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Creative Impact Board

The ASU Art Museum’s Creative Impact Board members discover the importance of contributing to our community and witness the positive impact the arts can have on our society. ASU Art Museum relies on the generosity, expertise, networks and commitment of these visionary leaders to fulfill our mission and vision.

Join today to learn more about the power of art and to connect with other creatives.

Creative Impact Board members at the annual level of $1,500 receive:

  • Special recognition in the museum lobby and website.
  • Invitations to the Board and Councils opening receptions ft. renowned artists and expert curators.
  • Access to the private Board and Councils Lounge.
  • Priority invitations to museum events, tickets and curated travel before the public.
  • Creative Impact Board meetings with curated programming and networking opportunities August 2021 Museum Website Changes.
  • Exclusive invitations to the Board+Council event series including FutureCast, Director’s Take and the ART:101 salons.

Director’s and Innovation Council

The ASU Art Museum’s community of Councils leverage their passions, resources, creativity, and networks for the continued financial sustainability of the museum’s programs and ability to fulfill its mission and vision. Director’s Council members experience behind the scenes access to the ASU Art Museum and exclusive curated programming.

Director’s Council members at the annual level of $5,000 receive all the rewards at the Creative Impact Board level and:

  • Customized and curated personal itinerary planning.
  • Member-only invitations to the Director’s Council recognition reception.

Innovation Council members at the annual level of $10,000 receive all the rewards at the Director’s Council and Creative Impact Board levels and:

  • Innovation Viewing, a private curator-led tour of new exhibitions only for Innovation Council members.
  • Member-only invitations to the Innovation Council appreciation event.
  • Access to private travel and events with museum leadership.

Become a member

Members at all the Board and Council levels ensure the ASU Art Museum remains free, open and inclusive for everyone!

Your membership donation is deposited with the ASU Foundation for A New American University, a nonprofit organization that exists to support Arizona State University (ASU). All gifts in support of ASU are subject to Foundation policies and fees. Membership may be considered a charitable contribution. Please contact your tax advisor regarding the deductibility of charitable contributions. Acknowledgment confirming your membership will be sent from the ASU Foundation.

Donors

$100,000+

The Andrew Mellon Foundation

Art for Justice Fund, a sponsored project of Rockefeller Philanthropy Advisors

Ford Foundation

The Diane and Bruce Halle Foundation

Virginia G. Piper Charitable Trust

Windgate Foundation

$50,000–$99,999

The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts

$10,000–$49,999

Rea Bennett

Joan D. Cremin

Graham Foundation for Advanced Studies in the Fine Arts

Cheryl Najafi

Patti Parsons Foundation

Sarah and Ethan Wessel

$5,000–$9,999

Ardie and Steve Evans

Elizabeth and Shane Ginsberg

Margot and C. Dennis Knight

 Sally and Richard Lehmann

Laura and Herb Roskind

Olga Viso and Cameron Gainer

$1,000–$4,999

Adam Ayers

Masako and Ronald Berman

Logan Browning

Stacy and Todd Burnett

Chad Campbell and Shawn Silberblatt

José Cárdenas

Elaine and Sid Cohen

Francesca Miller Freedman and Mark Freedman

Sylvia and Gabriel de Freitas

Barb and Scott Dow

Carol Eckert

The Flinn Foundation

Nancy and Michael Gifford

Kathleen and John Graham

Mary Curtin and Justin Graham

Sapna Gupta and Stephen Hillegeist

Lisa Handley

Mark Klett

Olivia Laux and Matt Cooley

Jessica and Greg Lehmann

Christiana Moss and Chris Alt

Robert Moric

Jenni Muñiz

Lisa Olson

Sooyoun Park

Felicia Reback

Donna Stone

Alexix Terriquez

Zalec Familian and Lilian Levinson Foundation

Innovation Council Members

Rea Bennett

Joan D. Cremin

Cheryl Najafi

Patti Parsons

Sarah and Ethan Wessel

Director’s Council Members

Ardie and Steve Evans

Shane Ginsberg

Margot and C. Dennis Knight Sally and Richard Lehmann

Laura and Herb Roskind

Olga Viso and Cameron Gainer

Creative Impact Board Members

Adam Ayers

Logan Browning

Stacy Burnett

Chad Campbell and Shawn Silberblatt

Sid Cohen

Barb and Scott Dow

Carol Eckert

Shane Ginsberg

Nancy Gifford

Justin Graham

Sapna Gupta

Lisa Handley

Mark Klett

Olivia Laux and Matt Cooley

Greg Lehmann

Christiana Moss

Robert Moric

Jenni Muñiz

Cheryl Najafi

Sooyoun Park

Patti Parsons

Felicia Reback

Alexix Terriquez

Sarah Wessel

Corporate Sponsors

bulthaup Scottsdale

Cloth & Flame

Falcon Designs

For the People

The Director’s Council, an exclusive membership group, engages directly with ASU Art Museum's director to further the mission of the museum. The Director's Council is committed to advancing contemporary art through special events and programs. The annual contribution of $5,000 ensures that the museum has the capacity to continue its work in the ASU, Tempe and Phoenix communities.

The Director’s Council offers unique access to ASU Art Museum, including previews of upcoming exhibitions, private viewings of the collection, lectures and events with visiting artists-in-residence, receptions and first choice at domestic and international travel opportunities with the museum. Director's Council members experience firsthand the collaborations, projects and new work developed through ASU Art Museum in all areas of artistic research.