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JANE D.

marvelous museum for a small town. How fortunate he town is to have this in one of the most beautiful buildings!

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Judy S

A jewel of a museum! Thank you!

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Dennis & Donna M

Excellent presentation and information. 

Thank you!

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Greer S

Unpacking and putting papers away after this journey reminds me of the high point of my visit. Your museum is one of them.

Membership

As a non-profit organization, the Southern Alleghenies Museum of Art relies on donations and its membership drive to sustain its operations. The generosity of SAMA’s patrons not only provide critical funding to maintain daily operations, but also helps us to keep  our doors open to the public free of charge. 

Why else might you want to join SAMA?

  • Support one of the region’s cultural treasures. Established in 1976, SAMA has cultivated a permanent collection that celebrates local, regional, and national artists. Through a variety of education initiatives and exhibition programs, SAMA’s efforts have elevated the profile of the arts in the region and have inspired generations to pursue and support the arts.
     

  • Connect with other like-minded individuals who support the arts. Joining the Museum and becoming active with its programs or Auxiliary will introduce you to a wide variety of individuals who share your passion for supporting the arts.
     

  • Strengthen the impact of the arts in YOUR community. Your contribution helps us provide quality exhibitions and programming to our communities. With the generous help of members like you, we also are able to keep our doors open to the public free of charge.
     

  • Satisfaction knowing you are helping to bring art into public and private schools through our education programs. These programs foster creativity, develop confidence, and enhance the academic and cultural experiences for tens of thousands of students throughout central and southwestern Pennsylvania every year.
     

  • Save on SAMA events and functions. As a member, you may be entitled to special discount rates on programs such as opening receptions and workshops.

Member Benefits

Membership cards will be mailed to your address. Benefits apply to the calendar year.

*All Membership donations made in 2021 will also be recognized for the year 2022. 

Friend $50 - $99

  • Invitations to exhibition openings and events

  • Exclusive invitations to special fundraiser events

  • The Gallery biannual newsletter of articles from directors and curators on the current projects and program

Associate $100 - $199

  • All the benefits of a Friend 

  • Plus a free private tour for two scheduled in advance at the SAMA site of your choosing 

Contributor $200 - $499

  • All the benefits of an Associate

  • Plus a complimentary voucher for a SAMA event of your choosing (cost $25 or less, does not include fundraisers)

Pledges of $500 of above are defined as follows:

  • Sustainer $500 - $999

  • Enthusiast $1,000 - $3,999

  • Connoisseur $4,000 - $6,999

  • Benefactor $7,000 - $9,999

  • Director’s Circle $10,000+ 

    • and receive all the benefits of a Contributor

    • Plus a complimentary gift from SAMA *while supplies last.

BECOME A MEMBER TODAY!