Membership

Become a Museum Member! The Museum’s 2 South Pack Square location will have so much to offer—from a world-class Collection of 20th- and 21st-century American art and engaging exhibitions to state-of-the-art educational facilities as well as expanded programming, workshops, and events. As a Member and part of the Museum family, you get a variety of exciting benefits and the satisfaction of knowing you support a vibrant arts community. We invite you to become a Member today and be a part of the Museum family during this exciting moment in our history!

On January 1, 2019, the Museum launched its new membership program ahead of our grand reopening in summer 2019.

Please note: If you purchased a membership on or before December 31, 2018, please click here to view your Member benefits.


Our Membership Levels & Benefits

Core benefits for all Members

  • 12 months of free general admission to the Asheville Art Museum
  • Access to the rooftop sculpture terrace and café
  • Subscription to the Museum’s e-newsletter

Student  |  $25

Core benefits for one student (valid ID required)

Artist / Educator / Senior 65+  |  $50

Core benefits for one adult, plus:

  • Subscription to the Museum’s Member publication, Profile
  • 1 guest pass for free Museum general admission
  • Discounted admission for select ticketed events, programs, classes, and workshops

Individual  |  $65

Core benefits for one adult, plus:

  • Subscription to the Museum’s Member publication, Profile
  • 1 guest pass for free Museum general admission
  • Member discount on admission to select special exhibitions
  • Invitations to special events
  • Invitations to Member openings
  • 25% discount on one item in the Museum Store on your birthday
  • 10% discount in the Museum Store and café
  • Discounted admission for select ticketed events, programs, classes, and workshops

Family/Dual  |  $100

Core benefits for two adults and children under 18 living in household, plus:

  • Subscription to the Museum’s Member publication, Profile
  • 1 guest pass for free Museum general admission
  • Member discount on admission to select special exhibitions
  • Invitations to special events
  • Invitations to Member openings
  • 25% discount on one item in the Museum Store on your birthday
  • 10% discount in the Museum Store and café
  • Discounted admission for select ticketed events, programs, classes, and workshops

Patron  |  $300

Core benefits for two adults and children under 18 living in household, plus:

  • Subscription to the Museum’s Member publication, Profile
  • 2 guest passes for free Museum general admission
  • Free admission to select special exhibitions
  • Invitations to special events
  • Invitations to Member openings
  • 25% discount on one item in the Museum Store on your birthday
  • 10% discount in the Museum Store and café
  • Discounted admission for select ticketed events, programs, classes, and workshops
  • Discounted admission for select ticketed events, programs, classes, and workshops for non-member guests
  • Southeastern Reciprocal Membership (SERM)

Benefactor  |  $600

Core benefits for two adults and children under 18 living in household, plus:

  • Subscription to the Museum’s Member publication, Profile
  • 4 guest passes for free Museum general admission
  • Free admission to select special exhibitions and Member discounts for up to 2 guests
  • Invitations to special events
  • Invitations to Member openings
  • 25% discount on one item in the Museum Store on your birthday
  • 10% discount in the Museum Store and café
  • Discounted admission for select ticketed events, programs, classes, and workshops
  • Discounted admission for select ticketed events, programs, classes, and workshops for non-member guests
  • Southeastern Reciprocal Membership (SERM)
  • North American Reciprocal Museum (NARM) membership
  • 1 one-year Individual membership to give as a gift
  • Exclusive curator-led tour

Director’s Forum  |  $1500

Core benefits for two adults and children under 18 living in household, plus:

  • Subscription to the Museum’s Member publication, Profile
  • 6 guest passes for free Museum general admission
  • Free admission to select special exhibitions for cardholder and up to 4 guests
  • Invitations to special events
  • Invitations to upper-level Member previews and openings
  • 25% discount on one item in the Museum Store on your birthday
  • 10% discount in the Museum Store and café
  • Discounted admission for select ticketed events, programs, classes, and workshops
  • Discounted admission for select ticketed events, programs, classes, and workshops for non-member guests
  • Southeastern Reciprocal Membership (SERM)
  • North American Reciprocal Museum (NARM) membership
  • 1 one-year Family/Dual membership to give as a gift
  • Exclusive director-led tour

Masterpiece Society  |  $5000

Core benefits for two adults and children under 18 living in household, plus:

  • Subscription to the Museum’s Member publication, Profile
  • 6 guest passes for Museum general admission, and up to 4 free general admissions for guests with Member present
  • Free admission to select special exhibitions for cardholder and up to 4 guests
  • Invitations to special events
  • Invitations to upper-level Member previews and openings
  • 25% discount on one item in the Museum Store on your birthday
  • 10% discount in the Museum Store and café
  • Discounted admission for select ticketed events, programs, classes, and workshops
  • Discounted admission for select ticketed events, programs, classes, and workshops for non-member guests
  • Southeastern Reciprocal Membership (SERM)
  • North American Reciprocal Museum (NARM) membership
  • 2 one-year Family/Dual memberships to give as gifts
  • Exclusive director-led tour and cocktail reception

 

Become a Member!


Join Our Collectors’ Circle

The Collectors’ Circle is a group of art enthusiasts dedicated to increasing their knowledge of American art and collecting, along with the proactive development, stewardship, and conservation of the Museum’s Collection.

Annual purchases for the Collection are made through an acquisition fund created by yearly dues ($1000+). These elegant, social, and educational gatherings centered on collecting are held 2-3 times yearly, and end with the Year-End Selection Dinner. Museum membership is required.

Click here for more information about Collectors’ Circle.


The Asheville Art Museum is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization, accredited by the American Association of Museums which receives support for its programs from Museum members, other generous individuals, corporations, businesses and foundations, the North Carolina Arts Council, a state agency, the Institute of Museum and Library Services, a federal agency and the National Endowment for the Arts, a federal agency which believes that a great nation deserves great art. Additional support is provided by the City of Asheville and Buncombe County.

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