Bemis Center For Contemporary Arts

Membership Levels and Benefits

Your investment helps Bemis serve the diverse communities of Omaha through free access to a broad range of educational and inspiring cultural experiences, from innovative exhibitions, to educational programs, LOW END performances, and engagement with its international residency program. Bemis members achieve the Bemis vision to generate an open and diverse dialogue on the critical issues that give shape and meaning to the human condition as expressed through contemporary art practice.

Individual $50 (Artists and Students $30)

  • Invitations to exhibition openings, gallery talks, Open House / Open Studios, panel discussions, and performances at LOW END. All programs virtual until further notice.
  • Invitations to exclusive member events such as the Artist + Member Previews for the Benefit Art Auction Exhibition.
  • Subscriptions to Bemis’s Time + Space journal and e-newsletter.
  • Chances to win artist-designed Bemis merchandise and exhibition catalogs. 
  • Private tours of Bemis’s facilities, including residency studios.
  • Acknowledgment in the printed and online Year in Review.

Join as an Individual, Artist, or Student Member

$30/$50 tax-deductible


Dual $100

Benefits above plus: 

  • New Bemis tote bag featuring the work of Berlin-based artist Claudia Wieser.

Join as a Dual Member

$92 tax-deductible


Sustaining $500

Benefits above plus:

  • Benefit Art Auction + Concert Date Night Package To-Go featuring Omaha Steaks and a cocktail pairing by Wicked Rabbit.

Join as a Sustaining Member

$448 tax-deductible


Contributing $1,000

Benefits of Sustaining, plus:

  • $100 Membership discount toward a Benefit Art Auction purchase.

  • Limited-edition artist print to celebrate the 2020 Benefit Art Auction. Details to be announced. 

Join as a Contributing Member

$798 tax-deductible


Patron-in-Residence $3,000

Benefits of Contributing, plus:

  • Framed, limited-edition artist print to celebrate the 2020 Benefit Art Auction. Details to be announced.
  • In-depth information about each artist-in-residence before, during, and after their residency.
  • Invitations and exclusive access to Bemis Alumni convenings and events. 
  • Recognition in promotional materials forOpen House / Open Studios public events.

 Join as a Patron-in-Residence Member

$2,748 tax-deductible

Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts
724 South 12th Street
Omaha, NE 68102
Admission and Parking: FREE
Phone:: 402.341.7130
E-mail: info@bemiscenter.org