20 North Main St (also enter on 224 Benefit Street) Providence, RI 02903

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The RISD Museum invites you to be a part of a community engaged in the support, examination, and enjoyment of art and its making. Your membership makes so much possible at the Museum, including new research and interpretation of our critically acclaimed collection, community programs designed to reach audiences of all ages, and the presentation of innovative installations and exhibitions – complemented by lectures, classes, film screenings, musical events, and creative opportunities.

Join now– your membership support enables us to continue to inspire and encourage this and future generations of artists and enthusiasts. Member benefits include

  • Free admission to the Museum for one year
  • Discounts at RISD WORKS and RISD Continuing Education
  • Discounts and advance registration for Museum programs
  • Invitations to special events
  • Subscription to Museum newsletter

ARTIST - $35
Discounted rate for one adult who identifies as an artist or designer

Residents of Rhode Island only: free for one adult who identifies as an artist or designer

One adult

DUAL - $75
Two adults

Two adults and children under 18 in the household

FRIEND - $175
All the benefits of household membership, plus membership in the Art Museum Reciprocal Network (30+ Museums nationwide)

All of the benefits above, plus membership in the North American Reciprocal Museum Association (700+ Museums nationwide)

All of the above benefits above, plus invitations to Museum travel opportunities and subscription to Manual, a journal about art and it’s making

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RISD Alumni Membership

RISD alumni members receive free individual membership to the RISD Museum for ten years following their graduation date. Choose to purchase a membership at a higher level, and 20% of your contribution will be allocated to the Phil Siebert Alumni Acquisition Fund, which is used exclusively for the purchase of works of art by RISD alumni.

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Radeke Circle

Members of the Radeke Circle provide support for the RISD Museum at the highest levels. Members contribute $1,500 or more per year in funds that support our extraordinary permanent collection of more than 93,000 objects, as well as the Museum’s special exhibitions and core curatorial, educational, and community activities.

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