SVMoA Membership Quote

Why Become a Member?

Membership to SVMoA helps sustain art experiences for a broad range of audiences in the valley. It helps fuel our excellent exhibitions, engaging public programs, and diverse educational offerings, in addition to giving you access to early ticket sales, and discounts on classes and workshops. By joining now or renewing your SVMoA membership, you are affirming your belief that the arts enrich all our lives and that you value how artists help us understand our contemporary moment and the ideas and issues that are most pressing.  

Support the arts in your community—Become a Member Today!

SVMoA Membership

Members Power the Arts in Our Community

Members are the foundation of our organization. Becoming a member demonstrates your commitment to the arts and your connection to our community. Your membership provides year-long benefits such as discounts and early access to popular events while providing Sun Valley Museum of Art with critical support.

SVMoA Member Benefits

  • Discounted pricing on programs including lectures, concerts, classes and more
  • Advance purchase of performing arts and lecture tickets
  • Advance purchase of summer concert and special event tickets
  • Advance notice about programs and classes
  • Invitation to annual membership celebration
  • Recognition in the Annual Impact Report and on website

*Memberships are valid for one year


Sun Valley Museum of Art Guardian Circle

Guardian Circle

Guardians are vital to our ability to fulfill our mission.

Our Guardians are the ultimate arts ambassadors—they are lifelong learners, creatives, changemakers, and leaders. Guardian support empowers our mission, supports arts excellence, and ensures SVMoA can provide art experiences for all. Guardians are supporters whose cumulative giving over the course of a year is $2,500 or more. Becoming a Guardian also gives you access to exclusive events and experiences.

Guardians have the opportunity to connect with SVMoA on a more personal level while helping to ensure the excellence of our programs. Opportunities available exclusively to Guardians include private Guardian Circle Events and Group Travel.

Guardian Circle Events

Enjoy special programs such as private concerts and lectures, tours of private art collections, cocktail parties with visiting artists,and intimate exhibition tours while mingling with other Guardians, SVMoA’s staff leaders, and members of the Board.

Group Travel Opportunities

Take part in specially curated tours of cultural destinations across the globe. Hosted by SVMoA’s curator, Courtney Gilbert, PhD, these popular trips are an opportunity for Guardians to travel together and explore the art and culture of the region they're visiting.

SVMoA Guardian Circle Benefits

  • All Benefactor member benefits
  • Invitations to exclusive Guardian Circle events and receptions with select visiting artists and speakers
  • Invitations to group travel experiences
  • Preferred seating at lectures
  • Recognition on the Guardian Circle Supporter Wall at The Museum
  • Private exhibition tours with curators (available by request)

*Guardian Circle status is valid for one year


Sun Valley Museum of Art Junior Patrons Circle

SVMoA Contemporaries Membership

($60/year or just $5/month)

When you become an SVMoA Contemporaries member, you help support the next generation of art advocates in the Wood River Valley.

The SVMoA Contemporaries is a special group of young(ish) adults dedicated to fostering passion for arts and culture in our community and furthering the goals of Sun Valley Museum of Art.

By hosting events and educational activities and informing other young adults and their families about SVMoA, the Contemporaries seeks to involve the next generation in SVMoA's programs and develop future advocates for the arts in our community. If you’re between the ages of 21 and 40ish (or feel like you are!) and would enjoy social gatherings and unique events with other art & culture enthusiasts, become a member or sign up to receive the SVMoA Contemporaries emails.

SVMoA Contemporaries Members enjoy the following benefits*:

  • Invitation to all SVMoA Contemporaries Events
  • Advance purchase of Paint & Sip and special event tickets
  • Discounts on classes
  • Discounts on tickets to program events (limited to two per event)
  • Advance purchase of concert series tickets
  • Advance notice by mail/email about programs, calendar of events and classes
  • Invitation to the annual membership celebration
  • Recognition in the Annual Impact Report

*Memberships are valid for one year

Your support makes this community stronger. Thank you.

Questions? Please contact:

Rory Slattery, Development Associate at 208.726.9491,

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