Director's Circle

What is Director's Circle?

Director's Circle is LACMA's highest level philanthropic patron group, offering opportunities to connect with other patrons and learn about the museum's exciting efforts in the areas of architecture, education, fashion, and showcasing women in the arts.


Since its founding in 2008, Director's Circle has raised $4 million that has been deployed to fulfill LACMA's mission. True to its name, the group enjoys a strong relationship with Michael Govan, CEO and Wallis Annenberg Director.

Who should join Director's Circle?

Director’s Circle members are interested in learning about one or more of the group’s focus areas via exclusive, members-only experiences. They consider Director’s Circle a catalyst for their relationship to the museum and to other patrons. Members enjoy customized group experiences along with individual concierge services to connect them to additional LACMA activities and/or services suited to their own needs and interests.



Director's Circle Leader

Annual dues: $25,000

All the benefits of the Director’s Circle Sponsor level (see below), plus:

  • Spring 2018 curator-hosted day trip to exclusive local art destination(s) with fellow Leader members
  • Private lunch with Michael Govan or other senior LACMA leadership upon request
  • Private curator consultation visit upon request
  • 20 validated all day parking passes valid in both LACMA parking structure

Director's Circle Sponsor

Annual dues: $10,000

All the benefits of the Director’s Circle Patron level (see below), plus:

  • Invitation to the Director's Circle annual conversation with Michael Govan in a private home
  • Invitations to exclusive upper-level donor experiences, including studio visits
  • Concierge service via an appointed LACMA staff contact
  • 10 validated all day parking passes 

Effective July 2018–June 2019

More Information: 323 857-6182 |

Image Credit: Robert Irwin, Miracle Mile, 2013, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, gift of Hyundai Motor as part of The Hyundai Project: Art + Technology at LACMA in honor of the museum’s 50th anniversary, © Robert Irwin/Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York, photo © 2015 Philipp Scholz Rittermann