Circle of Friends

A program for our leading supporters, the Circle of Friends is a new philanthropic community passionate about sustaining and developing contemporary visual culture in Alberta and beyond.

Deepen your connections with Edmonton’s creative community. As a member of our Circle of Friends, foster the growth of Latitude 53 as a site for innovation and sustain its vibrant history through your involvement.

Participate in exclusive events, share new ideas and conversation with other arts-minded friends and support Edmonton’s development as a cultural capital.



With annual membership in our Circle of Friends, you receive:

  • An invitation for you and one guest to attend an exclusive exhibition preview and reception for Circle of Friends members.
  • An invitation for you and one guest to attend a Circle of Friends Summer Patio Tea.
  • An opportunity to become a Latitude 53 ambassador with a specially designed Circle of Friends lapel pin.
  • Optional recognition on our website and in our Annual Report.
  • All the benefits of regular membership—information about our upcoming programming and events, a vote in our Annual General Meeting and more.
  • An unmatched opportunity to celebrate and nurture Latitude 53’s innovative programming, projects and events.


Gala in the Gallery

Become a Friend with a minimum annual donation of $353.

Choose your membership according to your needs and abilities. Donate $353 on an annual basis, or arrange your investment into monthly or quarterly payments. Philanthropic engagement in our Circle of Friends begins at $353 a year, but there is no maximum level of support. Enhance your impact on Latitude 53’s vision and mandate with a donation in a value of your choice.

Latitude 53 is a registered charity (#12991 6169 RR0001). Receive an annual tax receipt for your donation for the maximum eligible amount.

Contact us at 780-423-5353 or by email at to become a member of our Circle of Friends.

The Circle of Friends

Latitude 53 would like to gratefully acknowledge the generous support of our current Circle of Friends Members:

  • Jaime Calayo
  • Aimée Grauwiler
  • Todd Janes
  • Natalya Lynch
  • Evan MacKinnon
  • Alison Sivak
  • Max Amerongen
  • Cathy Roy
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