“When I am at the Wexner Center I always feel transported—not so much to another city, but to an enchanted land where curiosity is the currency and extraordinary moments are customary.”—Katharine Moore
Become a member of the Wexner Center for the Arts and take advantage of an array of benefits, including free gallery admission, ticket discounts, invitations to exclusive events, and more. You’ll also be helping the Wex to thrive as an internationally renowned haven for cultural exploration and artistic experimentation, a vibrant place that allows for “aha” moments of discovery year-round and for all ages.
You'll enjoy a full year of benefits, including:
- Free gallery admission
- Invitations to member-only parties
- Advance ticket sales—prior to public availability
- Ticket discounts on performances and films
- Exclusive events with art-world personalities
- Member-only film screenings
- Reciprocal benefits at 750 museums around the globe (Household level and above), more than 50 modern and contemporary museums in the US (Household level and above), more than 30 museums in both the U.S. and Canada (Household level and above), and at 15 Ohio museums (Friend level and above)—as well as various admission discounts throughout Central Ohio*
- Out on the Town discount card to nearly 25 Dine Originals Columbus restaurants (Household level and above)
- Ticket discounts at the Gateway Film Center
- Year-round savings in the Wexner Center Store and café
Member discounts in the Wexner Center store extend to Herman Miller products, too—Wex members receive 10% Herman Miller purchases, while Donor Circles members receive 20% off. Learn more about the Wexner Center Store's Herman Miller offerings.
Ohio State alumni who join at the Friend level or above will have the added benefit of becoming Sustaining Members of the Ohio State University Alumni Association. Sustaining Members are eligible for premium Alumni Association benefits, including a year's subscription to the print version of Ohio State Alumni Magazine and eligibility for the annual football ticket lottery.
Are you a university student? You get plenty of perks, including:
- Free gallery admission (bring your ID!)
- Discounts on tickets to most performances (dance and theater) and films
- Special events, parties, and artists’ talks just for students
- 10% off in the store (Ohio State students with Buck ID)
- Volunteer and internship opportunities that expand your education, offer you valuable experience, and may even earn you academic credit
Choose the membership that's right for you.
Become a Wexner Center member at any General Membership level from Friend ($75) to Vanguard ($1,000). Click here to find out more.
Enjoy additional exclusive privileges as a member of Donor Circles ($1,500+), our highest categories of individual annual giving. Click here for more information.
Corporations and businesses of all sizes can also benefit from partnerships with the Wexner Center. Increase corporate visibility, enrich the lives of employees and associates, and reserve the Wexner Center for special events as a corporate member or sponsor. Click here to find out more.
*Please be sure to contact member institutions for further information on reciprocal benefits prior to visiting.
Benefits subject to change.