"President’s Circle members advance the mission of the college and foster a dynamic academic community of professional artists and designers, pioneering thinkers, creative leaders, and engaged global citizens. Artists and designers have the ability not only to look into the future but to have a hand in shaping it as well. In the world we live in, in the professions we have chosen, we are the creators of the next now."
—President Jay Coogan
For more than 125 years, the Minneapolis College of Art and Design has stood at the intersection of creativity and purpose—a dynamic crossroads where students come to explore and define their ideas before setting out again with the skills to share their artistic visions.
The MCAD President’s Circle is a community of leadership supporters who are making an investment in this creative capital. President’s Circle members support MCAD’s unique mix of cutting-edge studio training and classic liberal arts education with annual gifts of $1,000 or more.
President’s Circle members advance the mission of the college and foster a dynamic community of innovative artists and designers, pioneering thinkers, creative leaders, and engaged global citizens. President’s Circle contributions allow MCAD to offer world-class instruction and state-of-the-art facilities at a tuition rate most families can afford. As a President’s Circle member, you will ensure that MCAD remains one of the country’s preeminent schools of art and design.
Support from President’s Circle members is critical as it helps to make the college increasingly affordable to all students, and it supports the excellent faculty and facilities that make MCAD preeminent in its field. As a President’s Circle member, you will provide the extra measure of support necessary for MCAD to increase its margin of excellence in visual arts education.
MCAD President’s Circle Benefits
- Two complimentary tickets to the opening night of the MCAD Art Sale
- Invitation to a private reception exclusively for President’s Circle members
- Recognition as a President’s Circle member in the annual report and on the donor wall
All of the Member-level benefits plus:
- Opportunity to apply your support to an annual scholarship
All of the Partner-level benefits plus:
- Invitation to participate in the annual President’s Circle trip