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Corporate Giving​​​

Corporate Giving

As a corporate supporter of SAM, your gift makes access to outstanding art and arts learning more equitable in our region. 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 to more than 800,000 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, each admits one guest and employees must present proof of employment; cards are transferable among employees and may be used by friends and family when the employee is present

  • Employees may also reserve free tickets online prior to a visit.

  • Ten complimentary guest passes, for clients or guests

  • Invitations to members-only special exhibition previews and events

  • Member discounts on special programs like Remix by calling the Customer Service Center 206.654.3210; limit two per caller

  • 20% discount on new SAM memberships for employees (ranging from Individual to Patron level memberships); valid for first year of membership only

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

  • 10% discount at TASTE Café, with membership card

  • Discounted rate for hosting a private company event in select meeting rooms; availability and blackout dates may apply

  • Recognition in SAM’s member magazine, on SAM’s website, and in onsite digital signage at downtown location

  • 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 annual membership cards grants free admission for the employee and a guest (in lieu of one guest per card at Bronze level)

  • One complimentary private use of select meeting rooms at the downtown location for a corporate event; standard group admission fees waived, host pays catering and staffing costs, and availability 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 select meeting rooms at one of SAM's three locations for a corporate event; standard group admission fees waived, host pays catering and staffing costs, and availability 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:

  • One complimentary private use of select event spaces at any SAM location for a corporate event; standard group admission fees waived, host pays catering and staffing costs, and availability and blackout dates may apply (in lieu of complimentary use of a meeting space at the Gold Circle level)

  • 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 sponsors make it possible for people of all backgrounds to enjoy outstanding exhibitions and create more equitable arts learning opportunities for students in our region. SAM’s exceptional exhibitions and community programming help foster the creativity and innovation that make Seattle a cultural destination. SAM provides exclusive benefits that support your client, executive, and employee engagement goals. Contact SAM today to develop a unique and mutually beneficial partnership that will directly support your goals. Our Corporate Relations team can be reached at 206.654.3252 or by email.

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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