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Curators' Circle Categories and Benefits

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Annual cost $2,000 to $3,999 $4,000 to $7,499 $7,500 to $14,999 $15,000 to $24,999 $25,000 +
Two membership cards granting unlimited admission to the Gallery’s collection and ticketed exhibitions for cardholders and their guests yes yes yes yes yes
Invitations to exclusive Curators’ Circle events such as exhibition previews, tours and talks by curators, art historians, pre-eminent collectors and artists yes yes yes yes yes
Exclusive use of the Norma Ridley Members’ Lounge yes yes yes yes yes
Complimentary coat check and audio guides for members (when available) and their guests yes yes yes yes yes
Reciprocal admission to selected North American art museums yes yes yes yes yes
Discounts on AGO education programs yes yes yes yes yes
10% discount in the AGO Shop with additional seasonal offers yes yes yes yes yes
10% discount at FRANK, the AGO restaurant, and at the café yes yes yes yes yes
Entertaining privileges in the Ridley Members’ Lounge yes yes yes yes yes
Subscription to Art Matters, the AGO’s members’ magazine yes yes yes yes yes
Exclusive use of the AGO’s Art Rental + Sales Gallery yes yes yes yes yes
Acknowledgement in the Annual Report and on the Annual Donor Wall yes yes yes yes yes
Voting privileges at the Annual General Meeting yes yes yes yes yes
Income tax receipt for maximum allowable portion yes yes yes yes yes
Invitation to a behind-the-scenes event at the AGO   yes yes yes yes
A private consultation with an AGO curator on building your art collection (upon request)   yes yes yes yes
Invitation to an event highlighting recent AGO art acquisitions     yes yes yes
Invitation to a two-day trip with AGO curators, offering exclusive access to major art museums outside of Toronto (members are responsible for their own travel, accommodation and related expenses)       yes yes
The opportunity to be publicly recognized as a supporter of an AGO exhibition or program. In addition, the AGO will host a small private reception for you and your guests, followed by a tour of the selected exhibition or program.         yes
A personal and private tour of the AGO (upon request)         yes

Become a Curators’ Circle Member of the Art Gallery of Ontario

  1. ONLINE: Click here to purchase your membership online through our secure membership registration page.
  2. BY PHONE: Call 416 979 6619 to discuss the various options available.
  3. BY EMAIL: Send us a message at Curators_Circle@ago.net.
  4. BY FAX: Complete the Curators’ Circle Membership Application Form and fax it to 416 979 6646.
  5. BY MAIL: Complete the Curators’ Circle Membership Application Form and mail it to:

    Curators’ Circle Membership, Art Gallery of Ontario
    317 Dundas Street West, Toronto, Ontario, Canada M5T 1G4