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Become a Member 

Want to help make the boldest dreams of today’s most compelling artists a reality? When you join FWM, you not only support artistic experimentation and creation, but also ensure audiences can experience their work free of charge.

Join today and enjoy members-only experiences, shopping and event discounts, and (at the Supporter level and above) reciprocal benefits at 1,000+ museums across the continent. For even more exclusive access—from opportunities to meet world-class artists, to VIP tours and behind-the-scenes experiences—explore FWM's Circles Level memberships.

Become a Member
Artist Ursula von Rydingsvard photographed during her exhibition The Contour of Feeling gallery talk at The Fabric Workshop and Museum, 2018. Photo: Carlos Avendaño.

Member Levels

Benefits include:

+ Discounted tickets for select special events and programs
+ 10% discount at the Museum Shop and members-only shopping opportunities
+ Opportunities to engage with art and artists as part of FWM's community
+ Subscription to FWM’s mailing list and member announcements

$35 Artist/Educator/Student

Artists, educators, and 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.

Benefits include:

+ Reciprocal membership to more than 1,000 museums through NARM (North American Reciprocal Membership Association)
+ Discounted tickets for select special events and programs
+ 10% discount at the Museum Shop and members-only shopping opportunities
+ Opportunities to engage with art and artists as part of FWM's community
+ Subscription to FWM’s mailing list and member announcements

Benefits include:

+ Double discount (20% off) at the Museum Shop during exhibition openings and 10% off year-round, as well as members-only shopping opportunities
+ Reciprocal membership to more than 70 Modern and Contemporary Art museums through MOD/CO (Modern and Contemporary Reciprocal Membership Program)
+ Reciprocal membership to more than 1,000 museums through NARM (North American Reciprocal Membership Association)
+ Discounted tickets for select special events and programs
+ Opportunities to engage with art and artists as part of FWM's community
+ Subscription to FWM’s mailing list and member announcements

Benefits include:

+ Recognition on FWM’s website
+ Friend level gift membership to share
+ Double discount (20% off) at the Museum Shop during exhibition openings and 10% off year-round, as well as members-only shopping opportunities
+ Reciprocal membership to more than 70 Modern and Contemporary Art museums through MOD/CO (Modern and Contemporary Reciprocal Membership Program)
+ Reciprocal membership to more than 1,000 museums through NARM (North American Reciprocal Membership Association)
+ Discounted tickets for select special events and programs
+ Opportunities to engage with art and artists as part of FWM's community
+ Subscription to FWM’s mailing list and member announcements

 

The Circles at FWM

Circle members are dedicated supporters of experimentation in contemporary art. They receive exclusive insider access to FWM and ensure that Philadelphia remains a vital center of artistic activity. For questions, contact Development Manager April LaVai Williamson at [email protected] or 215-561-8888 x225.

plus:

+ Invitations to exclusive Circles events, such as travel opportunities with Executive Director and Curator, studio tours with FWM's Artists-in-Residence, and private receptions
+ First access to new exhibitions through Circle members' previews (One hour before opening to general public)
+ Prominent recognition in FWM's first floor gallery entryway

plus:

+ One private guided tour of FWM with the Curator for up to six people (by appointment only)
+ Optional screenprinting workshop for up to six people (advanced reservation required)
+ One complimentary publication (chosen by FWM annually)

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 x225.

By Check/Mail: Send a check made payable to The Fabric Workshop and Museum to 1214 Arch Street, Philadelphia, PA 19107. Attn: Membership. Please indicate in the memo line your desired level of membership along with your phone number and email address.

In Person: Visit our Museum Shop during business hours.

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