What will you get out of a membership at Munson-Williams-Proctor Arts Institute? You’ll find the perfect present at the Gift Gallery, see your favorite musical artist perform live, and make new friends at exclusive receptions. The arts provide special experiences for everyone who appreciates them. Expand the ways you experience art, music, and performances with a membership to the world-renowned MWPAI, and enjoy some extra benefits, too.

Whether you’re a student, individual, or family, we have just the right program for you. Use our online form to purchase your membership, or call the Membership Department at (315) 797-0000, ext. 2104.
Thank you for your interest in becoming a member of MWPAI. We truly appreciate your support.

Basic Benefits

  • Discounts at the Museum Shop.
  • Discounts at the School of Art.
  • Discounts on tickets to selected Performing Arts events.
  • Free borrowing privileges of CDs, DVDs and books on fine art, performing arts, classic and current films from the Library.
  • Invitations to special events, exhibition previews and receptions.
  • The Institute Bulletin, and other publications announcing upcoming events, mailed directly to you.
  • Discounts on Art Education Workshops.
  • Recognition in Institute publications.
  • Reciprocal privileges at many New York State museums.

Membership Levels

Full-time Student (Age 25 or Under) $25
All basic benefits for one member.

Individual $50
Individual Senior (Age 65+) $45
All basic benefits for one member.

Those at the following membership levels will be issued identification cards for two adult members in the same household. All children, 18 years and younger, are also included.

Family/Household $75
Senior Household (Age 65+) $65
All basic benefits.

Contributor $150
All basic benefits, two passes to the MWPAI Film Series, an invitation to one exclusive event, plus enrollment in the North American Reciprocal Museums Program, offering free or reduced admission at museums across the continent.

Patron $250
All benefits above, plus one free Family/Household Membership to present as a gift.

President’s Circle $500
All benefits above, plus an exclusive invitation to a preview of a museum exhibition hosted by the President of MWPAI.

Fountain Elms Society Heritage Group $1,000-2,499
All benefits above, plus recognition in the MWPAI Annual Report and a guided "behind the scenes" tour for your group of up to 10.

The Fountain Elms Society is an exclusive group of donors who give $1,000 or more annually. Please click here for additional details and benefits.

To join by phone, or for more information, contact the MWPAI Membership Department at (315) 797-0000, ext. 2104.