Join a Support Group
Emerging Collectors Circle
Join this vibrant community of emerging collectors under 45 and explore opportunities to purchase affordable art. Members receive one signed limited-edition print by the Museum’s Artist-in-Residence and access to exciting programming throughout the year, such as curator-led visits to art fairs in the Mid-Atlantic, coffee talks on contemporary art, and tailored advice on how to grow an art collection. Whether you’re interested in starting to collect, already live with art, or simply want to meet other art appreciators, the Emerging Collectors Circle is an enriching way to support artists and AAM.
Dues are tax-deductible and support the Museum’s free programming.
Emerging Collectors Circle Event
Studio Tour with Artists Tara and David Gladden
Saturday, February 11, 3:00 pm
Tour the studio and collection of artists Tara and David Gladden followed by a group dinner at EVO brewery. Integrating video, sound, performance, installation, sculpture, collage and photography, their projects navigate questions related to our human relationship with technology, transmission and communication systems, and nature. They both hold MFAs from Brooklyn College, and have exhibited and performed widely. David is Associate Professor and Area Head of New Media Art at Salisbury University, and Tara is Gallery Director and Curator for the Kohl Gallery at Washington College in Chestertown, MD.
Be a part of this unique community of civic leaders and philanthropists that support the acquisitions of art to AAM’s collection. Through special programming, members build relationships with the Museum’s director and curator and like-minded patrons. Members receive one signed limited-edition print by the Museum’s Artist-in-Residence and access to exclusive programming throughout the year, such as curator-led exhibition tours, private collection visits, and insightful lectures and specialist talks.
$750 Couple / $600 Individual
Dues are tax deductible and support acquisitions to the Museum’s collection.
Collection Society Event
A Special Tour of The Lay Family Collection
Sunday, January 9, 3 pm
Collection Society members are invited to Guyette and Deeter auction house for an exclusive preview of the Lay Family collection of artworks by George Bellows, Charles Burchfield, Childe Hassam, and Winslow Homer before they are sold at auction.