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Membership in the Sheldon Art Association provides essential financial support for the museum’s exhibitions, interactive education, family events, and statewide programs.

As a member of the Sheldon Art Association, you will receive invitations to museum events to increase your knowledge of art and deepen your connection with art and our community.

Please join today to receive the benefits of SAA membership and support Sheldon!

Friend $50 (Fully tax deductible)
$45 Seniors
$15 Students

Benefits at this level include:

  • Invitations to member-only events and tours
  • Member book club
  • 10% Museum Store discount

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Supporter $80 (Fully tax deductible)

Benefits at this level include:

  • 1 hour parking validation at city garages while you visit the museum
  • Invitations to member-only events and tours
  • Member book club
  • 10% Museum Store discount

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Contributor $150 (Fully tax deductible)

Benefits at this level include:

  • Free admission and discounts at other museums in the North American Reciprocal Museum Program.
  • 3 hours parking validation at city garages while you visit the museum
  • Invitations to member-only events and tours
  • Member book club
  • 10% Museum Store discount

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Patron $250 ($210 tax deductible)

Benefits at this level include:

  • Invitation to a patron preview event for two
  • A free gift from the membership office
  • Free admission and discounts at other museums in the North American Reciprocal Museum Program.
  • 3 hours parking validation at city garages while you visit the museum
  • Invitations to member-only events and tours
  • Member book club
  • 10% Museum Store discount

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Benefactor $500 ($430 tax deductible)

Benefits at this level include:

  • Free exhibition catalog of the director’s choice
  • Invitation to a patron preview event for two
  • A free gift from the membership office
  • Free admission and discounts at other museums in the North American Reciprocal Museum Program.
  • 3 hours parking validation at city garages while you visit the museum
  • Invitations to member-only events and tours
  • Member book club
  • 10% Museum Store discount

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Curator's Circle $1,000 ($930 tax deductible)

Benefits at this level include:

  • Recognition on the donor wall in Sheldon's Great Hall
  • Invitation to special Circle member event
  • Free exhibition catalog of the director’s choice
  • Invitation to a patron preview event for two
  • A free gift from the membership office
  • Free admission and discounts at other museums in the North American Reciprocal Museum Program.
  • 3 hours parking validation at city garages while you visit the museum
  • Invitations to member-only events and tours
  • Member book club
  • 10% Museum Store discount

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Director's Circle $2,500 ($2,380 tax deductible)

Benefits at this level include:

  • Eligible to opt in for complimentary membership in Sheldon Collectors Forum
  • Tour and luncheon with the Sheldon director
  • Recognition on the donor wall in Sheldon's Great Hall
  • Invitation to special Circle member event
  • Free exhibition catalog of the director’s choice
  • Invitation to a patron preview event for two
  • A free gift from the membership office
  • Free admission and discounts at other museums in the North American Reciprocal Museum Program.
  • 3 hours parking validation at city garages while you visit the museum
  • Invitations to member-only events and tours
  • Member book club
  • 10% Museum Store discount

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Trustee Circle $5,000 ($4,880 tax deductible)

Benefits at this level include:

  • Use of the Great Hall for a private event (Please call for details.)
  • Eligible to opt in for complimentary membership in Sheldon Collectors Forum
  • Tour and luncheon with the Sheldon director
  • Recognition on the donor wall in Sheldon's Great Hall
  • Invitation to special Circle member event
  • Free exhibition catalog of the director’s choice
  • Invitation to a patron preview event for two
  • A free gift from the membership office
  • Free admission and discounts at other museums in the North American Reciprocal Museum Program.
  • 3 hours parking validation at city garages while you visit the museum
  • Invitations to member-only events and tours
  • Member book club
  • 10% Museum Store discount

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Sheldon Circle $10,000 ($9,750 tax deductible)

Benefits at this level include:

  • Special promotional opportunities
  • Use of the Great Hall for a private event. (Please call for details.)
  • Eligible to opt in for complimentary membership in Sheldon Collectors Forum
  • Tour and luncheon with the Sheldon director
  • Recognition on the donor wall in Sheldon's Great Hall
  • Invitation to special Circle member event
  • Free exhibition catalog of the director’s choice
  • Invitation to a patron preview event for two
  • A free gift from the membership office
  • Free admission and discounts at other museums in the North American Reciprocal Museum Program.
  • 3 hours parking validation at city garages while you visit the museum
  • Invitations to member-only events and tours
  • Member book club
  • 10% Museum Store discount

Join or Renew Now

Young Art Circle $100 for two people

The Sheldon Young Art Circle is a way for people in their 20s to 40s to experience art, meet interesting people, and connect with the arts community. Members are invited to an exclusive program of events to engage with artists, tour private collections and think about new perspectives on art.

A membership in the Young Art Circle affinity group may be added to any level of membership.

For more information, contact Jennifer Cantrell at jcantrell@unl.edu or 402-472-1454.

Collectors Forum $450 per person

Composed of art collectors and those interested in learning more about current developments in art, Sheldon Collectors Forum offers opportunities to meet with visiting artists and critics, view private collections, and travel together to visit artist studios, galleries, and museums. Forum members meet annually to review artwork that might be acquired for the museum with Forum funds.

For more information, call 402-472-2463.