Join us for the final year of the Community Associates and deepen your engagement with the Art Institute’s collection and your community. Explore art, history, cultural context, and the creative process serving the greater Chicagoland area.
Join the Community Associates to:
Engage with the Art Institute's world-class collection and special exhibitions
Attend presentations by top museum educators and curators
Visit other museums and galleries in the Chicagoland area
You must have a valid Art Institute membership to become a Community Associates member.You can become a museum member and join the Community Associates at the same time. Become a member today!
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.
There are two ways to renew both your Art Institute membership and your Community Associates membership.
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.
To renew either your Art Institute membership and/or your Community Associates membership, go to www.artic.edu/joinCA.
Interested in becoming a Community Associate? Join now!
Upcoming Community Associates programming
All programs are open to current Community Associates members, regardless of location. Check out the full listing of upcoming CA programs and click on each event page to learn more. Call Member Services for assistance at (312) 499-4111.
In this Community Associates program video, art historian Jeff Nigro and the Newberry Consort celebrate the opening of the Deering Family Galleries of Medieval and Renaissance Art, Arms, and Armor.