The Kemper Circle

Members of the Kemper Circle are among the most vital supporters of the Museum.

Kemper Circle members invest in the Kemper Art Museum’s mission through annual gifts of $1,000 or more directed to the Museum through the Washington University Eliot Society.

Kemper Circle members enjoy all Museum membership benefits, plus additional benefits in recognition of support for the Museum at the following Kemper Circle levels:

Member: $1,000–$2,499
– Six complimentary single-use parking validations for the East End Garage
– Invitations to Kemper Circle tours and events
– Washington University Eliot Society benefits, including campus parking and invitations to Eliot Society events
Corporate gifts at this level may be honored for two individuals to attend Kemper Art Museum events only for 12 months. No other Eliot Society benefits apply.

Fellow: $2,500–$4,999
– All of the above, plus:
– Early registration and reserved seating for lectures and public events
– Private tours of the permanent collection or featured exhibition for your invited group

Benefactor: $5,000 and above
– All of the above, plus:
– Invitations for two to attend one Benefactors dinner following exhibition openings
– Opportunities to connect with Museum Director and curators at international art events
– Recognition of sponsorship for Museum programs, including exhibitions, publications, the Museum Diversity Internship, or other initiatives.


You may join the Kemper Circle with a single payment or with a recurring monthly gift. To join, or to inquire about joining with a gift through a donor-advised fund, gift of stock, or other methods, contact Ellen Soule, associate director of advancement, at 314.935.7381 or