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