Choose your Membership Level

Join the Rochester Art Center community and receive a full year of free, unlimited admission to exhibitions and programs, and invitations to exclusive member openings. Plus enjoy a wide range of benefits, including: discounts on tickets to RAC events, free admission to lectures, and free admission to more than 870 museums in North America. Not only is it a great value, but a wonderful way to get connected to the arts.

We offer a range of Membership Options.  Please click the + sign to learn more and join at your preferred level of support.

Contemporary Members

As a Contemporary Member, you receive free admission to experience some of the most exciting and provocative contemporary art in the world.  You can also feed your mind and soul with invitations to our innovative public programs and Member-only events.

Inspired | $35

$35 ($35 tax-deductible)

Perfect for seniors, students, artists, and educators who support rac.

  • Free Admission . . . including Opening Receptions & invitations to Member-only events
  • Weekly E-News and Tri-Annual Newsletter Subscriptions
  • Membership listed in Newsletters and Annual Report
  • Announcements of special events
  • Invitation to Member Recognition Day
  • 10% discount* at Counterpoint stores

Enthusiast | $60

$60 ($60 tax-deductible)

For families who have a passion for the contemporary art RAC presents.

  • All the benefits from Inspired membership +
  • Member tour by Curator/Executive Director

Advocate | $100

$100 ($100 tax-deductible)

For those who are committed to RAC’s exhibitions, programs, and events.

  • All the benefits of Enthusiast membership +
  • Bring A Friend to RAC Free (3X/yr)
  • Discount on Subscriptions to Art Magazines
  • North American Reciprocal Membership [Free Admission for 3 to 870+ participating museums]
  • Reciprocal Organization of Associated Museums [Free admission to 180+ participating museums]

Promoter | $250

$250 ($215 tax-deductible)

For people who look forward to telling the world about RAC.

  • All the benefits from Advocate membership +
  • Complimentary RAC canvas tote bag
  • Complimentary exhibition catalogs
  • Listing on the Donor Recognition monitors
  • Modern & Contemporary Reciprocal Membership [Free Admission for 2 to 150+ museums]
  • 20% discount for all new member referrals

Contemporary Patrons

As a Contemporary Patron, members have an opportunity to get involved on a deeper level with increased access to Rochester Art Center, and receive additional benefits such as reciprocal privileges at hundreds of museums across the country, including the Walker Art Center, MCA Chicago, and MOCA Los Angeles.

Connoissuer | $500

$500 ($325 tax-deductible)

For those who totally appreciate what rac does for the community.

  • All the benefits from Promoter membership +
  • Invitations to special tours and previews
  • Free use of the conference room [once/year; some restrictions]

Innovator | $1,000

$1,000 ($800 tax-deductible)

For those who know RAC presents transformative art.

  • All the benefits from Connoisseur membership +
  • Private tour with Executive Director & Chief Curator
  • Invitation to intimate cocktail party for contemporary patrons

Hero | $2,500

$2,500 ($1,920 tax-deductible)

For people who champion everything rac offers.

  • All the benefits from Innovator membership +
  • Named Sponsor of Exhibition of Choice
  • 20% off grand lobby rental event

Visionary | $5,000

$5,000 ($4,345 tax-deductible)

For members who support rac’s pioneering spirit.

  • All the benefits from Hero membership +
  • Invitation for private dinner for 2 with exhibiting artist, chief curator, executive director, and board president

If you would like to purchase a membership as a gift, or have any questions pertaining to memberships, please contact Kali Morrison, Membership Associate, kmorrison@rochesterartcenter.org or 507-424-3310.