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The Circle

The National Gallery of Canada has established The Circle to welcome and recognize those passionate art lovers who make an annual gift of $1,000 or more. As a Circle Patron, you are an integral part of the private-public partnership that supports the development, care and knowledge of the nation’s collection. In appreciation of your generous contribution, you will receive the Supporting Friends’ benefits and many other privileges. For more information please call 613.998.0429 or contact Karolyn Rabeau at krabeau@gallery.ca.

Basic Regular and Supporting Friend Membership Benefits:

  • Free and unlimited access to the Gallery’s collection and special exhibitions
  • Invitations to the Gallery exhibition openings and to Member’s Evenings
  • A 15% discount at the Bookstore (some conditions apply)
  • A 10% discount on National Gallery of Canada events and workshops
  • A discount of $2 on maximum daily parking rate
  • Subscription to the Gallery e-newsletter and Calendar of Events
  • A discount at the Restaurant des Beaux-Arts cafeteria (some conditions apply)

Curator’s Circle: $1,000 to $2,499

Basic benefits plus:

  • Recognition as a Circle donor
  • An invitation to a behind-the-scenes tour
  • An invitation for two to an Exclusive Gallery Event
  • A special Gallery produced gift item
  • A tax receipt for maximum allowable portion

Director’s Circle: $2,500 to $4,999

Basic benefits plus:

  • All the privileges accorded to the Curator’s Circle donors
  • An invitation to attend a Gallery exhibition opening reception
  • A complimentary exhibition publication
  • A complimentary gift membership, upon request
  • A tax receipt for maximum allowable portion

Council's Circle: $5,000 to $9,999

Basic benefits plus:

  • All the privileges accorded to the Director’s Circle donors
  • A private art consultation with a Gallery curator, upon request
  • An additional complimentary publication
  • An additional complimentary gift membership, upon request
  • A tax receipt for maximum allowable portion

Chair’s Circle: $10,000 and above  

Basic benefits plus:

  • All the privileges accorded to the Council’s Circle donors
  • Additional private behind-the-scenes opportunities
  • An additional complimentary publication
  • A tax receipt for maximum allowable portion

For more information about The Circle please contact 613.998.0429.