Curator's Circle

Join Curator’s Circle and take part in the excitement at LACMA. Curator’s Circle supporters enjoy a deeper, more rewarding experience at the museum through year-round insider access, learning from curators across LACMA’s 15 departments.

Through Curator’s Circle dues, members support LACMA’s mission to bring meaningful arts experiences to a wide audience by providing vital funding for:

  • Educational and public programs reaching more than 650,000 people annually
  • Free docent-led tours for more than 30,000 Los Angeles schoolchildren annually
  • Arts for NexGen, our free youth membership program, with over 230,000 members under the age of 17
  • Free admission for all on the second Tuesday of each month, and free admission for L.A. County residents Monday through Friday after 3 pm
  • Conservation of the 135,000+ works in our permanent collection 
  • Bringing art into classrooms through professional development programs for teachers like Evenings for Educators that reach over 1,000 teachers annually
  • Our incredibly popular free Friday night Jazz at LACMA program attended by over 40,000 people annually


Curator's Circle Sponsor

Annual dues: $10,000
All benefits of the $5,000 Curator’s Circle Patron level (see below) plus:

  • Invitations for two to additional events, such as visits to artists' studios, intimate experiences at Los Angeles-area private collections, behind-the-scenes tours, and more
  • Event hosting privileges in the LACMA Director’s Lounge


Curator's Circle Patron

Annual dues: $5,000 gift
All benefits of the $2,500 Curator’s Circle member level (see below) plus:

  • Invitations for two to additional exclusive events and programs with LACMA CEO and Wallis Annenberg Director Michael Govan, curators, and special guests
  • Recognition on LACMA’s annual donor wall 


Curator's Circle Member

Annual dues: $2,500
Invitations for two to exclusive events such as:

  • All major exhibition opening receptions
  • Exclusive curator-led programs
  • LACMA's popular Art 101 lecture series
  • Private Summer Evening family event

Insider Access:

  • One year of free admission for two to LACMA (children 17 and under are always free)
  • Concierge service for all your LACMA needs
  • Opportunity to join LACMA’s Acquisitions Groups and Art Councils, which provide unique experiences related to specific curatorial departments (dues support acquisitions and programming)
  • Priority access to LACMA Premium Travel programs
  • Member Previews of select exhibitions
  • Subscription to Insider, LACMA’s magazine for high-level benefactors
  • Annual recognition of your generous support in Insider
  • Monthly Patron News emails with LACMA insights, upcoming events, and special offers
  • Discounts on more than 300 films, concerts, lectures, and classes at LACMA
  • 10% discount at the LACMA Store (20% on member appreciation days)
  • 10% discount on dinner at Ray's after 6 pm (excludes alcohol, tax, and gratuity)
  • Opportunity to purchase a membership parking pass ($80)

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