Donor Forum

Oakland Museum of California, 2014. Photo: Trulight Photography.

Help us inspire current and future generations!
As a member of Donor Forum, your annual gift of $1,250 or more provides critical support for our mission: connecting our thriving communities with the cultural and environmental heritage of California.

In recognition of your generosity, you'll enjoy special benefits throughout the year, including priority invitations to previews and receptions, exclusive curator-led exhibition tours, and access to private Bay Area collections.


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Colleague Level | $1,250

  • All basic Donor Forum benefits plus:
  • Invitation to the annual Leader Lunch with a California visionary
  • Special opportunities to interact with curators, artists, historians, and scientists
  • Recognition on the museum's Donor Wall
  • Four VIP parking passes for the Museum garage
  • A certificate for a soft cover exhibition catalog of your choice

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Curator Level | $2,500

  • All Colleague Level benefits, plus access to Distinctly California, a program series exploring multiple perspectives on the state.

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Director Level | $5,000

  • All Curator Level benefits, plus behind-the-scenes tours of private collections and an invitation to the Director's Dinner.

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Benefactor Level | $10,000

  • All Director Level benefits, plus recognition in conjunction with an exhibition.

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Sustainer Level | $25,000

  • All Benefactor Level benefits plus a private lunch with the Executive Director. Also receive the privilege of becoming the Honorary Producer of a selected exhibition.

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For more information, please contact Sarah Kimmerle, Individual Giving Manager at 510-318-8517.

The Oakland Museum of California gladly accepts gifts of stock; for transfer directions please contact
Sarah Kimmerle, 510-318-8517.