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Membership in the Sheldon Art Association provides essential financial support for the museum’s exhibitions, interactive education, family events, and statewide programs.

As a member of the Sheldon Art Association, you will receive invitations to museum events to increase your knowledge of art and deepen your connection with art and our community.

Memberships are fully tax deductible to the extent allowed by law.

Please join today to receive the benefits of SAA membership and support Sheldon!

Friend / Student$50 Friend
$25 Student
Fully tax deductible

Benefits at this level include:

  • Invitations to member-only exhibition previews, events, and tours
  • Announcements for artist talks and special tours, and exclusive member e-news
  • A subscription to and recognition in Sheldon’s print Member News
  • Exclusive offers and a 10% discount in the Sheldon Museum Store
  • Invitations to and voting rights at annual member meetings
  • One hour of validated parking at city garages during your visit

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Contributor $150
Fully tax deductible

Benefits at this level include:

  • Three hours of validated parking at city garages during your visit
  • Early-bird registration for museum workshops and special events
  • Free admission and/or discounts at other museums in the North American Reciprocal Museum (NARM) Association
  • Invitations to member-only exhibition previews, events, and tours
  • Announcements for artist talks and special tours, and exclusive member e-news
  • A subscription to and recognition in Sheldon’s print Member News
  • Exclusive offers and a 10% discount in the Sheldon Museum Store
  • Invitations to and voting rights at annual member meetings

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Patron $250
Fully tax deductible

Benefits at this level include:

  • Reserved priority seating at lectures upon advance request
  • A complimentary one-year Student-level membership for a student of your choice
  • Three hours of validated parking at city garages during your visit
  • Early-bird registration for museum workshops and special events
  • Free admission and/or discounts at other museums in the North American Reciprocal Museum (NARM) Association
  • Invitations to member-only exhibition previews, events, and tours
  • Announcements for artist talks and special tours, and exclusive member e-news
  • A subscription to and recognition in Sheldon’s print Member News
  • Exclusive offers and a 10% discount in the Sheldon Museum Store
  • Invitations to and voting rights at annual member meetings

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Benefactor $500
Fully tax deductible

Benefits at this level include:

  • Invitations to tour the studios of local artisans and crafters
  • A complimentary one-year Friend-level membership for a recipient of your choice
  • Reserved priority seating at lectures upon advance request
  • Three hours of validated parking at city garages during your visit
  • Early-bird registration for museum workshops and special events
  • Free admission and/or discounts at other museums in the North American Reciprocal Museum (NARM) Association
  • Invitations to member-only exhibition previews, events, and tours
  • Announcements for artist talks and special tours, and exclusive member e-news
  • A subscription to and recognition in Sheldon’s print Member News
  • Exclusive offers and a 10% discount in the Sheldon Museum Store
  • Invitations to and voting rights at annual member meetings

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Curator's Circle $1,000
Fully tax deductible

Benefits at this level include:

  • Recognition on the donor wall in Sheldon's Great Hall
  • First opportunity to register for museum-led art travel
  • Invitations to Circle-member receptions with visiting artists and scholars
  • Invitations to tour the studios of local artisans and crafters
  • A complimentary one-year Friend-level membership for a recipient of your choice
  • Reserved priority seating at lectures upon advance request
  • Three hours of validated parking at city garages during your visit
  • Early-bird registration for museum workshops and special events
  • Free admission and/or discounts at other museums in the North American Reciprocal Museum (NARM) Association
  • Invitations to member-only exhibition previews, events, and tours
  • Announcements for artist talks and special tours, and exclusive member e-news
  • A subscription to and recognition in Sheldon’s print Member News
  • Exclusive offers and a 10% discount in the Sheldon Museum Store
  • Invitations to and voting rights at annual member meetings

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Collector's Circle $1,500
Fully tax deductible

Benefits at this level include:

  • Invitations to meet visiting artists and critics, tour artist studios, and visit private collections, for those interested in learning more about collecting art
  • Voting rights in the selection of an artwork for the collection with Collector Circle funds
  • Recognition on the donor wall in Sheldon's Great Hall
  • First opportunity to register for museum-led art travel
  • Invitations to Circle-member receptions with visiting artists and scholars
  • Invitations to tour the studios of local artisans and crafters
  • A complimentary one-year Friend-level membership for a recipient of your choice
  • Reserved priority seating at lectures upon advance request
  • Three hours of validated parking at city garages during your visit
  • Early-bird registration for museum workshops and special events
  • Free admission and/or discounts at other museums in the North American Reciprocal Museum (NARM) Association
  • Invitations to member-only exhibition previews, events, and tours
  • Announcements for artist talks and special tours, and exclusive member e-news
  • A subscription to and recognition in Sheldon’s print Member News
  • Exclusive offers and a 10% discount in the Sheldon Museum Store
  • Invitations to and voting rights at annual member meetings

