Become a Member

The Appleton offers many membership levels so you can choose which benefits are right for you. Memberships also make great gifts for family, friends and business associates!

Please see below for a full list of Appleton membership levels.

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  • Free admission year round
  • Exclusive invitations to exhibition openings, previews, concerts and workshops
  • Discounts on special, major events and exhibitions
  • Free subscription to the Artifacts, the Appleton's quarterly newsletter
  • Discounts in the Appleton Store
  • Discounts on trips, classes and workshops
  • Volunteer opportunities
  • Use of the Museum library
  • Free admission to 75+museums -click to view the list


Museum members at the following levels enjoy all the benefits mentioned above for a year. Read below to find the membership that is right for you.

  • CF Dual/Family ($20)
    Available to all College of Central Florisa employees, plus one adult and any children under 18

  • CF Individual ($10)
    Available to all individual College of Central Florida employees

  • Individual ($35)
    Available to individuals age 18 and above

  • Dual/Family ($60)
    Available to two adults and children or grandchildren under 18

  • Individual Senior ($30)
    Available to individuals age 55 and above

  • Dual Senior ($50)
    Available to two adults, ages 55 and above

  • Educator ($20)
    Available to teachers, professors, instructors and retired educators

  • Student ($20)
    Available to all college or university students with current school ID

  • The Studio ($35)
    Available to ages 21-39


Members of the Director’s Circle are making a contribution to the museum and enjoy all of the benefits mentioned above, as well as special benefits that include invitations to Director’s Circle VIP receptions and previews, advance notice of ticketed events, recognition in the quarterly newsletter, opportunities to serve on museum committees, and free admission to over 750 museums nationwide in the North American Reciprocal Museum Association. Click here to view the list.

Director’s Circle memberships include two adults and any children under the age of 18. For additional benefits per level, please read below.

  • Friends ($125)
    Two single-admission passes

  • Associate ($250)
    All above, plus two additional single-admission passes (four total)
    A behind-the-scenes tour of the museum, by appointment

  • Fellow ($500)
    All above, plus two additional single-admission passes (six total)
    One individual level gift membership

  • Colleague ($1,000)
    All above, plus two additional single-admission passes (eight total)
    One Dual/Family level gift membership
    Appleton-produced exhibition catalogs
    Invitation to the annual donor recognition reception

  • Partner ($2,500)
    All above plus two additional single-admission passes (ten total)

  • Sustainer ($5,000)
    All above, plus 15 additional single-admission passes (25 total)
    30% discount on one facility rental in the museum cafe or ARTSpace (restrictions apply)

For more information

To join the Appleton Museum of Art at any level, click here. For more information, contact Colleen Harper at 352-291-4455, ext. 1831 or