Curators' Circle

MAKE A DIFFERENCE.
The AGO’s extraordinary art and programming has the power to spark dialogue, create community and change lives. Your gift helps present exhibitions of the highest caliber and creates meaningful experiences for the diverse communities we serve.

DISCOVER ARTFUL EXPERIENCES.
Gain fresh new perspectives on art and see the world anew through insightful talks led by curators, artists and art experts.

ATTEND VIBRANT SOCIAL EVENTS.
Gather with a community of art enthusiasts, collectors and friends at lively Curators’ Circle events and private viewings.

ENJOY EXCLUSIVE BENEFITS.
Explore your AGO with special access including unlimited free admission to the Gallery, guest privileges, and reciprocal free.

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BENEFITS

Curators' Circle Members receive:

  • Free admission to the Gallery for two cardholders and guests

  • Invitations to Curators’ Circle events featuring talks by curators, artists and cultural luminaries

  • Recognition in the AGO Annual Report and on the Annual Donor Wall

  • Charitable tax receipt for the maximum allowable amount per Canada Revenue Agency guidelines

  • Reciprocal admission to select art museums across North America

  • Discounts on AGO learning programs, art classes, and camps

  • Use of the Norma Ridley Members’ Lounge

  • Complimentary coat check and audio guides (when available)

  • 10% discount in shopAGO, AGO Bistro, and caféAGO

  • Subscription to AGO Insider, the AGO weekly e-newsletter

  • Voting privileges at the Annual General Meeting

CURATORS' CIRCLE LEVELS

PATRONS' CIRCLE ($2,000 - $3,999)

A Patrons' Circle member receives all of the core Curators' Circle benefits. 

DIRECTOR'S CIRCLE ($4,000 - $7,499)

Members of the Director's Circle receive all Patrons' Circle membership privileges, plus:

  • Invitations to exclusive curator-led tours of exhibitions and collections

PRESIDENT'S CIRCLE ($7,500 - $14,999)

Members of the President's Circle receive all Director's Circle membership privileges, plus:

  • Invitation to an exclusive behind-the-scenes event

CHAIR'S CIRCLE ($15,000 - $24,999)

Members of the Chairman's Circle receive all President's Circle membership privileges, plus:

  • Opportunity to participate in a two-day art trip led by the AGO’s Director or curators

*Participants are responsible for their own travel, accommodation, and related expenses

BENEFACTORS' CIRCLE ($25,000+)

Members of the Benefactors' Circle receive all Chairman's Circle membership privileges, plus:

  • A tailored stewardship program in recognition of this generous gift


UPCOMING EVENTS

Our upcoming season of Curators’ Circle events will be announced shortly. Check back soon!


CURATORS' CIRCLE COMMITTEE

Robin Anthony, Co-chair
Gillian Smith, Co-chair

Colette Barber
Cathy Bisset-Parkes
Terry Burgoyne
Eileen Farrow
Marie Grant Foss
Shael Greenberg
Ruth Keilty
Gale Kelly
Claire Kilgour Hervey
Bruce Lawson 
Gisèle McIsaac
Annette Metz Pivnick 
Tannie Ng
Anne Odette Kaye
Sarah Scott
Michael Taylor
Alexandra Von Schroeter
Carol Weinbaum
Susan Wortzman


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