Contemporaries Council


Contemporaries Council $1,000 ($200 non-tax deductible) Join today!
Join the Council with the Ongoing Membership option, for only $83.34 a month! 

The 2019 Winter Bash was a smash!
Click here to read the #PMABash recap.

Upcoming events

Tuesday, September 10: Contemporaries Council Sunset Soiree

Wednesday, October 2: Director’s Circle and Contemporaries Council Evening Preview and Reception for N.C. Wyeth: New Perspectives


  •  Free, unlimited admission for two adults and all children under 18 for 12 months
  • Invitations to attend annual events, including the Winter Bash, Midsummer Party, and Holiday Open House with the Director’s Circle
  • Invitation to the Council Summer Soiree at the Winslow Homer Studio in Prouts Neck
  • Opportunity to arrange a special tour of the PMA collection or special exhibition led by Curatorial, Learning and Interpretation Staff, or a docent for up to ten guests
    (Arrangements must be made in advance with the Philanthropy Department)
  • Reciprocal benefits at more than 70 museums throughout North America
  • Invitation to Preview and Evening Receptions for major exhibitions with Director’s Circle
  • Invitation to day trips, cultural excursions, and studio visits organized by the PMA
  • Invitation to Art After Hours, intimate curator-led tours for select exhibitions
  • 10% discount in the PMA Store and PMA Café by Black Tie Catering
  • Ability to purchase discounted tickets to PMA programs, events, and Winslow Homer Studio Tours
  • Recognition in the Annual Report, Donor Wall in the Selma Wolf Black Great Hall, and PMA website 

View the current list of Contemporaries Council members here.

Contemporaries Steering Committee:

Tawny Alvarez
Renee Cabot
Brian Chin
Brooke Chornyak
Erik K. Hayward
Tyler W. Hobbs
Lila C. Hunt Davies
Alisan Kavookjian
MaryBeth Lorenz
Kathryn Malin
Dimitri M. Michaud
Landace L. Porta
Alexander E. Porteous, co-chair
Mika K. Reynolds, co-chair

To learn more about Contemporaries Council, contact Philanthropy at or (207) 699-4065. 


Ready to join?

With our new ongoing membership option, you can pay for your membership in low monthly increments and set your mind at ease.

Contemporaries Council

Director's Circle
Member, $1,500

Director's Circle
Fellow, $2,500

Director's Circle
Sponsor, $5,000

1882 Circle

President's Circle



For more information about becoming a member,
call (207) 775-6148.
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Reciprocal Membership Benefits

All Contemporaries Council and Director's Circle members receive free general admission to more than 70 art museums throughout North America.

For a complete list of participating institutions, click here.