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Thank you for becoming a member of Plains Art Museum! There has never been a better time to participate in and support your art museum.

As a Museum member, your tax-deductible support plays an important role in the region’s arts access, education and economy. Thanks to you and generous people like you, each year, over 60,000 children, families, and individuals are served through the exhibitions, programs and events at North Dakota’s largest and only AAM-Accredited art museum.

There are also important benefits to being a member or your art museum, including free gallery admission, invitations to events, and discounts on classes and the Museum Store. With a household membership, you’ll also get free admission to more than 800 museums nationally! Now is definitely the time to join and invest in your life and the life of your community.

It’s easy to become a member: Simply click “Become A Member” below or call us at 701.551.6100.


Plains Art Museum Membership Benefits

Plains Art Museum is our region’s primary destination for art appreciation and visual culture. Museum members provide funding for programs that foster creative learning, encourage imagination, and enrich lives. We invite you to join us as a member and share in the satisfaction of helping to bring people and art together. As a member, you’ll receive a number of valuable benefits.

  • 10% discount in The Store

  • 20% discount on classes, workshops, camps, and other educational opportunities

  • A one-year subscription to Plains Art Museum NEWS

  • Invitations to programs, events, exhibitions, and receptions

  • Exclusive Center for Creativity Open Studio rates ($30/mo. pp)

Membership Categories

Individual $50
Membership benefits for one person

Student + Senior $35
Membership benefits for one person with student ID or age 62 and over

Household $100
Membership benefits for two people and children under 18
Reciprocal museum membership privileges with over 800 museums worldwide

Beginning on July 1st of next year, Plains Art Museum – your art museum – will become a FREE art museum FOR YOU, and a free art museum FOR EVERYONE! To make this happen, Plains Art Museum is proud to announce the PlainsArt4All Campaign! The goal of the campaign is to increase the number of annual Museum members and donors to enable free admission for all visitors. You have the power to make this transformation happen – to make quality art experiences available for everyone to enjoy, and to make a better cultural center for the region’s quality of life and economy.

If you have any questions about the donation process or wish to speak to someone directly about your donation, please contact Sandy Thompson, at

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Your tax-deductible gift will truly make a difference.

Memberships at $100 or more includes participation in the North American Reciprocal Membership Program (NARM). NARM gives members privileges at participating museums including free/member admission during regular museum hours, member discounts at museum shops, and discounts on concert/lecture tickets. Qualifying members are given a gold NARM sticker on their membership card. The NARM website listing participating museums is updated quarterly. Please use this link to access the list of participating NARM museums:

Contributions are tax-deductible to the extent that tangible benefits are not received in return.
If you receive a tangible benefit, the Museum will provide a tax receipt reflecting the value.
Multiple gifts within your membership year are combined to qualify you for the highest donor benefits offered.
Double your support! Check with your employer to see if a matching gifts program is available.