Membership

Become a member of South Shore Arts and receive a variety of benefits. Don't miss out on some of the best arts programming in along the South Shore . . . Art Makes Life Better. Join today!

Membership Benefits include:

Free Admission to Exhibits!

Come enjoy free admission to a rich variety of exhibits featuring local, regional, national and international artists and cultures. Only South Shore Arts members receive free admission to blockbuster exhibits such as Classic Images: Photography by Ansel Adams organized by the Peoria Riverfront Museum, Peoria, IL; Motown vs. Chi-Town: The Indiana Connection, a Chicago Blues Museum Exhibit, and For the Love of the Game:  Major League Sports in Art & Memorabilia, our 2017/2018 Blockbuster Exhibit to be presented November 14, 2017 through January 28, 2018.

Discounts on Class Fees!

Enrich your appreciation of the arts! South Shore Arts offers more than 300 classes annually at three convenient locations. Students of all ages can develop creativity, nurture talent and cultivate an appreciation for art. Members receive a 10% discount on all classes.

Discounts at the South Shore Arts Gift Shop!

From fine to funky hand-crafted jewelry to a complete line of South Shore posters—from imaginative playthings for children to decorative ceramics and glassware—our Gift Shop has the unique gift to meet your needs. Enjoy the exclusive 10% discount when you shop for that perfect holiday, birthday or anytime present.

Stay Informed!

The South Shore Arts web site, e-blasts, social media and Convergence, our quarterly magazine, will keep you up to date on South Shore Arts activities, as well as arts events throughout the region. Don't miss out on what's happening in arts and culture wherever you live.


Membership levels

Individual $45

– two free admissions to all South Shore Arts exhibits
– current information on all South Shore Arts events and programs, including the magazine
– 10% discounts on classes
– special discounts on workshops, performances and tours
– 10% discount on all Gift Shop purchases
– 10% discount on one purchase of exhibited art work
– complimentary invitations to lectures
– volunteer opportunities
– access to South Shore Arts art lending library

Family $65

All of the benefits of Individual membership, plus:
– two additional free admissions to all South Shore Arts exhibits

Artist $40

– all of the benefits of Individual membership with a reduced membership fee

Student with I.D. (16 years and older) $25

– all of the benefits of Individual membership with a reduced membership fee


We offer these additional levels of membership:

Patron $125–249

All of the benefits of Individual membership, plus:
– a South Shore Arts gift
– recognition in printed material
– invitation to an annual thank-you event for Patron and Sponsor members

Sponsor $250–499

All of the benefits of Patron membership, plus:
– complimentary family membership to a new family member of your choice
– invitation to an annual thank-you event for Patron and Sponsor members

Benefactor $500–999

All of the benefits of Sponsor membership, plus:
– one complimentary South Shore Arts art class
– a 25% discount on any one purchase of exhibited artwork or
– a 50% one time discount on any one purchase from the Gift Shop
– invitation to an exclusive private reception for Benefactor-level and above members

Life Member $1,000

All of the benefits of Family membership, plus:
– recognition in printed material and in the Gallery
– invitation to an exclusive private reception
– never receive a bill for membership again!


• Download an Application form and mail or fax it to us.
• Call us and pay with credit card, 219/836.1839, ext. 100
• Visit us at the Center for Visual and Performing Arts at 1040 Ridge Road, Munster