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Gifts to The Founders' Council at any amount are much needed and appreciated. Click here to make a contribution today.

Benefits and privileges made available to Founders' Concil donors at levels of $2,500 and above per year include:

$2,500     Founders’ Council Member

All of the benefits of a family membership, plus:

  • Complimentary invitations to Loop Luncheons
  • Complimentary invitation to The Founders’ Council Annual Meeting and Dinner
  • Complimentary invitations to private exhibition openings
  • Invitations to Founders’ Frontiers programs
  • Invitation to The Women’s Board Gala
  • Gift publication featuring Museum research, collections, and exhibitions

$5,000     Founders’ Council Surveyor

All of the benefits listed above, plus: 

  • Complimentary priority admission to major-ticketed exhibitions
  • Behind-the-scenes tour featuring a special Museum collection and dinner

$7,500     Founders’ Council Collector

All of the benefits listed above, plus:

  • Dinner and priority seating at a Museum lecture

$10,000     Founders’ Council Conservator

All of the benefits listed above, plus:

  • Complimentary one-time use of The Founders’ Room
  • Invitation to a special dinner featuring a Field Museum curator or visiting scholar

$25,000     Chairman's Circle

All of the benefits listed above, plus:

  • Private behind-the-scenes tour and luncheon, arranged for individuals and their guests

  • Complimentary West Lot Parking (requested in advance)

  • Complimentary one-time use of a Museum gallery

  • ½ day with a scientist arranged for individuals and their guests

$50,000     Chairman's Circle Leadership Level

All of the benefits listed above.

We invite you to become part of The Founders’ Council or Chairman's Circle today.  For more information, contact Madalyn Kenney, Annual Giving Director: (312) 665-7801 /