Corporate Membership

Become a corporate leader in the arts.

Be the CMA and invest in your art museum, employees, and community. Corporate membership to the Columbia Museum of Art provides your employees an opportunity to experience art firsthand and nurture their creativity, gives your company recognition among leading organizations, and offers networking opportunities with CMA donors and businesses. In addition, your corporate philanthropic contribution allows the museum to offer award-winning arts education to our community providing an essential part of a well-rounded education and lifelong learning for all. 

Thank you for supporting your art museum with a charitable, tax-deductible gift.

Annual membership levels range from $500 to $10,000 and include a wide array of benefits, including special VIP access to exhibitions, the collection, and programs, free admission to the museum for employees, broad recognition in the community, and opportunities for your company to network, including invitations to the annual Art of Business event.

For more information, contact Samantha Scott at 803-343-2207 or sscott@columbiamuseum.org.

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All CMA Corporate Memberships include the following benefits:

  • Annual membership cards granting unlimited free admission for a full year to the employees in possession of the cards. Cards will be printed in the company’s name to be used by any employee and will admit any two adults and accompanying children under 18
  • Membership cards provide free admission to over 1,000 museums in North America, including over 150 museums across the Southeast 
  • Employees can show their corporate badge to gain free admission to the CMA all year.
  • Discounts on concert tickets, classes, and lectures 
  • Exclusive invitation (for two) to special events, including Members’ Opening Parties and the Art of Business annual event for corporate members 
  • 10% discount in the CMA Shop 
  • 20% discount for space rentals
  • Recognition on Art of Business event signage, and on the museum website

Membership Levels

Corporate Associate $500

  • Two annual membership cards which provide admission to the CMA and over 1,000 other museums
  • Five complimentary general admission passes or Arts & Draughts tickets

Corporate Friend $1,000

  • Four annual membership cards which provide admission to the CMA and over 1,000 other museums
  • 10 complimentary general admission passes or Arts & Draughts tickets
  • Entertain up to 15 clients, employees, or friends with a special guided tour of the museum’s galleries during museum operating hours 

Corporate Patron $2,500

  • Six annual membership cards which provide admission to the CMA and over 1,000 other museums 
  • 20 complimentary general admission guest passes or Arts & Draughts tickets
  • Entertain up to 20 clients, employees, or friends with a special guided tour of the galleries during museum operating hours 
  • One complimentary use of a meeting space for up to 40 attendees within the membership year
  • 10% membership discount extended to employees who personally join the museum 

Corporate Contributor $5,000                    

  • Eight annual membership cards which provide admission to the CMA and over 1,000 other museums 
  • 50 complimentary general admission guest passes 
  • Entertain up to 25 clients, employees, or friends with a special guided tour of the galleries during museum operating hours 
  • Two complimentary Dual/Family memberships to be given to employees 
  • Two complimentary uses of a meeting space for up to 40 attendees within the membership year
  • Invitation for two to annual John Richard Craft Leadership Award Dinner 
  • 10% membership discount extended to employees who personally join the museum 

Corporate Leader $7,500 

  • 10 annual membership cards which provide admission to the CMA and over 1,000 other museums 
  • 75 complimentary general admission guest passes 
  • Entertain up to 25 clients, employees, or friends with a special guided tour of the galleries during museum operating hours 
  • Invitation for two to annual John Richard Craft Leadership Award Dinner 
  • Two tickets to a CMA Chamber Music on Main concert 
  • Two complimentary uses of a meeting space for up to 40 attendees within the membership year
  • 10% membership discount extended to employees who personally join the museum 

Corporate Sustainer $10,000 

  • 12 annual membership cards which provide admission to the CMA and over 1,000 other museums
  • 100 complimentary general admission passes 
  • Entertain up to 30 clients, employees, or friends with a special guided tour of the galleries during museum operating hours 
  • Invitation for two to the annual John Richard Craft Leadership Award Dinner 
  • Four tickets to a CMA Chamber Music on Main concert 
  • Four complimentary uses of a meeting space, for up to 40 attendees within the membership year
  • 20% reduced rate on any rental space once a year
  • 10% membership discount extended to employees who personally join the museum 

For more information about our Corporate Memberships levels and benefits, please contact Samantha Scott at 803-343-2207 or sscott@columbiamuseum.org

*Should a company wish to host and/or rent the museum for a private function, these events will be scheduled on a space-available basis. All direct costs associated with an event, including food, beverage, and security are the responsibility of the corporate host.