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Philanthropic support lies at the heart of everything we do. With the generosity of our friends and benefactors, the Cleveland Museum of Art will remain among the very finest art museums in the world and a free museum committed to public access—for the benefit of all the people forever.

Choose the level of membership that’s right for you. All CMA members, regardless of level, receive: free tickets to special exhibitions, invitations to members-only events and previews, priority registration for workshops and discounts on public programs, half-price parking and discounts in Provenance café and the museum store, and free tickets to special exhibitions for all children, 17 and younger.

People who give to the CMA Annual Fund have an immediate and meaningful impact on the day-to-day operations of the museum. These gifts touch every facet of the institution, from the safe upkeep of our galleries and public spaces to the planning of exhibitions that are open to all.

Gifts to the CMA Fund for Exhibitions begin at $25,000 and help to offer reliably rich experiences that unite, engage, and serve as prominent ways for individuals and communities to connect with the museum.

Gifts to the CMA Fund for Education begin at $10,000 and support compelling learning experiences for students, a robust and diverse calendar of free lectures, and community outreach opportunities at the museum’s Community Arts Center.

Whether remembering the CMA in your will, establishing an income-producing gift, or giving appreciated stock, you can help ensure that the museum remains a global leader and continues to provide transformative experiences for the benefit of all the people, forever.

Creating your legacy ensures the Cleveland Museum of Art’s legacy.

Honor or remember the special individuals in your life with a gift to the Cleveland Museum of Art.

Corporations that join our annual membership program receive privileged access to the Cleveland Museum of Art’s collections, exhibitions, and exclusive VIP and networking events.

Foundation and government support allows the museum to offer programming that engages and inspires, ensuring we remain regionally relevant and internationally significant, forever.

Four people viewing "Soft Borders" by Mark Tansey in a gallery

Matching Gifts

With matching gifts, you can sometimes double or even triple your gift! Many employers sponsor matching gift programs and will match any charitable contributions or volunteer hours made by their employees. Find out if your company has a matching gift policy.