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Swiss Institute is grateful to our donors for their generous support of our mission and programming.
Individual gifts play an integral role in ensuring free admission to Swiss Institute.

Friends of SI (Individual $ 750, Couple $ 1,300)
• Invitation to VIP events with previews, select opening dinners, artist studio visits
• Invitation to Art Basel lunch
• Name recognition on website and donor wall
• 10% off purchases at Printed Matter / St Marks

Friends of SI Patrons of the Arts ($ 3,000)
• Supporters at this level receive all Friends of SI benefits, plus:
• Private tour of Art Basel and Art Basel Miami Beach with SI Director upon request
• Invitation to annual SI lunch Art Basel Miami Beach
• SI Art travel opportunities

Director’s Circle ($ 7,500+)
• Director’s Circle funds exclusively support our exhibition programming, which is SI’s distinctive curatorial vision.
• Supporters at this level receive all Friends of SI Patron of the Arts benefits, plus:
Director’s Circle seating at the Annual Benefit Dinner
• Invitations to all opening night dinners
• Recognition on website as members of the Director’s Circle

 SI Architecture and Design Council ($ 5,000)
• The Architecture and Design Council provide SI with a critical source of support for the acclaimed architecture and design exhibition series.
• Supporters at this level receive all Friends of SI Patron of the Arts benefits, specifically focused on the Architecture and Design exhibition series.
• Pre-opening tour with SI Director and Exhibition Curator
• 2 invitations to the exhibition’s opening dinner
• Name recognition on all exhibition related materials including any accompanying publication materials
• Receive a copy of the publication for the Architecture and Design Exhibition
• 2 invitations to The Architecture and Design cocktail at a notable private residence

Corporate Friends of SI ($ 5,000)
Recognition on website and donor wall as Corporate Friend of SI

For major gifts or participation in the Annual Exhibition Fund or Leadership Council, please contact Katherine Ahn, Senior Development Manager at katherine(at)swissinstitute(dot)net; +1 212 925 2035

SI extends its deepest gratitude to the following individuals for their generosity in supporting our mission:

Board of Trustees
Maja Hoffmann, President
H.E. Ambassador Niculin Jäger, Honorary Chair
Michael Ringier, Treasurer
Olivier Audemars, Daniel Baumann, Philippe Bertherat, Francesco Bonami, Monique Burger, Bice Curiger, Latifa Echakhch, Alexandra Economou, John Garcia, Florian Gutzwiller, Sam Keller, Dominique Lévy, Christian Marclay, Richard Phillips, Lisa Schiff, Susanne von Meiss, Iwan Wirth, Peggy Yeoh
Simon Castets, Executive Chair

Advisory Council
Francois Barras, Sherica Bryan, Dora Budor, Rosanna Flouty, Steven Johnson, Julien Nguyen, Raúl de Nieves, Mai-Thu Perret, Michael Wang

38 St Marks Alliance
LUMA Foundation, Stiftung Usine, Michael Ringier, Florian Gutzwiller, Monique & Max Burger, Iwan Wirth, Garcia Family Foundation, Nicoletta Fiorucci, Fundación Almine y Bernard Ruiz-Picasso para el Arte, Rachel & Jean-Pierre Lehmann, Dominique Lévy, Shelley Fox Aarons & Philip E. Aarons, Alexandra Economou, Suzanne & Eric Syz, Sarah Arison, Bridgitt Evans, Lisa Schiff, Fabienne & Charles Abrecht, Peter Handschin, Martin Hatebur, Susanne von Meiss, Gaby Nahmani

Annual Exhibition Fund
Exhibitions are made possible in part by the SI Annual Exhibition Fund with leadership support from SI Board of Trustees, Ghislaine Brenninkmeijer, the Kevin Wendle Foundation, and the Freedman Family Foundation.

