Become a Member

Our variety of membership levels offer something for everyone, whether you are a first-time visitor or an experienced museum-goer. As a member, you receive the satisfaction of supporting one of the region’s most important venues for cutting-edge contemporary art, plus attractive benefits to enhance your experience with art year-round.


Our community is a major destination for the visual arts. Come celebrate with us as we plan new programs, events and fun!

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Member Events

Members of the Nerman Museum are given special notice of exhibition openings and the Jerome Nerman Lecture Series. Other special events for members are held occasionally in the Nerman Museum, including post-lecture dinners with the artist for those at the Sponsor level and above (based on artist availability).

Come celebrate with us as we plan new programs, events and fun! Watch your mail and visit the website for more information!

Member Levels and Benefits

$15 Student

  • Available to full-time college students with ID
  • All benefits of a Friend

$60 Friend

  • Invitations to exhibition openings, lectures and programs
  • Invitation to the hospitality reception during exhibition openings
  • Discounted tickets to museum events
  • Discount for art museum youth classes
  • 10% off Café Tempo purchases
  • Recognition on museum annual donor board

$125 Contributor

All benefits of a Friend plus:

  • Complimentary copies of Museum publications (exhibition and collection catalogs)
  • Recognition in both Museum and Foundation publications

$250 Patron

All benefits of a Contributor plus:

  • One complimentary Friend level membership for anyone you designate
  • Special exhibition preview opportunities

$500 Sponsor

All benefits of a Patron plus:

  • Opportunities for meet and greet with visiting artists

$1,000 Underwriter

All benefits of a Sponsor plus:

  • Lunch and behind-the-scenes tour with museum director
  • Invitation to dinner with the Jerome Nerman Lecture Series Artist

$2,500 Benefactor

All benefits of an Underwriter plus:

  • Free use of reception/meeting space in the Nerman Museum, once per year