Membership Levels

$50 INDIVIDUAL MEMBERSHIP

Includes the following benefits:

  • Invitations to exhibit openings and educational programs
  • Membership for a Single Individual
  • One (1) Personalized Membership Card
  • Free Daily Admission (with membership card)
  • E-Blasts and Quarterly Newsletter
  • Invitations to Member Previews & Special Events
  • Discounted Pricing on Educational Programs
  • 10% Discount in Gift Shop & at Hester's Café in the Art Museum (with membership card)

$75 HOUSEHOLD MEMBERSHIP

Includes all the benefits of the Individual Membership plus:

  • Discounts for children's and adults art classes
  • Free admission for family members
  • Advance notice and pre-registration for youth art camps
  • Ability to enroll children in the Kids Club at no cost
  • Membership for All Adults, Children and Grandchildren in Household
  • Personalized Membership Cards (for each household member)
  • Kid's Club Membership (ages 5–14)
  • Advance Notice and Pre-Registration on Summer Camps

$100 SUPPORTING MEMBERSHIP (BEST VALUE)

Includes all the benefits of the Household Membership plus:

  • Eligibility for Facility Rentals of Museum Galleries and Meeting Rooms
  • Free Exhibition Poster of Your Choice (from selected stock in Gift Shop)
  • Enrollment into the Contemporary Art Circle (CAC)
  • Enrollment into the National Association of Reciprocal Membership (NARM) program (providing admission to 800+ museums nationwide)

SIGNUP ONLINE

$250 ASSOCIATE PATRON MEMBERSHIP 

Includes all the benefits of a Supporting Membership plus:

  • Discounts for children's and adults art classes
  • 15% Discount on All Gift Shop Purchases (excludes consignment)
  • Enrollment into the Texas Reciprocal Museum (TRM) Program
  • Free Exhibition Catalogue (from selected stock in Gift Shop)
  • Two (2) Drink Tickets (will be mailed with Membership Card to be used at member receptions only throughout the year)

$500 PATRON MEMBERSHIP 

Includes all the benefits of the Associate Patron Membership plus:

  • Four (4) Drink Tickets (will be mailed with Membership Card to be used at member receptions only throughout the year)
  • Free Admission to Two (2) Curatorial Tours (lead by docent or staff)

$1,000 DONOR BENEFACTOR MEMBERSHIP

Includes all the benefits of the Patron Membership plus:

  • Art Museum Wall of Honor Recognition (for one calendar year)
  • Eight (8) Drink Tickets (will be mailed with Membership Card to be used at member receptions only throughout the year)

$3,000 FOUNDATION CIRCLE MEMBERSHIP

Includes all the benefits of the Donor Benefactor Membership plus:

  • Invitation for Two (2) to the Annual Foundation & Chairman’s Circle Dinner

  • Eligibility for a Discount on Facility Rental Fees

  • Recognition on the Donor Wall for up to Two (2) Exhibitions as a Foundation or Chairman’s Circle Exhibition Sponsor

  • Private Reception and Program at Museum with the Director

  • Invitation to Visit a Texas Gallery or Museum with the Director

$5,000 CHAIRMAN'S CIRCLE MEMBERSHIP

Includes all the benefits of the Donor Benefactor Membership plus:

  • Two (2) Gala tickets

BUSINESS & CORPORATE MEMBERSHIPS

$250 BUSINESS & CORPORATE MEMBERSHIP

This membership offers the following benefits :

  • Two (2) Corporate/Business Membership Cards - Featuring the Corporate/Business Membership Card has the business name rather than a specific individual employee name.  This allows companies to share the membership card and its benefits among its employees.  Each Membership Card will admit two (2) individuals to the Museum, Membership Receptions, and receive the applicable discounts at Hester's Cafe and the Museum Gift Shop.  Having the additional cards provides executives creates opportunities for potential clients, business contacts and guests to experience visiting the Museum and the benefits of Membership, to view exhibitions and to see the added value AMST brings to the Corpus Christi community. 
  • Name listed in Quarterly Newsletter as a Business Member
  • E-Blasts and Quarterly Newsletter – mailed to the business address
  • Invitations to Member Previews & Special Events
  • Discounted Pricing on Educational Programs
  • 10% Discount in Gift Shop & at Hester's Café in the Art Museum (with membership card)
  • Enrollment into the Contemporary Art Circle (CAC)
  • Enrollment into the National Association of Reciprocal Membership (NARM) program (providing admission to 800+ museums nationwide)

  • Enrollment into the Texas Reciprocal Museum (TRM) Program

  • One (1) AMST Business Member Decal

  • Ten (10) Single Use Guest Passes

 To learn more about the Corporate Membership Program contact Karol Stewart by phone at 361.825.3513 or by email at karol.stewart@tamucc.edu.

This membership includes the benefits in the $250 Business & Corporate Membership plus:

  • Twenty (20) Single Use Guest Passes

  • Eligibility for Facility Rentals of Museum Galleries and Meeting Rooms

 To learn more about the Corporate Membership Program contact Karol Stewart by phone at 361.825.3513 or by email at karol.stewart@tamucc.edu.

$1,000 BUSINESS & CORPORATE MEMBERSHIP

This membership includes the benefits in the $500 Business & Corporate Membership plus:

  • Forty (40) Single Use Guest Passes

  • One (1) time 10% Museum Rental Discount per 12 month period not to exceed #100 of guests

  • Four (4) Corporate/Business Membership Cards - Featuring the Corporate/Business Membership Card has the business name rather than a specific individual employee name.  This allows companies to share the membership card and its benefits among its employees.  Each Membership Card will admit two (2) individuals to the Museum, Membership Receptions, and receive the applicable discounts at Hester's Cafe and the Museum Gift Shop.  Having the additional cards provides executives creates opportunities for potential clients, business contacts and guests to experience visiting the Museum and the benefits of Membership, to view exhibitions and to see the added value AMST brings to the Corpus Christi community.  

