Join Us

Join the Community Associates to:
  • Visually engage with the Art Institute's world-class collection 
  • View illustrated presentations by top museum educators and curators
  • Visit other outstanding museums and galleries in the area
Membership

You must have a valid Art Institute membership to become a Community Associates member. If you would like to purchase a dual Community Associates membership, which includes benefits for two people in the member household, you will need an Art Institute membership at the Membership Plus level or higher. Become a member today!

Membership Dues 2015-2016

Community Associates dues are in addition to the yearly museum membership fee.

$25 Single Community Associates Membership
$35 Dual Community Associates Membership*

*If you would like to purchase a dual Community Associates membership, which includes benefits for two people in the member household, you will need an Art Institute membership at the Member Plus level or higher. 

Membership Renewal

There are two ways to renew both your Art Institute membership and your Community Associates membership.

By Mail

Your Art Institute Membership
To keep your Art Institute membership up-to-date, return your membership dues upon receiving your renewal notice in the mail. Alternatively, you may join or renew by calling Member Services at (312) 499-4111 or visiting the museum in person.

Your Community Associates Membership
To keep your Community Associates membership up-to-date, return your dues to your local membership chairman.  Be sure to include your Art Institute member number and expiration date with your renewal. Your Community Associates membership will be effective until October 31 of the following year.  

Online

To renew either your Art Institute membership and/or your Community Associates membership, go to www.artic.edu/joinCA.

Please note: Membership in a Community Associates chapter is not restricted to the zip code of residence. An individual can join any group, or multiple groups.

Interested in becoming a Community Associate?  Please contact the Community Associates Coordinator at cacoordinator@artic.edu or (312) 443-3629 for more information.