Membership Benefits

  • Museum Muse Newsletter, published and sent to your address quarterly
  • Invitations to special events, openings and receptions
  • Member discounts for special events and classes*
  • 20% off all GMA catalogs
  • Invitation to the Annual Members Meeting (every April)
  • Upcoming Events at GMA, a bi-monthly event email
  • Membership card and GMA car decal
  • Local discounts!

Membership Levels

Student ($20)

Above benefits for one student

Individual ($45 – $59)

Above benefits for one person

Family ($60 – $149)

Above benefits for the whole family

Donor ($150 – $249)

Above benefits plus membership in the NARM Association** which includes free admission to over 900 arts, cultural, and historical institutions!

Participating North Carolina Institutions

Asheville Asheville Art Museum 828-253-3227

Blowing Rock Blowing Rock Art & History Museum 828-295-9099

Boone Turchin Center for the Visual Arts/ Appalachian State University 828-262-3017

Chapel Hill Ackland Art Museum 919-966-5736; 919-962-0837

Charlotte Bechtler Museum of Modern Art** 704-353-9200

Levine Museum of the New South 704-333-1887

The Mint Museum** 704-337-2000

Durham The Nasher Museum of Art/Duke University* 919-684-5135

Greensboro GreenHill 336-333-7460

Weatherspoon Art Museum/University of North Carolina 336-334-5770

Greenville The Greenville Museum of Art 252-758-1946

Highlands The Bascom 828-526-4949

Raleigh CAM Raleigh 919-513-0946

Joel Lane Museum House, Inc. ** 919-833-3431

North Carolina Museum of Art* 919-839-6262

Salisbury Waterworks Visual Arts Center 704-636-1882

Statesville Iredell Museums 704-873-4734

Tryon Tryon Arts and Crafts School 828-859-8323

Wilmington Cameron Art Museum 910-395-5999

Cape Fear Museum 910-798-4370

Winston-Salem Museum of Anthropology, Wake Forest University 336-758-5282

Reynolda House Museum of American Art** 336-758-5150


*NARM privileges may be restricted for concerts/lectures/special exhibitions and ticketed events. **NARM privileges do not extend to other institutions members within a 15 mile radius

Patron ($250 – $499)

Above benefits plus recognition on our Most Generous Members wall

  • FOP – At the Patron level or above, you can also join Friends of Photography (FOP). FOP is a group of photography enthusiasts who meet once a month. FOP membership includes workshops, seminars, and exhibitions.
Contributor ($500 – $999)

Above benefits plus a 25% discount on a rental

Benefactor ($1,000 – $2,499)

Above benefits plus a 50% discount on a rental

Honorary Trustee ($2,500)

Above benefits plus a free rental of the Museum


*Member Discounts

*Fine Arts Ball for members, $125; non-members, $175; Breakfast with Santa for members, $35; non-members, $50; Artinis for members, $20; non-members, $30.

**What is the North American Reciprocal Museum (NARM) Association® ?

The North American Reciprocal Museum (NARM) Association® is one of the largest reciprocal membership programs in the world with members in the United States, Bermuda, Canada, El Salvador and Mexico! NARM has 973 arts, cultural, and historical institutions along with botanical gardens, children’s museums, science and technology centers and more that offer their individual NARM qualified members reciprocal benefits.

How can individuals/families join to receive NARM benefits?

It’s easy for individuals and families to participate!  Join GMA membership at the Donor level or above. Then, simply present your membership card validated with accepted NARM identification to any participating NARM institution to receive:

  • Free/member admission during regular museum hours
  • Member discounts at museum shops
  • Discounts on concert/lecture tickets*

Guests are not included unless they present a current membership card validated with the accepted NARM identification.  Family memberships are determined by each participating institution.

*Note that some institutions restrict benefits.

It is recommended that you contact the institution you plan to visit prior to visiting in order to understand the benefits you will receive at that institution in order to avoid any confusion.  





Give the Gift of Membership

As a non-profit museum our operations depend largely upon the generosity of our members. Your membership contribution helps us sustain our mission: to provide and promote visual art through the collection, exhibitions, and education.


Local Discounts

Your GMA membership includes discounts at participating restaurants and companies in Greenville, NC!

Check out your local discounts!


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