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Smithsonian Associates - Entertaining, Informative, Eclectic, Insightful

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Honor Roll of Donors

For your generous support of $600.00, we would like to show our gratitude by displaying your name in our online Honor Roll of Donors and on the annual donor list printed in the Smithsonian Associate.

Benefits you will receive as a Patron

  • Members-Only Ticket Priority before programs go on sale to the public (some exclusions apply)
  • Subscription to the monthly Smithsonian Associates program guide
  • Access to members-only programs, including the popular annual Breakfast at the Zoo
  • Access to two complimentary tours of exhibitions throughout the year
  • Access to free Associates events as available (notification sent via email)
  • 10% discount at and at select Smithsonian museum restaurants
  • Priority consideration for waitlisted programs including study tours (some exclusions apply)
  • Recognition on the Smithsonian Associates website
  • Eligibility to purchase up to six tickets per program at the discounted member price (savings up to 35%)
  • Smithsonian magazine delivered to your home
  • Member discounts on Art Collectors Program fine-art prints
  • 20% discount at during special Member Days sales
  • Advance digital copy of the monthly Smithsonian Associates program guide
  • Two complimentary program tickets per year (value equal to $25 per ticket or less)
  • VIP access, activities, and seating at the popular annual Breakfast at the Zoo
  • Advance ticket purchasing by phone for high-demand programs, including Smithsonian Summer Camp
  • Invitation for two to a Smithsonian Insider event during the year
  • No handling fees on phone purchases
  • Recognition in the Smithsonian Associates program guide annual donor list and on the annual donor plaque at our headquarters on the National Mall
  • Advanced ticket purchasing to select headliner events
  • Complimentary invitation for two to an exclusive Meeting the Masters reception
  • Eligibility to participate in special travel programs sponsored by Smithsonian Journeys
  • Complimentary tickets for four to a headliner program per year (value equal to $30 per ticket or less)
  • Copy of the Smithsonian’s annual report