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Why join the Museum?

As a RISD Museum Member, you have unlimited free access to the Museum’s changing exhibitions and permanent collection galleries. Members enjoy private previews of special exhibitions in the Chace Center galleries. Annual Member Open Houses offer opportunities to talk with curators about their favorite objects. Programs and lectures are offered free or discounted to members, and only members get special discounts on merchandise in RISD WORKS and classes through RISD Continuing Education.

Members at the Friend and Radeke Society levels gain access to partner museums across the country, travel opportunities, and special access to behind-the-scenes activity at the Museum.

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Memberships at the RISD Museum are fully tax deductible.

Individual $50

- Unlimited free admission to the Museum for one year

- Member previews of special exhibitions

- Invitations to Member Open Houses and special events

- Special discounts and advance registration for Museum programs

- Discounts offered through RISD WORKS and RISD CE

- Subscription to newsletter and email announcements

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Family $75

-All the benefits of Individual Membership for two adults and children under 18

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Friend $150

-All the benefits of Individual Membership for two adults and children under 18

-PLUS membership benefits at more than 30 museums across the country through the Art Museum Reciprocal Network.

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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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Members of the Radeke Society

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 over 91,000 objects, as well as the Museum’s special exhibitions and core curatorial, educational, and community activities.

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