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Circles Levels and Benefits

Find the right level for your support.


Annual Contribution: $2,000-$4,999

Patrons provide critical support for the museum’s exceptional collection, pioneering initiatives in education and community outreach, and engaging public programs. At the Patron level, members join a dedicated community of supporters who enjoy unique, behind-the-scenes experiences at the museum.

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Director’s Circle

Annual Contribution: $5,000-$9,999

The Director’s Circle sustains The Phillips Collection as an intimate, dynamic, and collaborative space for the arts, creating, as our founder Duncan Phillips wrote, “a beneficent force…a joy-giving, life-enhancing influence.” Director’s Circle members enjoy deeper engagement at the museum, including an annual program with Vradenburg Director & CEO Jonathan P. Binstock.

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Capital Circle

Annual Contribution: $10,000-$24,999

The Capital Circle promotes and preserves the legacy of the Phillips as a vital part of the arts and cultural tapestry of Washington, DC. Capital Circle members are invited to participate in special experiences that highlight the museum’s engagement with the broader DC arts community, such as embassy dinners and private collection visits.

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Chairman’s Circle

Annual Contribution: $25,000+

The Chairman’s Circle is the pinnacle of philanthropic engagement at The Phillips Collection. Giving annually at this level, these members provide crucial funding that allows the Phillips to launch new initiatives and programs that advance the strategic goals of the institution.

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For more information on sponsorship opportunities or about Patron or Circles membership, contact:

Advancement Department
202.387.2151 x250

The tax-deductible portion of your donation is your membership fee minus the good faith estimate of the value of benefits you receive, unless you waive such benefits. As per the IRS, memberships, which carry a fair market value and provide “personal benefit” to the donor, may not be paid for in full or part through a Donor Advised Fund or foundation. Please consult with your tax advisor for guidance and more information.

All benefits are subject to change.

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Consider directing your philanthropic support of the Phillips to a specific program, initiative, or to the area of greatest need.

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