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Frederick H. Varley

Misty Day, West Coast (North Shore From Point Grey, Vancouver)

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Building on the extraordinary legacy from Michael Audain and Yoshiko Karasawa, your generous contribution will be critical to ensuring new exhibition development and the creation of innovative educational programs.

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These efforts will increase our collective impact and strengthen arts and cultural activities in Whistler and beyond. The Audain Art Museum is a not-for-profit charitable organization that is focused on sharing excellence in Pacific Northwest Coast art with local, regional and international guests.

There are a variety of ways to contribute including:
  • Membership and product purchases
  • Donations
  • Contributions and legacy projects
  • Volunteering

Annual Memberships

Members are essential to the Audain Art Museum. Your support allows the Museum to continue its role as a valuable cultural resource in Whistler. In addition, membership comes with benefits. You’ll enjoy unlimited Museum visits, discounts on ticketed events, a 10% discount at the Museum Shop, and invitations to all our special events. Join us today.

Purchase your membership here: audainartmuseum.com/shop, or contact info@audainartmuseum.com.


Memberships

Individual $60 + GST
Family* $85 + GST

*Two adults in one household and children 16 and under


Annual Circle Membership

To make a more significant impact, consider an Annual Circle Membership that includes a full suite of benefits:

$3,000 Contribution

Curator’s Circle
  • 2 Annual Museum membership cards including all Member benefits. Unlimited access to the Permanent Collection and Special Exhibitions
  • Invitation to Circle Members events and exclusive exhibition preview events
  • Charitable tax receipt for the donation portion of the contribution
  • Recognition in the Annual Report and on the donor wall
  • Preferred rates at select Whistler hotels when available

$5,000 Contribution

Director’s Circle
  • 2 Annual Museum membership cards including all Member benefits. Unlimited access to the Permanent Collection and Special Exhibitions
  • Directors Circle Members can bring up to three additional guests when visiting the museum
  • Invitation to Circle Member events and exclusive exhibition preview events
  • Invitation to the exclusive collector’s dinner held annually at the Museum
  • Charitable tax receipt for the donation portion of the contribution
  • Recognition in the Annual Report and on the donor wall
  • Preferred rates at select Whistler hotels when available

$10,000 Contribution

Collector’s Circle
  • 2 Annual museum membership cards including all Member benefits. Unlimited access to the Permanent Collection and Special Exhibitions. – Collector’s Circle Members can bring up to six additional guests when visiting the museum
  • Invitation to Circle Member events and exclusive exhibition preview events
  • Invitation to the exclusive collector’s dinner held annually at the Museum
  • Charitable Tax receipt for the donation portion of the contribution
  • Recognition in the Annual Report and on the donor wall
  • Preferred rates at select Whistler hotels when available
  • Private tour with Audain Art Museum Chief Curator, Director and 10 guests

$25,000 Contribution

Benefactor’s Circle

Members at the Benefactor’s Circle level will receive all of the benefits of the Collector’s Circle. Plus the following additional benefits:

  • The Audain Art Museum will work with you to determine a specific exhibition or program that is aligned with your philanthropic interests in which to specifically recognize your support
  • To recognize your philanthropy at this level, the Audain Art Museum will provide the opportunity to host a personalized event in the Museum

Please contact ameredith@audainartmuseum.com for more information.


New Future Leaders’ Circle Membership

$1,000 Contribution

New Future Leader’s Circle – For patrons under 40
  • 2 Annual Museum Membership cards including all Member benefits. Unlimited access to the Permanent Collection and Special Exhibitions
  • Invitation to Circle Member events and exclusive exhibition preview events
  • Charitable tax receipt for the donation portion of the contribution
  • Preferred rates at select Whistler hotels when available

Volunteer

Volunteer involvement is critical to the delivery of educational programs, events and the overall guest experience at the Audain Art Museum.

If you are interested in contributing your skills, knowledge and passion for art as a docent, in guest services or assisting with special events and projects, we would love to hear from you. Volunteer positions include:

  • Docents/Educators
  • Museum Greeters
  • Museum Shop Services
  • Programs and Special Events

Please complete our Volunteer Application Form and send to Laura Minta Holland, Education and Volunteer Manager at lmintaholland@audainartmuseum.com.


Docent Training

Offered seasonally, the Audain Art Museum docent training program provides a specialized and intensive education opportunity to learn about the institution’s Permanent Collection, temporary exhibitions and techniques for sharing this information with guests. Offered free of charge to a select group of volunteers, completion of this program will provide you with the skills and knowledge to shape the museum experience for thousands of visitors.

lmintaholland@audainartmuseum.com