Membership

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BECOME A MEMBER

Become a member of the Gene Siskel Film Center and support the best in independent, international, and classic cinema. Your membership helps support our year-round programming efforts and entitles you to an exciting array of perks.

Individual ($50) and Dual ($80) Memberships

  • $6 admission to movies at the Gene Siskel Film Center
  • $5 admission to the spring and fall Screening/Lecture series
  • $10 discount on an Art Institute of Chicago membership
  • Sneak preview passes to major motion pictures
  • Priority notification of other offers and events

BECOME A MEMBER


Membership FAQ's

Can I buy a membership in person?

Please note that memberships can only be bought online or in person during box office open hours (one hour before the first start time of the day).

How do I receive my senior or Art Institute discount?

There is currently a $5 membership discount for seniors and Art Institute members. In order to receive your discounted membership you must present your ID and purchase in person at the box office.

When will my membership card/s be ready?

Membership cards will be ready for pick up at the box office up to one month after purchase.

How do I purchase a membership as a gift?

Gift memberships (individual and dual) can be purchased here

 

Still have a membership question or query? Contact us at gsfcmembership@saic.edu


 

Member and Donor Benefits

In addition to our individual and dual memberships, we also have a range of other donor levels that include perks such as free films for two all year round.

Contributor — $50—$149

  • Automatic Individual Membership to the Gene Siskel Film Center with all membership benefits (please contact development if you want to make a straight contribution).

Donor — $150—$499

  • Gene Siskel Film Center Dual Membership (instead of individual)
  • Museum of Contemporary Art reciprocal member privileges
  • Invitations to special events and Annual Gala

Director's Circle — $500—$999

  • Gene Siskel Film Center Dual Membership (instead of individual)
  • Invitations to select School of the Art Institute of Chicago events
  • Museum of Contemporary Art reciprocal member privileges
  • Invitations to special events and Annual Gala

Producer's Circle — $1000—$1499

  • Gene Siskel Film Center Dual Membership (instead of individual)
  • Listing for one year on the Gene Siskel Film Center's donor wall
  • Listing for one year in The Art Institute of Chicago's Annual Report
  • Invitations to select School of the Art Institute of Chicago events
  • Museum of Contemporary Art reciprocal member privileges
  • Invitations to special events and Annual Gala

Executive Producer — gifts of $1500 and above
BEST DEAL

  • One VIP pass – free admission for two to all regular Film Center screenings
  • Reserve/pick up your tickets in advance
  • Listing for two years on the Gene Siskel Film Center's donor wall
  • Invitations to special donor events at the Gene Siskel Film Center
  • Listing for one year in The Art Institute of Chicago's Annual Report
  • Invitations to select School of the Art Institute of Chicago events
  • Museum of Contemporary Art reciprocal member privileges
  • Invitations to special events and Annual Gala

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