Ways to Partner

Joining the Walters Art Museum as a Corporate Member will provide your employees and clients unique access to the museum’s collections, beautiful buildings, and world-renowned experts.

Your support keeps a world-class art collection, spanning 7,500 years of art and culture, accessible and free to the public. It also enables the Walters to launch new exhibitions and installation initiatives, maintain long-standing programming, explore new technologies, and extend our reach and public impact.

Corporate Membership

Corporate membership is available at the following levels:

  • Artisan ($1,000–$4,999)
  • Collector ($5,000–$9,999)
  • Associate ($10,000–$14,999)
  • Connoisseur ($15,000–$24,999)
  • Founder ($25,000–$49,999)
  • President’s Club ($50,000 and above)

To learn more about corporate membership and other corporate engagement options, please contact Katarina Ziegler, Director of Institutional Giving, at kziegler@thewalters.org or 410-547-9000, ext. 614.

Corporate Sponsorships

Sponsorships at the Walters allow companies to strengthen their name recognition, reach targeted audiences, and show community support while meeting business goals. Sponsorships are available for our exhibitions and installations, education programs, family festivals and celebrations, the Walters Party & Gala, and may be customized.

Walters Gala & Party Support

Entertain clients at one of Baltimore’s premiere events while raising funds for educational and cultural programs at the Walters. Join the region’s preeminent art supporters for a night to remember in one of the most beautiful and prestigious venues in Baltimore.

A wide range of sponsorship opportunities are available now and include recognition across multiple platforms. Learn more about the Walters Gala & Party.

Corporate Membership Levels

Artisan ($1,000–$4,999)

Benefits at this level include:

  • Two invitations to Patrons exhibition openings
  • Invitations to Members openings
  • Two invitations to Curators’ Choice event (for members $1500+)
  • Four company membership cards
  • Four complimentary drink vouchers
  • The Artisan level is 100% tax-deductible

Collector ($5,000–$9,999)

Benefits at this level include:

  • A tour of the galleries for clients and employees (15 guests)
  • Two invitations to the annual Director’s Dinner
  • Four invitations to exhibition openings, including Patrons Event and VIP donor receptions
  • Six company membership cards
  • Six complimentary drink vouchers
  • Opportunity to rent the museum is available to Walters’ donors of $5,000 or more

Associate ($10,000–$14,999)

Benefits at this level include:

  • A Lunch and Learn Presentation at the company by museum experts*
  • A tour of the galleries for clients and employees (10–15 visitors)
  • Four invitations to the annual Director’s Dinner (summer)
  • Six invitations to exhibition openings and VIP donor receptions
  • Eight company membership cards
  • Complimentary drink vouchers
  • One Walters Enthusiasts complimentary membership (Young Professionals group)

Connoisseur ($15,000–$24,999)

Benefits at this level include:

  • A Lunch and Learn Presentation at the company*
  • Special acknowledgement in the Walters Members Magazine
  • A tour of the galleries for clients and employees (10–15 visitors)
  • Four invitations to the annual Director’s Dinner (summer)
  • Six invitations to exhibition openings and VIP donor receptions
  • 12 company Membership Cards
  • Complimentary drink vouchers
  • Two Walters Enthusiasts complimentary memberships (Young Professionals group)

Founder ($25,000–$49,999)

Benefits at this level will be tailored, but may include:

  • A private tour of the Conservation Lab or Rare Books Room (up to 8­–12 VIPs)
  • A Lunch and Learn Presentation at the company*
  • Special acknowledgement in the Walters Members Magazine
  • A curator-led tour of the galleries for clients and employees (10–15 visitors)
  • Four invitations to the annual Director’s Dinner (Summer)
  • Six invitations to exhibition openings and VIP donor receptions
  • 16 Company Membership Cards
  • Complimentary drink vouchers
  • Four Walters Enthusiasts complimentary memberships (Young Professionals group)

President’s Club ($50,000 and above)

President’s Club members receive the maximum of all Corporate Membership benefits. Benefits at this level will be tailored, but may include:

One event room rental-fee waiver+ This benefit will affect the fair market value of your gift

  • VIP tour for 10 with behind-the-scenes access to the museum
  • A Lunch and Learn Presentation at the company*
  • Special acknowledgement in the Walters Members Magazine
  • Two semi-annual gallery tours for up to 20 employees (choose from popular topics)
  • Four invitations to the annual Director’s Dinner (summer)
  • Six invitations to exhibition openings and VIP donor receptions
  • 20 Company Membership Cards
  • Complimentary drink vouchers
  • Six Walters Enthusiasts complimentary memberships (Young Professionals group)

In addition to all the benefits above, each Corporate Member also receives:

  • 10% employee discount on individual and family memberships
  • 10% corporate discount at the museum store with membership card
  • Member parking rate when visiting museum; present card at Visitor services
  • Subscription to the Walters Members Magazine
  • Recognition in the annual report, on the museum Honor Wall, Annual Circles brochure, and on the Corporate Membership website
  • Access to monthly member-only gallery tours

* Restrictions on rentals apply. All hospitality costs are assumed by the host.

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