At Jule Collins Smith Museum of Fine Art, Auburn University, we believe that art changes lives. By becoming a member of JCSM, you not only reaffirm your commitment to the cultural life of our community but you also provide essential support for our quality exhibitions and programs. Original works of art are an enriching and unique educational resource that can be thought provoking and entertaining. We invite you to become a member today and discover for yourself how JCSM brings people and art together.

Auburn University Student Online Member

  • Free online membership with valid auburn.edu e-mail by registering at jcsm.auburn.edu
  • Periodic e-mails informing and inviting you to museum events and activities
  • Annual student social event

Individual Member $50

  • Member publication that includes news and exhibitions
  • Recognition in the Annual Report
  • Invitations to exclusive JCSM members-only art excursions
  • A 10% discount on purchases in the Museum Shop when you present your membership card
  • Access to cultural experiences through the Museum Travel Alliance

Family/Dual Members $90 ($70 tax-deductible portion)

  • Two membership cards for one year
  • Member publication that includes news and exhibitions
  • Recognition in the Annual Report
  • Invitations to exclusive JCSM members-only art excursions
  • A 10% discount on purchases in the Museum Shop when you present your membership card
  • Access to cultural experiences through the Museum Travel Alliance

NEW! Art Enthusiasts ($150 - for 25-55 and those ``young at heart``)

  • Member publication that includes news and exhibitions
  • Recognition in the Annual Report
  • Invitations to exclusive JCSM members-only art excursions
  • A 10% discount on purchases in the Museum Shop when you present your membership card
  • Access to cultural experiences through the Museum Travel Alliance
  • Events/programs will be planned just for this level of membership

Sustaining Members $125 ($90 tax-deductible portion)

  • Member publication that includes news and exhibitions
  • Recognition in the Annual Report
  • Invitations to exclusive JCSM members-only art excursions
  • A 10% discount on purchases in the Museum Shop when you present your membership card
  • Access to cultural experiences through the Museum Travel Alliance
  • Free reciprocal membership privileges to over 150 museums in the Southeastern and Northern American Museum Reciprocal Membership Program

Benefactors $250 ($215 tax-deductible portion)

  • Free gift membership at the Individual member level to a recipient of your choice
  • Member publication that includes news and exhibitions
  • Recognition in the Annual Report
  • Invitations to exclusive JCSM members-only art excursions
  • A 10% discount on purchases in the Museum Shop when you present your membership card
  • Access to cultural experiences through the Museum Travel Alliance
  • Free reciprocal membership privileges to over 150 museums in the Southeastern and Northern American Museum Reciprocal Membership Program

Patrons $500 ($420 tax-deductible portion)

  • Free gift membership at the Family/Dual member level to a recipient(s) of your choice
  • Member publication that includes news and exhibitions
  • Recognition in the Annual Report
  • Invitations to exclusive JCSM members-only art excursions
  • A 15% discount on purchases in the Museum Shop when you present your membership card
  • Access to cultural experiences through the Museum Travel Alliance
  • Free reciprocal membership privileges to over 150 museums in the Southeastern and Northern American Museum Reciprocal Membership Program
  • A private docent-led museum tour within the year of your membership for 8 people by appointment
  • One (1) free JCSM Exhibition Catalogue (as available)

Connoisseurs' Circle $1,000 ($920 tax-deductible portion)

  • Free gift membership at the Family/Dual member level to a recipient(s) of your choice
  • Member publication that includes news and exhibitions
  • Recognition in the Annual Report
  • Invitations to exclusive JCSM members-only art excursions
  • A 15% discount on purchases in the Museum Shop when you present your membership card
  • Access to cultural experiences through the Museum Travel Alliance
  • Free reciprocal membership privileges to over 150 museums in the Southeastern and Northern American Museum Reciprocal Membership Program
  • A private docent-led museum tour within the year of your membership for 8 people by appointment
  • One (1) free JCSM Exhibition Catalogue (as available)
  • Invitations to private previews of museum exhibitions and lectures
  • Name prominently displayed in the museum

GIFT MEMBERSHIPS

Looking for a gift for that special someone who has everything? Give a JCSM membership to celebrate an anniversary, birthday, graduation or any special occasion. Gift memberships can be given at any level.

The museum will immediately send a letter informing the recipient they have been gifted a membership and from whom the membership was given, along with a personalized membership card, membership level and benefits. The giver will receive an acknowledgement letter for income tax preparation purposes. For more information on memberships, please email Cindy Cox or call 334-844-3005.

Membership is only one way to support the Jule Collins Smith Museum of Fine Art. For more information about other gift opportunities, including higher levels of giving, endowments, planned giving, gifts of artwork, and naming opportunities, email the JCSM development office or call 334-844-1675.