Our membership affiliates bring together people from all over the Midlands who have similar interests to meet, socialize, learn, and support the Columbia Museum of Art. CMA affiliate members get an in-depth look at the museum through special programming and events, art classes, talks and lectures, films, and much more.

Add an affiliate membership when you join the CMA for just $15 Individual | $25 Dual!

Columbia Design League

CDL members gather to explore how great design affects every facet of our everyday lives and to broaden that understanding through vibrant, insightful programming. We bring speakers from different disciplines and different areas of the nation to infuse our region with creative energy, to address the design issues faced by our community, and to support the CMA's mission to engage the mind and enrich the spirit.
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The Contemporaries sets the standard for young professional organizations in Columbia. We encourage both the young and young-at-heart to become involved in a myriad of the museum's cultural activities throughout the year. Our goal is to build a flourishing community and to help grow the CMA's collection, while mingling with friends and famous artwork alike.
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Friends of African American Art & Culture

No matter the medium, African American art evokes a vibrant culture, an indomitable spirit, and a strong sense of place. Friends of African American Art & Culture offers CMA members a chance to step behind the canvas and discover what compels these artists to create the work they do through talks, studio visits, and more. 
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