Corporate Giving

Sponsor Benefits

Exhibition and education sponsors enjoy exclusive and wide-reaching benefits, which may include:

Exclusive Access

•    VIP invitations to opening receptions, programs, and related events
•    Private, curator-led tours of the museum/exhibition
•    Invitation to make remarks at press events or associated programs
•    Opportunity to co-host a private event


•    Prominent acknowledgment on exhibition wall, publications, and press coverage
•    Verbal recognition at opening receptions, programs, and events
•    Logo recognition on NPG website
•    Logo recognition in NPG e-communications
•    Acknowledgment in the annual report of the Smithsonian

>> Learn more about our Corporate Circle sponsorship 

With deepest appreciation for our Corporate Circle Members:

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AIG Federal Government Affairs
National Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators
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The National Portrait Gallery tells the stories of the people who made America, attracting audiences from across the country and around the world. Corporate sponsorship of exhibitions, educational programs, and Gala events offer businesses the opportunity to invest in community and cultural enrichment while gaining extraordinary global visibility.

Members of the Corporate Circle are a dedicated group of leaders in the business community who care about supporting art, education, history, and biography at the National Portrait Gallery. The Corporate Circle gains unparalleled exclusive access to the museum for clients, employees, and executives and provides critical funding across every facet of the Portrait Gallery. Membership benefits are tailored to your giving level, beginning at $2,500. Qualifying contributions confer membership for one calendar year.

For more information, contact the National Portrait Gallery Office of Advancement at (202) 633-8238 or