Whether sharing an enriching educational experience with your child, entertaining family and friends at Baton Rouge’s only dedicated art museum, or spending a Thursday night strolling through the museum galleries, membership is the best way to enjoy the LSU Museum of Art!

Members not only gain inspiration in our galleries, but also get valuable savings inside and outside the Museum. In fact, when you add up the value of admission, free passes, and daily discounts at your favorite restaurants downtown, membership pays for itself in a few visits!


Membership Benefits and Levels

  • Unlimited free admission
  • 20% discount on most merchandise purchased in the Museum Store
  • 15% discount at Capital City Grill and Stroubes Seafood & Steaks
  • 10% discount at Tsunami
  • Free drink upgrade at PJ’s Coffee (downtown location)
  • LSU Museum of Art's ArtTalk mailed to your home, providing insights about our exhibitions, educational opportunities, programs and special events
  • Invitations to member receptions and annual meetings
  • Discounts on programs and special events

Tiger Benefits: LSU faculty and staff receive 10% off all membership levels of Friend and above.


Contemporaries

Whether you’re a young professional or just young at heart, the Contemporaries affinity group presents an engaging opportunity for creative-minded Baton Rougeans to learn about the museum and contemporary Louisiana artists, while building relationships in the local art scene. Members at the Friend level and above are eligible to participate for an additional $50/year and can be added when you sign up for any of the levels below.

Image: John Tarrell Scott (American, 1940–2008), Ibeji #2, 1998, mixed media on paper, ed. 9/150, 21 3/8 x 29 7/8 inches, Gift of Derek Gordon and Rodolfo Ramirez.


Student: $25

Available to all students currently enrolled in an accredited university or community college. You will be asked to provide your student ID card.

Friend: $50

One membership card with free admission for one adult to the museum for one year.

Dual: $75 

Two membership cards with free admission for two adults in the same household to the museum for one year.


Household: $125

Two membership cards with free admission for two adults in the same household and children under 18 years old to the museum for one year. Reciprocal membership privileges at more than 700 museums with North American Reciprocal Museum Program.

Sustainer: $250

Two membership cards with free admission for two adults in the same household and children under 18 years old to the museum for one year, plus four guest passes. Reciprocal membership privileges at more than 700 museums with North American Reciprocal Museum Program.

Benefactor: $500

Two membership cards with free admission for two adults in the same household and children under 18 years old to the museum for one year, plus six guest passes. Reciprocal membership privileges at more than 700 museums with North American Reciprocal Museum Program. Exhibition catalogue selected by the director.


Director's Circle

Silver: $1,000

All of the above Benefactor Membership privileges, plus invitations to major donor events, including VIP previews of exhibitions and the annual Director's Circle event. 

Gold: $2,500

All of the above Benefactor Membership privileges, plus invitations to major donor events, including VIP previews of exhibitions and the annual Director's Circle event. Recognition as a program sponsor. Discounts on special event rentals.

Platinum: $5,000

All of the above Benefactor Membership privileges, plus invitations to major donor events, including VIP previews of exhibitions and the annual Director's Circle event. Recognition as a program sponsor. Discounts on special event rentals.