Become a member of the Center for Visual Art

Become a member to connect with local and international artists and fellow art lovers at members-only events, expand your horizons with access to dozens of free talks, tours and workshops and enjoy discounts on CVA merchandise. No matter what level you choose, your generous support helps us expose students and community members alike to leading-edge art and much more.

CVA Membership Levels

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MSU Denver Student Membership – FREE

Belong to a community that supports artists with your complimentary MSU Denver student membership. This membership is open to all current MSU Denver students. Register to enjoy the benefits of an Individual membership today, for free!


MSU Denver Faculty, Staff, Alumni and Students – $30

All the benefits of an Individual membership at a special discounted rate.


Non-MSU Denver Student – $40

All the benefits of an Individual membership at a discounted rate.


Individual – $50

  • Special members-only events and exhibition previews.
  • 50% discount on limited edition exhibition posters; 15% discount on all other CVA merchandise.
  • Access to members-only, curator-led exhibition tours.
  • Free admission and priority registration for ticketed events.
  • Subscription to CVA Happenings newsletter.


Dual – $75

Individual membership benefits for two people in the same household.


Muse – $150

Enjoy all the benefits of an Individual level membership, plus:

  • Priority seating at programs and events by request.
  • Reciprocal membership benefits at more than 85 museums across North America through the Modern and Contemporary Reciprocal Membership (Mod/Co) program. In addition to free admission, participating museums may offer discounts on store purchases, lectures, events, performances, and more. Participating museums include the Museum of Contemporary Art Denver, Boulder Museum of Contemporary Art, Aspen Art Museum, Georgia O’Keeffe Museum, SITE Santa Fe and the Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago. Access the full list of participating museums and learn more about the program here.
  • Reciprocal membership benefits to more than 60 academic museums across the US through the College and University Art Museums Reciprocal Program.
  • Reciprocal member benefits to more than 300 museums in the USA and Canada through ROAM, the Reciprocal Organization of Associated Museums. See the full list of museums here.


Master – $500

Enjoy all the benefits of a Muse membership, plus:

  • Recognition on CVA’s website.
  • Private access to CVA exhibitions, by appointment.
  • A private, curator-led tour of the exhibition of your choice for up to 10 guests. (Please schedule your tour in advance of your visit).


Visionary – $1,500

All the benefits of a Master membership, plus:


Curator’s Circle – $3,000

All the benefits of a Master membership with additional benefits and recognition. If you are interested in joining at the Curator level, please contact CVA for more information at [email protected].

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Join or Renew Now

Below is the payment form for a one-year CVA membership at the level of your choosing. With this method, you will need to manually renew your membership each year. If you would prefer to have your membership renew automatically each year, please email our Communications Manager, Jenna Miles, at [email protected].