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Contributing Level

Winslow Homer, Breezing Up (A Fair Wind) (detail), 1873-1876, oil on canvas, National Gallery of Art, Washington, Gift of the W. L. and May T. Mellon Foundation

With an annual gift of $1,000 to $2,499, members enjoy the following benefits of membership in The Circle:

  • Priority entrance to all special exhibitions
  • Invitations to two evening receptions featuring special exhibitions or the permanent collection
  • Invitations to family programs with breakfast and children's art activities
  • Private daytime lectures and previews of special exhibitions
  • Subscription to the Bulletin, a semiannual publication for Gallery friends
  • Recognition in the Gallery’s Annual Report and Bulletin
  • A 20 percent discount at Gallery Shops
  • Subscription to the monthly Circle e-newsletter
  • Access to the National Gallery of Art Library

The value of all levels of Circle membership benefits in 2021 is estimated to be $150. The amount of your Circle membership contribution that is deductible for federal income tax purposes is limited to the excess of the value of the contribution over the value of the benefits made available in return. Please note that this amount is subject to change.