As Mississippi marks 200 years of statehood, we ask you to join us.

 

MEMBERSHIP MATTERS

You'll receive valuable benefits, and the pride that comes with preserving Mississippi stories for generations to come.

Robert Brammer (1811-1853), Mississippi Panorama, 1842-53. oil on canvas. Private Collection.

A snapshot of your support at work:

PRESERVE

Since 1911, this institution has worked to collect and protect Mississippi's creative legacy through steadfast stewardship, physical expansion, and continued innovation.

Thanks to supporters like you, our mission of engaging Mississippians with visual art defies traditional borders and charts new paths.

SHARE

Part of the Museum's Bicentennial celebrations, Art Across Mississippi: Twelve Exhibitions, Twelve Communities shares art from the Museum's collection with communities across the state.

EMPOWER

The Museum's Teaching Fellows program employs and trains students in area universities to lead personalized in-gallery educational programs for visiting school children, transforming and deepening their experiences.

 

Noah Saterstrom (born 1974), Road to Shubuta, 2016. oil on canvas. © Courtesy of the artist.

INSPIRE

Member support is helping us present the most ambitious collection of art about Mississippi ever assembled. 

 

http://msmuseumart.org/index.php/bicentennial

200 years of visual art. 100 artists. 1 Mississippi.

ON VIEW December 9, 2017 - July 8, 2018

With more than 175 works by more than 100 different artists, this unprecedented exhibition illuminates the perception and depiction of Mississppi from the time of European settlement to the present day.

Featured will be individual masterpieces by artists seldom exhibited in the state, including George Caleb Bingham, Robert Indiana, James Audubon, Louis Bahin, Thomas Hart Benton, and John Steuart Curry – as well as a plethora of works by native Mississippians such as James Tooley, Jr., Eudora Welty, William Dunlap, and Randy Hayes.

Walk with us into the next century of Mississippi art.

START YOUR MEMBERSHIP HERE.

If you have additional questions about membership, please contact Ruthie Massey at 601-960-1515 or by email at rmassey@msmuseumart.org.

Membership Levels and Benefits

All membership levels receive benefits of the Southeastern Reciprocal Membership Program, including free admission to over 100 other museums of all kinds throughout the Southeast. Membership levels of $100 and above also receive benefits of the North American Reciprocal Membership Program, offering free admission and other benefits at over 800 institutions across North America from arts and history museums to science centers and botanical gardens.

(Reciprocal benefits are in addition to the benefits outlined below.)

Individual Member ($45)

  • Free or discounted admission to all Museum exhibitions and programs
  • Exclusive invitation to members-only preview parties and exhibition openings
  • Bi-annual e-newsletter
  • 10% discount at The Museum Store
  • Limited membership privileges through the Southeastern Reciprocal Membership Program at more than 100 museums in 12 states For a full list, click here.

(Seniors 60 years and over receive $10 off the cost of individual membership)

Family/Dual ($60)

Includes all the benefits of an Individual Membership for:

  • 2 adults and children under 18 living in the same household
  • OR For one member plus one guest when accompanied by that member
  • OR For two specified adults
  • Plus 15% discount on Museum School classes

(Seniors 60 years and over receive $10 off the cost of family/dual membership)

Supporting Membership ($100)

Includes all the benefits of the Family/Dual Membership plus

  • Limited membership privileges through the North American Reciprocal Membership Program at more than 700 museums across the U.S. and Canada For a full list, click here.
  • Two exhibition passes for your guests

Partner Membership ($250)

Includes all the benefits of the Supporting Membership plus

  • 20% discount on exhibition catalogues produced by MMA
  • Three exhibition passes for your guests

Curator Membership ($500)

Includes all the benefits of the Partner Membership plus

  • Exclusive invitation to First Look previews of new acquisitions
  • Four exhibition passes for your guests

Rembrandt Membership ($1,200)

Young Rembrandt Membership for ages 21-40 ($600)

Includes all the benefits of the Curator Membership plus

  • Exclusive invitation to The Rembrandt Society annual dinner
  • Complimentary membership in the New Collectors Club, a social group with a shared love of collecting art that meets monthly to explore artist’s studios, art exhibitions, and private collections
  • National and international travel opportunities with MMA Museum officials
  • Complimentary exhibition catalogues produced by MMA
  • Six exhibitions passes for your guests

Director’s Rembrandt Membership ($2,500)

Includes all the benefits of the Rembrandt Membership plus

  • Two complimentary tickets to the Museum’s annual benefit fundraiser and recognition as a Patron Sponsor of the event
  • Priority seating at designated events with advance reservations (subject to availability)
  • Exclusive invitation to Behind the Scenes at MMA tours

Chairman’s Rembrandt Membership ($5,000)

Includes all the benefits of the Director’s Rembrandt Membership plus

  • One-time complimentary use of the Museum facility for a private function (non-transferable)
  • Private curatorial tours of each exhibition for member and up to five guests (prior arrangement required)

Art is the story. Made by members.