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The American University Museum at the Katzen presents work that is exciting, challenging, and relevant. When you become an AU Museum member, your membership dues directly support our contemporary programs. Members enjoy exclusive benefits, including invitations to exhibition openings and museum events, opportunities to meet exhibiting artists, discounts at the museum store, and special tours.

Demonstrate your commitment to the arts in our local community and around the world by becoming a member of the American University Museum.

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American University Museum Membership Levels

Curator’s Circle $5,000

Benefits:

  • AU Arts Stakeholder Dinner at the residence of College dean Peter Starr, CAS Dean's House. (A private dinner for Curator's Circle members and arts leadership at American University.)  
  • Benefits of Artist's Circle


Artist’s Circle $2,500

Benefits:

  • Invitation to the American University President’s Circle Dinner (The President's Circle is AU's premier donor recognition society, which honors donors who make contributions of $2,500 or more during the fiscal year. Each year, the University hosts a black tie dinner to honor its most generous supporters.)
  • Private weekday exhibition tour for up to 25 guests (upon request)
  • Benefits of Katzen Circle


Katzen Circle $1,000

Benefits:

  • Invitation to a private, members-only brunch with the AU Museum Director for you and a guest
  • Benefits of Director Membership 


Director $500

Benefits:

  • Invitation to an annual guided tour of a regional private collection, gallery or art museum for you and one guest with the AU Museum director
  • Invitation to an exclusive exhibition lecture by regional art expert
  • Benefits of Associate membership


Associate $250

Benefits:

  • Invitation to a special director’s tour of the museum for you and one guest
  • North American Reciprocal Museum (NARM) benefit, including admission benefits at almost 600 museums
  • Benefits of Family membership


Family $100

Benefits:

  • All the benefits of individual membership for two adults or two adults and children under the age of 18
  • Priority registration for Kids @ Katzen


Young Patrons’ Circle $60

Benefits

  • The Young Patrons’ Circle is a program created for professionals ages 21-35 interested in supporting the arts while networking, socializing and advancing their knowledge of local and international artists.
  • Young Patrons receive invitations to Members Only previews, a young professionals cocktail party, and other special events. In addition to the benefits of Individual membership.


Individual $50

Benefits:

  • All benefits listed below for one adult.

Student Discount of 50% off Individual or Young Patrons’ Circle benefits

All members enjoy:

  • Invitations to gallery talks, lectures, concerts, and other public events
  • Advanced communication about all exhibitions, openings, and special events
  • Exclusive exhibition previews
  • 10% discount at the Museum Store
  • 10% discount on gift memberships
  • 10% discount at Argo Tea

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