Museum Membership Info

Kennedy Museum building

Friends of Kennedy Museum of Art

Join us and become a part of the Kennedy Museum of Art! Do not miss the rewarding opportunity to be a part of this vibrant and growing cultural institution. Download our brochure [PDF] to learn more. 

To become a Friend, complete the included form and return it to:

Friends of the Kennedy Museum
Ohio University,  Lin Hall
100 Ridges Circle
Athens, Ohio 45701

Membership Benefits

As a Friend of Kennedy Museum, you will receive email notifications of happenings at the Museum including, but not limited to: invitations to exhibition opening receptions, gallery talks and lectures, and the Friends Annual Membership Meeting.

In addition, you will know that your membership helps support the Kennedy’s many fine activities. Thanks to you, our community will continue to experience and enjoy thought-provoking exhibitions and meaningful educational programs.

Membership Levels

  • $40 Seniors age 60+
  • $50 Individual
  • $75 Household
  • $100 individual Supporter*
  • $125 Family/Partner Supporter*
  • $250/999 Sustaining*
  • $1000+ Patron*

*NARM benefits. North American Reciprocal Museums (NARM) Members at Individual Supporter level and above enjoy reciprocal benefits and merchandise discounts at thousands of participating museums in the North American Reciprocal Museums program. Please See:

Gift Memberships

A gift membership to a friend is a gift to the Kennedy Museum that lasts all year long! You can purchase a membership in the name of another person. Kennedy Museum will notify the recipient of their new membership and credit you for your additional donation. Gift memberships receive all the same benefits of regular membership including gift premiums for new members at the $50 level and above. Please call Lori Spencer, Membership Coordinator, 740.593.0952 for more information.

Payment Options


Please make out checks payable to: The Ohio University Foundation, and indicate Membership (KNDY) in memo section of your check.

Mail to

The Ohio University Foundation P.O. Box 869 Athens, OH 45701

Credit Card

Become a member by making a contribution directly to the Ohio University giving website. Choose One-Time or Recurring gift option. Enter the amount of your gift.

Become a Member

For more information on becoming a Friend of Kennedy Museum please contact:

Lori Spencer
Membership Coordinator 740.593.0952


Madeleine Scott President,
Friends of Kennedy Museum