Becoming a member helps you achieve the very best possible museum experience at Joslyn. Valuable benefits, offered exclusively through membership, help you save money, stay informed, and increase your access to all the activities and programs that happen at the Museum!

Joslyn members are treated first, and free, to spectacular touring exhibitions and have unlimited access to a fascinating permanent collection of art from ancient times to the present day. Members also receive discounts on art classes, in the Museum Shop, Café Durham, and more!

Joslyn offers a variety of membership levels that appeal to all areas of interest and support. Please review the benefits offered at the GENERAL, CONTRIBUTING, PATRON and YOUNG ART PATRON levels and find your perfect match!

Members Make it Happen! When you become a Joslyn member you supply crucial support to the Museum. Membership support enables the Museum to collect and preserve great art for the entire community and for its future generations. Membership also funds quality educational programs for families and a host of touring special exhibitions.

Questions regarding membership? Please contact the Membership department by email.



The Art of Seating: 200 Years of American Design
Members Preview Event
Friday, May 31 | 5:30 - 8 pm


Join us for this preview celebration of The Art of Seating: 200 Years of American Design. At 6 pm in the Witherspoon Concert Hall, hear a presentation by Diane DeMell Jacobsen, Ph.D. The chairs featured in The Art of Seating: 200 Years of American Design are from the collection of the Thomas H. and Diane DeMell Jacobsen Ph.D. Foundation. After the talk, stay for exhibition viewing, light hors d’oeuvres and a cash bar in the Storz Fountain Court, and browsing in the Hitchcock Museum Shop.

Invitations will be mailed. Reservations required at reservations@joslyn.org or (402) 661-3850; include name, membership ID, and number in your party. Bring membership card or invitation for admission of two adults and children/grandchildren; additional guests $10 each.