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Basic Membership

 Come for the art – Join for the benefits

Nasher Museum members help support exciting, internationally renowned exhibitions and free K-12 education programs to thousands of students from Durham public schools and beyond.

Duke’s Art Museum

 Special benefits for Duke Faculty and Staff

Duke Faculty and Staff may purchase Individual through Benefactor memberships at a 20% discount by calling (919) 684-3411.

Supporting Membership

 Enjoy exclusive access

Supporting members not only enjoy more privileges and free parking but also provide additional funds for our leading-edge exhibitions and educational programs for thousands of families, students, schoolchildren and other visitors. Starting at the Patron level ($250) and on members enjoy membership in both the North American Reciprocal Museum (NARM) program and Reciprocal Organization of Associated Museums (ROAM), with free admission and discounts to over 900 museums.

Gift Membership

Share your love of art

No matter the occasion, membership to the Nasher Museum always makes a meaningful gift.  When you give the gift of membership, you provide someone special with general admission to the museum all year, discounts in the Nasher Museum Store and Café, invitations to exclusive events, and more.  Get started with our online giving page or contact our membership office by phone at (919) 684-3411 or email at nashermembership@duke.edu.

 

Choose your level of support:

Student Membership - $20

Single membership for students. Please include copy of current ID. Benefits include:

  • Printed membership card(s)
  • Free general admission
  • Free passes to ticketed exhibitions
  • Subscription to weekly e-newsletter with the most up-to-date information about activities surrounding each exhibition
  • Subscription to biannual Nasher magazine and calendar of events
  • Invitations to lectures, films and other museum programs
  • 10% daily discount in the museum store and café
  • Invitations to Member Mornings to enjoy the museum before it opens to the public
  • Invitation to the annual Nasher Member Holiday Party
  • Access to member appreciation week in December with double member discounts in the museum store and café
  • Car decal to show you support the museum

Individual Basic Membership - $50

Benefits include:

  • Printed membership card(s)
  • Free general admission
  • Free passes to ticketed exhibitions
  • Subscription to weekly e-newsletter with the most up-to-date information about activities surrounding each exhibition
  • Subscription to biannual Nasher magazine and calendar of events
  • Invitations to lectures, films and other museum programs
  • 10% daily discount in the museum store and café
  • Invitations to Member Mornings to enjoy the museum before it opens to the public
  • Invitation to the annual Nasher Member Holiday Party
  • Access to member appreciation week in December with double member discounts in the museum store and café
  • Car decal to show you support the museum

Dual/Family Membership - $70

All the benefits of an individual membership—plus printed membership cards for two adults, free general admission for two adults and children under 18, and four free passes to ticketed exhibitions.

Benefits include:

  • Printed membership card(s)
  • Free general admission
  • Free passes to ticketed exhibitions
  • Subscription to weekly e-newsletter with the most up-to-date information about activities surrounding each exhibition
  • Subscription to biannual Nasher magazine and calendar of events
  • Invitations to lectures, films and other museum programs
  • 10% daily discount in the museum store and café
  • Invitations to Member Mornings to enjoy the museum before it opens to the public
  • Invitation to the annual Nasher Member Holiday Party
  • Access to member appreciation week in December with double member discounts in the museum store and café
  • Car decal to show you support the museum

Patron - $250

Benefits include:

  • Reciprocal privileges to over 900 NARM and ROAM member institutions
  • Recognition in the online Nasher Museum Annual Report
  • Nasher tote bag
  • Free parking pass in the Nasher Museum lot
    (not available to Duke faculty, staff or students)
  • Printed membership card(s)
  • Free general admission
  • Free passes to ticketed exhibitions
  • Subscription to weekly e-newsletter with the most up-to-date information about activities surrounding each exhibition
  • Subscription to biannual Nasher magazine and calendar of events
  • Invitations to lectures, films and other museum programs
  • 10% daily discount in the museum store and café
  • Invitations to Member Mornings to enjoy the museum before it opens to the public
  • Invitation to the annual Nasher Member Holiday Party
  • Access to member appreciation week in December with double member discounts in the museum store and café
  • Car decal to show you support the museum