Leadership Council
Ini Archibong & The Archibong Heritage Foundation, Ghislaine Brenninkmeijer, Pierre-André Maus, Maren Krass

Director’s Circle
Shelley Fox Aarons & Philip E. Aarons, Sarah Arison, Bridgitt Evans, Marian Goodman, Xavier Hufkens, Marija Karan, Jean-Claude Gandur, Rachel and Jean-Pierre Lehmann, Almine Rech and Bernard Ruiz-Picasso, Clarice O. Tavares, Nicole Timonier

Builders Council
Dayle Bechtler-Lustenberger, Massimo De Carlo, Milan / London / Hong Kong, Paula Cooper Gallery, Carolyn and Neil Coplan MD, Heather Flow, Gladstone Gallery, Xavier Hufkens, Lisson Gallery, David Kordansky, kurimanzutto, Sprüth Magers, Jack Bankowsky and Matthew Marks, Pace Gallery, Mathieu Paris, Metro Pictures, Eva Presenhuber, Thaddaeus Ropac Gallery, Peter and Adelaide Sutter de Vries

SI Architecture and Design Council
Annabelle Selldorf, Chair, Andreas Angelidakis, Marc Benda, Anna-Sophie Berger, Felix Burrichter, Alexandra Cunningham Cameron, Demisch Danant, Alia Farid, Fredi Fischli and Niels Olsen, Beatrice Galilee, Martino Stierli

Education Council
Carol Asscher, Brendan Dugan, Alexandra Economou, John Garcia, Loïc Gouzer, Martin Hatebur, Maja Hoffmann, Wenyan Jiang, Dominique Lévy, Adam Lindemann, Mathieu Paris, Marc Payot, Yana Peel, Almine Rech and Bernard Ruiz-Picasso, Michael Ringier, Clarice O. Tavares

Patrons of the Arts
Linda Geiser, Agnes Gund, Christine and Balz Halter, Walter and Daphne Kielholz, Jill and Peter Kraus, Grażyna Kulczyk, Maria Larsson, Svetlana Marich, Kimberly Marrero, Pierre Mirabaud, Catherine Petitgas, Eva Presenhuber, Gerd Schepers and Martina Vondruska

Friends of SI Switzerland Committee: Dayle Bechtler-Lustenberger, Co-Chair, Michèle Sandoz, Co-Chair, Marius Neuenschwander, Treasurer, Anne-Shelton Aaron, Nicolas Bernheim, Florian Gutzwiller, Sabine Parenti, Susanne von Meiss, Oskar Weiss
Friends of SI US Committee: Esteban Arboleda, Artemis Baltoyanni, Justine Durrett, Alexandra Economou, Heather Flow, Marjorie Mayrock, Katja Zigerlig

Friends

Anne-Shelton Aaron, Shaune Arp, Charles & Fabienne Abrecht, Jeanette Apitz, Esteban Arboleda & David Haskell, Artemis Baltoyanni, Dayle Bechtler-Lustenberger & Philippe Lustenberger, Eric & Fabienne Bernheim, Nicolas Bernheim, Doris Beyersdorf,  Todd Bishop, Martin & Helena Bjäringer, Chantal Blatzheim & Augustin Dufrasne, Martin Bölsterli & Gitti Hug, James Keith Brown & Eric Diefenbach, Spencer Brownstone, Matthias Brunner, Marietta Budiner, Cathrine Anne Burda, Monica De Cardenas, Paula Cooper, Regula & Beat Curti, Andrée Darphin, Karolina Dankow, Erik Feig, Alexander Feldman, Birgit Filzmaier, Heather Flow, Peter & Kathrin Friedli, Eliane Ganz, Christophe & Corinne Gautier, Gregor Gerlach, Damian & Melanie Grieder-Swarovski, Florian & Carla Gutzwiller, Martin Hatebur & Peter Handschin, Katharina Hempel, Javier Hinojosa, Peter Kilchmann, Thomas Koerfer, Nadine Kriesmer, Maria Larsson, Sarah Levine, Inès Lombard, Siegfried Marissens, Servane Mary & Jose Martos, Bettina Meier-Bickel, Richard & Gaby Nahmani, Michelle Nicol, Carolina Nitsch, Jutta Nixdorf, Marina Olsen, Evrim & Jessica Oralkan, Maureen Paley, Sabine Parenti, Edgar Rappold & Gertie Guertler, Thomas Reinshagen, Victoria Rogers, Corinne Rohner, Stéphane Samuel & Robert Rubin, Michèle Sandoz, Thomas Schneider, Kurt Schwarz, Silvie Seidlitz, Carole Server & Oliver Frankel, Lori Spector & Max Lang, Peter & Adelaide Sutter De Vries, Ralph Tawil, Peter Trueb, Rebecca Von Bachelle Zaidman, Susanne & Hans Von Meiss, Stella Wang, Charlotte Weinberg-Steiner, Yvonne & Peter Winkler, Katja Zigerlig, and Anonymous

