Patrons support Rockford Art Museum at the highest philanthropic levels of membership. Perks include remarkable opportunities for art-focused trips, stateside and abroad, and memorable experiences off the beaten path. For more information about the Patrons group, or about upgrading your current membership level, call RAM at (815) 968-2787.


Annual Dues

PATRON $1,000 each
JUNIOR PATRON $500 each (age 50 and younger)


OCT 3–10, 2019

Experience the iconic architecture, stunning cathedrals, modern museums, and top-ranked wineries of Barcelona, La Rioja and Bilbao. Highlights of this trip to Spain include private behind-the-scenes tours and guided visits of the Guggenheim Bilbao, Fundació Antoni Tàpies, Gaudí’s Casa Battló, Bodegas Baigorri; with visits to the Sagrada Família, Picasso Museum, Fundació Joan Miró, Casa Amatller, and much more.

Enjoy gourmet dining by renowned chefs at award-winning restaurants, including Michelin-starred chefs and restaurants Zortziko, Petit Comité, Aizian; plus a wine-tasting lunch at Restaurante Bodegas Baigorri, and a private dinner at Pau Claris 190.

Trip includes luxury stays at the Majestic Hotel and Spa in Barcelona, the modern Aire de Bardenas near the Natural Park of the Bardenas of Navarra, Meliá Bilbao, and the Frank Gehry-designed Hotel Marques de Riscal. Visits with artists at their studios and of private collections—including with famed Catalan artist Jaume Plensa—complete this memorable adventure.

For full itinerary and photos please visit the trip website. Space is limited, so don’t delay in signing up with Benefactor Travel for this very special trip with Rockford Art Museum Patrons.