Giving Circles

JOIN A GIVING CIRCLE

CIRCLES connect donors with similar interests, enabling them to pool their giving for greater impact in their area of interest and provide opportunities to share in exclusive in-depth experiences: special talks with curators and artists, “sneak” previews, behind-the-scenes tours, and more. Donors can choose beween four CIRCLES options: Exhibitions & Collections, Education & Community Arts, Performing Arts, and Circle of Visionaries.

Membership is not required to join a CIRCLE.

Contact Amanda Salazar to learn more at asalazar@jmkac.org or 920-458-6144.

Exhibitions & Collections Circle

With support from the Exhibitions & Collections Circle, we can create aesthetic experiences that frame community dialogues and inspire shared art-making.

What will CIRCLE investments yield along the way?

  • Provide funds for materials (installation, conservation, storage needs).
  • Afford flexibility to draw on outside expertise for conservation and other needs expeditiously.
  • Support artists and promote their careers, introducing new artists and/or new works, and advance awareness and appreciation of innovative art forms.
  • Provide funding toward the commissioning of new works.


The EXHIBITIONS & COLLECTIONS CIRCLE WILL…

  • Attend an annual roundtable with exhibitions staff.
  • Participate in exclusive curator-led conversations/gallery tours.
  • Experience “behind-the-scenes” collections tours each year.
  • Receive recognition on exhibition banners and other materials.
Join Exhibitions & Collections Circle

EDUCATION & COMMUNITY ARTS CIRCLE

With support from the EDUCATION & COMMUNITY ARTS CIRCLE, we can ensure the community has access to powerful models of teaching and learning through the arts.

What will CIRCLE investments yield along the way?

  • Fund Preschool scholarships.
  • Provide funding for additional school group tours.
  • Support programs for those with memory loss.
  • Provide funding for artist residencies.
  • Supply materials and other support for collaborative community projects.


THE EDUCATION & COMMUNITY ARTS CIRCLE WILL…

  • Attend an annual roundtable with education program staff.
  • Participate in exclusive workshops and conversations with resident artists.
  • Experience “behind-the-scenes” access for upcoming projects.
  • Receive recognition in programming brochures.
Join Education & Community Arts Circle

PERFORMING ARTS CIRCLE

With support from the PERFORMING ARTS CIRCLE, we can preserve the invaluable presence of the performing arts in the region while enhancing educational offerings, community connections, and cultural understanding.

What will CIRCLE investments yield along the way?

  • Send Sheboygan-area students to Footlights Informances.
  • Provide transportation for artists to travel to a remote school to spend an afternoon performing, educating, and interacting with students.
  • Ensure the presence of a vibrant regional performing arts culture serving diverse audiences, particularly youth.


THE PERFORMING ARTS CIRCLE WILL…

  • Participate in an annual roundtable with performing arts staff.
  • Attend private receptions with guest artists.
  • Be recognized in event programs and brochures.
Join Performing Arts Circle

CIRCLE OF VISIONARIES

Be a visionary. Help secure the future of the John Michael Kohler Arts Center. And most important, by planning carefully, you can secure your own and your family’s future as you create a legacy for the Arts Center.

Contact Amanda Salazar for more information at 920-458-6144.