Member Benefits

All CMA members get:

  • Free unlimited admission for one year
  • Discounts on concert tickets, classes, and lectures
  • Free admission to over 100 museums across the Southeast
  • Invitations to members-only events, including Exhibition Opening Parties
  • 10% discount in the CMA Shop
  • Member magazine
  • 20% discount and priority registration on summer camps and art classes

Gift Memberships

To purchase a gift membership, first select the level you want from the choices below. You'll check a box marked "This membership is a gift" when you fill out the member information!

To receive a membership card in the mail by December 25, you must order your gift membership by Thursday, December 13. Call 803-343-2198 if you'd like to purchase a gift membership after December 13.

Premier Memberships

Premier Memberships start at $500 for the Director's Circle level and offer greater membership rewards, including travel opportunities and invitations to exclusive receptions and dinners. 

Premier Memberships

Corporate Membership

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. 

Corporate Memberships

Affinity Groups

Level Up

For just a few more dollars, join one of our affinity groups and socialize with people who like the things you like!

You'll have a chance to add an affinity group to your membership after you choose a membership level. 

Our Affinity Groups:

Contemporaries (Young Professionals)

Columbia Design League

Friends of African American Arts & Culture

Make the most of your membership!

Members get in free to see all new exhibitions and get free or reduced prices for events.

 

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