Patron Membership

Patron Membership provides you with the opportunity to join a distinguished group of individuals who share an interest in the cultural richness, ethnic diversity and growing importance of Asia, while forging a close connection to the mission and activities of Asia Society. Through involvement in one of the Patron groups—Chairman's Circle Benefactor/Sponsor, President's Circle Benefactor/Sustainer/Contributor—you will have direct access to the Society's considerable resources and to its wide range of experts in Asian economic, social, political, and cultural affairs.


CHAIRMAN'S CIRCLE

The Chairman’s Circle is Asia Society's highest level of individual membership. Members have the opportunity to meet with leaders of Asian governments, businesses, universities, museums and theaters—often in small, restricted settings. Members receive complimentary admission for two to all public events at Asia Society and invitations to all private President's Circle events.

PRESIDENT'S CIRCLE

The President’s Circle provides individuals seeking special access to the Society's programs a closer link to its activities and its leadership including Asia Society President Vishakha N. Desai. Members have direct access to the Society's considerable resources and to its experts in Asian economic, social, political and cultural affairs. Members are invited to private patron events including VIP receptions and curator-led tours.


CHAIRMAN'S CIRCLE BENEFACTOR $25,000

($24,585 is tax-deductible*)
Privileges for two persons at the same address:
  • Opportunities to meet with leaders of Asian and American governments, business, universities, often in small, exclusive settings
  • Opportunity to host private dinners with Asia Society Chairman or President
  • Consultation with Asia Society curators on collecting Asian art (by request)
  • Acknowledgement on the Asia Society website
  • Opportunity to rent Asia Society facilities in NY
  • All benefits listed under Chairman's Circle Sustainer, below

* This is an estimate for tax purposes.

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CHAIRMAN'S CIRCLE SUSTAINER $10,000

($9,670 is tax-deductible*)
Benefits for two persons at the same address:
  • Opportunities to meet with leaders of Asian and American governments, business, universities, often in small, exclusive settings
  • Private meeting with Asia Society Chairman or Asia Society President (by request)
  • Private curator-led tour of the museum for ten guests while museum is closed to the public (by request)
  • Special behind-the-scenes tour of Asia Society museum vault with curator
  • Complimentary registration for two to the Society's Annual Corporate Conference in Asia
  • Complimentary admission for two to public events at all Asia Society Centers with prior registration
  • Invitations to private President's Circle and Friends of Asian Arts events at Asia Society Washington and New York
  • Hardcover copies of all Asia Society exhibition catalogues
  • A one-year Contributing Individual membership to give to a friend ($250 value)
  • All benefits available to members of the President’s Circle

* This is an estimate for tax purposes.

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PRESIDENT'S CIRCLE BENEFACTOR $5,000

($4,835 is tax-deductible*)
Privileges for two persons at the same address:
  • Private meeting with Asia Society President (upon request)
  • Preferred seating at the Society's special events, including Annual Dinner
  • 50% discount on registration to the Society’s annual Corporate Conference in Asia
  • A one-year Dual/Family membership to give to a friend ($120 value)
  • One gift Asia Society exhibition catalogue for a family member or friend (upon request)
  • Discounted admission to Asia Society Washington public programs for up to five guests

* This is an estimate for tax purposes.

The President's Circle Benefactor receives the benefits listed above, as well as all of the benefits listed below, under President’s Circle Sustainer.

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PRESIDENT'S CIRCLE SUSTAINER $2,500

($2,415 is tax-deductible*)
Privileges for two persons at the same address:
  • Invitations to private receptions with visiting dignitaries, including heads of state and corporate CEOs
  • Preferred seating at select public programs
  • One copy of all new exhibition catalogues produced by Asia Society
  • A one-year Individual membership to give to a friend ($65 value)

The President's Circle Sustainer receives the benefits listed above, as well as all of the benefits listed below, under President’s Circle Contributor.

* This is an estimate for tax purposes.

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PRESIDENT'S CIRCLE CONTRIBUTOR $1,500

($1,465 is tax-deductible*)
Privileges for two persons at the same address:
  • One invitation to a private Ambassador Lunch
  • Complimentary invitations to two exclusive Embassy receptions
  • Free Admission to over 50 Washington events
  • Invitations to private President's Circle events at Asia Society Washington
  • Reserved priority seating at Asia Society Washington events
  • Advance invitation to Asia Society's special events, including Annual Dinner, AsiaWeek Benefit, and Asia on My Mind
  • Invitation to annual Asia Society Caravan, a private guided tour of unusual and exclusive sites in Asia
  • Complimentary copies of select art exhibition catalogues

* This is an estimate for tax purposes.

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Additional Asia Society membership benefits include:

 

  • Acknowledgement in bi-weekly Asia in Washington newsletter
  • Invitations to select VIP events
  • Invitations to programs for members only, including exhibition openings in New York
  • Reciprocal complimentary membership at 140 other museums
  • Membership card for two people valid for one year
  • Asia à la Carte discount (10%) at more than 20 select Washington area restaurants
  • Unlimited free admissions for members and four guests to the Asia Society Museum (please inform our office when you plan to visit the Museum)
  • Discount on admission to all Asia Society Washington programs and invitations to performances, films, and lectures at Asia Society New York and other regional centers
  • Subscription to eNews and calendar of events
  • Complimentary Asia Society publication
  • Discount of 10% at AsiaStore in New York and AsiaStore Online
  • Discount of 10% in New York Garden Court Café