Membership at Joslyn Art Museum

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.

More for Members

Members Receive More: become a member and receive exclusive access to More for Members, Joslyn’s virtual member programing that offers a variety of engagements such as curator lectures, artist talks, and virtual gallery tours—Join or renew today, and enjoy access to the virtual programming.

Members and donors receive an email a few weeks prior to every virtual event with registration details. Questions? Contact us at

Thursday, May 13 at 5:30 PM
Recent Gifts to the Collection

Joslyn has been honored to accept a number of wonderful gifts of art over the last year. Please join Jack Becker, Executive Director & CEO, and Karin Campbell, Phil Willson Curator of Contemporary Art, on Thursday, May 13 to learn more about some of the recent additions to the permanent collection and how these objects contribute to the Museum's holdings of postwar and contemporary art.