Open a Window to the World

When you invest in the Marcus Performing Arts Center, you’re investing in the people of Milwaukee. As a 501(c)3 non-profit, your gift to MPAC promises generations to come that they’ll be able to experience all the world has to offer – right here in our own backyard. MPAC is where we can come together to celebrate our shared humanity through the arts, and you make it all possible.

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When you donate to the Marcus Center, you support:


We bring together everyone in Milwaukee through shared arts experiences and community events.


Our stage is a window to the world – a place to showcase voices and talent of all backgrounds and identities.


We work to inspire the next generation of artists through captivating performances and up-close experiences.

Here's where you come in.

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or annual gift.

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We love giving back to our donors.

In appreciation of your support, we offer unique benefits to enhance your arts experience at the Marcus Center. Each level includes the benefits of the preceding levels.

Ambassador | $1,000+

  • Access to the Donor Lounge at MPAC (includes complimentary beverages and a private restroom)
  • Access to VIP Entrance for Johnson Financial GroupBroadway at the Marcus Center events
  • Donor concierge service
  • Recognition in the Donor Lounge at MPAC

Producer | $2,500+

  • One signed Broadway show poster per season
  • Invites to exclusive behind-the-scenes experiences
  • Priority invites for group travel and insider opportunities

Sustainer | $5,000+

  • Invitation to annual MPAC President & CEO Reception
  • Private behind-the-scenes tour of MPAC
  • Priority invites to purchase and attend annual New York Donor Trip

Leader | $10,000+

  • Seat naming opportunity in Uihlein Hall
  • Four one-time-use parking vouchers
  • Exclusive seating priority at special events and the BASH
  • Private dinner for four with MPAC President & CEO

Anchor | $25,000+

  • Four additional one-time-use parking vouchers
  • Introduce one MPAC Presents artist on stage with MPAC President & CEO
  • Donor spotlight article in Annual Report

Luminary | $50,000+

  • Customized benefits to fit your interests and needs

You might be wondering...

All contributions to the Marcus Center for the Performing Arts, Inc., a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization, are tax-deductible to the fullest extent allowed by law.

Please retain your email donation receipt that will be sent to you upon successful completion of your donation as your official record and consult your tax advisor.

Yes! Go to this form and select "recurring donation" to schedule a monthly gift to MPAC.

If you would like to set up a customized gift plan, please contact us at

Donating shares of publicly traded securities is easy, and it offers tax advantages. If you would like to make a gift of stock to MPAC, please contact us at to receive transfer instructions.

Your donation will directly support MPAC's non-profit mission: To act as an energizing force that connects our community to the world through collaboration, innovation, social engagement, and the transformative power of live performing arts.

We encourage you to volunteer, whether for one hour or by joining in a leadership capacity to support the organization over time. We have several avenues to volunteer and encourage you to reach out to Chelsie Septer, Development Associate, at We would be happy to accept volunteers of any age, individuals, friends, family, and/or corporate groups. Thank you for giving back to our community!

Support the Marcus Performing Arts Center Today!

As a mission-based 501(c)3 non-profit organization, your online donation today helps to make the magic happen.

We are grateful for your support!