Support

Why Support Contemporary Calgary?

Contemporary Calgary is a beacon of art and ideas for Calgary and your support is critical to the ongoing success of our distinctive exhibition schedule and diverse public programming. Your contribution adds culture and community to your life with exclusive access to a stimulating program of exhibitions, lectures, and events and to an alliance of artists, curators, thought-leaders, and members who support Contemporary Calgary.


Your support goes to:
  • Shaping art experiences in innovative and powerful ways
  • Providing a distinctive exhibition schedule
  • Creating diverse education and public programming
  • Developing a distinguished lecture series
 

Become A Member

Membership is a commitment to the arts in Calgary and a pledge to future generations. Your support means world-class exhibitions made accessible to the public, a serious investment in arts education and outreach programming, and a central gathering place in Calgary where everyone is welcome to find inspiration. By becoming a member, you make a strong statement that creative innovation is vital and you allow Contemporary Calgary to continue showcasing the fresh, inventive art of our times.
 
General Membership
General $20 Yearly  

Member: $20 yearly

  • Annual membership invites you to join other art enthusiasts, collectors, and friends of the gallery at exhibition openings and enlightening talks with artists and curators.
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Contributing Membership
Friend $100 Yearly  

Friend: $100 yearly

  • Single complimentary membership invites you to join other art enthusiasts, collectors, and friends of the gallery at exhibition openings and enlightening talks with artists and curators./li>
  • Maximum allowable tax receipt
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Associate $250 - $499 Yearly  

Associate: $250 - $499 yearly

  • Maximum allowable tax receipt. - Names placed on the “Inspiration Wall” that will be prominent in all facility lobby areas and in the annual report and any large publications produced by the organization.
  • 2 complimentary memberships (with additional memberships according to their tier) and all associated regular member benefits, with special recognition pins according to the level of support.
  • Eight passes to educational and entertaining adult art education events held through- out the year, with a focus on how to collect contemporary art. (Starting when the new facility opens in 2015.)
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Ambassador $500 - $2,499 Yearly  

Ambassador: $500 - $2,499 yearly

  • Maximum allowable tax receipt. - Names placed on the “Inspiration Wall” that will be prominent in all facility lobby areas and in the annual report and any large publications produced by the organization.
  • 4 complimentary memberships (with additional memberships according to their tier) and all associated regular member benefits, with special recognition pins according to the level of support.
  • Eight passes to educational and entertaining adult art education events held through- out the year, with a focus on how to collect contemporary art. (Starting when the new facility opens in 2015.
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Patron $2,500 - $4,999 Yearly  

Patron: $2,500 - $4,999 yearly

  • Maximum allowable tax receipt. - Names placed on the “Inspiration Wall” that will be prominent in all facility lobby areas and in the annual report and any large publications produced by the organization.
  • 4 complimentary memberships (with additional memberships according to their tier) and all associated regular member benefits, with special recognition pins according to the level of support.
  • Eight passes to educational and entertaining adult art education events held through- out the year, with a focus on how to collect contemporary art. (Starting when the new facility opens in 2015.
  • Two additional exclusive invitations to VIP preview celebrations.
  • Exclusive private tour of an exhibition with the curator (once per year) OR Curator’s talk to a small group at your workplace or social event
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Catalyst Circle Membership
Fellow $5,000 - $9,999 Yearly  

Fellow: $5,000 - $9,999 yearly

  • Maximum allowable tax receipt. - Names placed on the “Inspiration Wall” that will be prominent in all facility lobby areas and in the annual report and any large publications produced by the organization.
  • Six complimentary memberships (with additional memberships according to their tier) and all associated regular member benefits, with special recognition pins according to the level of support.
  • Participation in a monthly limited edition print lottery for Catalyst Circle members only. (Starting when the new facility opens in 2016)
  • Ten passes to educational and entertaining adult art education events held through- out the year, with a focus on how to collect contemporary art. (Starting when the new facility opens in 2016.
  • Two Invitations to a Catalyst Circle celebration. (2016)
  • Invitation for two to the exclusive annual Curator’s Dinner (2016)
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Benefactor $10,000 - $24,999 Yearly  

Benefactor: $10,000 - $24,999 yearly

  • Maximum allowable tax receipt. - Names placed on the “Inspiration Wall” that will be prominent in all facility lobby areas and in the annual report and any large publications produced by the organization.
  • Eight complimentary memberships (with additional memberships according to their tier) and all associated regular member benefits, with special recognition pins according to the level of support.
  • Participation in a monthly limited edition print lottery for Catalyst Circle members only. (Starting when the new facility opens in 2016)
  • Ten passes to educational and entertaining adult art education events held through- out the year, with a focus on how to collect contemporary art. (Starting when the new facility opens in 2016.
  • Twelve passes to educational and entertaining adult art education events held through- out the year, with a focus on how to collect contemporary art. (Starting when the new facility opens in 2016.)
  • Four Invitations to a Catalyst Circle celebration. (2016)
  • Eligible to be part of a possible International Art Travel opportunity (when available)
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Leader $25,000+ Yearly  

Leader: $25,000+ yearly

  • Maximum allowable tax receipt. - Names placed on the “Inspiration Wall” that will be prominent in all facility lobby areas and in the annual report and any large publications produced by the organization.
  • Ten complimentary memberships (with additional memberships according to their tier) and all associated regular member benefits, with special recognition pins according to the level of support.
  • Participation in a monthly limited edition print lottery for Catalyst Circle members only. (Starting when the new facility opens in 2016)
  • Sixteen passes to educational and entertaining adult art education events held through- out the year, with a focus on how to collect contemporary art. (Starting when the new facility opens in 2016.
  • Eight invitations to a Catalyst Circle celebration. (2016)
  • Eligible to be part of a possible International Art Travel opportunity (when available)
  • Opportunities to dine with visiting artists and curators as they arise
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Legacy $20,000 Yearly for 10 years  

Legacy: $20,000 annual donation for 10 years

  • Maximum allowable tax receipt. - Names placed on the “Inspiration Wall” that will be prominent in all facility lobby areas and in the annual report and any large publications produced by the organization.
  • Twenty complimentary memberships (with additional memberships according to their tier) and all associated regular member benefits, with special recognition pins according to the level of support.
  • Participation in a monthly limited edition print lottery for Catalyst Circle members only. (Starting when the new facility opens in 2016)
  • Twenty passes to educational and entertaining adult art education events held through- out the year, with a focus on how to collect contemporary art. (Starting when the new facility opens in 2016.
  • Ten annual invitations to a Catalyst Circle celebration. (2016)
  • Eligible to be part of a possible International Art Travel opportunity (when available)
  • Opportunities to dine with visiting artists and curators as they arise
  • Annually, Four VIP tickets to LOOK gala plus reserved parking
  • Listing in annual Report to Community as part of the legacy of patronage that characterizes the gallery’s growth and quality of artistic endeavor.
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COMPARE MEMBERSHIPs

 

One-Time or Monthly DONATions

A one-time or monthly donation to Contemporary Calgary will support our vision of building a destination dedicated to contemporary and modern art. Every dollar counts and your donations help make our vision a reality. 

Whether a personal or corporate donation, donors will receive a tax receipt from Contemporary Calgary for the year that the donation was made. 


Click HERE to donate in the amount of your choice.

 

To learn more, contact Contemporary Calgary at 403.770.1350 or EMAIL US.

Sign up here to join our mailing list.
 

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When arts and business collaborate, they amplify each other’s efforts towards creating a vital, prosperous and connected city for the benefit of all Calgarians.

Dean Prodan Chair, Calgary Arts Development Independent Business Man