Be part of the Circle Society.

The Circle Society comprises the Frist Art Museum’s leading donors. Their generous support ensures the long-term sustainability of the Frist Art Museum and helps the museum continue to bring the art of the world to Middle Tennessee.

As a member of the Circle Society, you enjoy the following exclusive benefits:

  • Benefactor-level membership benefits
  • Two unlimited-use guest passes
  • One complimentary exhibition catalogue
  • Gift of membership
  • Travel opportunities through Museum Travel Alliance
  • Invitations to Circle Society receptions and the Frist Gala
  • Circle Society wall and Community Report recognition
  • Advance ticketing to select public programs

For more information about the Circle Society or your benefits, contact Circle@FristArtMuseum.org or 615.744.3963.


Exclusive Circle Society events

The Circle Society receives unparallel access to the museum and its curators. As a member, you are invited to exclusive receptions to enjoy cocktails before touring the latest exhibitions at the museum.

Travel with the museum

Every visit to the Frist Art Museum is a chance to explore a wide variety of artworks, cultures, and traditions. The Circle Society gives you the opportunity to explore even further as you visit museums and cultural institutions throughout the world with other like-minded art supporters.

The Frist Art Museum partners with Museum Travel Alliance (MTA) to offer exclusive travel opportunities for the Circle Society. Because of the COVID-19 pandemic, the museum has paused travel opportunities. Stay tuned for the latest updates in the Circle Society quarterly newsletter.


Circle Society levels

Your donation as a member of the Circle Society includes exclusive benefits. If you would like to waive your benefits and make your gift eligible for a full tax deduction, contact Circle@FristArtMuseum.org or 615.744.3963. For more information about the tax implications of your gift, please consult your tax adviser.

O’Keeffe Circle

$15,000
Benefits
  • Circle Society benefits
  • Free parking in FAM lots
  • Ten single-use guest passes
  • Invitations to special VIP receptions before select public lectures
  • One private exhibition tour for up to eight participants (including you)
  • Invitation to Special Access Evenings with the Director
  • Recognition on the gallery wall of all Conte Community Arts Gallery

Picasso Circle

$10,000
Benefits
  • Circle Society benefits
  • Twelve single-use parking passes for FAM lots
  • Eight single-use guest passes
  • Invitations to special VIP receptions before select public lectures
  • One private exhibition tour for up to eight participants (including you)
  • Invitation to Special Access Evenings with the Director
  • Recognition on the gallery wall of a designated exhibition

Rembrandt Circle

$5,000
Benefits
  • Circle Society benefits
  • Twelve single-use parking passes for FAM lots
  • Six single-use guest passes
  • Invitations to special VIP receptions before select public lectures

President’s Circle

$2,500
Benefits
  • Circle Society benefits
  • Six single-use parking passes for FAM lots
  • Four single-use guest passes
  • Invitations to special VIP receptions before select public lectures

Director’s Circle

$1,500
Benefits
  • Circle Society benefits
  • Six single-use parking passes for FAM lots
  • Four single-use guest passes


Circle Society levels start at a yearly donation of $1,500. Interested in supporting the museum through a different amount? Explore our membership options and let us help you find the right one today.

DONATE. GIVE. SUPPORT.
Please consider supporting the Frist Art Museum with a donation. Your gift is essential to our mission of serving the community through the arts and art access in particular. We truly appreciate your generosity.