Center Friends

We are grateful for gifts of every size. Should you wish to make a gift of $3,500 or more to the 2019 Annual Fund, we are pleased to recognize you a Center Friend. Center Friends receive Presale opportunities, Center Presents* ticket benefits (valued at $50/each), preferred seating, as well as opportunities to meet with performers when possible.

Donors may elect to either receive or forgo ticket benefits; acquisition of ticket benefits will be reflected in the amount of the contribution acknowledged. Should you elect to receive tickets, the value of the tickets awarded will be reflected in the amount of the tax acknowledgement. *Does not include The Center Benefit concert.


Why invest in The Center?

We provide a vibrant home for 21 essential non-profit organizations in our community who offer cultural and educational programming. Your gift enables us to support family programming, facility maintenance, creative exhibitions, and collaborations with the Resident organizations.

Through more than 725 classes, seminars, performances, and other activities, more than 25,000 people participate in programing at The Center. Approximately 125,000 visits to The Center ensure a dynamic impact on our community.

Learn more about donating to The Center.

CENTER FRIENDS Levels and benefits

Membership Benefits

Donation: $25,000

  • 4 tickets to all Center Presents events with orchestra-level preference

Donation: $10,000

  • 2 tickets to all Center Presents events with orchestra-level preference

Donation: $5,000

  • 2 tickets to 5 Center Presents events

Donation: $3,500

  • 2 tickets to 2 Center Presents events

Center Friends receive Presale opportunities, Center Presents* ticket benefits (valued at $50/each), preferred seating, as well as opportunities to meet with performers when possible. Donors may elect to either receive or forgo ticket benefits; acquisition of ticket benefits will be reflected in the amount of the contribution acknowledged. Should you elect to receive tickets, the value of the tickets awarded will be reflected in the amount of the tax acknowledgement. *Does not include The Center Benefit concert.

We sincerely appreciate your support as a Center Friend. Should this be of interest, please contact Anne Ladd in The Center's Development Office at 307-734-8956, anneladd@jhcenterforthearts.org