The 501 & The Silver Circle

The 501 & The Silver Circle


The 501 and The Silver Circle are membership societies for patrons who wish to enhance their performing arts experience while also supporting the Mercyhurst Institute for Arts & Culture. Members enjoy exclusive benefits, including first access to tickets, premium seats at star-studded performances, private receptions, valet parking, an invitation to the Season Soirée, and more!

Through their generosity, 501 and Silver Circle members sustain the Mercyhurst Institute for Arts & Culture. One hundred percent of each membership supports the Institute’s mission of strengthening the vibrancy of the Erie region through richly varied, inclusive cultural experiences.

Each 501 membership, priced at $501, is for two people and entitles the bearers to:

  • Two tickets to the Season Soirée on Thursday, May 1, which will include a concert by Tony Award-winning star of stage and screen AARON TVEIT and a post-concert party in Trinity Green
  • First access to tickets for all 2024-25 MIAC Live performances, including PINK MARTINI, MELISSA ERRICO, SCOTT BRADLEE’S POSTMODERN JUKEBOX, YAMATO, BETTY BUCKLEY AND SETH RUDETSKY, PATTI LuPONE, and AARON TVEIT
  • Two premium seats to two performances of your choice during our 2024-25 season
  • A discount on additional performances
  • Private receptions before PINK MARTINI and PATTI LuPONE
  • Name recognition in all MIAC Live playbills for the 2024-25 season

Each Silver Circle membership, priced at $1,025, is for two people and entitles the bearers to:

  • Two tickets to the Season Soirée on Thursday, May 1, which will include a concert by Tony Award-winning star of stage and screen AARON TVEIT and a post-concert party in Trinity Green
  • First access to tickets for all 2024-25 MIAC Live performances, including PINK MARTINI, MELISSA ERRICO, SCOTT BRADLEE’S POSTMODERN JUKEBOX, YAMATO, BETTY BUCKLEY AND SETH RUDETSKY, PATTI LuPONE, and AARON TVEIT
  • Two premium seats to four performances of your choice during our 2024-25 season
  • A discount on additional performances
  • Private receptions before PINK MARTINI and PATTI LuPONE
  • Valet parking for all performances in the Mary D’Angelo Performing Arts Center
  • A complimentary glass of beer or wine before each performance in the Mary D’Angelo Performing Arts Center
  • Name recognition in all MIAC Live playbills for the 2024-25 season

Secure your membership here

Please note: 501 and Silver Circle memberships are non-refundable.