 To learn more about the Corporate Membership Program contact Karol Stewart by phone at 361.825.3513 or by email at karol.stewart@tamucc.edu.

CORPORATE DAY

Available to businesses with a $1,000 Corporate Membership, cost depends on the number of employees. Includes a corporate day at the Museum for all company employees and their families. Sponsor Benefits

  • Free admission.
  • Refreshments.
  • A tour of the Museum.

RECIPROCAL MEMBERSHIP

NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF RECIPROCAL MUSEUMS (NARM)

Members contributing $100 or greater annually in membership dues are eligible to participate in the National Association of Reciprocal Museum (NARM) Program in accordance with the policy stated by each institution. Learn more about NARM on their website http://narmassociation.org/, including a complete and up to date listing of participating museums, map, and full benefits.  Upon presentation of a valid membership card in one of the 800+ participating museums, you will be entitled to the following privileges while visiting any of the other museums:

  • Free admission during museum hours
  • Access to Over 800 arts/cultural institutions.
  • Access to institutions that specialize in areas of art that they enjoy- i.e. Asian Art, Modern Art, Cartoon Art, etc...
  • Access to NARM's Google map with all the NARM participating institutions where they may take a virtual tour of museums of their choice through the internet.
  • Member discounts at other NARM member institutions' shops. 
  • Access to visit as often as they like without worrying about admissions fees.
  • Member discounts on ticketed events.
  • Knowledge that they are supporting their local arts/cultural institution.

Visit their website: www.narmassociation.org

TEXAS RECIPROCAL MEMBERSHIP PROGRAM (TRM) 

Members contributing $250 or greater annually in membership dues are eligible to participate in the Texas Reciprocal Membership Program in accordance with the policy stated by each institution. Upon presentation of a valid membership card in one of the participating museums, you will be entitled to the following privileges while visiting any of the other Texas museums:

  • Free admission during museum hours
  • Free admission to special exhibits (as determined by each museum). Reciprocal members also are allowed to purchase tickets for special exhibitions at the Members’ Box Office
  • The membership discount on purchases in each museum (purchases must be made on the premises, versus online)
  • The membership discount on purchases of concert, lecture, and film tickets (purchases again must be made on the premises)

PARTICIPATING RECIPROCAL MUSEUMS2016 TRM flyer.pdf

GIFT MEMBERSHIPS

Share your Museum experience with family and friends by giving a gift membership. Complete the membership form and fax or mail it to the Museum to begin a year of art and education for someone you care about!

  • Enroll by Mail 

    Mail: Click on the link and print out the enrollment form. Mail the completed membership form with your payment to the membership office:  
    Art Museum of South Texas
    1902 N. Shoreline Blvd..
    Corpus Christi, Texas 78401

  • Enroll by  Fax
    Fax: Click on the link and print out the enrollment form. Fax the completed membership form with your payment to the membership office at 361.825.3520

  • Enroll by Phone:
    Call the membership office at 361.825.3509 and a staff member will happily assist you to complete the membership form and take your payment over the phone.

SPECIAL GROUPS

CONTEMPORARY ART CIRCLE (CAC)

As a sub-group of active AMST members, CAC provides exciting, innovative events for the novice and artist alike designed to reach new and experienced collectors concerning fine art issues and collecting concerns. In addition to supporting AMST’s exhibitions and educational programs, all members at the $100 level or above receive invitations to exclusive CAC events and programs with no additional fee.  Are you not a member or would you like to upgrade your membership to attend CAC exclusive events?  AMST memberships and upgrades are available during regular business hours by 361-825-3509 or online at www.artmuseumofsouthtexas.org.  Memberships will also be available for purchase at the door of all CAC events.  To learn more about CAC, call 361.825.3513 or contact karol.stewart@tamucc.edu.

COLLECTOR'S CLUB

The Collector's Club is a sub-group of active AMST members dedicated to learning more about collecting art, while contributing funds toward the purchase of art for the Art Museum of South Texas. The Club meets periodically for social and education functions. Club members are exclusively invited to join the annual Collector's Club trip travelling to a different city in the United States each year for a week of unique arts and dining experiences and behind the scenes tours at cultural institutions, galleries, and artist’s studios to learn more about the fine art of collecting. The Collector's Club is open to existing AMST members who show their dedication by making an additional contribution beyond their annual membership at one of three donation levels. For additional information on benefits, this year’s Collector’s Club Trip destination, and how to join call 361.825.3500 or contact joe.schenk@tamucc.edu

CHAIRMAN'S & FOUNDATION CIRCLE

The Chairman’s and Foundation Circle is the premier AMST membership level while also generating the most financial support for the AMST exhibitions and education programs. Members gather twice a year for a membership reception in a private home and for an elegant evening dinner in the Art Museum galleries. For additional information on benefits and how to join call 361/825-3512 or contact sara.morgan@tamucc.edu.

MEMBERSHIP

Many membership packages are available for you to show your support for the arts.  Each level of membership contains progressive benefits. Click here to learn more.

CALENDAR

Check out our upcoming programs, educational events, workshops and membership mixers.  Click here to visit our interactive educational calendar page.

ART MUSEUM OF SOUTH TEXAS

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