Benefits for Oklahoma Contemporary Members

Members of Oklahoma Contemporary strengthen our efforts in a direct and meaningful way. Join Oklahoma Contemporary to receive exclusive member privileges -- including free admission to more than 800 museums nationwide -- and to help shape the future of art education in Oklahoma.

Friend: $100

  • Advance notice of programs and events
  • Free admission to exhibitions and events
  • Subscription to e-newsletter
  • Artist-designed annual membership card
  • Get in free to more than 800 museums nationwide. (Details below.*) 
  • Two-day early access to enrollment for youth and adult classes and camps
  • Complimentary subscription to ArtDesk, a quarterly publication devoted to contemporary art
  • $70 of this membership is tax deductible

Enthusiast: $250
Same benefits as Friend plus:

  • Invitations to receptions before exhibition openings, when appropriate
  • Recognition on Oklahoma Contemporary website
  • A $20 discount on either a one-week children’s camp or a multi-week adult art class
  • Access to “members-only” e-newsletter with exhibition previews and updates from our artistic staff
  • $200 of this membership is tax deductible

Advocate: $500
Same benefits as Enthusiast plus:

  • Private curator-led tour prior to each exhibit
  • Complimentary OKCityCard, the OKC metro area’s premier entertainment discount card ($50 value)
  • $50 credit towards art purchases of $500 or more at ArtNow, Oklahoma Contemporary’s annual art sale and exhibit that showcases works from Oklahoma’s top artists
  • $350 of this membership is tax deductible

Champion: $1,000+
Same benefits as Advocate plus:

  • Prominent recognition for one year on the Oklahoma Contemporary donor wall
  • Annual recognition in ArtDesk
  • Invitation to an annual members’ reception
  • Use of Oklahoma Contemporary facilities at a reduced rate for private functions
  • $850 of this membership is tax deductible

*Reciprocal museum membership
The North American Reciprocal Museum membership includes: free/member admission, member discounts at shops and on selected event tickets at more than 800 arts, cultural and historical institutions along with botanical gardens, children’s museums, science and technology centers. (Full details at, sample list below).

In Oklahoma: Fred Jones Jr. Museum of Art, Gilcrease Museum, Mabee-Gerrer Museum of Art, Oklahoma City Museum of Art, Philbrook Museum of Art, Woody Guthrie Center, Woolaroc Museum & Wildlife Preserve

Regionally: Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, Museum of Contemporary Art Denver, Wichita Art Museum, Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art, Contemporary Art Museum St. Louis, Kimbell Art Museum, The Contemporary Austin, Contemporary Arts Museum Houston, Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth

Nationally: American Folk Art Museum, The Frick Collection, Museum of Arts & Design, The Studio Museum in Harlem, Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego, Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA), Los Angeles, San Diego Museum of Art, Heard Museum, Georgia O’Keeffe Museum