James Henry Breasted Society

The James Henry Breasted Society is a special category of membership formed to provide an annual renewable source of unrestricted funds for the most pressing research projects of the Oriental Institute.

$1,000 Patron / $2,500 Director’s Circle / $5,000 Founder's Circle
Enjoy all the benefits of Associate Membership, as well as invitations to exclusive events and complimentary special exhibit catalog publication. 


  • Invitations to opening events year-round
  • Library privileges in the Research Archives
  • Up to 20% off on education classes, family programs, lectures, and programs
  • 10% off in the Institute gift shop, the Suq, plus seasonal double or triple discounts
  • Free Audio Tour rental
  • News & Notes, quarterly membership magazine
  • The Annual Report, a comprehensive review of all projects and departments at the Oriental Institute
  • Reciprocal membership privileges at more than 650 museums nationwide through North American Reciprocal Museum (NARM) and Reciprocal Organization of Associated Museums (ROAM)

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Additional Benefits

  • Informal dinners and tours with Institute faculty
  • Invitations to exclusive events
  • One (1) complimentary special exhibit catalog publication per year

In addition to receiving these benefits, you’ll be supporting all the work done at the Oriental Institute.

Matching Gifts

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All Level 100% tax-deductible

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