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

  • One membership card to the museum for one year
  • The JCSM member magazine that includes announcements of exhibition, special events, concerts, lectures and films
  • Invitations to members’ only JCSM exhibition receptions
  • Invitations to exclusive JCSM members’ only art excursions organized by the museum staff
  • Annual recognition in the museum’s newsletter as a member
  • 10% discount on Museum Gift Shop purchases when you present your membership card

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

  • All of the previously mentioned member privileges
  • Two membership cards for one year
  • Free birthday lunch in the Museum Café (must show ID and membership card), birthday lunch is for the week of birthday

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

  • All of the previously mentioned member privileges
  • Free reciprocal membership privileges to over 150 museums in the Southeastern and Northern American Museum Reciprocal Membership Program

Benefactors $250 ($215 tax-deductible portion)

  • All of the previously mentioned member privileges
  • Free gift membership at the Individual member level to a recipient of your choice

Patrons $500 ($420 tax-deductible portion)

  • All of the previously mentioned member privileges
  • 15% discount on Museum Shop purchases when you present your membership card
  • Free gift membership at the Family/Dual level to a recipient of your choice
  • A private docent-led museum tour within the year of your membership for 8 people by appointment

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

  • All of the previously mentioned member privileges
  • 10% discount on all museum-sponsored travel tours to sites in the U.S. and Europe
  • Invitations to private previews, opening night events, tours of exhibitions and lectures by museum curators 
and museum professionals
  • Curator-led museum tour within the year of your membership for 8 people by appointment
  • Plus a one time 15% discount in the Museum Shop when you present your membership card for Holiday shopping during the first week of December
  • Your names (one line of text) inscribed for one year on the panels outside the auditorium entrance

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.