Support

Become a Member 

FWM Curator Karen Patterson highlights the work of Marie Watt during a 2019 tour of ‘Echoes and Reverberations.’ Photo credit: Carlos Avendaño.

Your support helps FWM make the boldest dreams of today’s most compelling artists a reality for all to experience, free of charge. Levels at $100+ include membership for up to two people in the same household.

Join this fall and enjoy Member Fridays at FWM! Starting in September, we’ll be open exclusively to FWM members every Friday from 12-6pm, with special opportunities on site including curator-led exhibition tours. In addition, members are eligible for free or discounted admission on selected programs; visit our Events page for current listings.


Member Levels

$50 Friend ($35 Artist/Educator/Student*):
+ FWM Membership card
+ Subscription to FWM’s mailing list and member announcements
+ Discounted tickets for select special events and programs
+ 10% discount at the Museum Shop and members-only shopping opportunities

* Artists/Educators/Students are eligible to receive the benefits of Friend membership offered at a special discounted rate. Artist members are asked to supply the URL for their website or online portfolio; educators and students are asked to provide their school’s website at time of registration.

$100 Supporter (Above benefits plus):
+ Reciprocal membership to more than 1,000 museums through the North American Reciprocal Museum (NARM) Association

$250 Contemporary (Above benefits plus):
+ Reciprocal membership to more than 70 Modern and Contemporary Art museums through the Modern and Contemporary Reciprocal Membership Program (MOD/CO)
+ Double discount during exhibition opening receptions (20% discount at the Museum Shop)

$500 Advocate (Above benefits plus):
+ Recognition on FWM’s website
+ Friend-level gift membership


The Circles at FWM

FWM Circle members are dedicated supporters of experimentation in contemporary art. Circle members receive exclusive behind-the-scenes access to FWM and ensure that Philadelphia remains a vital center of artistic activity. Our future is shaped by your engagement.

Looking for behind-the-scenes VIP experiences and exclusive access to contemporary artists? Join The Circles at FWM or contact Director of Development Lily Williams at [email protected] or 215-561-8888 x251.

Innovator’s Circle – $1,000:
(Advocate level membership benefits plus):
+ Invitations to exclusive Circles events, such as travel opportunities with Executive Director and Curator, studio tours with FWM’s Artist-in-Residence, and private receptions
+ First access to new exhibitions through Circle members’ previews (One hour before opening to general public)
+ Prominent reognition in FWM’s entrance corridor

Curator’s Circle – $2,500
(Above benefits plus):
+ One private guided tour of FWM with the Curator for up to six people (by appointment only)
+ Optional screen printing workshop for up to six people (advanced reservation required)
+ One complimentary publication (chosen by FWM annually)

Director’s Circle- $5,000
(Above benefits plus):
+ One private guided tour of FWM with the Executive Director for up to ten people (by appointment only)
+ Opportunity to become a sponsor of an FWM public program



Other Ways to Become a Member

By Phone: Call us at 215.561.8888.

By Check/Mail: Print and mail your completed membership application with check made payable to:
The Fabric Workshop and Museum, 1214 Arch Street Street, Philadelphia, PA 19107.

In Person: Visit our Museum Shop during business hours.