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The Kleefeld Contemporary serves the campus and community thanks to long-running support from grants, gifts, and contributions. All program funds are raised by the Kleefeld Contemporary, and the organization relies on supporters like you to be able to continue its public service and educational programs. Your generosity ensures the production of thought−provoking exhibitions and programming, robust community engagement, and enrichment opportunities for the next generation of educators, artists, arts professionals, citizens.

The Kleefeld Contemporary is grateful to all of our supporters.  For information on the many ways to contribute to the Kleefeld Contemporary, please contact Debi Scroggins.


Become a member today, and your contribution is 100% tax-deductible

Enjoy exclusive access to exhibitions, lectures, publications, and events that focus on contemporary international art when you join the Kleefeld Contemporary. Members are invited to private tours of the Hampton Collection of American paintings, the Cal State Long Beach site−specific outdoor sculpture collection, and Kleefeld Contemporary's works of art on paper. Membership is a rewarding way to engage and support the museum, the university, and the community. 

Membership Levels

The Kleefeld Contemporary provides seven levels of membership and offers two valuable reciprocal benefits programs, granting member status at hundreds of museums across the nation. The gift of a Fellow level membership is perfect for well-traveled museum lovers of all ages. 
Find which level best suits you, and join today.

Friend ($50)

  • Invitations to members-only previews and special events
  • Reciprocal membership at more than 50 university museums across the country 
    (College and University Art Museum Reciprocal Membership Program)
  • 15% discount on Kleefeld Contemporary publications
  • Subscription to the Kleefeld Contemporary e-newsletter
  • Opportunity to join the Docent Council

Fellow ($100)

  • Above benefits, plus, Guest membership for 1 family member
  • Reciprocal membership to over 450 museums through ROAM
    (Reciprocal Organization of Art Museums)
  • 20% discount (total) on Kleefeld Contemporary Publications

Supporter ($250)

  • Above benefits, plus, One complimentary Kleefeld Contemporary Publication
  • Recognition of support on Kleefeld Contemporary website

Partner ($500)

  • Above benefits, plus, Reserved seating for programming with RSVP (24 hour notice required)
  • Complimentary Kleefeld Contemporary merchandise
  • 25% discount (total) on Kleefeld Contemporary Publications
  • Recognition on Kleefeld Contemporary donor screen

Benefactor Level ($1000)

  • Above benefits, plus, Two tickets to Director’s annual preview event
  • Free parking (72 hour notice required)
  • 25% discount on Kleefeld Contemporary venue fee for private event
  • Complimentary Roy Lichtenstein – Limited Edition, Paper Plate, 1969

Private event packages and exclusive tours are available at the Founder level and above. For more information on Founder Membership, Endowment Gifts, and Sponsorship Opportunities, please contact Debi Scroggins, Fiscal Coordinator, at

Questions? Contact Shirley Brilliant, Membership Coordinator.

Docent/Volunteer Opportunities

The Kleefeld Contemporary Docent Council provides key support to the Museum and its education programs. The council reinforces the museum’s commitment to providing all visitors—students, seniors, adults, and children—regardless of how much exposure to art they’ve had, with a positive experience and an opportunity to engage with contemporary art on a variety of levels.

To learn more about the docent council, contact Christina Alegria, curator of education.

Thank you to our Sponsors