Become a member of Oklahoma Contemporary

Oklahoma Contemporary is proud to be a home for learning, creative expression and exchange. We don’t have a collection—we instead focus on living artists, the art of now and the art of what’s next. Our free exhibitions, events and performances and low-cost, high-quality arts classes and camps help keep arts accessible. In short, we provide a platform for creative engagement unlike any other institution in the state. 

With our new downtown arts center in progress and huge growth ahead, your help is critical. Please join us as a member today.

Member benefits

Friend: $100

  • Advance notice of programs and events
  • Free admission to exhibitions and events
  • Subscription to e-newsletter
  • 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
  • Invitation to members-only reception
  • $70 of this membership is tax deductible

Enthusiast: $250
Same benefits as Friend plus:

  • Invitations to receptions before exhibition openings, when appropriate
  • A $20 discount on either a one-week children’s camp or a multi-week adult art class
  • $200 of this membership is tax deductible

Advocate: $500
Same benefits as Enthusiast plus:

  • Private curator-led tour prior to each exhibit
  • $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
  • 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