Sustainer - $500

Benefits include:

  • Invitations for two to exclusive exhibition preview receptions with complimentary wine and hors d’oeuvres
  • Reciprocal privileges to over 900 NARM and ROAM member institutions
  • Recognition in the online Nasher Museum Annual Report
  • Nasher tote bag
  • Free parking pass in the Nasher Museum lot
    (not available to Duke faculty, staff or students)
  • Printed membership card(s)
  • Free general admission
  • Free passes to ticketed exhibitions
  • Subscription to weekly e-newsletter with the most up-to-date information about activities surrounding each exhibition
  • Subscription to biannual Nasher magazine and calendar of events
  • Invitations to lectures, films and other museum programs
  • 10% daily discount in the museum store and café
  • Invitations to Member Mornings to enjoy the museum before it opens to the public
  • Invitation to the annual Nasher Member Holiday Party
  • Access to member appreciation week in December with double member discounts in the museum store and café
  • Car decal to show you support the museum

Benefactor - $1,000

Benefits include:

  • One complimentary exhibition catalogue of the Director’s choosing
  • Inclusion as a Member into Duke University’s leadership club
  • Complimentary Dual/Family membership to give as a gift to a friend or family member
  • Invitations for two to exclusive exhibition preview receptions with complimentary wine and hors d’oeuvres
  • Reciprocal privileges to over 900 NARM and ROAM member institutions
  • Recognition in the online Nasher Museum Annual Report
  • Nasher tote bag
  • Free parking pass in the Nasher Museum lot
    (not available to Duke faculty, staff or students)
  • Printed membership card(s)
  • Free general admission
  • Free passes to ticketed exhibitions
  • Subscription to weekly e-newsletter with the most up-to-date information about activities surrounding each exhibition
  • Subscription to biannual Nasher magazine and calendar of events
  • Invitations to lectures, films and other museum programs
  • 10% daily discount in the museum store and café
  • Invitations to Member Mornings to enjoy the museum before it opens to the public
  • Invitation to the annual Nasher Member Holiday Party
  • Access to member appreciation week in December with double member discounts in the museum store and café
  • Car decal to show you support the museum

Brummer Society Bronze - $1,500

Benefits include:

  • Invitations to Brummer-only events
  • Invitations to Brummer Preview hour prior to select exhibition preview receptions
  • Priority seating, with notice, at Rothschild and Semans lectures
  • Private tour, by appointment, with a gallery guide of the permanent collection or a special exhibition
  • 20% daily discount in the museum store
  • One complimentary exhibition catalogue of the Director’s choosing
  • Inclusion as a Member into Duke University’s leadership club
  • Complimentary Dual/Family membership to give as a gift to a friend or family member
  • Invitations for two to exclusive exhibition preview receptions with complimentary wine and hors d’oeuvres
  • Reciprocal privileges to over 900 NARM and ROAM member institutions
  • Recognition in the online Nasher Museum Annual Report
  • Nasher tote bag
  • Free parking pass in the Nasher Museum lot
    (not available to Duke faculty, staff or students)
  • Printed membership card(s)
  • Free general admission
  • Free passes to ticketed exhibitions
  • Subscription to weekly e-newsletter with the most up-to-date information about activities surrounding each exhibition
  • Subscription to biannual Nasher magazine and calendar of events
  • Invitations to lectures, films and other museum programs
  • 10% daily discount in the museum store and café
  • Invitations to Member Mornings to enjoy the museum before it opens to the public
  • Invitation to the annual Nasher Member Holiday Party
  • Access to member appreciation week in December with double member discounts in the museum store and café
  • Car decal to show you support the museum

Brummer Society Silver - $2,500

Benefits include:

