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Foundation Membership Categories and Benefits

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Annual cost $750 to $3,999 $4000 to $7,499 $7,500 to $14,999 $15,000 +
Foundation Membership Cards: Admits 2 visitors per card. Includes free admission to the permanent collection and most special exhibitions. 2 4 8 10
Complimentary Passes for general Gallery admission to distribute to your employees, associates, and friends. 10 25 50 75
Members' Previews: Invitations to special exhibition previews and events throughout the year. yes yes yes yes
Subscription to the quarterly Members' newsletter Art Matters and monthly e-newsletter. yes yes yes yes
Art Rentals and Sales Gallery Privileges: Rent art from a selection of hundreds of outstanding original works of art by Canadian contemporary artists. Includes access to our personalized Art Rental consulting service. yes yes yes yes
Members' Discounts: 10% off at shopAGO, FRANK Restaurant, caféAGO, and the Galleria Italia Espresso Bar (discounts exclude alcohol). Complimentary coat check. Exclusive access to the Norma Ridley Members' Lounge. 10% off most Education workshops. yes yes yes yes
Reciprocal Benefits: Free admission to several leading art museums across North America. yes yes yes yes
Recognition on the Annual Donor Wall and in the AGO Annual Report, which is distributed to all major donors and posted on the AGO website (Minimum $2,000 donation). yes yes yes yes
Official letter of receipt. yes yes yes yes
Curatorial Consultation: Opportunity to schedule a consultation with a curatorial staff member for advice in developing corporate or individual art collections.     yes yes
Foundation's President, Director, or Senior Staff Member will become an Honorary Member of the Curators' Circle Patron's Circle for one year. Established to recognize the generosity of the Gallery's major individual donors, the Curators' Circle organizes private tours of exhibitions, lectures, and an annual dinner for Curators’ Circle members only. For more information, please visit:     yes yes
Annual Appreciation Day: Once a year, the Gallery would be pleased to designate a special day when your foundation’s associates and guests can enjoy free admission. Includes general Gallery admission and coat check for up to 150 people (does not include surcharge exhibitions).       yes

For information about supporting the AGO through a foundation, please contact:

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