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By joining the Visual Art Center of New Jersey as a Member, you’re supporting one of New Jersey’s most dynamic contemporary art institutions.

The Art Center, a 501 (c)(3) non-profit organization, relies on the support of Members to help create affordable access to art education and offset a portion of daily operating expenses. Member support also enables the Art Center to leverage major support from individual, foundation, corporate and government sources, which subsidizes the cost of studio school tuition.

Gift Memberships are also available by calling 908.273.9121 x227.  


The Art Center is a member of the North America Reciprocal Museum (NARM) Program, an association of over 600 arts and cultural institutions across North America that exchange member with qualified organizations. Art Center Members, at the Friend Level and above, can access benefits at participating institutions, including free admission and discounts.  (Learn more about NARM)


Individual $60    Join Now
Individual benefits for adults 18 and over:
  • Unlimited free gallery admission
  • Members-Only tuition rate on Studio School classes
  • Invitations to Members Mark events for members only
  • Eligibility to participate in annual Marylour Hillyer Members Show & Sale
  • Early registration and/or discounted admission to selected special events and programs
  • Invitations to exhibition openings, lectures, trips and educational programs
  • Discounts on exhibition catalogues
  • Discounts on art supplies and services at area businesses (View Business Partners)
Discount Memberships $35
Seniors and College students (18 years and older).
Must show proof of age or present college ID (presented in person or via fax). This Membership Level cannot be purchased online.

Dual/Family $100   Join Now

All Individual Benefits +
  • Members-Only early registration period for Summer Programs (Art Camps)
  • Discount on Kids’ or Adult Art Party
  • Invitation to Members-Only “Meet & Greet” with Guest Speaker at select Thursday Evening Salon Series


Artist / Friend $125   Join Now
All Dual / Family Benefits +
  • North American Reciprocal Museum (NARM): Receive member privileges in 600+ museums (Learn more about NARM)
  • One set of Art Center note cards
  • Two guest passes for free gallery admission
  • Listing with link to artist website on the Art Center’s Member Artists webpage (for professional artists only)

Contributor $250   Join Now
All Artist / Friend Benefits +
  • One complimentary catalogue from each exhibition
  • Name recognition on the Annual Report

Supporter $500   Join Now
All Contributor Benefits +
  • One complimentary Individual Membership to give as a gift
  • One-year subscription to an art magazine

Benefactor $1,000   Join Now
All Supporter Benefits +
  • One complimentary Dual/Family Membership to give as a gift
  • Special Access to exhibition installation with curatorial staff
  • VIP Curator’s Tour for each exhibition

Art Patron $5,000   Join Now
All Benefactor Benefits +
  • Invitation to Director’s Circle Special Event
  • Exhibition catalogues signed by the artist
  • Guided tour of a select NYC Galleries with Curator
  • Visit the home of an Art Collector
  • Name recognition on the Art Center’s Donor Wall

Pick your level and enjoy the benefits of membership today!

For information or questions regarding membership, please contact Fabiana Bloom, Membership & Special Events Manager at 908.273.9121 x227 or at

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