Lokapala. Stone. Tang (A.D. 618-907) H. 72cm.

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BENEFACTOR: $10,000

  • In addition to below, Benefactor receives complimentary catalogues from all special exhibitions in the Shanghai Museum.
  • Invitations to special dinners for the Director of the Shanghai Museum in New York

SPONSOR: $5,000

  • In addition to below, personal assistance from American Friends of the Shanghai Museum in arranging special viewing of artwork in your chosen field of interest in the Museum's Hotung Room.

PATRON: $2,500

  • In addition to below, Patron and family are eligible for a private tour of the Shanghai Museum conducted by Museum curators and interpreters.

FRIEND: $1,000

  • Invitation to attend programs sponsored in the United States by the American Friends.
  • Discounts at gift shops in the Shanghai Museum.
  • Free admission to the Shanghai Museum.
  • When published, a complimentary book from the Shanghai Museum or other museums in China.
  • Invitation to the bi-annual Distinguished Scholar Award in Chinese Art History dinner

PROFESSIONAL & YOUNG MEMBERS: $250

The American Friends of the Shanghai Museum offers a special membership to professional colleagues in academia, museums and other related institutions who focus on Chinese Art and Art History. This network of knowledgeable supporters is an invaluable resource.

We offer a special membership to Members under 40 who share our interest in building long term relations with the Shanghai Museum and the support needed to make worthy contributions in support of that relationship.

These members will receive:

  • An AFSM membership card providing free admission to the Shanghai Museum.
  • Invitations to attend receptions and special lectures by visiting Chinese curators and Art History specialists, organized by the leadership of Professional & Young Members Program, and sponsored in the United States by the American Friends.
  • A complimentary publication, when available.
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