Become a Member

The Bascom’s membership program supports community outreacheducation programs, exhibitions, and operations. Receive special invitations, discounts, and other benefits by joining The Bascom today.

Individual: $50 

(Student, Educator, Military, First Responders $25)

Dual: $100
  • Unlimited member discounts on educational workshops.
  • Free or reduced admission to 600+ Museums with NARM sitcker.
Contributor: $250
  • 5% discount for The Dave Drake Studio Barn Open Studio Package
  • One time 5% discount at The Bascom Shop.
Supporter: $500
  • Unlimited 5% discount at the gift shop


Director's Circle

The Director’s Circle consists of enthusiastic members who share an appreciation of the visual arts and for the importance they play in our region.

All Director's Circle Member enjoy:

  • Unlimited 10% discount at the gift shop at The Bascom
  • Invitations to exclusive Director's Circle social events
  • Advanced registration for all classes and workshops
  • Recognition on the website
  • Periodic unique travel opportunities
Director's Circle Membership Levels:
Bronze: $1,000

Silver: $2,500

Gold: $5,000

Platinum: $10,000

To renew your membership please contact Julia McRae, Community Engagement Manager at 828-787-2864 or fill out renewal form below and mail to The Bascom Attn: Julia McRae 323 Franklin Road Highlands, NC 28741.
Membership Renewal Form Membership Renewal Form (137 KB)No media download found. 

The Bascom is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, Federal Tax ID#56-2093546.  All or a portion of The Bascom membership may be tax-deductible.  Please contact your tax professional.

For more information, or if you have any questions, please contact Julia McRae, Community Engagement Manager at 828-787-2864 or

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