Become a Member

Join today, engage your mind and enrich your spirit with the benefits and rewards of being a member of the Columbia Museum of Art.

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 – the museum offers members special savings in the gift shop, an opportunity to bring a friend and more
  • 10% discount in the CMA Shop

Premier Society and Corporate Membership

Premier Society Membership starts at $500 for the Director Society level and offers greater membership rewards, including travel opportunities and invitations to exclusive receptions and dinners. 

Corporate Membership starts at $500 annually and includes a wide array of benefits, like special VIP access to exhibitions and free admission to the museum for employees.

Membership Levels

Individual $50

  • Admission benefits for one adult
  • Add an affiliate membership for just $15! Learn more about our affiliate groups
  • Want more than one affiliate membership? Give us a call at 803-343-2198.
Individual Membership $50 Join or Renew 
Individual + Columbia Design League  What's this? $65 Join or Renew
Individual + Contemporaries  What's this? $65 Join or Renew
Individual + Friends of African American Art & Culture  What's this? $65 Join or Renew

Dual/Family $75

  • Admission for two adults and children (18 and under)
  • Priority registration and 20% discount on summer camps and art classes
  • Free admission to all Family Fun Events
  • Add an affiliate membership for just $25!  Learn more about our affiliate groups
  • Want more than one affiliate membership? Give us a call at 803-343-2198.
Dual/Family Membership $75 Join or Renew
Dual/Family + Columbia Design League  What's this? $100 Join or Renew
Dual/Family + Contemporaries  What's this? $100 Join or Renew
Dual/Family + Friends of African American Art & Culture  What's this? $100 Join or Renew

Patron $250

  • All the benefits of Dual/Family membership
  • Free admission to over 700 museums in North America, including over 80 museums across the Southeast
  • Free admission for two guests per visit (must be accompanied by a member)
  • Printed and mailed Collections quarterly magazine and opening reception invitations (Individual and Dual/Family will no longer receive printed copies)
  • Add an affiliate membership for just $25!  Learn more about our affiliate groups
  • Want more than one affiliate membership? Give us a call at 803-343-2198.
Patron $250 Join or Renew
Patron + Columbia Design League  What's this? $275 Join or Renew
Patron + Contemporaries  What's this? $275 Join or Renew
Patron + Friends of African American Art & Culture  What's this? $275 Join or Renew

Want to donate $500 or more? Check out our Premier Society Memberships.