This dedicated group of supporters are the life-blood of Central Park, providing a significant portion of the Conservancy's annual funding through unrestricted gifts of $25,000, $50,000, and more.
Message from Thomas L. Kempner, Jr., Chairman
The Chairman’s Circle is the philanthropic leadership of the Central Park Conservancy. Members of this extraordinary partnership understand what the Park means to our 42 million annual visitors and to the economic vigor of New York City. I am most grateful to this committed group of Park benefactors whose generosity ensures the current and future well-being of this American treasure.
Chairman's Circle Member Benefits
Private Central Park driving tour
Invitation to an annual celebration hosted by Conservancy Chairman, Thomas L. Kempner, Jr.
Invitation to Chairman's Circle "salons" held in private residences and other unique venues around Central Park's perimeter
Invitation to Shakespeare in the Park and pre-performance cocktail receptions
VIP seating and invitation to a pre-performance cocktail reception at the New York Philharmonic’s Concert in the Park
Invitations to signature annual gatherings such as the Conservatory Garden Cocktail Party and the Skating Party at Wollman Rink, and behind-the-scenes events featuring Park experts and special guest lecturers
Access to the Patron’s Desk, a concierge service designed to help you enjoy the best of Central Park. Staff will assist you with premium tickets or VIP seating for performances and special events taking place in the Park. They will also arrange opportunities to meet with staff experts in landscape architecture, gardening, horticulture, and the history of Central Park.
CHAIRMAN'S CIRCLE MEMBER EVENTS
Behind-the-Scenes Walkthrough of the Harlem Meer Center Site
March 18, 2022
Windows on the Park: Reception at the home of Michel and Caroline Zaleski
April 21, 2022
Celebrate Spring Breakfast and Self-Guided Tour
April 26, 2022
Celebrate Spring Evening Tour and Reception
April 26, 2022
Reception and Book Signing for Before Central Park by Sara Cedar Miller
May 10, 2022
Shakespeare in the Park with Pre-Performance Reception
July 12, 2022 and September 8, 2022
Taste of Summer
June 8, 2022
New York Philharmonic with Pre-Performance Reception
June 15, 2022
Conservatory Garden Party
June 28, 2022