As a member of MCBA, you belong to a community that celebrates creativity, builds literacy, and bridges cultures through the book arts.
MCBA members receive these exclusive benefits:
- 10% discount on most purchases at The Shop
- 10% discount on book arts workshops for adults, children, and families
- 10% discount on equipment and studio rentals
- Subscription to MCBA’s printed newsletter and biweekly e-newsletter
- Invitations to exhibition openings and special events
- Recognition in MCBA’s annual report
- Special benefits with local partner organizations*
Consider becoming a sustaining member! This option allows you to easily divide your membership contribution into small monthly gifts. You get all the exclusive member benefits listed above, plus being a sustaining member is:
- convenient — contributions are automatically deducted from a credit card or bank account (EFT);
- easy on your budget — sustaining membership spreads out your contribution over time;
- efficient — more of your gift will go directly to programming, by avoiding the expenses of sending out renewals and reminders.
Online memberships are processed securely through Blackbaud.
As a member of Minnesota Center for Book Arts, you enjoy the following benefits:
Individual: $48 ($4/month)*
* Student rate: $24 (not available for sustaining option). Student rate is available in-person at The Shop only; must show valid student ID to qualify.
Household: $72 ($6/month)
Friend: $120 ($10/month)
Patron: $300 ($25/month)
Founder: $600 ($50/month)
* Partner organization benefits vary. Examples include:
Summer camps: MCBA members qualify for member discount when registering for MCBA partnership camps, including Culture Camp, 5 Centers for Art camps, Arts on the River camps, and others. When registering for one of these camps through a different organization, be sure to mention your MCBA membership status to receive your discount.
The Loft Literary Center: MCBA members qualify for Loft member pricing when registering for MCBA / Loft writing and book arts combo camps or classes.
Walker Art Center: MCBA members qualify for a discount when purchasing a WAC membership; call the Walker box office or membership office for details. Walker Art Center members, see your Walker membership materials for information about discounted MCBA membership prices.
AIGA Minnesota: AIGA members, see your membership materials for information about reciprocal member benefits at MCBA.
Women’s Art Resources of Minnesota (WARM): MCBA members qualify for a discount when purchasing a WARM membership; please visit thewarm.org for details. WARM members, see your membership materials for information about discounted MCBA membership prices.