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Column & Stripe

Affinity Group

Immerse yourself in Cleveland’s vibrant arts community as a member of Column & Stripe, the Cleveland Museum of Art’s young friends group. Whether you are a passionate artist, an art history buff, or an art aficionado, join Column & Stripe to develop a lifelong relationship with art, philanthropy, and Cleveland by engaging with other like-minded individuals.

As a member, you will have the opportunity to enjoy behind-the-scenes access to a world-class collection, exclusive programming, and culturally relevant networking designed with you in mind.

Membership Benefits:

  • Monthly arts and culture programming at the museum and around town
  • Access to behind-the-scenes educational events as well as opportunities to meet and mingle with museum curators, staff, and leadership
  • Eligibility to sit on the Column & Stripe board or serve on a committee
  • Opportunity to engage and connect with like-minded culture enthusiasts
  • Philanthropic investment in a world-class art museum
  • Leadership training and skill development
  • All the benefits of general museum membership plus exclusive perks at museum events and programs

Annual membership for this philanthropic group is $60 per person. Membership includes privileges for two persons, inclusive of a guest, friend, spouse, or significant other. All members of Column & Stripe must also be members of the Cleveland Museum of Art. Contact 216-707-2592 or today to join us!

If you are a CMA member at the Associate level ($250) or above, you can join at least one Affinity Group as part of your membership benefits. To join this way, please contact

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