Membership

Support the Arts in Your Community!

Become an ArtMember@Cranbrook today and help us bring the best of modern and contemporary art to southeast Michigan. Experience unparalleled access to artists, designers, architects, and other creative thinkers while supporting original exhibitions and unique educational programs for people of all ages.

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Benefits for all Members

  • Free general admission to Cranbrook Art Museum

  • Invitations to exhibition preview parties

  • Discounts on special programs, lectures, and tours

  • Free admission to regularly scheduled tours of Saarinen House and the Collections Wing

  • Discounts on purchases at the Museum Bookshelf

  • Discounts on gift memberships

  • Use of reserved Museum parking

  • Opportunity to become a Museum volunteer or docent

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Levels & Benefits

Individual Membership $50 

Basic Membership

Our most affordable plan provides a gateway to everything Cranbrook Art Museum has to offer, including free general admission, discounts, reserved parking, and more.
  • Unlimited free general admission to Cranbrook Art Museum
  • Advance notice and discounts for special lectures, programs, tours
  • Exclusive invitations to ArtMembers' events
  • Access to reserved parking in Museum’s parking lot
  • One year’s subscription to What’s Next, the electronic Museum event calendar, plus late-breaking email news and updates
  • Free admission to regularly scheduled tours of Saarinen House and the Collections Wing.
  • 10% discount on ArtMembers’ gift memberships
  • 10% discount on all merchandise purchased at the Museum Book Shelf
  • Discounts on Adult Workshops
Education Discount 20% Discount off Cranbrook Art Museum Memberships for Alumni/ Artists/ Teachers/ Students. Enter coupon code "EAMES20" at checkout.
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Individual + Add-A-Guest $70 

Basic Membership

Bring your friends to Cranbrook Art Museum! Individual + Add-A-Guest members receive all of the benefits of an Individual membership, as well as the ability to bring one guest per visit. Card-holding member must be present to admit one guest.
  • Unlimited free general admission to Cranbrook Art Museum for one designated member plus one guest per visit
  • Advance notice and discounts for special lectures, programs, tours
  • Exclusive invitations to ArtMembers' events for one designated member plus one guest per event
  •  Access to reserved parking in Museum’s parking lot
  • One year’s subscription to What’s Next, the electronic Museum event calendar, plus late-breaking email news and updates
  • Free admission to regularly scheduled tours of Saarinen House and the Collections Wing
  • 10% discount on ArtMembers’ gift memberships
  • 10% discount on all merchandise purchased at the Museum Book Shelf
  • Discounts on Adult Workshops
Education Discount 20% Discount off Cranbrook Art Museum Memberships for Alumni/ Artists/ Teachers/ Students. Enter coupon code "EAMES20" at checkout.
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Household $75 

Basic Membership

Our Household membership is perfect for families, with benefits including unlimited free general admission for two adults and two children living at the same address, as well as discounts on our art camps.
  • Unlimited free general admission to Cranbrook Art Museum for two designated adults and children 13 and older living in the same household
  • Advance notice and discounts for special lectures, programs, tours
  • Advance notice and discounted rates for family programs and activities
  • Exclusive invitations to ArtMembers' events
  • Access to reserved parking in Museum’s parking lot
  • One year’s subscription to What’s Next, the electronic Museum event calendar, plus late-breaking email news and updates
  • Free admission to regularly scheduled tours of Saarinen House and the Collections Wing
  • Advance notice and 10% discount for the Cranbrook Art Camps
  • 10% discount on ArtMembers’ gift memberships
  • 10% discount on all merchandise purchased at the Museum Book Shelf
  • Discounts on Adult Workshops
Education Discount 20% Discount off Cranbrook Art Museum Memberships for Alumni/ Artists/ Teachers/ Students. Enter coupon code "EAMES20" at checkout.
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Friends $150 

Basic Membership

Receive all the benefits of a Household level membership, plus reciprocal membership privileges and discounts at over 270 other museums, and recognition in our annual Donor Honor Roll. All the benefits of a Household level membership PLUS: Education Discount 20% Discount off Cranbrook Art Museum Memberships for Alumni/ Artists/ Teachers/ Students. Enter coupon code "EAMES20" at checkout.
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Collectors’ Circle $250 

