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Gallery walkthrough of 'Process and Practice: 40 Years of Experimentation' with Susan L. Talbott
Gallery walkthrough of ‘Process and Practice: 40 Years of Experimentation’ with Susan L. Talbott, 2018. 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.


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.


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 Ally (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

Nick Cave, Let’s C, December 2011. Performance at The Fabric Workshop and Museum, Philadelphia. Photo Credit: James Prinz Photography.

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