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We hope you enjoy the convenience of our CUSEUM digital card. The Institute of Contemporary Art in Boston, the Museum of Fine Arts in Houston and the Davis Museum at Wellesley College are just a few of the leading cultural institutions that trust this innovative industry partner.

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Why is traditional membership changing?

The Jule Collins Smith Museum of Fine Art joins a multitude of esteemed museum peers in transforming our traditional membership plan to a fresh, more accessible giving program, where your gifts directly support your passions. Rather than an annual membership fee, consider a gift to a specific program area you wish to directly support—such as k12 and community programs, exhibitions or collection building. Unlike traditional memberships, these donations are 100% tax-deductible.

Why should I support the museum?

Auburn University provides some operational support, but private donors fund exhibitions, programs, collection-building and conservation efforts.

Is there a limit on how much or how little I can give?

There are many valuable ways to support us. Purchasing gifts in the Museum Shop is one way you can help; participating in the annual Faculty-Staff campaign or Tiger Giving Day is another. Visiting (and bringing others) or even social sharing is also significant to advance our cause. For card eligibility, we recommend a charitable gift of $100 or more.

Why move to a digital card?

Our industry has long considered how to strengthen relationships through digital communications while remaining environmentally and economically conscious. The COVID-19 pandemic also fundamentally changes our interactions. With a CUSEUM card, you can safely redeem perks in our Museum Shop and at participating cultural institutions with a touchless exchange.

Is a CUSEUM card the same thing as a membership or membership card?

Your CUSEUM card is not a membership card but still acknowledges your support. For your current activation period, you will still receive discounts, invitations and participate in reciprocal benefit like the College and University Art Museum Reciprocal Program, North American Reciprocal Museum (NARM) Association, The Reciprocal Organization of Associated Museums (ROAM) Reciprocal Membership Program and the Southeastern Reciprocal Membership (SERM) Program.

Will my family/dual level status still apply to others in my household?

Each spouse or partner will receive a digital card activation email. If one party did not receive a notification, contact visitor services.

How do I access my Apple Wallet and add my card?

To open the Wallet app, tap the Wallet app icon. Click add to Apple Wallet. If you don’t have the Wallet app installed, search the App Store and install on your device.

What if I am an Android User?

Before clicking the “download card” link, install PassWallet onto your device.

How long is my card valid?

Refer to the date on the card. When you support a specific area, you extend your card access for an additional year.