Donor Circle

From bringing engaging exhibitions to our galleries, to creating enriching art experiences, to investing in a new generation of artists and audience members alike, our Donor Circle supporters make it all possible.

  Maya Lin speaks to guests at a donor dinner

About Donor Circle

Individuals who make contributions to GRAM that total $500 or more are recognized in our Donor Circle.

This dynamic program offers free admission and a range of benefits including invitations to unique member-only events and tours, travel opportunities, and recognition as museum supporters.


Donor Circle Members enjoy all the great benefits of a GRAM Membership including: Reciprocal benefits to over 600 museums, parking vouchers for city ramps for each visit, discounts for lectures, concerts, and summer art camps, special access to GRAM during ArtPrize, invitations to member events and trips.

Reciprocal Memberships include ROAM, NARM, and Michigan Reciprocal. For a listing of participating institutions, see the links below.

North American Reciprocal Museums

Michigan Reciprocal Museums

Reciprocal Organization of Associated Museums

Each level receives two membership cards. As a Donor Circle member, you may receive occasional benefits that will affect the tax deductibility of your donation which will be automatically noted in your tax receipt. Please notify us if you would like to decline benefits in order to deduct the full amount of your gift as a charitable contribution.

Stewardship Circle

Fellow ($500+) – 4 guests
Patron ($1,000+) – 4 guests
Advocate ($2,500+) – 6 guests

Leadership Circle
Sustainer ($5,000+) – 6 guests
Benefactor ($10,000+) – 8 guests
Conservator ($15,000+) – 8 guests
Luminary ($25,000) – 10 guests
Visionary ($50,000) – 10 guests