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 a year for one adult
  • Free admission to over 150 museums across the Southeast
  • Discounts on concert tickets, classes and lectures
  • Exclusive invitations to special events, including Exhibition Members' Opening Parties
  • 10% discount in the CMA Shop
  • Member magazine

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.

Student Membership

Student memberships are $25 and availible for purchase at the visitor services desk with a valid student I.D. Please email us at membership@columbiamuseum.org for more information.

Membership Levels

Individual $55

  • 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 $55 Join or Renew 
Individual + Columbia Design League  What's this? $70 Join or Renew
Individual + Contemporaries  What's this? $70 Join or Renew
Individual + Friends of African American Art & Culture  What's this? $70 Join or Renew

Dual/Family $85

  • Free unlimited admission for a year for two adults and children (18 and under)
  • Free admission to over 150 museums across the Southeast
  • Discounts on concert tickets, classes and lectures
  • Exclusive invitations to special events, including Exhibition Members' Opening Parties
  • 10% discount in the CMA Shop
  • Priority registration and 20% discount on summer camps and art classes
Dual/Family Membership $85 Join or Renew
Dual/Family + Columbia Design League  What's this? $110 Join or Renew
Dual/Family + Contemporaries  What's this? $110 Join or Renew
Dual/Family + Friends of African American Art & Culture  What's this? $110 Join or Renew

Patron $260

  • All the benefits of Dual/Family membership
  • Free admission to over 1,000 museums in North America, including over 150 museums across the Southeast
  • Free admission for two guests per visit (must be accompanied by a member)
  • 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 $260 Join or Renew
Patron + Columbia Design League  What's this? $285 Join or Renew
Patron + Contemporaries  What's this? $285 Join or Renew
Patron + Friends of African American Art & Culture  What's this? $285 Join or Renew

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