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Young Philanthropists’ Circle

Are you under 40 and passionate about contemporary art?

Become part of the large community of the Young Philanthropists’ Circle (YPC) to support your Museum as well as its presentation of contemporary exhibitions and the work of practising artists.

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Minimum donation of $275 / year*

Meet other young professionals who share your love of culture and want to become philanthropists. In being part of the YPC, you’ll get to attend highly coveted Unplugged Events for the MMFA’S major exhibitions and take part in a variety of cutting-edge, exclusive art functions, like the Art Chats and the vernissages of contemporary art exhibitions.

As a gesture of appreciation for the YPC patrons’ support of contemporary art, the MMFA Foundation offers them the following donor appreciation program:**

Donor appreciation program

  • Personal invitations to exclusive events, like our lively Unplugged soirees and educational Art Chats series
  • Personal invitations to the vernissages of the Museum’s contemporary art exhibitions
  • Free admission to over 100 North American member institutions of the Museum Alliance Reciprocal Program (MARP) and the Reciprocal Organization of Associated Museums (ROAM)
  • Mention of the donor’s name on the Museum’s website***

In addition, donors are entitled to all the perks that are offered to MMFA Members:****

  • Free, unlimited and priority access to all the Museum’s exhibitions and collections
  • Membership card issued in the donor’s name (principal cardholder)
  • Access to the M Webzine, the Museum’s digital magazine
  • Special access to the Jarislowsky Fraser Members Lounge, with private cloakroom
  • Invitations to events reserved for Members and exclusive guided tours of the collections and exhibitions
  • Discounts on services offered by the Museum and a number of cultural partners

* A tax receipt will be issued for the eligible amount in the name of the donating individual or organization. An amount of $35 (for ages 30 years and under) or $90 (for ages 31 to 39) is attributed to an MMFA membership and subtracted from the donation amount.
** The donor appreciation program is valid for one year as of the date of the donation and is subject to change without notice.
*** With the exception of donors who wish to remain anonymous.
**** Includes benefits associated with an Avant-garde membership package (valued at $35) for ages 30 and under, or of a Solo package (valued at $90) for ages 31 to 40.

Circle membership cards are issued in the name of the donating member and cannot be used by a third party.

Young Philanthropists’ Circle committee

The Young Philanthropists’ Circle is an initiative of the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts Foundation and its mission is to support contemporary art at the Museum.

To get involved in the Young Philanthropists' Circle Committee, contact Jeanne Bergeron Brassard at 514-285-1600, ext. 117.
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* Proof of age may be required.

Member discounts

To apply these perks, simply communicate directly with the partner in question.


10% discount on MMFA Day Camp registration fees


10% discount on the Museum's School of Art courses and workshops

Bahary Jean-Paul
Zhu Julia
Perras Thérèse
Mouvement Desjardins
Chalaoui, Jean
Billa, Agnès
Latulippe, Nicole
Chéhadé, Albert
Galerie Simon Blais
Nguyen, Paul
N’zi, Ange-Cédric
Cormier, Claude
Marchand, Stéphanie
Fournelle, Roger
Druckman, Rozlyn
Mercier, Lise-Andrée
Sabourin, Paul
Abdelhamid, Nahla
Groupe Cirque du Soleil
A round of applause for all our donors

The list includes donors of $160 or more from the last twelve months' Annual Fundraising Campaign as well as active members of the Young Philanthropists' Circle and the Angel Circle.

Discover the donors

Angel Circle

Take advantage of additional benefits


Members of the MMFA's Angel Circle during an event that took place in March 201. Photo Frédéric Faddoul
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