The Sustaining Fellows is the premier giving society of the Art Institute of Chicago. Join or upgrade to the Sustaining Fellows to gain insider access to the museum’s collection, curators, and other art enthusiasts like you.
As a member of the museum’s premier giving society, you can be proud to be among the Art Institute’s closest supporters. The Sustaining Fellows enjoy unique opportunities to engage with the Art Institute’s world-class collection, internationally recognized curators, and fellow dedicated supporters. Sustaining Fellows also have the opportunity to participate on committees and in leadership positions.
Exclusive Events and Travel Opportunities
Sustaining Fellows are invited to educational programs and private events that deepen engagement at the museum. Exclusive events include:
Exhibition previews and receptions
Curatorial lectures and gallery walks
Private dinners and artist talks
Five-star travel with museum curators
Sustaining Fellows are recognized for their essential, unrestricted support on the Art Institute’s donor wall.
Sustaining Fellows receive all of the benefits of museum membership, including reciprocal privileges to 15 other art museums.