Support

Make a Donation

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A fully tax-deductible direct donation to YBCA places you amongst a visionary group of donors to our organization. Your support significantly impacts our ability to continue programming the contemporary art you love.

Become a member or renew your membership

Show your support of YBCA and enjoy all of the benefits of membership. With all the savings and perks, your membership pays for itself and more!

Need More Information About YBCA's Donor Circle?
Contact our Director Major Gifts, Namrata Gupta via email or call 415.321.1345.

Questions About Memberships?
Contact our Membership Department via email or call 415.321.1320.

Membership Delivery
Membership packages are mailed within 7-10 days of processing the order; memberships cannot be held at Box Office.

All YBCA members enjoy the following benefits:

  • Free gallery admission all the time, with guest privileges — $10 or more savings every time you visit
  • Free admission tickets to opening night parties — $90 annual value
  • Ticket discounts for all YBCA programs — $5 off performance tickets; $2 off film tickets
  • Free members-only artist talks and other member events
  • Discounts on YBCA catalogues
  • No waiting in line for Opening Night Parties and other special events

Additional benefits based on membership level:

Membership Level   Benefits
$65 —
Basic
Fully tax-deductible
  • FREE gallery and Opening Night Party admission for you and a guest
  • Member discounts on YBCA Performances and Films
  • Waived handling fees on ticket orders
  • Subscription to YBCA's monthly calendar
  • Members-only ticket specials
  • Exclusive invitations to Member events
  • Discount YBCA:You enrollment

Discounted Basic membership
Click here for $40 full-time Student, Teacher, Working Artist or Senior (65+) membership at the Basic level

$85 —
Basic Household
Fully tax-deductible All of the benefits of a Basic Membership plus:
  • A second YBCA membership card (all benefits apply to member and guest—benefits for 4 people total)
  • Discount YBCA:You enrollment for your household

Discounted Basic Household membership
Click here for $60 full-time Student, Teacher, Working Artist or Senior (65+) membership at the Basic Household level

$165 —
Discoverer
Fully tax-deductible All of the benefits of a Basic Membership plus:
$300 —
Groundbreaker
$250 tax-deductible All of the benefits of a Discoverer Membership plus:
  • Exclusive access to YBCA's Donor Lounge during Opening Night Parties
  • 2 FREE tickets to any YBCA Performance or Film
  • Invitations to preview exhibitions at Opening Receptions
  • Recognition in YBCA's playbill
$500 —
Curator's Circle
$410 tax-deductible All of the benefits of a Groundbreaker Membership plus:
  • Exclusive invitations to Curators Salons at private homes and artist studios
  • Private preview tours with YBCA artists and curators
  • Complimentary exhibition catalog
  • Recognition on YBCA's Annual Donor Wall
  • Dual YBCA:You enrollment included in your benefits at no additional charge
$1,000 —
Director's Forum
$910 tax-deductible All of the benefits of a Curator's Circle Membership plus:
  • Personal concierge service for all your YBCA ticketing needs
  • VIP priority seating for YBCA Performances
  • Recognition as an underwriter of YBCA's FREE First Tuesdays
$2,500 —
Leader's Circle
$2,410 tax-deductible All of the benefits of a Director's Forum Membership plus:
  • Private exhibition tour with YBCA's Executive Director and Visual Arts Curators
  • Signed exhibition catalog for the project your donation supports
To join at the Leader's Circle, Benefactor or Vanguard level, please contact:
Namrata Gupta, Director Major Gifts
ngupta@ybca.org  •  415.321.1345
$5,000 —
Benefactor
$4,910 tax-deductible All of the benefits of a Leader's Circle Membership plus:
  • Underwriter acknowledgement in the discipline and project of your choice
  • Recognition at special events, prominent name visibility on signage and performance program and other special privileges associated with your donation
  • Option of having your gift support one of YBCA's annual commissions in the performing or visual arts
$10,000 —
Vanguard
$9,910 tax-deductible All of the benefits of a Benefactor Membership plus:
  • Private dinner with the curator and artist(s) associated with your project
  • Private screening of a YBCA Film/Video for you and 90 of your friends