The Modern Circle brings together patrons and collectors in support of the Department of Modern and Contemporary Art. Members benefit from a rich and varied program of events, while their contributions ensure the success of the department's activities, including acquisitions and publications. On offer are about ten gatherings per year, including curator-led tours of special exhibitions, visits to contemporary artists' studios, private collection viewings, exclusive presentations of recent acquisitions, and international travel opportunities.
Annual dues: $15,000 ($13,514 is tax deductible)
For more information, please contact Sally McBride at 212-396-5126 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Highlights of Past Events
- Private visit to Jeff Koons's studio
- Met Opera dress rehearsal for William Kentridge's production of The Nose with reception and remarks by the artist
- Evening at the Museum with Ellsworth Kelly and the Friends of The Costume Institute
- Visit to The Brant Foundation in Greenwich, Connecticut
Above: Al Held (American, 1928–2005). Taxi Cab III, 1959. Acrylic on paper, mounted on canvas; 107 1/2 x 368 1/2 in. (273.1 x 934.7 cm). The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, Gift of Robert Miller and Purchase, George A. Hearn Fund, 1987 (1987.156)