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

Isn't the best gift the one that keeps giving throughout the year, enhances an interest in arts, culture 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


A simple, accessible, inspirational space for live performances & cultural events. Save up to 20% on single ticket prices through Series and Flex Tickets:

  • Premier (11 tickets) $264 - $369.60
  • West Michigan Symphony Unplugged (5 tickets) $127.50 - $178.50
  • Jazz (5 tickets) $127.50 - $178.50
  • Pick and Choose (6 tickets to any show in any combination) $153 - $214.20 


Lakeshore Museum Center


The museum explores 400,000 million years of Michigan in the making and features 2 stories of permanent and visiting exhibits. Don't miss the life-sized mastodon, mastodon bones and bronze sculpture of Moxie the Mastodon. Lakeshore Museum Center Membership Includes:

There are many levels of membership beginning with an individual membership at $40



Muskegon Civic Theatre


Presenting nearly 10 shows a year, the organization 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. Muskegon Civic Theatre Flex packs:

  • 4 tickets good for any show and in any combination $85



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 which offer guests the chance to see world-class art in Muskegon. Muskegon Museum of Art Membership Includes:

  • Free general admission
  • Additional discounts for events, workshops, classes and Museum Store
  • Advance event news
  • Members-only event access
  • Free admission to over 1,000 North American Reciprocal Museums available at higher tier

There are many levels of membership beginning with an individual membership at $60



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 over 50 artists, classrooms, rotating exhibitions, and a wide array of affordable classes and programs. Nuveen ACWL Membership Includes:

  • 10% discount on classes
  • 10% discount on gallery purchases
  • Invitation to annual membership meeting
  • More benefits available at higher tiers include benefits for family members, discount on exhibit fees, invitation to annual artist cocktail party and annual patron reception

There are many levels of membership beginning with an individual membership at $35



S.S. Milwaukee Clipper


Hop on board and take a step back in time. Tour this Historic National Landmark known as the "Queen of the Great Lakes". The Steamship S. S. Milwaukee Clipper, is the oldest passenger ship on the Great Lakes. Friends of the S.S. Milwaukee Clipper Membership Benefits Include:

  • Free general admission
  • Subscription to quarterly Great Lakes Connection Newsletter
  • 10% discount in gift store
  • Free admission into theater events
  • Access to member-only parties

There are many levels of membership beginning with an individual membership at $35


USS LST 393 Veterans Museum


This World War II landing ship is a D-Day veteran of Omaha Beach and two other invasions. The ship has been extensively renovated and boasts a veterans museum containing thousands of artifacts and exhibits. USS LST 393 Veterans Museum Membership Includes:

  • Free general admission
  • Membership badge and LST 393 lanyard
  • Free popcorn for Friday night “Movies on Deck”

There are many levels of membership beginning with an individual membership at $25



West Michigan Symphony


The West Michigan Symphony (WMS) is a widely recognized professional orchestra. Making music for over 75 year, WMS is comprised of professional musicians of the highest caliber playing extremely challenging repertoire and presenting some of the world’s most talented guest artists. West Michigan Symphony Season Ticket Subscriptions Come in 5 Price Tiers for Each of the Following:

  • Premier (save up to 20%)
  • Masterworks (save up to 15%)
  • Pops (save up to 12%)