Contributing Membership

By joining our Collectors' Circle, you enjoy reciprocal admission to over 600 participating art museums in North America, additional discounts, free guest passes, and free admission to the Cranbrook Institute of Science and Cranbrook House and Gardens. All the benefits of a Friends level membership PLUS:
  • Membership privileges and discounts at over 800 participating North American Reciprocal Art Museums (NARM) in the U.S. and throughout the world
  • One year’s general admission for two adults and children age 18 and under at Cranbrook Institute of Science and Cranbrook House and Gardens during regular public hours
  • Additional 5% discount on ArtMembers’ gift memberships (15% total discount)
  • Additional 5% discount on purchases at the Museum Bookshelf (15% total discount)
  • Two one-time use guest passes to Cranbrook Art Museum
  • Two one-time use guest passes to visit Saarinen House
Education Discount 20% Discount off Cranbrook Art Museum Memberships for Alumni/ Artists/ Teachers/ Students. Enter coupon code "EAMES20" at checkout.
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Curators’ Circle $500 

Contributing Membership

Enjoy VIP access by joining our Curators' Circle, which includes opportunities to attend a private reception at the Graduate Degree Exhibition opening, curator-guided exhibition tours, and more.

All the benefits of a Collectors' Circle level membership PLUS:
  • Two additional one-time use guest passes to visit Saarinen House (total of 4)
  • VIP invitation for two to a private reception with Academy faculty and graduate students at the annual Graduate Degree Exhibition opening
  • Complimentary Cranbrook Academy of Art or Cranbrook Art Museum publication
  • Curator-guided tour of exhibitions
Education Discount 20% Discount off Cranbrook Art Museum Memberships for Alumni/ Artists/ Teachers/ Students. Enter coupon code "EAMES20" at checkout.
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Directors’ Circle $1000 

Contributing Membership

Introduce others to Cranbrook’s world-renowned art and architecture. Our Directors' Circle level includes all the benefits of a Curators' Circle level membership, plus additional guest passes to visit Saarinen House, and recognition at fundraising events. All the benefits of a Curators' Circle level membership PLUS:
  • Two additional one-time use guest passes to visit Saarinen House (total of 6)
  • Recognition at Cranbrook Art Museum fundraising events
Education Discount 20% Discount off Cranbrook Art Museum Memberships for Alumni/ Artists/ Teachers/ Students. Enter coupon code "EAMES20" at checkout.
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Governors’ Circle $2500 

Sustaining Membership

Joining our Governors' Circle allows you and your guests to enjoy private tours and special events with our curators, as well as additional discounts on merchandise and free gift memberships. All the benefits of a Directors' Circle level membership PLUS:
  • Private behind-the-scenes tour for eight in the Museum and/or its Collections Wing
  • Private tour for up to eight people to visit Saarinen House
  • VIP invitation for two to a private event with a distinguished visiting artist or exhibition curator
  • Two complimentary gift memberships at the Individual, Individual + Add-a-Guest or Household levels
  • Additional 5% discount on ArtMembers gift memberships (20% total discount)
  • Additional 5% discount on purchases at the Museum Bookshelf (20% total discount)
Education Discount 20% Discount off Cranbrook Art Museum Memberships for Alumni/ Artists/ Teachers/ Students. Enter coupon code "EAMES20" at checkout.
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Trustees’ Circle $5000 

Sustaining Membership

At our highest tier membership level, you provide vital philanthropic support for Cranbrook Art Museum’s exhibitions, programs, and collections. With our gratitude, enjoy all the benefits our membership program has to offer. All the benefits of a Governors' Circle level membership PLUS:
  • Two additional complimentary gift memberships at the Individual, Individual + Add-a-Guest or Household levels (total of 4)
Education Discount 20% Discount off Cranbrook Art Museum Memberships for Alumni/ Artists/ Teachers/ Students. Enter coupon code "EAMES20" at checkout.
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Affinity Group – Cranbrook Contemporaries $50 

Affinity Group

Customize your Cranbrook Art Museum Membership by adding the Cranbrook Contemporaries affinity group to any active ArtMembers level. You will receive all the benefits of membership enhanced by your interest in contemporary culture! Cranbrook_Contemporaries_Logo_Blue Cranbrook Contemporaries are a group of Young Professionals who advocate for contemporary art, design, craft and culture. Membership is open to anyone interested in broadening their engagement with the arts in our community through social and educational programs. Our events are geared to those who are 25 to 50 years of age and while we do not define how young the Contemporaries are, we do require members be at least 21 or older. Benefits:
  • Invitations to special Contemporaries events for (2) Adults including afterhours tours at the Museum and Studio visits with local artists
  • Free general admission to museums participating in the ModCo and ROAM reciprocal programs
  • 10% Discount on Museum Makery Workshops
  • E-mailed Exhibitions Calendar to track what’s on view at all of your favorite arts + culture sites in Metro Detroit
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Membership contributions are tax-deductible to the extent allowed by law. Please contact the Membership Office for the tax-deductible details for each category.

For questions, please call the Membership Office at 248-645-3333 or email ArtMembers@Cranbrook.edu.