SI gratefully acknowledges the TOY Family as Friends of SI
Anna Abrell, Satyam Abishek Advani, Thorsten Albertz, Lukas Amacher,  Albert Anneler, Tiffany Woodt-Arnt and Matthias Ardnt, Daniel Arsham, Evelene and Noraya Avanthay, Diego Baldenweg, Lionel Baldenweg, Nora Baldenweg, Deborah and Gioele Balmelli, Mirko Baselgia, Joel Basman, Beat Berger and Christophe Graber, Nicolas and Maria Bernheim, Dvang Bharania, Julie Boldt and Dhruv Yadav, Zandie Brockett,  Zoe Buckman, Monique and Max Burger, Beat and Simone Burger, Maxime Castric, Carla Chan, Isaac Chong, Barbara Corti and Gianni Jetzer, Marcel Crespo, Timothy Curtis, Filipe Da Costa Leite, Melanie Da Costa Leite, Kim and Timothy Dale, Gabriel Delponte, Branca and Stefan Dorfmeister, Rose Elbaz and David Kolinski, Alexandra Ettlin and Tobias Kappeler, Filippo Fiocchi, Andi Fischer, Benedikt Fischer, Nico Form-Zuellig, Tina Marie Fung and Ashraf Razaque, David Gleitman, Jennifer Greenland and Luca Pessina, Alex and Nirit Gruenwald, Luisa Gui and Christian Wassmann, Johannes Hoerning, Sonja and James Holloway, Cindy Holzbauer and Klaus Gabriel, Laura Hilber, Paul Hutchinson, Mike Imam, Nadia and Timo Kaabi-Linke, Titus Kaphar, Maria and Claudio Koller, Laura Krul-Harris, Karen-Sofie Kvamme, Joanna Lisiak, Daniela Maerky and Alain Vaucher, Doreen Merkel and Akshay Bajaj, Fabian Marti, Madelyne Meyer, Natalie Meyer, Enrico Nahoum, Elaine Ng and Fabio Rossi, Amina Omani and Ouali Omani, Yasmine and Joao Philippe Orléans e Braganca, Charlotte Phillips, Cynthia Philips, Jacqueline Phillips, Michael Phillips, Yasmin Rahmatullah, Prashanti Ravindran and Nicolas Mathier, Michael Reinhold, Silvia Ruiz Meron  Michael Sandmeier, Constantin Schenker, Evita and Anja Schildknecht, Terry Schmassmann, Annabelle Schneider, Falk Schweitzer, Maria Sieper and Maleachi Buehringer, Tina Soroush and David Trenhondart, Franziska Stilli and Clement Poch, Maximilian Stolberg, Tavares Strachan, Aita Sulser, Elizabeth and Stefan Suter, Emilie Suter, Katharina Suter, Melanie Tang-Simunovic and Nick Simunovic, Dagny and Richard Telfer, Bianca Ulrich-Heller and Stephan Ulrich Alexandra Verney, Andrea Wild Botero and Raphael Kappeler, Natalie Williams, Philipp Wille, Cassandra Wong and Otto Brockway, Esther YS Wong, Vidur Yadav, Alison Mary Ching Yeung