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Membership Categories & Benefits

Through the generous support of our members the Museum keeps the story of Cape Ann alive by showcasing the historical and artistic treasures of the region, by mounting world class exhibitions and by offering programs and events that educate and inspire. Whether touring a gallery, attending a lecture, sharing a hands-on activity with your child or socializing at a CAM event, membership is the best way to enjoy the Cape Ann Museum. In addition to the benefits of free admission, guest passes, invitations to special Museum events and more, MEMBERS enjoy knowing that their tax-deductible donation is helping to preserve Cape Ann’s art, history and culture at one of the finest small museums in the country. The Museum offers a variety of membership categories—find the one that’s right for you and join today!

→ General Membership Benefits and Levels
Membership rates at the General Level range from $50 to $500

→ Red Cottage Society
The Red Cottage Society is the Cape Ann Museum’s young patron society for art & culture lovers aged 50 and under. Memberships range from $150 to $600.

→ Fitz Henry Lane Society
The Fitz Henry Lane Society offers distinctive levels of membership to give individuals an additional way to support collections care, scholarship, exhibitions and educational programs. Memberships in the FHL Society start at $1,000.

→ Business Membership
Your business plays a vital role in the economic health of Cape Ann. As a Business Member of the Cape Ann Museum, your company receives numerous benefits that enhance your business, and your membership helps the Museum continue to fulfill its mission.

→ Gift Membership
Support the Cape Ann Museum with a gift that can be enjoyed all year long!


Apply for a library membership here. For information on other institutional memberships please contact the Development Office at (978)283-0455 x20 or email

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