Connoisseurs Circle at the Institute of Fine Arts

The Connoisseurs Circle provides crucial funding for student fellowships at the Institute of Fine Arts through an annual gift. Members of this distinguished patron group receive unique benefits including course auditing privileges, preferred seating at public events, guided gallery and museum tours, and visits to private art collections and artist studios.

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Your gift enables students of the Institute to pursue their dreams while providing you with unparalleled art-world benefits.
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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
  • 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
  • Invitations 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

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New York University
Office of Gift Administration
P.O. Box 6706
Hagerstown, MD 21741-6706

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