Welcome! Membership Levels & Benefits

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Members enjoy free admission throughout the year, plus class and shop discounts, and other privileges like reciprocal memberships with museums in Michigan and across North America.

To purchase a membership online, click on the desired level below. To purchase over the phone, call Advancement Officer Cindy Trout: 269/349-7775, ext. 3113, Monday-Friday, 8-5, or the front desk evenings and weekends: 269/349-7775. 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

STUDENT $35 All primary member benefits, except invitations to receptions

INDIVIDUAL $55 All primary member benefits for one person (18 or over).

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

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

DONOR $175 All benefits of previous categories, plus:
--Reciprocal membership at more than 800 participating museums in the U.S. & Canada

PATRON $250 All benefits of previous categories, plus:
--Guided preview tour to selected temporary exhibitions
--Invitations to upper level member-only receptions

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

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

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

Leader $2,500 All previous benefits, plus:
-- a complementary 3-hour facility rental*

Visionary $5,000+ All previous benefits, plus:
--Please contact Advancement Officer Cindy Trout at (269) 585-9279, or via email at cindyt@kiarts.org for a personal conversation regarding your generous membership level of giving.

*Based on availability at M-F 8am-5pm rates.

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