Become a Member


Join, renew, or give a gift membership for the best access to our exhibitions, events, and programs all year long!

GENERAL MEMBERSHIP LEVELS

STUDENT

$25
Must have valid College/University ID
• Invitations programs, and events
• Members only exhibition previews
• Reduced or free event admission and special art experiences
• 10% off all art purchases*

INDIVIDUAL

$50
• Invitations programs, and events
• Members only exhibition previews
• Reduced or free event admission and special art experiences
• 10% off all art purchases*

DUO/FAMILY

$75
• Invitations programs, and events
• Members only exhibition previews
• Reduced or free event admission and special art experiences
• 10% off all art purchases*

COLLECTOR

$150
• Invite to Collectors’ Previews preceding public events
• Invitation to programs and events
• Members only exhibition previews
• Reduced or free event admission and special art experiences
• 10% off all art purchases*

THE CONTEMPORARIES

$250 or $21 per month

• Mod/Co Reciprocal Benefits: connect with art at more and receive free admission at more than 80 participating museums across North America
• Invites to Collectors’ Previews preceding public events
• 2 tickets to Season Reveal & New Members’ Soiree

Mod/Co Reciprocal Benefit
• Invitations programs, and events
• Members only exhibition previews
• Reduced or free event admission and special art experiences
• 10% off all art purchases*

500 FRIENDS OF CONTEMPORARY ART

$500 or $42 per month

New members who join at this level with the sustainer option get their first monthly payment FREE thanks to a Challenge Gift from our Board of Trustees Memberships are renewable on a yearly basis. Benefits are subject to change. Tax Deductibility Federal income tax laws limit deductions for charitable contributions to amounts in excess of the fair market value of goods or services provided in exchange for your contribution.

• Mod/Co Reciprocal Benefits: connect with art at more and receive free admission at more than 80 participating museums across North America
• Choice of artwork from our Contemporary Print Series

• Invites to Collectors’ Previews preceding public events
• 2 tickets to Season Reveal & New Members’ Soiree

• Invitations programs, and events
• Members only exhibition previews
• Reduced or free event admission and special art experiences
• 10% off all art purchases*

SHE Society

$800 or $67 per month

The SHE Society is designed to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the passage of the 19th Amendment which guaranteed and protected women’s constitutional right to vote. In the spirit of gratitude to DVAC/The Contemporary Dayton’s founding mothers, we invite you to help support our critical exploration of Contemporary Art by Women Artists of the Midwest. 

• Mod/Co Reciprocal Benefits: connect with art at more and receive free admission at more than 80 participating museums across North America
• Choice of artwork from our Contemporary Print Series

• Invites to Collectors’ Previews preceding public events
• 2 tickets to Season Reveal & New Members’ Soiree

• Invitations programs, and events
• Members only exhibition previews
• Reduced or free event admission and special art experiences
• 10% off all art purchases*

AFICIONADO

$1,000 and up

• Private Cocktail Party for 20 with Executive Director and Exhibiting Artist
• Mod/Co Reciprocal Benefits: connect with art at more and receive free admission at more than 80 participating museums across North America
• Choice of artwork from our Contemporary Print Series

• Invites to Collectors’ Previews preceding public events
• 2 tickets to Season Reveal & New Members’ Soiree

• Invitations programs, and events
• Members only exhibition previews
• Reduced or free event admission and special art experiences
• 10% off all art purchases*

MEMBERSHIP FOR ARTISTS

ARTIST MEMBER PERKS

Artists are invited to select 1 or more perks a year depending on their membership level. For example, at the Individual level, pick 1 perk; at the Wunderkind level, pick 2.

Upon your Artist Membership activation or renewal, a member of The Co staff will contact you via email to set up your perk. 

ARTIST MEMBER PERKS:

Mailing List
Select our Members’ List (400+ artist AND general members), our Midwest Museum AND Gallery List (75+), or our regional PR list (35+) for marketing or news about your work. Lists encrypted to disable sharing to 3rd party.

Portfolio Review
One-on-one, 60-minute review and feedback session of a recent body of work, work-in-progress, CV, resume, short bio, and/or artist statement with Curator Michael Goodson or an area arts professional. Sessions will take place on Saturdays at the gallery in June, July, and August. Members are encouraged to bring examples of actual work, printed and/or digital images of work.

Artist Members Shop
Join our Artist Members Online Shop where browsers and buyers can view and purchase your work or be directed to your website. If artists choose for The Co to manage these online sales, the artist agrees that the Co will collect a fee of 20% to cover administration and credit card fees. Artists are permitted to post up to 10 items at once on the site and must be submitted as a high-resolution jpeg digital file. The Co reserves the right to approve artwork and images. If artists do not have access to quality photography of their work, they may choose to select to have their work professionally photographed by The Co. Additionally, The CO is available to make recommendations for photography, framing, and other artist needs.

Photography of Work
Both web-sized and hi-res images of up to 10 works for application and promotional purposes.

STUDENT

$25
Name recognition in annual report
• Priority communication for calls for art
• Annual Members’ Show participation
• Discount professional development and artist services
• Private Member Facebook Group
• Members only exhibition previews
• Invitations to programs and events

INDIVIDUAL

$50
Pick 1 Artist Member Perk from above

• Name recognition in annual report
• Priority communication for calls for art
• Annual Members’ Show participation
• Discount professional development and artist services
• Private Member Facebook Group
• Members only exhibition previews
• Invitations to programs and events

DUO/FAMILY

$75
Pick 1 Artist Member Perk from above for two people

• Name recognition in annual report
• Priority communication for calls for art
• Annual Members’ Show participation
• Discount professional development and artist services
• Private Member Facebook Group
• Members only exhibition previews
• Invitations to programs and events

WUNDERKIND

$150 or $12.50 per month
Pick 2 Artist Member Perks from above

• Mod/Co Reciprocal Benefits: connect with art at more and receive free admission at more than 80 participating museums across North America
• Name recognition in annual report
• Priority communication for calls for art
• Annual Members’ Show participation
• Discount professional development and artist services
• Private Member Facebook Group
• Members only exhibition previews
• Invitations to programs and events

FELLOW

$250 or $21 per month
Pick 4 Artist Member Perks from above

• Mod/Co Reciprocal Benefits: connect with art at more and receive free admission at more than 80 participating museums across North America
• Name recognition in annual report
• Priority communication for calls for art
• Annual Members’ Show participation
• Discount professional development and artist services
• Private Member Facebook Group
• Members only exhibition previews
• Invitations to programs and events

MASTER

$500 or $42 a month
Pick 6 Artist Member Perks from above

• Mod/Co Reciprocal Benefits: connect with art at more and receive free admission at more than 80 participating museums across North America
• Name recognition in annual report
• Priority communication for calls for art
• Annual Members’ Show participation
• Discount professional development and artist services
• Private Member Facebook Group
• Members only exhibition previews
• Invitations to programs and events

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