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SBMA See. Belong. Make Art

SBMA Vision:  “Enriching the human spirit and connecting people through art.”

Engaging with the arts is essential to the human experience, especially during challenging times like we are experiencing now. For over 70 years, the South Bend Museum of Art has provided art experiences at low or no cost to all who want to partake.  The arts are a catalyst for self-reflection, challenging participants with different points of view, and compelling them to empathize with others. SBMA is poised to serve adults and youth with creative and stimulating experiences, be it through our hands-on educational programs, diverse exhibitions, or strong experiential events and classes.  Artists also find strong support from SBMA through exhibition and sales opportunities, making the South Bend Museum of Art the community’s one-stop provider for immersion in the visual arts.

Why You Should Be a Member

As a member of SBMA, you will receive a discount on our classes through our studio program.  Members are the first to experience new exhibitions and be invited to our events. And with our premier level, members are able to receive reciprocal benefits to over 900 museums across the nation and abroad. By being a member of SBMA you are truly able to See, Belong, and Make Art.

SBMA offers four distinct levels, depending on your membership needs.

Membership Fee$50$75$100$250
Student/Senior Discount*$10 discountn/an/an/a
Subscription to Member only E-newsletter
20% discount on classes
Invitations to SBMA eventsFor 2For 4For 6For 8
Tuition discount extended to grandchildren
Reciprocal Museum Benefits with ROAM

*SBMA recognizes that many students and seniors are on a fixed income and would be an asset to our membership.

How to Become a Member

It is easy to become a member:

If you have questions, we’re here to help. Contact us by telephone at 574-235-9102 or email at info@southbendartorg.

Give the Gift of Membership

Art should be in everyone’s lives. Give the gift of a membership and brighten someone’s horizons.

To purchase a gift membership click here. If you have questions, please contact us at 574-235-9102 or email at