General Membership

When you become a CMA member, you join a community of art enthusiasts, community leaders, and friends. Your relationship with the Museum provides unparalleled experiences with art, culture, and educational programs in an inspirational environment that make your Museum a dynamic place to be.

Be the CMA

Join today to engage your mind and enrich your spirit. Your fully tax-deductible membership gift to the museum celebrates our cultural community and supports the vital programs and education provided through your art museum.

Want to give a Gift of Membership? Simply select the membership level you want to give and during the checkout process, click the box marked “This membership is a gift.” Or feel free to give us a call in the membership office and we will help you with this purchase.

Ways to Join:

  1. Call 803.343.2198
  2. Email membership@columbiamuseum.org
  3. Join Online
  4. Mail membership form to:
    • Columbia Museum of Art
    • Membership Office
    • PO Box 2068
    • Columbia, SC 29202

All CMA memberships include the following benefits:

  • Free unlimited admission for one year
  • Discounts on concert tickets, classes and lectures
  • Free admission to over 80 museums across the Southeast
  • Exclusive invitations to special events, including Exhibition Members' Opening Parties
  • Member Appreciation Days – several times a year the museum offers exclusive members special savings in the gift shop, an opportunity to bring a friend and more
  • 10% discount in the Museum Shop

Membership Levels

A Columbia native, I became heavily involved with the museum once I returned home from college to begin my career. I am proud to volunteer for, support and promote the CMA!- Emily Brady, CMA and Contemporaries Member

A Columbia native, I became heavily involved with the museum once I returned home from college to begin my career. I am proud to volunteer for, support and promote the CMA!

Need another Reason to join?

Reason #34:

You can call us and say, "I’d like to rsvp for the members'-only exhibition preview...'