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Give the gift of great art!

Purchase a gift membership online today using the buttons to the right. Please indicate that this is a gift membership and be sure to provide the gift recipient’s name and address. Or you may call NOMA’s Membership Department at (504) 658-4127.

Membership

Become a member of the premier fine arts organization in the Gulf South. Your membership entitles you to visit NOMA as often as you like with free admission. Explore galleries of breathtaking artworks from every culture spanning over 5,000 years of history. Stroll the museum’s magnificent Sydney and Walda Besthoff Sculpture Garden, with over 60 masterworks of modern and contemporary sculpture showcased in a 5-acre site with reflecting lagoons, magnolias and 100-year-old oaks. Enjoy special members’ previews of all exhibitions and priority admission to special events. Take advantage of a special member discount on art books, jewelry and gifts in the Museum Shop.

Membership Special
On view beginning January 31, 2014 Photography and the American Civil War provides an opportunity for families across the community to come together and learn more about this poignant time in American history. To celebrate this monumental exhibition, NOMA is offering a special discount on Family Memberships. For a limited time, use the code CIVILWAR18 when purchasing a Family Membership, and receive 18 months of membership benefits for the price of 12. This offer ends when this exhibition closes on May 4, 2014.

Be the first to know…
Members also receive the Arts Quarterly, NOMA’s award-winning publication with exclusive advance information on exhibitions, educational programs and special events, as well as fascinating articles on the collection and special exhibitions.

Join today, and find the NOMA membership category that is right for you.

Member Benefits

Individual Membership – $60

  • Free admission at all times open to the public for one adult
  • Complimentary subscription to our official members’ magazine Arts Quarterly
  • Invitations to members-only preview receptions and special events
  • 10%-20% discount in the Museum Shop
  • Discounts on art classes and other educational programs
  • First notices of special events at NOMA
  • Free admission to select Sculpture Garden evening events
  • Free admission to all festivals at NOMA

Dual/Family Membership – $75
Same privileges as Individual membership, plus

  • Free admission at all times open to the public for one additional adult, plus children or grandchildren 17 and under

Sustaining Membership – $125
Same privileges as Dual/Family membership, plus

  • Free NOMA admission for two additional guests when accompanied by the member(s)
  • Reciprocal membership privileges to numerous major art museums throughout the United States and Canada (check NOMA website for details)

Benefactors – $250
All Sustaining membership benefits, plus

  • Priority reservations and seating for select NOMA lectures and intimate preview events
  • Invitations to the annual NOMA holiday party

Young Fellows (Individual – $250
Young Fellows (Couple) – $400
NOMA dedicates our newest membership group to members ages 21 through 45. Young Fellows receive Sustaining membership privileges as well as a 15% discount on tickets to NOMA events including Odyssey Ball and LOVE in the Garden. Additionally, Young Fellows receive exclusive access to NOMA during our 9pm-12am Friday late nights, priority reservations and seating for select NOMA lectures and intimate preview events, and invitations to the annual NOMA holiday party.

Advocates – $500
In addition to Benefactors privileges, Advocates receive

  • Invitations to the Advocates Brunch, an annual special event honoring one of Louisiana’s prominent artists
  • Free museum admission for two guests when accompanied by the member(s)
  • One free museum catalogue selected by NOMA
  • Invitations to special members’ previews
  • Priority reservations and seating for select NOMA lectures and intimate preview events
  • Invitations to the annual NOMA holiday party
  • The opportunity to give one Dual/Family membership as a gift

Fellows – $1,500
In addition to Benefactors privileges, Fellows receive

  • Discounts on special event rentals
  • Invitations to NOMA’s annual Fellows Dinner, a special event held in their honor
  • Free museum admission for four guests when accompanied by the member(s)
  • Two free museum catalogues selected by NOMA
  • Invitations to special members’ previews
  • Priority reservations and seating for select NOMA lectures and intimate preview events
  • Invitations to the annual NOMA holiday party
  • The opportunity to give two Dual/Family memberships as gifts

Family Circle – $2,500
NOMA created this new, exclusive membership level for our members who are dedicated to sharing NOMA’s permanent collection, educational activities, and special exhibitions with their families. Grandparents are welcome! Family Circle members receive docent-guided tours (with prior reservation) complete with educational materials tailored for your family as well as VIP reservations and access for public family art-making activities. Additionally, enjoy free admission for your family to our annual Fabergé Egg Hunt. This level includes all Fellows benefits, complimentary copies of educational materials for all special exhibitions, priority reservations and seating for select NOMA lectures and intimate preview events, and special recognition in our Arts Quarterly.

Circles
President’s Circle- $20,000
Director’s Circle- $10,000
Patron’s Circle- $5,000

The Board of Trustees of the New Orleans Museum of Art cordially invites you to upgrade your support and become a member of the President’s Circle, Director’s Circle, or Patron’s Circle. These categories, our most prestigious levels of annual giving, are comprised of individuals who contribute $20,000, $10,000 or $5,000 each year in unrestricted funds. NOMA is pleased to extend these unique privileges to those who demonstrate their commitment at these levels:
All Fellows membership category privileges, plus

  • Discounts on special event rentals
  • Annual listing on Donor Wall as a member of the Circles
  • Invitations to our exclusive annual Circles event
  • Free admission for all additional guests to the museum and Sculpture Garden when accompanied by the donor
  • Reciprocal membership to numerous major art museums
  • With prior arrangement, Circle members may bring additional guests to members’ previews of special exhibitions
  • Special recognition in Arts Quarterly
  • Two complimentary catalogues selected by the museum
  • Advance announcements for special travel programs
  • Use of the Woldenberg Board Room for meetings
  • An opportunity to have a private tour with the director or curator of a collection or special exhibition of your choice, with complimentary beverages in the Woldenberg Board Room, for a party of up to six individuals, at a mutually agreed upon time
  • Invitations to special members’ previews
  • Priority reservations and seating for select NOMA lectures and intimate preview events

Choose a membership level and join the NOMA community

If this is a membership renewal, please indicate on the checkout page.

If this is a gift membership, please be sure to provide the gift recipient’s name and address.

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Individual Membership – $60

GIFT: Individual Membership – $60

Dual/Family Membership – $75

GIFT: Dual/Family Membership – $75

Sustaining Membership – $125

GIFT: Sustaining Membership – $125

Benefactors Membership- $250

GIFT: Benefactors Membership – $250

Young Fellows (Individual) Membership – $250

GIFT: Young Fellows (Individual) Membership – $250

Young Fellows (Couples) Membership – $400

GIFT: Young Fellows (Couples) Membership – $500

Advocates Membership – $500

GIFT: Advocates Membership – $500

Fellows Membership – $1,500

GIFT: Fellows Membership – $1,500

Family Circle Membership – $2,500

GIFT: Family Circle Membership – $1,500

Student Membership (with valid student ID) – $20