Support, Engage, Learn, Connect and Share Your Love of Art

Your MHCAM membership sponsors a vital educational and cultural resource for the campus and the broader public. Your commitment at the Director’s Circle level (an annual donation of $1,500 or more) not only gives you exclusive access to Museum events, trips, and publications, but it also welcomes you to a community of dedicated art supporters.


What are the benefits of joining the Director’s Circle?

  • Supporting the MHCAM’s teaching and exhibition programs
  • Enjoying a two-day art tour led by the Florence Finch Abbott Director in a different city every spring, including visits to private collections, behind-the-scenes tours of galleries and museums, special receptions, and dinners.
  • Receiving invitations to multiple art-themed events, gallery talks, lectures, and receptions both at the MHCAM and around the country annually, including the Art Dealers Association of America (ADAA) Art Fair in New York City.
  • Experiencing pop-up, one-day art tours, including destinations such as: Asia Society Museum, New York City; Philadelphia Museum of Art and the Rodin Museum; The Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn; Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, CT; The Frick Collection, New York City
  • Receiving the Museum’s annual Journal, complimentary exhibition publications, and a 15% discount at the Museum shop.
  • Complimentary admission and/or discounts through the College and University Art Museum Reciprocal Program.

Please note that those who give at the $2,500 level and above receive first opportunity to register for the Director's Circle Art Tour and invitations to dinner with guest lecturers.

Who are Director’s Circle members?

  • Multi-generational alumnae, community members, collectors, donors, and art lovers.
  • Seekers of new experiences with art and material culture.
  • People looking to develop friendships with others who share their passion for art.
  • Those exploring a budding appreciation for art to those with a long history as fine art professionals and connoisseurs.

Learn more about Director's Circle Events or complete an online membership or printed membership form to join Friends of Art today.