Looking for a thoughtful (and possible last-minute) gift for the arts aficionado or culture connoisseur on your list?

historic theatre view shows ornately decorated walls, domed ceiling and red velvet cushioned theater chairs

Isn't the best gift the one that keeps giving throughout the year, enhances an interest in arts and history and supports the cultural community? Gift a membership!


To make it easy for you, we’ve compiled a list of memberships to cultural organizations located throughout Muskegon County


The Block

Located in Downtown Muskegon, The Block is a simple, accessible, inspirational space for live performances & cultural events. Concerts at The Block are an intriguing, cross-pollinated mix of music that can be intimate or explosive. Guest musicians of the West Michigan Symphony often give up-close, solo performances here.  See Season Ticket Info HERE


Lakeshore Museum Center

A membership not only gets you free admission to the Muskegon Museum of History & Science, but also to the Muskegon Heritage Museum of Business & Industry, Hackley and Hume Historic Site, Fire Barn Museum, the Scolnik House of the Depression Era - and additional perks! Find it all HERE


Muskegon Civic Theatre

Presenting nearly 10 shows a year, Muskegon Civic Theatre utilizes volunteers in all aspects of the performing arts. Each year, one of these performances includes a "Penguin Project" show, giving children with special needs an opportunity to participate in the performing arts. Their holiday show in December is a perennial favorite. Find out about Flex Packs HERE


Muskegon Museum of Art

One of the jewels of Muskegon County, The Muskegon Museum of Art opened on June 21, 1912 in the spot where it stands today. The museum is widely known for its fine permanent collection and changing exhibitions.  Muskegon Museum of Art Membership Includes free general admission, discounts for events, workshops, classes and the Museum Store. Learn about membership levels HERE

view of Muskegon Museum of Art gallery shows historic dresses flanking period dining table set with fresh flowers and candles. There are 3 portraits hanging on the wall behind the display.


Nuveen Center, Arts Council of White Lake

The Arts Council of White Lake - Nuveen Center provides the White Lake area with programming, exhibitions, education and inspiration through accessible and engaging opportunities in the arts. The Center features a gallery of rotating exhibitions, classes and programs. A Nuveen ACWL Membership includes discount on classes, gallery purchases and special invitations. There are many levels of membership. See them all HERE


Playhouse of White Lake

This renovated historic theater hosts everything from yoga to film showings and musical and theatrical events. Located in White Lake this hub and heart of culture and community celebrated its centennial in 2018. Find Playhouse of White Lake Flex Passes HERE


S.S. Milwaukee Clipper

Hop on board and take a step back in time. This Historic National Landmark is known as the "Queen of the Great Lakes". The steamship S.S. Milwaukee Clipper, is the oldest passenger ship on the Great Lakes. Your membership includes free general admission for tours and theater events, discounts in the gift store and more. Find it HERE

SS Milwaukee Clipper


USS LST 393 Veterans Museum

This World War II landing ship is a D-Day veteran of Omaha Beach and two other invasions. She has been extensively renovated and boasts a veteran’s museum containing thousands of artifacts and exhibits. USS LST 393 Veterans Museum Membership perks include free general admission and free popcorn for “Movies on Deck” in summer. See membership levels HERE


USS Silversides Museum

This WWII submarine brings history alive in a way that can only be appreciated by walking where heroes once walked. Tour the ship, explore the two-story museum and climb aboard the US Coast Guard Cutter McLane. A USS Silversides Museum membership includes free tours, admission to lectures, discounts and more. See it all HERE


West Michigan Symphony

The West Michigan Symphony is a widely recognized professional orchestra. Making music for over 75-year, the symphony is comprised of professional musicians of the highest caliber.  Performing an extremely challenging repertoire and presenting some of the world’s most talented guest artists at the beautiful Frauenthal Center.  See subscription options HERE