Join & Give

Your membership and support fuels creativity and sparks artistic exploration.

This is a critical time for the Minnesota Museum of American Art. We are excited to be opening a new, expanded facility in 2018, thanks to generous contributions of donors like you. Through special exhibitions, lectures, programming, and a world-class permanent collection, we strive to make the M yours — a place for reflection, rejuvenation, and inspiration.

We love our members so much! You’re our community, our biggest fans, and our greatest advocates. And we couldn’t exist without you.

There is a membership for everyone. Find the right fit for you!

Membership Benefits

Basic Membership
Up to $99

      • Personalized membership card
      • Subscriptions to the M’s quarterly newsletter and e-newsletter
      • 15% discount on M merchandise, including Our Treasures and Heart of St. Paul publications
      • And the M has free admission, always.

Gallery Collective

      • All the above plus:
      • Free admission for two to ticketed gallery talks and lectures
      • Free admission to M After Hours social events
      • Special access to tours of artists’ studios, galleries, and private collections

Patrons Circle

      • All the above plus:
      • Recognition in the M’s Annual Report and website
      • Gift memberships: one 12-month gift Basic Membership to present to a friend or family member
      • Invitations to private distinguished donor events

Curators Circle

      • All the above plus:
      • Complimentary copy of Our Treasures for new members

Collectors Circle

      • All the above plus:
      • Recognition on the M’s in-gallery annual donor board
      • Complimentary copy of Heart of St Paul for new members
      • National and regional art travel tour opportunities, including private tours at exclusive art destinations

Benefactors Circle

      • All the above plus:
      • Private curator-led tours of new exhibitions for up to 20 people (reservations required)

Directors Circle

    • All the above plus:
    • Invitation for four to a dinner with the Executive Director
    • Recognition as a sponsor of an exhibition of your choice during the year


Minnesota Museum of American Art thrives because of people like you who understand the significance of an art museum that reflects individuals of all backgrounds and maintains high standards for the visual arts in our city and state.  Your contribution will support our dynamic and insightful arts and exhibitions programs related to our St. Paul neighborhood, our Minnesota community, and our shared experiences.

Charities Review Council seal of approval

Honoring the support of our patrons is important to us at the M. With that in mind, we’re so proud to have the official seal of approval from the Charities Review Council. The council determined that the Minnesota Museum of American Art meets all their standards of nonprofit strength and accountability. That means you can be confident your investment in the M will be a sound one.