Annual Fund Gifts


Gift Societies
Unlock exclusive benefits and opportunities to make your Art Center membership more rewarding.

Friends of the Art Center

  • Annual gift of $499 or less
  • Invitations to private receptions with an artist-in-residence
  • Invitations to special viewing events at the Art Center Cinema

society of contemporaries

  • Annual gift of $500 or more
  • All benefits from the “Friend” level, plus:
  • 15% off facility rental fees
  • Special invitations to exclusive VIP events
  • Discounts and advanced ticket purchase on Art Center organized excursions to explore regional art experiences outside of Salina

Circle of Patrons

  • Annual gift of more than $1000
  • All benefits from the “Society of Contemporaries” level, plus:
  • 1 free docent led tour of an exhibition followed by a hands on art experiences for you and 8-10 friends, hors d’oeuvres and beverage provided
  • 2 free tickets to a special Art Center event


Gifts of Cash or Recurring Gifts to the Annual Fund

Monthly, weekly, and annual gifts of cash can be given through check, credit card, and payroll deduction. Annual gifts provide the funding necessary for the Art Center to implement innovative and one of a kind programming, including subsidising children’s education programming so every child has a chance to explore and engage in art.

Memorial Gifts

Families frequently choose the Art Center to receive memorial gifts to honor loved ones.

Gifts of Securities

Turn investments into cash without losing a large portion of the gains to taxes by donating all or a portion of the investment to charity.

Gifts of Personal Property

Real estate, collections, cars, art, etc. are examples of appreciated asset gifts that the Art Center can leverage for additional support.

If you wish to receive more information in person on any of the options above, please contact our office at 785.827.1431 or email Misty at