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Become a Member

CMA membership is a gift to support making great art free to all. Your contribution demonstrates pride in one of Cleveland’s leading cultural institutions and continues to energize the arts community. Members at all levels enjoy many benefits and privileges.

All Members Receive

  • Free Tickets

    To all paid special exhibitions

  • Priority Registration

    For classes, summer camps, and adult education courses

  • Guest Tickets

    50% off exhibition tickets for your guests

  • Members-Only Events

    Invitations to members-only events and previews

  • Discounts

    For parking, dining, shopping, classes, and concerts

  • 17 and Under

    Free exhibition tickets for 17 and under

Leadership Circle

Join like-minded individuals who believe in the importance of art in our community and make the museum a priority in their philanthropic giving, ensuring the future of the CMA. Enjoy a more intimate connection with the museum through a variety of benefits, including invitations to exclusive educational programs, behind-the-scenes experiences, and curator- and director-led travel opportunities.

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Choose the Level That's Right for You:

  • Friend

    • Benefits for one adult, including:
    • Free admission to ticketed exhibitions
    • Free tickets to special exhibitions for all children, 17 and younger, when accompanied by a member
    • 50% off admission to ticketed exhibitions for unlimited guests
    $65/Annually
  • Partner

    • Benefits for two adults, including:
    • Free admission to ticketed exhibitions
    • Free tickets to special exhibitions for all children, 17 and younger, when accompanied by a member
    • Members-only exhibition previews
    $90/Annually
  • Ambassador

    • All Partner benefits for two adults, plus:
    • Reciprocal privileges at museums throughout the country
    • Free admission to ticketed exhibitions
    • Members-only exhibition previews
    $140/Annually
  • Associate

    • All Ambassador benefits for two adults, plus:
    • Free admission to ticketed exhibitions for four adults on every visit
    • Enhanced reciprocal privileges at museums throughout the country
    • Complimentary parking on Wednesdays and Fridays after 5:00 p.m. (excludes special events)
    $250/Annually
  • Advocate

    • All Associate benefits for two adults, plus:
    • Free admission to ticketed exhibitions for two additional adults (six total) on every visit
    • A docent-led highlights tour for you and up to ten guests
    • Recognition in the museum's annual report
    $500/Annually
  • Champion

    • All Advocate benefits for two adults, plus:
    • Unlimited free admission to ticketed exhibitions for you and your guests on every visit
    • One complimentary exhibition catalogue per year
    • Invitations to programs and events through your choice of three Affinity Groups
    $1,000/Annually
  • Visionary

    • All Champion benefits for two adults, plus:
    • Invitation to one Leadership Circle program per year
    • Invitations to special programs and events through your choice of unlimited Affinity Groups
    • Unlimited free admission to ticketed exhibitions for you and your guests on every visit
    $1,500/Annually
  • Pricing plans for: Donor
    • Leadership Circle

    Donor

    • All Visionary benefits for two adults, plus:
    • Invitations to exclusive Leadership Circle openings, previews, and events
    • Access to curator-led domestic travel opportunities
    • Dedicated staff member to customize your experience at the CMA
    $2,500/Annually
  • Pricing plans for: Emerging Donor
    • Leadership Circle

    Emerging Donor

    • All Visionary benefits for two adults 45 and under, plus:
    • Invitations to exclusive Leadership Circle openings, previews, and events
    • Access to curator-led domestic travel opportunities
    • Dedicated staff member to customize your experience at the CMA
    $750/Annually
  • Pricing plans for: Sustainer
    • Leadership Circle

    Sustainer

    • All Donor benefits for two adults, plus:
    • Invitations to special behind-the-scenes programs
    • Complimentary parking in the CMA's garage, subject to availability (excludes special events)
    • Priority access to curator-led domestic travel opportunities
    $5,000/Annually
  • Pricing plans for: Emerging Sustainer
    • Leadership Circle

    Emerging Sustainer

    • All Donor benefits for two adults 45 and under, plus:
    • Invitations to special behind-the-scenes programs
    • Complimentary parking in the CMA's garage, subject to availability (excludes special events)
    • Priority access to curator-led domestic travel opportunities
    $1,200/Annually
  • Pricing plans for: Collector
    • Leadership Circle

    Collector

    • All Sustainer benefits for two adults, plus:
    • Invitations to special educational events with the museum director and curators
    • Access to director-led international travel opportunities
    • Customized private tours, upon request
    $10,000/Annually
  • Pricing plans for: Emerging Collector
    • Leadership Circle

    Emerging Collector

    • All Sustainer benefits for two adults 45 and under, plus:
    • Invitations to special educational events with the museum director and curators
    • Access to director-led international travel opportunities
    • Customized private tours, upon request
    $2,400/Annually

Additional Ways to Support the CMA

Stay Connected

  • Member Magazine

    Read or download the latest issue of Cleveland Art.

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  • What's On

    Check out the latest special exhibitions, lectures, events

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