MIAC: THE 501

The 501 is a membership society for patrons who wish to enhance their performing arts experience while also supporting the arts at Mercyhurst. Members enjoy exclusive benefits, including first access to tickets, premium seats at star-studded performances, special events, and more.

Through their generosity, 501 members sustain the Mercyhurst Institute for Arts & Culture. One hundred percent of each 501 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 Summer Soirée on Saturday, Aug. 13, which will include tapas and drinks on the stage of the beautiful Mary D'Angelo Performing Arts Center followed by an exclusive performance by Broadway stars Nick Adams and Eden Espinosa.
  • First access to tickets for all 2022-2023 MIAC Live performances, including Bernadette Peters, Fran Lebowitz, Michael Feinstein, The Hot Sardines, A Celtic Family Christmas, Ballet Hispánico, The Kingdom Choir, Chris Botti, Angélique Kidjo, and Aaron Tveit.
  • Two premium seats to two performances of your choice during our 2022-2023 MIAC Live season. 
  • A discount on additional performances.
  • Name recognition in all MIAC Live playbills for the 2022-2023 season.

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

  • Two premium seats at The Summer Soirée on Saturday, Aug. 13, which will include tapas and drinks on the stage of the beautiful Mary D’Angelo Performing Arts Center followed by an exclusive performance by Broadway stars Nick Adams and Eden Espinosa.
  • First access to tickets for all 2022-2023 MIAC Live performances, including Bernadette Peters, Fran Lebowitz, Michael Feinstein, The Hot Sardines, A Celtic Family Christmas, Ballet Hispánico, The Kingdom Choir, Chris Botti, Angélique Kidjo, and Aaron Tveit.
  • Two premium seats to five performances of your choice during our 2022-2023 MIAC Live season. 
  • A discount on additional performances.
  • Name recognition in all MIAC Live playbills and in the PAC lobby for the 2022-2023 season.

Memberships will be available beginning Tuesday, May 3, at 10 a.m. They will be processed in the order in which they are received. 

More details about the 2022-23 season and The 501 can be found on the MIAC website. Questions? Please contact Brett Johnson, artistic director, at 814-824-2663 or bjohnson@mercyhurst.edu.

501 gates