Secret Supper with Rashida Holmes at Bob Baker Marionette Theater, March 14, 2024

The Gatherers membership is designed for socially engaged and intellectually curious leaders, active in the arts and hospitality industries, who wish to play a greater role in the success of Active Cultures and its community. 

Gatherers members receive special invitations to Active Cultures programs, personalized updates on our work, plus unique access to luminaries in the food community within California and globally. At each gathering, members are joined by leading artists and chefs whose creativity they inspire with their support. Members of the Gatherers receive:

  • Exclusive invitations to each of Active Cultures’ Secret Supper Club gatherings.
  • Recognition as a member of the Gatherers on all digital and print materials throughout the year.
  • Priority access to AC’s travel program, curated to showcase a region’s culture and history through the eyes of artists and chefs.

The Secret Suppers

Active Cultures hosts our members’ dinner series, the Secret Suppers, seasonally throughout the year. This year’s Secret Suppers are planned for March, July, September, and December. Annual membership included two guests at each Secret Supper. 

Annual Dues: $3,000 (installment plans available).

To learn more about membership to Active Cultures, please contact Laura Fried.

Secret Supper with Teleet at Tappan Collective, March 23, 2023

Active Cultures’ Secret Supper Club is generously sponsored by William Grant & Sons.

Active Cultures’ Members and their annual giving directly supports artists, food folks, and our ability to make their work accessible to broad audiences. Active Cultures is a U.S. tax-exempt 501 (c) (3) organization.