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Director's Circle $2,500
Fully tax deductible

Benefits at this level include:

  • Invitations to exclusive events with the director of the museum
  • Opportunities to meet for cocktails with the director of the museum at national and international art events such as Art Basel and the Venice Biennale
  • Invitations to meet visiting artists and critics, tour artist studios, and visit private collections, for those interested in learning more about collecting art
  • Voting rights in the selection of an artwork for the collection with Collector Circle funds
  • Recognition on the donor wall in Sheldon's Great Hall
  • First opportunity to register for museum-led art travel
  • Invitations to Circle-member receptions with visiting artists and scholars
  • Invitations to tour the studios of local artisans and crafters
  • A complimentary one-year Friend-level membership for a recipient of your choice
  • Reserved priority seating at lectures upon advance request
  • Three hours of validated parking at city garages during your visit
  • Early-bird registration for museum workshops and special events
  • Free admission and/or discounts at other museums in the North American Reciprocal Museum (NARM) Association
  • Invitations to member-only exhibition previews, events, and tours
  • Announcements for artist talks and special tours, and exclusive member e-news
  • A subscription to and recognition in Sheldon’s print Member News
  • Exclusive offers and a 10% discount in the Sheldon Museum Store
  • Invitations to and voting rights at annual member meetings

Join or Renew Now

Trustee Circle $5,000
Fully tax deductible

Benefits at this level include:

  • A complimentary one-year Contributor-level membership for a recipient of your choice
  • Consultation with a curator, excluding art appraisals
  • An invitation for two to an event at the director’s home
  • Invitations to exclusive events with the director of the museum
  • Opportunities to meet for cocktails with the director of the museum at national and international art events such as Art Basel and the Venice Biennale
  • Invitations to meet visiting artists and critics, tour artist studios, and visit private collections, for those interested in learning more about collecting art
  • Voting rights in the selection of an artwork for the collection with Collector Circle funds
  • Recognition on the donor wall in Sheldon's Great Hall
  • First opportunity to register for museum-led art travel
  • Invitations to Circle-member receptions with visiting artists and scholars
  • Invitations to tour the studios of local artisans and crafters
  • A complimentary one-year Friend-level membership for a recipient of your choice
  • Reserved priority seating at lectures upon advance request
  • Three hours of validated parking at city garages during your visit
  • Early-bird registration for museum workshops and special events
  • Free admission and/or discounts at other museums in the North American Reciprocal Museum (NARM) Association
  • Invitations to member-only exhibition previews, events, and tours
  • Announcements for artist talks and special tours, and exclusive member e-news
  • A subscription to and recognition in Sheldon’s print Member News
  • Exclusive offers and a 10% discount in the Sheldon Museum Store
  • Invitations to and voting rights at annual member meetings

Join or Renew Now

Sheldon Circle $10,000
Fully tax deductible

Benefits at this level include:

  • Special promotional opportunities
  • An opportunity to schedule a behind-the-scenes tour of the museum for friends and family
  • A complimentary one-year Contributor-level membership for a recipient of your choice
  • Consultation with a curator, excluding art appraisals
  • An invitation for two to an event at the director’s home
  • Invitations to exclusive events with the director of the museum
  • Opportunities to meet for cocktails with the director of the museum at national and international art events such as Art Basel and the Venice Biennale
  • Invitations to meet visiting artists and critics, tour artist studios, and visit private collections, for those interested in learning more about collecting art
  • Voting rights in the selection of an artwork for the collection with Collector Circle funds
  • Recognition on the donor wall in Sheldon's Great Hall
  • First opportunity to register for museum-led art travel
  • Invitations to Circle-member receptions with visiting artists and scholars
  • Invitations to tour the studios of local artisans and crafters
  • A complimentary one-year Friend-level membership for a recipient of your choice
  • Reserved priority seating at lectures upon advance request
  • Three hours of validated parking at city garages during your visit
  • Early-bird registration for museum workshops and special events
  • Free admission and/or discounts at other museums in the North American Reciprocal Museum (NARM) Association
  • Invitations to member-only exhibition previews, events, and tours
  • Announcements for artist talks and special tours, and exclusive member e-news
  • A subscription to and recognition in Sheldon’s print Member News
  • Exclusive offers and a 10% discount in the Sheldon Museum Store
  • Invitations to and voting rights at annual member meetings

Join or Renew Now