Welcome! Membership Levels & Benefits

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Members enjoy a wide range of benefits:

  • Free admission all year
  • Class and shop discounts
  • Early class registration and Holiday Sale shopping

Full basic benefits are listed below right.

To purchase online, click on the desired level below. To purchase by phone, call Advancement Officer Cindy Trout: 269/585-9279 during business hours, or 269/349-7775 on evenings and weekends. You may also mail your check to 314 S. Park St., Kalamazoo MI 49007. For more information, email cindyt@kiarts.org.

We also have opportunities for Business Memberships and Business Sponsorships.

STUDENT $35 All primary benefits, except invitations to receptions. Become a Student Member

INDIVIDUAL $55 All primary benefits for one person (18 or over). Become an Individual Member

FAMILY/DUAL $85 All primary benefits for two adults and all children 18 or younger at the same address, plus member pricing on unlimited art classes. Become a Family/Dual Member

SUSTAINING $125 All primary benefits, plus:
* Reciprocal membership at 21 Michigan art museums
* 15% discount on Gallery Shop purchases
* Opportunity to rent the facility private parties or events
Become a Sustaining Member

DONOR $175 All previous benefits plus:
* Reciprocal membership at more than 800 participating museums in the U.S. & Canada
Become a Donor Level Member

PATRON $250 All previous benefits plus:
* Guided preview tour to selected temporary exhibitions
* Invitations to upper level member-only receptions
Become a Patron Level Member

BENEFACTOR $500 All previous benefits, plus:
* Free individual membership for a non-member friend
* Listing on KIA Donor Recognition Board
Become a Benefactor Level Member

For personal assistance with a Director's Circle membership, please contact Membership Manager Cindy Trout at 269/585-9279 or email cindyt@kiarts.org.
Become a Director's Circle Member

Founder $1,000 All previous benefits, plus:
* Complimentary tuition for one art class
* Invitation for two to annual Director's Circle Dinner
* VIP parking at the KIA Arts Fair
Become a Founder Level Member

Leader $2,500 All previous benefits, plus:
* Complimentary 3-hour facility rental*
*Based on availability at M-F 8am-5pm rates.
Become a Leader Level member

Visionary $5,000+
Please contact Advancement Officer Cindy Trout for a detailed conversation about how best we can serve your sponsorship needs. Call (269) 585-9279, or email.

Primary Membership Benefits

  • Year-round free admission to the museum's permanent and temporary exhibitions
  • Free admission to all programs and receptions
  • Mailed subscription to the full color, 24-page Sightlines quarterly magazine
  • Invitations to members-only exhibition previews and receptions
  • Exclusive, members-only events
  • 10% discount on Gallery Shop purchases
  • Member pricing on one Kirk Newman Art School class
  • Early members-only registration for art classes
  • Early shopping at the annual Holiday Sale in December, and biennial spring Garage Sale
  • Opportunity to join the Kalamazoo Art League or be part of our trained docent corps, who conduct our tours for groups of all ages.
  • Circulation privileges at the KIA Mary & Edwin Meader Fine Arts Library