MOWA patrons

Patron Groups

Join a vibrant community of MOWA supporters

Patrons of Wisconsin Art have the opportunity to engage with like-minded collectors and art enthusiasts, delve into the contemporary art scene, and directly impact MOWA’s extraordinary activities, from thoughtful exhibitions to innovative programs for all ages and interests.

MOWA’s vibrant, philanthropic patron groups begin at $2,500.

Contemporary Council 

The Contemporary Council is a leadership group whose members engage actively with the art and artists of our time through exclusive studio visits and art-related social activities. Members enjoy advisory roles in the Contemporary Art Auction, as well as special preview and bidding opportunities. Members begin at a $2,500 commitment.

Enjoy all basic member benefits for SIX adults and any children under eighteen

Exclusive invitations to special events and activities

Invitations for two to the annual benefactor luncheon

Behind-the-scenes engagement with contemporary artists

Opportunity for a leadership role for the Contemporary Art Auction as well as special preview and bidding opportunities

One complimentary MOWA Plus level membership to share the love with a friend

Complimentary issues of Wisconsin People & Ideas, Wisconsin Academy’s quarterly magazine of contemporary thought and culture

Saint Kate—The Arts Hotel package, including 20% discount on overnight accommodations, 10% off ARIA food and beverage with overnight stay accommodation, and a complimentary Champagne Art Tour for two*

*Availability and restrictions may apply.

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The Uttech Society

The Uttech Society is named for one of Wisconsin’s most important artists. Members join an active group of art enthusiasts, collectors, and philanthropists who are committed to building a vibrant museum. Members receive invitations to the society’s celebrated annual dinner and the opportunity to host private tours and events in the museum.

Members of this group support the museum at the highest level and receive all previously listed benefits, and more! Members begin at a $5,000 commitment.

All the benefits of the Contemporary Council, plus the following…

Invitations for two to the annual Uttech Society Dinner

Curator consultation on collecting

Opportunities to host private tours and events in the museum*

Two complimentary MOWA Plus level memberships to share

Saint Kate—The Arts Hotel package, including 20% discount on overnight accommodations and welcome amenity upon arrival, 10% off ARIA food and beverage with overnight stay accommodation, and a private Champagne Art Tour for two**

*Availability and restrictions may apply.

tax deductible

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Get in Touch

For more information on becoming a MOWA patron, contact Heidi Wirth, director of development.

Call at 262.247.2262 or email at hwirth@wisconsinart.org.