Become a Business Council Member

Rochester Art Center’s Business Council Members provide critical year-round support to sustain RAC’s array of outreach and engagement opportunities. In return for your generous support, Business Council Members enjoy significant business and networking benefits including complimentary access to the Art Center for company executives, exhibition tours, free Art Center admission for your company employees, and an opportunity to host a company event for employees and client cultivation.

Rochester Art Center’s Business Council Members underscore the community’s strong civic pride and philanthropic support of arts and culture. Through your generous support, Business Council Members gain the knowledge, prestige, and joy of assisting Rochester serve the area as its premier venue of exemplary contemporary art presentations, stimulating art education and public programs, and engaging community collaborations. With your support of Rochester Art Center, your business impacts lives.

Rochester Art Center also welcomes the opportunity to tailor sponsorship packages that will raise your company’s profile in the community. Sponsoring an exhibition, program, or event at RAC is a prestigious and effective way for your company to significantly increase its visibility among a highly desirable and diverse group of people. Business Council Memberships offer remarkable opportunities to establish an emotional connection between your company and the Art Center’s members and visitors.

Business Council: Membership Levels & Benefits

Your Business Membership is good for you and helps us serve more in our community, every day.

A majority portion of the Business Council Membership contributions are tax-deductible. A breakdown of deductibility is available upon request.

Investor | $250

  • Complimentary admission for two to Rochester Art Center
  • Three invitations to special exhibition previews and receptions
  • Ten Employee/Guest Passes

Sponsor | $500

All of the previous benefits +

  • Complimentary admission for three to Rochester Art Center
  • 15 Employee/Guest Passes
  • Complimentary docent-led tour of RAC’s exhibitions for Member & five guests [upon request and subject to scheduling]

Shareholder | $1000

All of the previous benefits +

  • Complimentary admission for four to Rochester Art Center
  • 20 Employee/Guest Passes
  • Two Complimentary Tickets to ARTBASH
  • Private exhibition tours for employees or clients with
  • Executive Director or Chief Curator

Stakeholder | $2500

All of the previous benefits +

  • Complimentary admission for five to Rochester Art Center
  • 25 Employee/Guest Passes
  • 10% Discount on business sponsorship of ARTBASH
  • Complimentary use of the Conference Room (one/year)

Entrepreneur | $5000

All of the previous benefits +

  • Complimentary admission for six to Rochester Art Center
  • 30 Employee/Guest Passes
  • Invitation to be acknowledged as a Sponsor of an RAC exhibition, program, or special event
  • Opportunity to host one special event at the Art Center

In Addition to the Tiered Benefits, All Business Council Members Receive:

  • Year-long Recognition on RAC Website, Digital Donor Monitor, and Newsletter
  • Recognition in Annual Report
  • Weekly E-News Updates on all RAC activities
  • 10% Discount on New Memberships for Employees [for membership year]
  • Discount on Subscriptions to Art Magazines
  • Modern & Contemporary Reciprocal Membership [ModCo], Free admission to 150+ museums
  • Reciprocal Organization of Associated Museums, Free admission to 200+ museums
  • North American Reciprocal Membership, Free admission to 870+ museums

For more information about partnership opportunities, please contact us at 507-282-8629 or info@rochesterartcenter.org.