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.

Become a Student Member $35
All primary benefits noted at right, except invitations to receptions.

Become an Individual Member $55
All primary benefits noted at right for one person, 18 or over.

Become a Family/Dual Member $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 Sustaining Member $125
All benefits of previous categories, plus:
* Reciprocal membership at 13 other Michigan art museums
* 15% discount on Gallery Shop purchases
* Opportunity to rent the facility private parties or events

Become a Donor Level Member $175
All benefits of previous categories, plus:
* Reciprocal membership at more than 900 participating museums in the U.S. & Canada

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

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

DIRECTOR'S CIRCLE
We have three membership levels from which to choose.

Become a Founder Level Member of the Director's Circle $1,000
All benefits of previous categories, 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 Leader Level Member of the Director's Circle $2,500
All benefits of previous categories, plus:
* Complimentary 3-hour facility rental (based on availability at M-F 8am-5pm rates.)

Please call to become a Visionary Level Member of the Director's Circle $5,000+
All benefits of previous categories, plus:
* A program or exhibition sponsorship tailored to your needs

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





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