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Friends of the ackland

Membership is an ideal way to support exhibitions and programs and participate in the rich offerings of the Ackland. Member events are an excellent way to meet new and long-standing friends of the Museum who share your commitment to arts in our community.

Questions about membership? Please call Mary Melone, Director of External Affairs, at 919.843.3592.

Please review our full membership levels and benefits and make your gift today by clicking here.

All Members receive the following benefits:

  • Weekly Ackland eNews with Member-specific content
  • 10% discount ongoing in the Museum Store
  • Gifts of $2,000 or more are recognized by membership in the UNC-Chapel Hill Chancellor’s Club

UNC Student Member ($15) receives:

  • Invitation to exclusive student events.

Artist & Educator ($30) receives:

  • All benefits of an Individual Membership.

Individual Member ($50) receives:

  • Basic membership privileges as listed above.

Household Member ($75) receives:

  • Basic membership privileges as listed above for two individuals.

Contributor ($125) also receives:

Patron ($250) also receives:

  • Members Shopping Pass, a 20% coupon for one day of shopping per year (must redeem in the store, non-transferable).

Benefactor ($500) also receives:

  • Invitation to an annual Insider’s evening.

Sponsor ($1,000) also receives:

  • One free Museum publication.
  • Recognition on Donor Wall.

Leadership ($2,500 and above) also receives:

  • Enhanced membership opportunities with unprecedented access to the director.