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Explorers Circle

Membership Benefits

As a member of Explorers Circle, you gain access to exclusive membership events and engagements, with a minimum $100 donation (for an entire season). Through Explorers Circle, Arts Commons brings you experiences that create lasting memories and offer inspired learning experiences that share new perspectives.

Membership Levels and Benefits

Friend $100 - $299
  • Official receipt for tax purposes pursuant to Canada Revenue Agency Regulations
  • Advance notification of the upcoming season of National Geographic Live
  • Grateful acknowledgment of your name on the Arts Commons website
  • Grateful acknowledgement of your name in our Report to the Community
  • Grateful acknowledgement of your name on the Honour Wall in the lobby of the Jack Singer Concert Hall throughout the current season
Associate Explorer $300
  • Official receipt for tax purposes pursuant to Canada Revenue Agency Regulations
  • Advance notification of the upcoming season of National Geographic Live
  • Grateful acknowledgment of your name on the Arts Commons website
  • Grateful acknowledgement of your name in our Report to the Community
  • Grateful acknowledgement of your name on the Honour Wall in the lobby of the Jack Singer Concert Hall throughout the current season
  • Concierge Service - Priority Seating through the Development Office for National Geographic Live
  • Exclusive access to attend one Explorers Circle Reception to meet the Explorer of your choice and enjoy complimentary bar & beverage service in the Founders Room
  • One autographed memento from the Explorer of your choice
  • Grateful acknowledgment of your name on the screen in the Jack Singer Concert Hall prior to all National Geographic Live presentations
Explorer $1,200
  • Official receipt for tax purposes pursuant to Canada Revenue Agency Regulations
  • Advance notification of the upcoming season of National Geographic Live
  • Grateful acknowledgment of your name on the Arts Commons website
  • Grateful acknowledgement of your name in our Report to the Community
  • Grateful acknowledgement of your name on the Honour Wall in the lobby of the Jack Singer Concert Hall throughout the current season
  • Concierge Service - Priority Seating through the Development Office for National Geographic Live
  • Exclusive access to attend all four Explorers Circle Receptions to meet the Explorers and enjoy complimentary bar & beverage service in the Founders Room
  • Four autographed mementos
  • Grateful acknowledgment of your name on the screen in the Jack Singer Concert Hall prior to all National Geographic Live presentations
  • A gift of an official National Geographic Yellow Border pin
  • Join our featured Explorer for a sumptuous three-course Explorers Circle Dinner
Trailblazer $5,000

Trailblazers receive all the benefits of an Explorer level member, with an official receipt for tax purposes less the value of a customized package of benefits that is created in consultation with the donor. For more information, please call our Development Officer Meaghan Underhill at 403-294-7497, or munderhill@artscommons.ca

Engagement Sponsor $10,000

Engagement Sponsors receive all the benefits of an Explorer level member, with an official receipt for tax purposes less the value of a customized package of benefits that is created in consultation with the donor. For more information, please call our Development Officer Meaghan Underhill at 403-294-7497, or email: munderhill@artscommons.ca

Please note that all Alberta Health Services' (AHS) sector specific guidelines to operate safely, will be observed.
Membership is for a 12-month period; benefits are provided throughout that period.

“We love being members of Explorers Circle to express our support for this excellent program, and because our support allows students to experience what could be a lifechanging experience.”


~ Maureen Armitage & Shane Matthews, Explorer Members

Contact Us

If you would like more information on the program, please feel free to contact us at 403-294-7497 or by email. Or, if you would prefer we contact you, please complete our Membership Enquiry Form and we will respond to you within two business days.

Explorers Circle is made possible through the generous support of:

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