Clark Society: Levels and Benefits

Honoring the founding vision of Sterling and Francine Clark, the Clark Society opens doors to unique, engaging, and stimulating interactions with fine art and culture. Enriched by the passion and wide-ranging knowledge of curators, librarians, scholars, artists, collectors, and landscape specialists, each Clark Society gathering promises memorable encounters with great art, great ideas, and great people. 

Your membership contribution is vital to the Clark’s mission to advance scholarship and extend public understanding and appreciation of art—in Williamstown and beyond. Your generous annual gift opens the door to an extraordinarily rich suite of benefits and programs designed exclusively for members of the Clark Society. Membership includes benefits for two adults.
 
Benefactors Circle
$1,200–$2,499*
  • Complimentary admission to the Clark for you and your guests
  • Invitations to exclusive Clark Society events in Williamstown, New York, and beyond
  • Opportunities for early access to special exhibitions at Clark Society Previews
  • Recognition in our annual donor list and on the donor plaque inside the museum
  • Invitations to lectures, symposia, and other public events
  • Discounts on ticketed events
  • Ten guest passes to share with friends
  • One complimentary exhibition catalogue per year
  • Subscription to the Journal of the Clark
  • 10% discount in the Museum Store and 15% discount in CafĂ© 7
  • Reciprocal admission privileges at select museums in the United States and Canada
* Individuals aged 21–35 may join the Benefactors Circle at the reduced rate of $750.
 

Scholars Circle
$2,500–$4,999
All of the benefits above, and:
  • Complimentary admission for two to the Clark’s summer season celebration 
  • Opportunity to invite two guests to select Clark Society events
  • Assistance with VIP access to domestic and international art fairs, upon request
 
Curators Circle
$5,000–$9,999
All of the benefits above, and:
  • Advance notification of domestic and international travel opportunities with the Clark
  • Invitations to events in the Clark’s Salon Series, our most exclusive program, including visits to prominent private collections and other unique opportunities
  • Concierge service for you and your guests when you visit the Clark
  • Eligibility to rent select Clark spaces for private events
  • Twelve guest passes to share with friends
 
Director’s Circle
$10,000–$24,999
All of the benefits above, and:
  • Invitations to additional events reserved for Clark Society members at this level and above
  • Invitations for four to Clark Society exhibition preview parties
  • Complimentary use of Hunter Studio for a private social event
  • Complimentary admission for four to the Clark’s summer season celebration
  • Eligibility to rent additional Clark spaces for private events
  • Fifteen guest passes to share with friends
 
Sterling Circle
$25,000–$49,999
All of the benefits above, and:
  • Opportunity to arrange a private, customized tour of the Clark
  • Recognition as a sponsor of a select exhibition or museum program
  • Invitations for six to Clark Society exhibition preview parties
  • Complimentary admission for six to the Clark’s summer season celebration
  • Twenty guest passes to share with friends
  • Complimentary catalogues for all special exhibitions
 
The Clark Circle
$50,000–$99,999
All of the benefits above, and:
  • Opportunity to customize a benefits package in consultation with the Clark’s staff
 
The Founders Circle
$100,000 and above
All of the benefits above, and:
  • Opportunity to customize a benefits package in consultation with the Director