The Director's Circle is a community of ICP supporters who are passionate about photography. Members make significant investments in ICP's mission to educate the next generation of image makers and present groundbreaking exhibitions and programs to the public.

Director's Circle Levels and Benefits

Associate $5,000

  • Unlimited free admission for four people to the ICP Museum for one year
  • Special invitations to preview for exhibitions led by ICP curators
  • One tour of a private collection or studio visit annually
  • Invitation to participate in ICP's annual Paris Photo reception

Supporter $10,000

  • All Associate level benefits
  • VIP seating at ICP public programs and select events (excluding Spotlights and Infinity Awards)
  • Up to three complimentary ICP publications and exhibition catalogues
  • Complimentary VIP passes to art and photography fairs in New York City
  • Invitations to private VIP receptions following exhibition openings
  • 25% discount to one ICP workshop/class annually

Sustainer $15,000

  • All Supporter level benefits
  • VIP passes to art and photography fairs throughout the United States
  • Opportunity to schedule one private curator-led tour annually for you and five guests
  • Intimate lunch with an ICP curator

Leader $20,000

  • All Sustainer level benefits
  • Complimentary membership on the Dean's Council of the ICP School
  • One dinner per year with the Dean of School or Chief Curator
  • VIP passes to international art and photography fairs

Ambassador $25,000

  • All Leader level benefits
  • 50% off one space rental of ICP Museum annually for special event (maximum 100 people, excluding additional expenses)
  • One complimentary ICP one-day class or workshop annually
  • Invitation to annual Director's Circle Dinner in the gallery with a major photographer
  • Recognition on the donor wall at the new ICP Museum in the Bowery (must give or pledge by December 31, 2015)
  • Private lunch with the Executive Director and Board Chair or President


Director's Circle contributions support ICP's general operating fund, allowing ICP to continue to educate the next generation of image makers from teens to adults, produce groundbreaking and boundary pushing exhibitions, and generate a rich dialogue about the power of photography to change the way people see and experience the world around them.