contemporary circle

contribute to Maine's outstanding art legacy

Welcome to the Contemporary Circle

The CMCA Contemporary Circle includes local and global members who appreciate and are committed to Maine’s thriving art scene. The Contemporary Circle contributes to Maine’s outstanding art legacy by supporting programs, exhibitions, and education for the art of this generation and the next.

Membership in the CMCA Contemporary Circle provides unique opportunities to engage with Maine artists, collectors, art experts, and CMCA leadership, to attend Contemporary Circle only events, and to be invited to participate in CMCA’s exclusive arts-related travel and excursions.

All Contemporary Circle memberships include the following:

  • Unlimited CMCA free admission for one adult for one year
  • Invitations to all CMCA exhibition openings and special events
  • Subscription to CMCA eNews
  • Discounts on ArtLab classes, camps, and workshops
  • 10% discount at CMCA Shop
  • Personalized membership card
  • Individual membership benefits for 2 adults and children under 18 living in same household
  • 1 gift CMCA Individual Membership
  • 4 additional guest passes to CMCA
  • Invitation to Curator Talk with CMCA Director
Circle Leader
  • ^ Includes all base member features above
  • All but $205 is a tax-deductible contribution to CMCA
  • Invitation to attend annual Contemporary Circle reception
  • First opportunity to purchase tickets to exclusive CMCA excursions
  • Recognition in annual CMCA Gala Program
  • 1 additional gift CMCA Individual Membership
  • Additional 10% discount (20% total) at CMCA Shop
  • Recognition in annual Contemporary Circle Leader listing
$1000
Annually
Circle Benefactor
  • ^ Includes all base member features above
  • All but $205 is a tax-deductible contribution to CMCA
  • Leader benefits, plus:
  • Personalized behind-the-scenes tour with CMCA Director for up to 4 guests
  • First opportunity to participate in CMCA art-oriented travel
  • Recognition in annual Contemporary Circle Benefactor listing
$2500
Annually
Circle Sponsor
  • ^ Includes all base member features above
  • All but $205 is a tax-deductible contribution to CMCA
  • Benefactor benefits, plus:
  • Opportunity to be named Sponsor of 1 exhibition in Gallery 2
  • Private Luncheon with CMCA Director and up to 2 guests
  • Recognition in annual Contemporary Circle Sponsor listing
$5000
Annually
Circle Visionary
  • ^ Includes all base member features above
  • All but $205 is a tax-deductible contribution to CMCA
  • Sponsor benefits plus:
  • Opportunity to be named Sponsor of 1 exhibit in Gallery 1
  • Private tour of a Maine artist’s studio with CMCA Director and up to 4 guests
  • Recognition in annual Contemporary Circle Visionary listing
$10,000
Annually