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

Directors Circle Levels and Benefits

The Director’s Circle is a group of ICP’s most loyal supporters who are passionate about photography and the future of imagemaking. With ICP Executive Director Mark Lubell, the Director’s Circle partakes in educational programming that involves access to rarely seen private collections and behind-the-scenes tours.

The Director’s Circle supports ICP’s general operating fund and allows 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.

Member $5,000-$9,999

  • Unlimited free admission for four people to ICP’s museum for one year
  • Invitations to exclusive visits to private collections and artist’s studios
  • Invitations to educational photography workshops and programs exclusively for Director’s Circle members
  • Invitations to ICP events and special-access programming at international events and photography festivals
  • Special rates on event rentals at ICP
  • Access to VIP seating at ICP public programs and select events (excluding Spotlights and Infinity Awards)
  • Eligibility to be invited to participate on a Leadership Committee (additional fees apply)
  • Inclusion of your name on the donor display at ICP

Supporter $10,000-$24,999

  • All Member level benefits
  • Opportunity to participate in guided travel opportunities organized and led by ICP
  • Opportunity to schedule one private, behind-the-scenes tour of ICP with a curator and up to 10 guests, to conclude with light refreshments
  • Inclusion of your name on the donor display at ICP
  • 25% discount to one ICP workshop/class annually

Benefactor $25,000+

  • All Supporter level benefits
  • Intimate lunch with Executive Director and an ICP curator for four guests
  • One complimentary ICP single-day class or workshop annually
  • Inclusion of your name on the donor display at ICP


In addition to receiving access to exclusive benefits listed above, all Director’s Circle members all eligible to take advantage of core benefits of a Patron membership:

  • Four single-use guest passes to ICP’s museum
  • Free and/or discounted admission to other photography museums in the Connections Network
  • Member discounts: 10% off at ICP’s café; 15% off at ICP’s shop; 20% off at ICP’s shop during members-only shopping days
  • Invitations for you and a guest to members-only exhibition openings
  • Invitation to two to Director’s Previews of all ICP exhibitions
  • Invitation to ICP School Members Day featuring workshops and portfolio reviews
  • Invitation to take part in ICP’s annual Infinity Awards and Spotlights event
  • Complimentary tickets to select ICP lectures and invitations to pre-lecture cocktails with photographers or experts in the field
  • Private curatorial walk-throughs for major exhibitions
  • Unlimited access to ICP’s library
  • Complimentary VIP passes to art and photography fairs
  • Subscription to the ICP programs guide and newsletters
  • Subscription to quarterly member newsletter
  • Two complimentary ICP exhibition catalogues per year
  • One complimentary Dual/Family level membership