Members Make our Mission Possible

At Art Encounter, we believe that art should be accessible for everyone. Our members help us make that mission a reality.

Art Encounter members aren’t just getting access to program discounts and free Members Parties. Membership fees are also tax-deductible donations that fund our outreach, including our mural program, senior programs, and public school programs.

To become a member, choose your level then fill out the form below.

Membership Levels

All memberships begin July 1 and expire after one year. 

Memberships purchased now will be valid until June 30, 2020.

Basic Membership: Basic level Art Encounter members receive 10% off of Series Programs like YOUTIME, our Museum Series, and more. They also have registration access to programs like Expanding Visions. Basic level members are also invited to annual members parties in the homes of collectors. Basic Individual: $50 / Basic Household: $75

Friends Membership: Friends level members have access to all Basic level benefits. In addition, they have access to bi-annual Friends parties and Free admission to our Weekend Art Walks. Friends Individual: $200 / Friends Household: $300

Patron Membership: Patron level members have access to all Basic and Friends level benefits. In addition, Patrons have receive $100 off all Art Encounter travel programs. Patron: $500 Applies to household.

Benefactor Circle: Benefactors level members have access to all Basic, Friends, and Patron level benefits. In addition, Benefactors will receive special recognition on our website, in all publications, and at special events. Benefactor: $1000 Applies to household.

Fill out the form below to become a member online or send a check made payable to Art Encounter to:

Art Encounter, 927 Noyes St. #222, Evanston, IL 60201

Questions? Feel free to give us a call at 847.328.9222 or email