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As a member of The Founders' Council, you wil enjoy all your Museum has to offer in a whole new way: from interacting one-on-one with the scientists behind the research and exhibitions, to dining with like-minded philanthropic peers in Stanley Field Hall after hours. 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 - $4,999

  • Quarterly newsletter, regular e-news, and recognition in the Museum's Annual Report and in Stanley Field Hall
  • Admission for 4 guests when accompanied by the donor, and 8 tickets to each special exhibition
  • 6 complimentary admission passes to share with family and friends
  • Exclusive behind-the-scenes tour
  • Invitations to Founders' Council events, including special exhibition previews, Founders' Frontiers, and Loop Luncheons
  • Gift Field Adventurer membership for a friend or family member
  • Advance notification of Dozin' with the Dinos dates

$5,000 - $9,999

All of the benefits listed above, plus: 

  • Complimentary priority admission to major-ticketed exhibitions
  • Behind-the-scenes hard hat tour of an upcoming exhibition

$10,000 - $24,999

All of the benefits listed above, plus:

  • Customized behind-the-scenes luncheon and tour
  • Field Museum Unpacking Party

$25,000 and above

All of the benefits listed above, plus:

  • Complimentary West Lot Parking (requested in advance)

  • Invitation to an exclusive lunch with Museum President


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