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Monday - Friday, 11am – 4pm
Open Thursdays until 7pm
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We are grateful for your support!

 

Invest in adventurous contemporary art as we all work together to accomplish our mission to create meaningful interactions between adventurous artists and diverse communities.

Though our programming is virtual through Summer 2021 in response to COVID-19, we are still able to offer our members a special experience and continued engagement with adventurous contemporary artists! Become a member at the Halsey Institute and enjoy exclusive behind-the-scenes virtual events and tours with artists, curators, and Halsey Institute staff. Please visit our events page to find out more about our virtual Member Meet-ups and virtual Meet the Makers.

Did you know that you can pay for your year-long membership in quarterly, monthly, or weekly installments? You can even decide which day of the month is best for your budget!

Please note: Based on feedback from members and our Advisory Board, we have made changes as of January 1, 2021 to some of the membership benefits for a few levels of support. Reach out with any questions to halsey@cofc.edu.

FREE No Monet (College of Charleston Student Membership)

All current College of Charleston students are eligible for a FREE membership at the No Monet level! Receive all the benefits of a Minimalist level member. Students from other institutions are eligible for $20.

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Please note: Free No Monet memberships are exempt from the raffles and Giveaway Monday promotions of the May Giving Campaign.

$20 No Monet (All other students and K-12 teachers)

For all other students and K-12 teachers, support the Halsey and receive key perks with our No Monet membership level.

Individual Membership benefits include:
→ Receive invitations to special members-only tours of each exhibition led by the curator
→ Receive our bi-weekly e-newsletter
→ Receive invitations to all Halsey Institute events
→ Free admission to Halsey Institute opening receptions and Family Day! programs
→ 20% discount on Halsey Institute publications
→ 15% discount at Artizom Frame Gallery and Rick Rhodes Photography & Imaging
→ 10% discount at Artist & Craftsman Supply

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$40 Minimalist

Like Agnes Martin you know how to say a lot with a little.

Individual Membership benefits include:
→ Receive invitations to special members-only tours of each exhibition led by the curator
→ Receive our bi-weekly e-newsletter
→ Receive invitations to all Halsey Institute events
→ Free admission to Halsey Institute opening receptions and Family Day! programs
→ 20% discount on Halsey Institute publications
→ 15% discount at Artizom Frame Gallery and Rick Rhodes Photography & Imaging
→ 10% discount at Artist & Craftsman Supply

JOIN OR RENEW TODAY!

$60 Modernist (Dual/Family Membership)

Like Piet Mondrian, you have faith in the purity and power of art and show it with your support.

All Minimalist Membership benefits, plus: 
→ Basic benefits for two adults living in the same household plus children under 18
→ Free admission to almost 200 museums across the Southeast through the Southeastern Reciprocal Museums program (SERM)

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$125 Futurist

Like Umberto Boccioni, you can visualize the future and are quick to give liberally in support of it.

All Modernist Membership Benefits, plus: 
→ A complimentary Halsey Institute publication of your choice
→ Free admission to more than 1,000 museums around the country through the North American Reciprocal Museum Association and the Reciprocal Organizations of Associated Museums.
→ Free admission for one guest to opening receptions

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$350 Postmodernist

Thinking ahead, but living now, you consider this option to be the most appropriate after critically evaluating all the other options.

All Futurist Membership Benefits, plus:
→ Receive invitations to Meet the Maker, quarterly receptions and discussions with the purpose of providing an intimate environment in which artists discuss the process of their work, from inspiration to finished piece
→ Receive invitations to exhibition preview receptions
→ 10% discount at Worthwhile

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$500 Conceptualist

Like Sol LeWitt, you like to make dreams manifest.

Qualifies you for Patron Print program
Thinking ahead, but living now, you consider this option to be the most appropriate after critically evaluating all the other options. We know a traditional response on our part would not suffice either, so at this level you select one print from the Patron Print Program.

Postmodernist Membership Benefits, plus: 
→ Choose a Patron Print from our selection of nationally acclaimed artists
→ Receive an invitation to our Spring Patron Celebration (COVID-19 dependent for 2020 + 2021)
→ Become a Halsey Institute ambassador and gift one free Futurist level membership

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$1,000 Utopian Society

Like Paolo Soleri, you are not content with your castles in the sky.

Conceptualist Membership Benefits, plus: 
→ Acknowledgement in the Halsey Institute fall program. 
→ Free admission for two guests to opening receptions
→ Invitation to a behind-the-scenes tour of the exhibition on opening day with the artist and curator.
→ An Honorary Visionary membership with the Friends of the School of the Arts at CofC. 
    – Invitation to fall member renewal party  
    – Invitation to SOTA holiday reception
    – Invitations to Simons Guild Luncheons – Special performances and presentations by students and faculty
    – Receive the College of Charleston Magazine
    – Invitations to all SOTA-hosted Piccolo Spoleto Festival receptions
    – Invitation to dinner at the Dean’s home with the School’s faculty and special guests

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$2,500 Sugar Dada (or Mama)

As with Duchamp, money is no object (it’s ART!) Your love of HICA’s brand of challenging and adventurous contemporary art is an all-consuming passion. What HICA provides nourishes your soul in ways difficult to articulate, yet impossible to ignore.

Utopian Society Membership Benefits, plus: 
→ Upgraded Halsey Institute ambassador status: gift one free Postmodernist level membership
→ Invitation to a special event, such as a private reception for you and 5 guests in the Halsey Institute galleries or lunch with a curator. This event can be customized together with our Membership Coordinator.

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$5,000 Luminist

If, like Albert Bierstadt, your inner glow can no longer be contained in two dimensions, this category allows for expansive brushstrokes.

Sugar Dada Membership Benefits, plus:
→ Receive recognition on the annual donor panel inside the galleries during the may exhibition
→ Invitation to an intimate dinner with an exhibiting artist, Halsey Institute staff, and other Luminists

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Would you like to donate a larger amount?

Our most generous donors seeking to support our mission and programming at a level above these membership giving categories are encouraged to contact our Associate Director, Lizz Biswell. We are sure to have an exhibition or program in the works that will not only speak to your soul but can also benefit greatly from your support.

You can reach Lizz Biswell at BiswellL@cofc.edu or (843) 953-5659.

Support contemporary art in Charleston by becoming a Member of the Halsey Institute of Contemporary Art. Our Members’ support is vital to the continued development of the Institute and our programming. Your support broadens the scope of our activities and makes possible a high quality, stimulating schedule of exhibitions each year and keeps admission free. As a Member you will receive all of our mailings, e-newsletter, invitations to special events, as well as the variety of stratified perks listed below. Your contributions are tax deductible to the extent allowable by law.

For more information on the Halsey Institute Membership Program, please contact contact us at halsey@cofc.edu or 843-953-5652.

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