  • Priority seating, with notice, to all public programs and lectures
  • Private curator-led tour, by appointment, of the permanent collection or a special exhibition
  • Invitations to Brummer-only events
  • Invitations to Brummer Preview hour prior to select exhibition preview receptions
  • Priority seating, with notice, at Rothschild and Semans lectures
  • Private tour, by appointment, with a gallery guide of the permanent collection or a special exhibition
  • 20% daily discount in the museum store
  • One complimentary exhibition catalogue of the Director’s choosing
  • Inclusion as a Member into Duke University’s leadership club
  • Complimentary Dual/Family membership to give as a gift to a friend or family member
  • Invitations for two to exclusive exhibition preview receptions with complimentary wine and hors d’oeuvres
  • Reciprocal privileges to over 900 NARM and ROAM member institutions
  • Recognition in the online Nasher Museum Annual Report
  • Nasher tote bag
  • Free parking pass in the Nasher Museum lot
    (not available to Duke faculty, staff or students)
  • Printed membership card(s)
  • Free general admission
  • Free passes to ticketed exhibitions
  • Subscription to weekly e-newsletter with the most up-to-date information about activities surrounding each exhibition
  • Subscription to biannual Nasher magazine and calendar of events
  • Invitations to lectures, films and other museum programs
  • 10% daily discount in the museum store and café
  • Invitations to Member Mornings to enjoy the museum before it opens to the public
  • Invitation to the annual Nasher Member Holiday Party
  • Access to member appreciation week in December with double member discounts in the museum store and café
  • Car decal to show you support the museum

Brummer Gold - $5,000

Benefits include:

  • Private tour, by appointment, with the Nasher Museum Director of the permanent collection or a special exhibition
  • Opportunity to host a scholar-led, salon-style discussion in your home with the Museum Director or a curator and invited guests, or a reception at the Nasher, at cost, for up to fifty guests (reservations contingent on the museum’s schedule of availability).
  • Complimentary copies of all current museum catalogues
  • Priority seating, with notice, to all public programs and lectures
  • Private curator-led tour, by appointment, of the permanent collection or a special exhibition
  • Invitations to Brummer-only events
  • Invitations to Brummer Preview hour prior to select exhibition preview receptions
  • Priority seating, with notice, at Rothschild and Semans lectures
  • Private tour, by appointment, with a gallery guide of the permanent collection or a special exhibition
  • 20% daily discount in the museum store
  • One complimentary exhibition catalogue of the Director’s choosing
  • Inclusion as a Member into Duke University’s leadership club
  • Complimentary Dual/Family membership to give as a gift to a friend or family member
  • Invitations for two to exclusive exhibition preview receptions with complimentary wine and hors d’oeuvres
  • Reciprocal privileges to over 900 NARM and ROAM member institutions
  • Recognition in the online Nasher Museum Annual Report
  • Nasher tote bag
  • Free parking pass in the Nasher Museum lot
    (not available to Duke faculty, staff or students)
  • Printed membership card(s)
  • Free general admission
  • Free passes to ticketed exhibitions
  • Subscription to weekly e-newsletter with the most up-to-date information about activities surrounding each exhibition
  • Subscription to biannual Nasher magazine and calendar of events
  • Invitations to lectures, films and other museum programs
  • 10% daily discount in the museum store and café
  • Invitations to Member Mornings to enjoy the museum before it opens to the public
  • Invitation to the annual Nasher Member Holiday Party
  • Access to member appreciation week in December with double member discounts in the museum store and café
  • Car decal to show you support the museum

Director's Circle - +$10,000

In recognition of its most generous donors, the Nasher has established a new leadership-giving society: The Nasher Museum Director’s Circle.

In addition to Brummer Society Member benefits, members of the Director’s Circle also enjoy unlimited access to all special exhibitions; exclusive invitations for domestic and international travel with the museum director and curators including Rome 2017, New York Sculpture Tour 2018, Spain 2019; exclusive opportunities to meet and dine with distinguished visiting artists, collectors and scholars in intimate settings; invitations to private, artist studio tours; and VIP art fair passes and tours with the curators.

Membership in the Director’s Circle is renewable annually in recognition of giving of $10,000 or more.

For more information on becoming a member of the Nasher Museum Director’s Circle, please contact Stephanie Wheatley, Director of Development, by telephone at 919.668.4063
or by email at stephanie.wheatley@duke.edu.