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Corporate Giving​​​

Corporate Giving

As a corporate supporter of SAM, your gift supports outstanding arts and cultural opportunities that help make this region an incredible place to live and work. SAM’s innovative educational and community engagement programs and dynamic exhibitions are only possible with support from leaders in the corporate community, who help bring the delight and wonder of art for thousands of people each year.​

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To become a Corporate Member or to learn more about corporate giving at SAM, please call 206.654.3184 or email us.​​​

Corporate Membership Benefits

Bronze Circle
$1,000 – $2,499

  • Ten annual membership cards, transferable among employees, granting free admission for a full year. Employees may use membership cards for friends and family – the employee must be present and should bring a Corporate Membership card for each person in the party, plus proof of employment for the Corporate Member (business card or work ID)

  • Ten complimentary guest passes, for clients or guests

  • Invitations to members-only special exhibition previews and events

  • Member discounts on special programs like Remix

  • 20% discount on new SAM memberships for employees (ranging from Individual to Patron level memberships)

  • 10% discount at all SAM Shop locations, with membership card

  • 10% discount at TASTE Café, with membership card

  • Discounted rates for hosting private company events at any of the three museum locations (upon availability)

  • Recognition in SAM’s member magazine and on SAM’s website

  • Reciprocal membership privileges at nearly 30 museums nationwide

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Silver CIRCLE
$2,500 – $4,999

All Bronze Circle benefits, plus:

  • Each of your ten annual membership cards grants free admission for the employee and a guest

  • One complimentary private use of a designated meeting space at any SAM location for corporate entertaining, with standard group admission fees waived; host pays catering and staffing costs and blackout dates may apply

  • Twenty complimentary guest passes (in lieu of 10 at Bronze Circle)

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GOLD CIRCLE
$5,000 – $9,999

All Silver Circle benefits, plus:

  • One complimentary private use of a designated event or meeting space at one of SAM’s three locations for corporate entertaining, with standard group admission fees waived; host pays catering and staffing costs and blackout dates may apply. In lieu of complimentary use of a meeting space at the Silver Circle level

  • One-year complimentary Patron-level individual membership for one executive, including invitations to premier members-only receptions (valued at $250)

  • Free group tour (up to 20 people) of a special exhibition; please allow four weeks' notice

  • Thirty complimentary guest passes (in lieu of 20 at Silver Circle)

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Platinum circle
$10,000 – $24,999

All Gold Circle benefits, plus:

  • Opportunity to serve as a sponsor of a museum exhibition or program; additional customized engagement and benefits will be mutually agreed upon

  • One-year complimentary Ambassador-level individual membership (valued at $1,500) for one executive. Includes invitations to upper-level member special events. In lieu of Patron-level membership at Gold Circle level

  • Recognition on SAM’s website with hyperlink to corporate member’s website

  • Forty complimentary guest passes (in lieu of 30 at Gold Circle)

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Sponsorship

Corporate supporters of SAM’s exceptional exhibitions and community programming help foster the creativity and innovation that make Seattle a cultural destination. A partnership with SAM not only demonstrates your company’s commitment to the Seattle region, but also provides exclusive benefits for your clients, customers, executives, and employees. Contact SAM today to develop a unique and mutually beneficial partnership opportunity that can support your business and philanthropic goals.

Corporate sponsorship opportunities are available beginning at $10,000. Contact our Corporate Relations team at 206.654.3252 or by email to learn more about how you can partner with SAM. ​​​

In-Kind Giving

In-kind gifts help the museum by providing important services and products necessary to present high-caliber exhibitions, engaging programming, and fun-filled events. For more information about how your company can support the museum through in-kind giving, please call 206.654.3184 or email us.

Corporate Partners

The Seattle Art Museum thanks our current corporate partners for their support.

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Corporate Pass Request

Employees of SAM corporate member companies can visit any exhibition for free by coming to the Ticketing Desk with a SAM corporate membership card and proof of employment. Tickets can be reserved in advance with this online corporate pass request form.

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