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The Connoisseurs Circle:
Benefits of Membership

Members of the Connoisseurs Circle are provided with the following benefits at their corresponding benefit level by making an annual gift to the Institute's Connoisseurs Circle Fellowship:

  Friend $7,500
  • Auditing privileges for select Institute courses
• Invitations to exclusive art world events throughout the academic year:
  – Exhibition tours led by curators and faculty
  – Visits to studios of prominent artists
  – Viewings of New York’s finest private art collections
• Invitations to annual Institute events
  – Fellowship Donor Luncheon
  – Holiday Party
• Preferred seating at Institute public programs
• Exclusive access to special Institute events
• Ability to rent space at the Duke House to host your private event
• Access to Institute research library
• Recognition, at the Friend level, in all public donor listings
  Patron $10,000
  All benefits of the Friend level, plus:
• Invitation to Institute Graduation ceremony and reception
• Invitations to VIP exhibition opening receptions at NYU’s Grey Art Gallery
• Invitation to art day trips outside New York City
• Recognition, at the Patron level, in all public donor listings
  Benefactor $15,000
  All benefits of the Patron membership, plus:
• Opportunity to visit the Institute’s archaeological excavations in Egypt, Sicily,
Turkey and Greece
• Invitation to a Director's Dinner with Institute Director Christine Poggi, select faculty and students
• Opportunity to spend time with a faculty member at a cultural institution abroad
• Recognition, at the Benefactor level, in all public donor listings

Connoisseurs Circle Brochure Open link in new window

IFA Connoisseurs Cricle Brochure

Connoisseurs Executive Committee

Stephen R. Beckwith, Chair
William L. Bernhard
Jane Draizen 
Roberta Huber
David Tobey
Marica Vilcek
Alicia Volk

Ex Officio
Christine Poggi

The IFA Legacy Society
Corporate Patron Program