamuseum.org.