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Personal Memberships
Basic Levels

Benefits for basic levels of membership include:

  • Membership card
  • Invitations with free admission to exhibition opening receptions
  • Invitations to members-only exhibition opening receptions
  • 10% discount on Museum Shop purchases
  • Discounted rates for events
  • Online subscription to the Museum’s quarterly newsletter, The Villa Voice

Student: $15
Enjoy all Basic Level benefits for one with valid, full-time student identification.

Individual: $50
Enjoy all Basic Level benefits for one.

Dual or Family: $75
Enjoy all Basic Level benefits for family members or partners residing in the same household. Plus receive free or reduced rates for KidsArt classes.


For more information on personal memberships contact:
Vickie Carter

Contributing Levels

When you choose to join at one of our Contributing Levels you are providing increased support for the Museum’s exhibitions and programs. Benefits for Contributing Levels of membership include all the benefits of the Dual or Family Level with added benefits as your membership support increases.

All memberships at any Contributing Level include participation in the North American Reciprocal Museum (NARM) Association, an outstanding benefit that provides free admission and discounts for hundreds of participating museums throughout this country, Canada and Mexico. Use the drop down below to learn more about this opportunity.

NARM Benefits

The North American Reciprocal Museum (NARM) Association is one of the largest reciprocal membership programs in the world with members in the United States, Bermuda, Canada, El Salvador and Mexico. NARM has more than 800 arts, cultural and historical institutions along with botanical gardens, children’s museums, science and technology centers and more that offer their individual NARM qualified members reciprocal benefits. It’s easy for individuals and families to participate. Join the Art Museum at the NARM level of membership (Donor). Then, simply present your current membership card validated with accepted NARM identification to any participating NARM institution to receive:

  • Free/member admission during regular museum hours
  • Member discounts at museum shops
  • Possible discounts on concert/lecture tickets

Guests are not included unless they present a current membership card validated with the accepted NARM identification. Benefits are determined by each participating institution, and it is recommended that you contact the institution you plan to visit prior to visiting to avoid any confusion. Note that some institutions restrict benefits. Contact the institution you plan to visit for more information. We are proud to be a North American Reciprocal Museum. Click below to see a list of participating institutions.

NARM Website »

Donor: $100
Enjoy all the Dual or Family Level benefits plus:

  • Participation in The North American Reciprocal Museum (NARM) Association™

Patron: $250
Enjoy all the Donor Level benefits plus:

  • Discount on a facility rental for your special event (one per year)

Advocate: $500
Enjoy all the Patron Level benefits plus:

  • Free exhibition posters and catalogs when produced by the Art Museum.

Leader: $1,000
Enjoy all the Advocate Level benefits plus:

  • Limited-edition reproduction of Jane Charles’ Springmaid Villa painting, depicting the historic beach house that became the Franklin G. Burroughs-Simeon B. Chapin Art Museum.


For more information on personal memberships contact:
Vickie Carter

Business Memberships

As a Business Member, you and your organization will:

  • Enjoy enhanced name recognition
  • Reach new potential clients and customers
  • Enhance your reputation as an active and involved community citizen/business
  • Provide support for programs and exhibitions that reach thousands of children and adults each year
  • Have the opportunity to display the Art Museum’s logo in business advertising as a proud supporter

Business Associate: $500
Benefits for Business Associates include:

  • Business name appears on panel of Business Members on the Museum’s Tea Porch
  • Business name appears on the Museum’s website with link to the business’s website
  • Business name appears in the Museum’s newsletter
  • Family memberships for two designated employees
  • Exhibition catalogues and/or posters when they are produced by the Museum
  • Discounts on classes, workshops, special events, lectures and RoadTrips
  • 10% discount for all employees in Museum Shop
  • One free space rental annually during open operating hours of the Museum

Business Contributor: $1,000

Benefits for Business Contributor include all of the benefits for Business Associates plus:

  • Limited edition reproduction of Jane Charles’ Springmaid Villa painting, depicting the historic beach house that became the Franklin G. Burroughs-Simeon B. Chapin Art Museum
  • Museum speaker presentation at company upon request
  • One free space rental annually during open operating hours of the Museum
  • Discounted rental for an evening event (one per year)

Click here to view the list of current Business Members »

Join as a Business Member, today!
For more information on business memberships contact:
Patricia Goodwin

The Franklin G. Burroughs-Simeon B. Chapin Art Museum is an IRS 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. All donations to the Museum are tax-deductible to the fullest extent of the law. 


Myrtle Beach’s Franklin G. Burroughs-Simeon B. Chapin Art Museum strives to be one of the finest visual arts museums in the Carolinas. With 11 galleries that change throughout the year, Myrtle Beach’s only art museum offers exhibitions featuring paintings, textiles, sculpture, photography, video, ceramics, assemblage, collage and more. A visit to the Art Museum’s exhibitions can be enhanced by its lively programming, including artist receptions, tours, lectures, workshops and classes for both adults and children.