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Whether you’re a renewing member or joining the Nasher for the first time, your support through membership helps us present innovative and accessible collections, exhibitions, and public educational programs. All membership gifts are fully tax-deductible and critical to the Nasher Museum’s ability to promote engagement with the visual arts for the Duke, Durham, and greater Triangle communities.

Join now to experience a more intimate relationship with the Museum through digital and in-person access to special programs and events, new exhibitions and the permanent collection, discounts in the museum store and café, a subscription to the museum e-newsletter, and more.

See below for a complete listing of membership categories and benefits and to join online.

If you prefer to join or renew by mail, simply download the membership application form (pdf) and return to:

          Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University
          Attn: Membership
          2001 Campus Drive
          Durham, NC 27705

FIND THE MEMBERSHIP LEVEL THAT BEST SUITS YOU!

For any questions please contact our membership office by phone at (919) 684-3411 or email at nashermembership@duke.edu.

  • Printed membership card
  • Subscription to weekly e-newsletter with the most up-to-date information about activities surrounding each exhibition
  • Invitations to in-person and virtual lectures, films and other museum programs*
  • 10% daily discount in the museum store and café
  • 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
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  • Printed membership card
  • Subscription to weekly e-newsletter with the most up-to-date information about activities surrounding each exhibition
  • Invitations to in-person and virtual lectures, films and other museum programs*
  • 10% daily discount in the museum store and café
  • 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
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  • Printed membership cards for two adults
  • Subscription to weekly e-newsletter with the most up-to-date information about activities surrounding each exhibition
  • Invitations to in-person and virtual lectures, films and other museum programs*
  • 10% daily discount in the museum store and café
  • 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
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  • Renew at the Patron level or above and enjoy our beautiful new large-capacity shoulder bag. This bag can take on serious cargo with a forty-pound carrying capacity and an attached pouch and carabiner that allow for convenient storage.
  • Reciprocal privileges to over 900 NARM and ROAM member institutions
  • Recognition in the online Nasher Museum Annual Report
  • Printed membership cards for two adults
  • Nasher tote bag
  • Free Parking (not available to Duke faculty, staff or students)
  • Subscription to weekly e-newsletter with the most up-to-date information about activities surrounding each exhibition
  • Invitations to in-person and virtual lectures, films and other museum programs*
  • 10% daily discount in the museum store and café
  • 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
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  • Invitations for two to exclusive exhibition preview receptions with complimentary wine and hors d’oeuvres*
  • One complimentary exhibition catalogue from the Director
  • Reciprocal privileges to over 900 NARM and ROAM member institutions
  • Recognition in the online Nasher Museum Annual Report
  • Printed membership cards for two adults
  • Nasher tote bag
  • Free Parking (not available to Duke faculty, staff or students)
  • Subscription to weekly e-newsletter with the most up-to-date information about activities surrounding each exhibition
  • Invitations to in-person and virtual lectures, films and other museum programs*
  • 10% daily discount in the museum store and café
  • 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
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  • Renew at our Benefactor level and receive one complimentary catalogue from the Director
  • Inclusion as a member into  Duke University’s leadership club
  • Printed membership cards for two adults
  • Complimentary Dual/Family membership to give as a gift
  • Invitations for two to exclusive exhibition preview receptions with complimentary wine and hors d’oeuvres*
  • One complimentary exhibition catalogue from the Director
  • Reciprocal privileges to over 900 NARM and ROAM member institutions
  • Recognition in the online Nasher Museum Annual Report
  • Nasher tote bag
  • Free Parking (not available to Duke faculty, staff or students)
  • Subscription to weekly e-newsletter with the most up-to-date information about activities surrounding each exhibition
  • Invitations to in-person and virtual lectures, films and other museum programs*
  • 10% daily discount in the museum store and café
  • 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
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  • Invitations to Brummer-only events*
  • Priority seating with notice, at annual Rothschild and Semans lectures*
  • 20% daily discount in the museum store
  • Printed membership cards for two adults
  • Private tour, by appointment, with a Nasher gallery guide*
  • Inclusion as a member into Duke University’s Washington Duke Society
  • Complimentary Dual/Family membership to give as a gift
  • Invitations for two to exclusive exhibition preview receptions with complimentary wine and hors d’oeuvres*
  • One complimentary exhibition catalogue from the Director
  • Reciprocal privileges to over 900 NARM and ROAM member institutions
  • Recognition in the online Nasher Museum Annual Report
  • Nasher tote bag
  • Free Parking (not available to Duke faculty, staff or students)
  • Subscription to weekly e-newsletter with the most up-to-date information about activities surrounding each exhibition
  • Invitations to in-person and virtual lectures, films and other museum programs*
  • 10% daily discount in the museum store and café
  • 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
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  • Private tour, by appointment, with a curator*
  • Priority seating, with notice, to all public programs and lectures*
  • Inclusion as a Fellow into Duke University’s Washington Duke Society
  • Printed membership cards for two adults
  • Invitations to Brummer-only events*
  • 20% daily discount in the museum store
  • Complimentary Dual/Family membership to give as a gift
  • Invitations for two to exclusive exhibition preview receptions with complimentary wine and hors d’oeuvres*
  • One complimentary exhibition catalogue from the Director
  • Reciprocal privileges to over 900 NARM and ROAM member institutions
  • Recognition in the online Nasher Museum Annual Report
  • Nasher tote bag
  • Free Parking (not available to Duke faculty, staff or students)
  • Subscription to weekly e-newsletter with the most up-to-date information about activities surrounding each exhibition
  • Invitations to in-person and virtual lectures, films and other museum programs*
  • 10% daily discount in the museum store and café
  • 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
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  • Private tour, by appointment, with the Nasher Museum director*
  • Inclusion as a Partner into Duke University’s Duke University’s Washington Duke Society
  • Opportunity to host a scholar-led, salon-style discussion in your home with the museum director or curator and invited guests, or a reception at the Nasher, at cost, for up to 50 guests (reservations contingent on the museum’s availability)*
  • Complimentary copies of all current museum catalogues
  • Printed membership cards for two adults
  • Priority seating, with notice, to all public programs and lectures*
  • Invitations to Brummer-only events*
  • 20% daily discount in the museum store
  • Complimentary Dual/Family membership to give as a gift
  • Invitations for two to exclusive exhibition preview receptions with complimentary wine and hors d’oeuvres*
  • One complimentary exhibition catalogue from the Director
  • Reciprocal privileges to over 900 NARM and ROAM member institutions
  • Recognition in the online Nasher Museum Annual Report
  • Nasher tote bag
  • Free Parking (not available to Duke faculty, staff or students)
  • Subscription to weekly e-newsletter with the most up-to-date information about activities surrounding each exhibition
  • Invitations to in-person and virtual lectures, films and other museum programs*
  • 10% daily discount in the museum store and café
  • 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
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In addition to all 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; 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 and inclusion into Duke University’s President’s Society.*

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, by email at stephanie.wheatley@duke.edu or join now at this level with the button below.

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The Nasher Museum is fully open to the public with ongoing health and safety protocols and free admission for all, including Thursday nights and weekends. We strongly encourage all individuals to be fully vaccinated before visiting the Nasher.