Members are the heart of MCBA.

Whether you are elbow-deep in paper pulp, exploring an exhibition in our gallery, or stocking up on book arts supplies in the Shop, you keep MCBA’s creative pulse going. We love having you here. Sign up or renew your membership and enjoy exclusive member perks!


To set up a monthly sustaining membership, contact Katrina Atwell at or 612-215-2521.

Individual: $48 ($4/month)

$48 tax-deductible

    • 10% discount on workshops
    • 10% discount on retail purchases at The Shop at MCBA**
    • 10% discount on equipment and studio rentals
    • Subscription to MCBA’s printed newsletter and biweekly e-newsletter
    • Printed invitations to exhibition openings and special events
    • Recognition in MCBA’s annual report
Household: $72 ($6/month)

$72 tax-deductible

    • All the benefits of Individual membership for two adults (at the same address) plus children
Friend: $120 ($10/month)

$110 tax-deductible

    • All the benefits of Household membership
    • One set of six limited-edition, handmade notecards produced in MCBA’s studios
Patron: $300 ($25/month)

$290 tax-deductible

    • All the benefits of Friend membership
    • Invitations to exclusive VIP receptions
Founder: $600 ($50/month)

$575 tax-deductible

    • All the benefits of Patron membership
    • A limited-edition print selected by the Executive Director
Special Notes
    • Student Member rate ($24) is available in-person at The Shop at MCBA only; must show valid student ID to qualify. Not available as a sustaining membership.
    • Membership discount does not apply to artist consignment purchases at The Shop at MCBA.

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