Membership

MEMBERSHIP HAS ITS BENEFITS
Membership provides you with an entire year of access to art and culture through free admission to the Columbus Museum of Art and the Pizzuti Collection of the Columbus Museum of Art, invitations to member-exclusive events, and free or discounted tickets to public programs.

Your membership contribution provides critical operating support to CMA and helps sustain the Museum’s community programs, preserve and expand CMA’s art collection and make it accessible to all, and bring world-class exhibitions to Central Ohio.
 

GIFT MEMBERSHIP
A membership to the Columbus Museum of Art is a meaningful gift that will be enjoyed all year long. You can find the perfect membership for everyone on your gift list. To give a gift membership click on Join or Renew for the level of membership you wish to give. Then check the box that says this membership is a gift.

Questions? Please contact Bethany Simms, Membership Coordinator, at membership@cmaohio.org or call 614.629.0344.
 

Membership Levels & Benefits

ALL MEMBERS ENJOY

  • Free general admission to the Columbus Museum of Art and the Pizzuti Collection of the Columbus Museum of Art
  • Free admission to special exhibitions
  • Free parking at CMA
  • Invitations to members-only special exhibition previews and events
  • Free or discounted tickets to programs and events
  • 10% discount in Museum Store and Schokko Café, and the Pizzuti Collection Bookstore
  • Subscription to bimonthly member magazine and monthly e-newsletter
  • Columbus Member Advantage discounts at select local attractions (see details below)
  • Download the full Member Benefits chart

INDIVIDUAL $75

FAMILY $100

  • Benefits for two named adults or 1 named adult and unnamed guest
  • Includes children under the age of 18
  • Join or Renew

RECIPROCAL $150

Want to get even more out of your membership? Upgrade any time by calling the Membership Office at 614.629.0344.

Student through Reciprocal level memberships are fully tax deductible.

AMBASSADORS CIRCLES $250-$1,000
Ambassador Circle members are an important part of the CMA family as they provide additional support to CMA. In appreciation for their commitment to CMA, Ambassador Circle members enjoy special benefits. Each level of membership receives all benefits of Reciprocal membership, plus:

SUPPORTER $250

  • Benefits for two named adults or one named adult and one unnamed guest
  • Invitations to Coffee with the Curator events and Sessions Soirees
  • Donor recognition in the Museum’s Annual Report
  • 2 guests per visit
  • $225 is tax deductible
  • Join or Renew

PATRON $500

  • Benefits for two named adults or one named adult and one unnamed guest
  • Invitation to Members-only docent-led group tours
  • Invitations to Coffee with the Curator events and Sessions Soirees
  • Donor recognition in the Museum’s Annual Report
  • 4 guests per visit
  • $450 is tax deductible
  • Join or Renew

BENEFACTOR $1,000+

  • Benefits for two named adults or one named adult and one unnamed guest
  • Invitation to annual gala Art Celebration
  • Donor recognition on Donor Wall in Museum
  • Invitation to Members-only docent-led group tours
  • Invitations to Coffee with the Curator events and Sessions Soirees
  • Donor recognition in the Museum’s Annual Report
  • 4 guests per visit
  • $950 is tax deductible
  • Join or Renew

CMA COUNCIL $1,000
As a CMA Council member you will have the opportunity to explore and grow your interest and enthusiasm for art, while advancing the mission of CMA through the CMA Council’s ongoing support of the Museum. You’ll receive invitations to exclusive social events, curator-led previews of special exhibitions, specially-curated family experiences, and curator-led trips to arts destinations, galleries, artist studios, and prominent collections as well as recognition on CMA’s Annual Report and Donor Wall.

For information on CMA Council levels and benefits, please contact Gabriel Mastin, Leadership Giving Officer, at 614.629.0307 or gabriel.mastin@cmaohio.org.

DONORS CIRCLE $2,500 +
The Donor Circles begin with unrestricted gifts of $2,500 and higher. As a Member of a CMA Donor Circle you share the Museum’s commitment to great art and ideas and to the importance of creativity in all our lives. Each Circle offers an enhanced level of engagement with art, artists and professionals, as well as fellow donors.

For additional information on Donor Circle levels and benefits, please contact Lucy Ackley, Director of Development at 614.629.0351 or lucy.ackley@cmaohio.org.

COLUMBUS MEMBER ADVANTAGE
CMA Members can save $3 on general admission to select Central Ohio museums and attractions through the Columbus Member Advantage program. Simply show your valid CMA Membership card each time you visit! Columbus Member Advantage partners for 2019 include: 

  • Columbus Zoo and Aquarium
  • COSI
  • Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens
  • LEGOLAND® Discovery Center Columbus
  • National Veterans Memorial and Museum
  • Ohio History Center & Ohio Village
  • Free admission to Wexner Center for the Arts

(Important Terms & Restrictions: Discount good for $3 off per person on general admission only. Limit four (4) discounts per visit. Tickets must be purchased from the admissions area of the facility you are visiting. Cannot be combined with other discounts or offers. Not valid on prior purchases. No rain checks or refunds. Some restrictions may apply. Offer expires December 31, 2019 unless otherwise noted.)


Giving through Donor Advised-Fund or Foundation
If you would like to give through a donor- advised fund or a foundation, please check with your fund manager before initiating payment so as to follow any IRS guidelines for membership contributions. Membership benefits can be covered with a personal payment of the non-tax- deductible portion. Please refer to membership rates and tax-deductibility above. You may decline these benefits to receive full tax-deductibility.

Senior, Educator and Student Discounts

General Membership discount of 10% for seniors, educators, and students is available for Individual, Family, and Reciprocal level memberships. For more information or to receive these discounts, please inquire at the CMA Admissions Desk with a valid ID or call the Membership Office at 614.629.0344. Discounts are not available online and may not be applied retroactively or combined with other promotions.

All membership are valid for one year from date of purchase, and are non-refundable and non-transferable. Memberships are tax-deductible to the full extent of the law. Benefits and prices are current as of January 2019, and are subject to change.

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