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The Museum will be closed Thanksgiving week, November 21-27.

Membership

The Muscarelle has an impact that reaches far beyond its walls, with world-class exhibitions, a rich program of gallery talks, illuminating tours, and many other activities. Members help to strengthen that impact.

Members enjoy a variety of benefits including free admission to all exhibitions, special programming invitations, and membership discounts. Current William & Mary students, faculty and staff receive a complimentary membership to the Muscarelle Museum of Art that .

Students line up to see our 2015 exhibition "Leonardo da Vinci and the Idea of Beauty."
Visitor to our 2017 exhibition "The Art and Science of Connoisseurship." Photo by Lex Rowland.
Visitors to our 2017 - 2018 exhibition "Building on the Legacy." Photo by Andrew Uhrig W&M '20.

Ways to Become a Member:
1. Fill out an online membership with credit card (using William & Mary’s giving platform)
2. Mail an application with a check
3 . Stop by – we would love to see you!

If you would like to provide a gift membership to a friend or family member, please visit our special processing page here.

You may also want to consider becoming a Friend today, in addition to your Museum membership

If you do not wish to join online, become a member by mailing a membership form and check.
* Checks should be made out to: Muscarelle Museum of Art Foundation

Membership mailing address:
Muscarelle Museum of Art Associates
William & Mary
Lamberson Hall
P.O. Box 8795
Williamsburg, VA 23187-8795

Become a Member

$100 – Associate Membership

  • Free admission to exhibitions, lecture series, including Members-only hours with access to exhibitions
  • Invitations to Members-only exhibition preview days and domestic travel opportunities
  • Complimentary subscription to Muscarelle newsletters and emails
  • 20% off exhibition catalogues
  • $100 individual/$150 dual (fully tax deductible) 

$250 – Partner Membership

  • Associate membership benefits PLUS
  • Reciprocal membership benefits with more than 600 North American art museums through NARM (North American Reciprocal Museum Association)
  • $250 (fully tax deductible)

$500 – Sustainer Membership

  • Partner membership benefits PLUS
  • Reciprocal membership benefits with more than 100 museums in the Southeast through SEMC (Southeastern Museums Conference)
  • One private docent-led tour for up to six guests
  • Early registration access for Muscarelle’s Members’ Events
  • $500 (fully tax deductible)

$1000 – Patron Circle

  • Sustainer Membership benefits PLUS
  • Two private docent-led tours for up to six guests
  • Invitation to VIP Members’ openings
  • Invitation to an annual “Patron’s Dinner” with the Director
  • $935 tax deductible

$2500 – Curator’s Circle

  • Patron Circle Membership benefits PLUS
  • Membership in William & Mary’s Fourth Century Society and eligible for all Society recognition opportunities*
  • Invitation to participate in an exclusive curatorial selection project
  • $2,500 ($2,435 tax deductible)

$5000 – Director’s Circle

  • Curator’s Circle Membership benefits PLUS
  • Membership in the William & Mary’s President’s Society and eligible for all President’s Society recognition opportunities*
  • Invitation to Muscarelle Director’s Dinner and behind the scenes tour
  • $5,000 ($4,870 tax deductible)

$10,000 – Lamberson Circle

  • Director’s Circle Membership benefits PLUS
  • Membership in W&M’s Green & Gold Society and eligible for all Society level recognition opportunities*
  • Invitations to exclusive Director’s events
  • $10,000 ($9,870 tax deductible)

$25,000 – Muscarelle Circle

  • Lamberson Circle level benefits PLUS
  • Membership in William & Mary’s Chancellor’s Society and eligible for all Society level recognition opportunities*
  • $25,000 ($24,870 tax deductible)
Installation shot of from our 2016 exhibition "Fred Eversley: 50 Years an Artist: Light & Space & Energy.

*University giving society recognition is based on fiscal year cumulative giving. Please visit https://giving.wm.edu/recognition/giving-societies/ for additional details.

If you choose to decline benefits to receive the full tax deduction for your membership gift, please call 866.448.3296 toll free or email gifts@wm.edu. If membership or recognition events are canceled, your gift is fully tax deductible.