Enhance YOUR Kate Experience Through Membership!

Make a difference by supporting the Kate and take advantage of special benefits designed just for our Members. Choose from individual/household Memberships or a Business Membership. If you would like to purchase a gift membership, please contact the Membership Coordinator at 860-510-0473 ext. 205.

Memberships are tax-deductible contributions and can be purchased through cash, check, credit card, gift of stock, or a Donor Advised Fund. All benefits are valid for one year from the time of the initial contribution. The Katharine Hepburn Cultural Arts Center is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization, EIN #51-0646562.


Individual / Household Memberships

Friend – $50
Purchase tickets before they go on sale to the public*
Invitation to the annual Member Reception
10% discount at the Kate Gift Shop

Nominee – $100
All of the above, plus
$1 off each item at the Kate bar with Member Discount Card
One-time 10% discount on a show ticket purchase
Listing in the online Honor Roll

Best Supporting Actor – $250
All of the above, plus
10% discount on all show ticket purchases
Ticket exchange privileges with 48 hours notice**
Invitations to the Marquee Club hospitality suite (based on capacity; sent via email)
Complimentary admission for 2 to Katharine Hepburn Museum Talks
Listing on the lobby Membership Plaque

Best Leading Actor – $500
All of the above, plus
Opportunity to reserve the Marquee Club for a private event***

Tony Circle – $1,000
All of the above

Golden Globe Circle – $2,500
All of the above, plus
Invitation to the annual “Celebrate the Kate” year in review reception

Emmy Circle – $5,000
All of the above

Oscar Circle – $10,000
All of the above

Kennedy Center Circle – $25,000
All of the above


The Official Wine of the Marquee Club

Benefits are subject to change.

*Pre-sale email announcements are generally sent on Wednesdays and offer 48 hours of Member pre-sale opportunities. Some restrictions may apply.
**Exceptions/additional costs may apply.
***When available, additional costs may apply.

Does your employer match gifts? You can double your Membership contribution when you notify your matching gift program of your donation!

For additional information, please contact the Development Office at (860) 510-0473 or email us.

How to Make a Gift of Stock

To make a gift of stock, please contact your brokerage firm and provide the following information: Ameriprise Financial DTC#0756, Katharine Hepburn Cultural Arts Center/Account Number 59684323 5 133. Specify the number of shares of a particular company you would like to donate.


Business Memberships

Becoming a Business Member is a great way to support the Kate and market your business to a loyal and local audience.

Click on the link to view the 2024 Kate Business Directory

The hardcopy version of the Kate Business Directory is updated quarterly and is available in the Kate lobby at all shows and events.

Basic Business Member – $250
Purchase tickets before they go on sale to the public*
10% discount on all show ticket purchases
Ticket exchange privileges with 48 hours notice**
Invitations to the Marquee Club hospitality suite
Listing on the Kate lobby Corporate Plaque and the online Honor Roll
$1 off each item at the Kate bar with Discount Card
Invitations to Kate Discovery Series events featuring a diverse roster of artists
Invitation to annual Member Reception
Listing in the Kate Business Member Directory (online and hardcopy)

Director Business Member – $500
All of the above, plus
Half-page color ad in the Kate Business Member Directory (online and hardcopy)

Patron Business Member – $1,000

All of the above, plus
Full-page color ad in the Kate Business Member Directory (online and hardcopy)
Listing on the bi-monthly Kate direct mail brochure

Sponsorships at the Kate offer additional marketing benefits!

Learn More

The Kate is generously sponsored by:

  • Pasta Vita
  • Saybrook Point Resort & Marina
  • Sennheiser