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Membership Benefits: The Tower Project

The Tower Project provides support for modern and contemporary exhibitions in the Tower 3 Gallery in the East Building. Celebrating new directions and approaches in art, The Tower Project supports contemporary artists and presents an extraordinary range of creativity.

With an annual gift of $2,500, members enjoy the following benefits of membership in The Tower Project:

  • Invitations to previews and opening events for In the Tower exhibitions
  • Unique events and programs providing access to and interaction with the curatorial team from the department of modern art
  • Private visits to galleries and artist studios in Washington and New York
  • Opportunities for special access to international art fairs
  • Recognition in exhibition-related materials

In addition, members will receive the benefits of a Contributing Level membership:

  • 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‚Äôs Annual Report and Bulletin
  • A 20% 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.

Recent and upcoming exhibitions sponsored by The Tower Project

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