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Corporate Partner Program

By making your tax-deductible membership donation, you will become a part of an elite group of Chicago’s business and civic leaders and receive a valuable package designed to enhance employee benefits, heighten community relations, and increase company recognition.

Enriching Art and Culture for Chicagoans

With the opening of our renowned Modern Wing in 2009 and a calendar full of exciting exhibitions and events, there has never been a better time to become part of the Art Institute’s family of supporters. By becoming a member of the Corporate Partner Program, your organization will allow the museum to fulfill its mission while receiving a number of unique benefits such as corporate recognition, complimentary admission passes, and invitations to special events that are reserved for the members of the Corporate Partner Program.

To become a member of this elite group of Chicago leaders, please contact George Martin at (312) 443-3125 or gmartin@artic.edu or Allison Swindell at (312) 443-3121 or aswind2@artic.edu.

Levels and Benefits

Your membership supports our mission. In return, we are happy to offer you these exclusive benefits, and we welcome the opportunity to discuss a partnership tailored to your needs.

Celebrate, Engage, and Inspire

All Corporate Partners have access to a range of employee engagement opportunities and other benefits, including:

  • Invitation to annual Corporate Partner Day, a day of free admission and special offers for all company employees and their families
  • 10% discount on new memberships for employees
  • Opportunities to host private company events
  • Invitations to select exhibition openings
  • Listing in Annual Report
  • Recognition in annual full page advertisement
  • Subscription to Member Magazine and Museum Portraits

Corporate Leader

Benefits for gifts of $25,000 and up

  • Free admission for all employees
  • 12 Corporate Access Cards
  • 12 VIP tickets to special exhibitions
  • 10 Member Plus memberships
  • 6 VIP tours for up to 10 guests
  • Concierge service for museum restaurants, art travel programs in the U.S. and abroad, and private tours
  • Listing on donor wall
  • CEO membership in the Business Council 
  • Business Council Benefits:
    • Feature of CEO in Museum Portraits and website
    • Annual Corporate Council feature in Member Magazine
    • Invitations to exclusive council events
    • Annual feature in special full-page advertisement
    • Copy of exhibition catalogue for one executive

Benefactor

Benefits for gifts of $15,000–$24,999

  • 200 Guest Passes
  • 10 Corporate Access Cards
  • 8 Member Plus memberships
  • 8 invitations to exclusive corporate event
  • Concierge service for museum restaurants, art travel programs in the U.S. and abroad, and private tours
  • Listing on Donor Wall
  • Private Corporate Partner Day exclusively for company employees and their families
  • 4 VIP tours for up to 10 guests

Patron

Benefits for gifts of $10,000-$14,999

  • 150 Guest Passes
  • 8 Corporate Access Cards
  • 6 Member Plus memberships
  • 6 invitations to exclusive corporate event
  • Concierge service for museum restaurants, art travel programs in the U.S. and abroad, and private tours
  • Listing on donor wall
  • 2 VIP tours for up to 10 guests

Associate

Benefits for gifts of $5,000–$9,999

  • 100 Guest Passes
  • 6 Corporate Access Cards
  • 4 Member Plus memberships
  • 4 invitations to exclusive corporate event
  • Concierge service for museum restaurants, art travel programs in the U.S. and abroad, and private tours
  • Listing on donor wall

Contributor

Benefits for gifts of $2,500–$4,999

  • 50 Guest Passes
  • 4 Corporate Access Cards
  • 4 VIP tickets to special exhibitions
  • 2 Member Plus memberships
  • 2 invitations to exclusive corporate event