MDC Museum of Art + Design

MDC MOAD Members  at Florencio Gelabert’s artist studio in the heart of Wynwood, 2015

MDC MOAD Members at Florencio Gelabert’s artist studio in the heart of Wynwood, 2015

Join or renew today! As a member-supported organization, MDC MOAD relies on your philanthropic contributions to sustain our programming. With your support, MOAD offers a program of fresh artistic perspectives and activities, and ensures that thought-provoking art and ideas continue to be accessible for all.

In return, annual membership builds on the connections and conversations that art inspires, and provides you with exclusive access-including reserved seating at public programs, discounts at the museum's store, curator-led tours of museum exhibitions, studio visits with contemporary artists, and invitations to exhibition openings. Take a look at all the levels and benefits below and find what's right for you.

MOAD Membership: One Membership, Two Institutions!

Support MDC MOAD and the Freedom Tower by becoming a member/donor and make a special connection with our institution. As a member you will:

  • Aid the museum's ability to reach diverse audiences as we continue to be the only ADMISSION-FREE museum in Downtown Miami welcoming over 35,000 visitors a year
  • Support the museums unique museum education program, GO GO MOAD, giving children and students the opportunity to engage with a diverse array of arts professionals in creative and active learning
  • Allow the museum to expand its Cuban Exile Experience programming by providing opportunities and partnerships with recognized scholars, institutions and cultural agencies emphasizing the impact of the Cuban Diaspora

Your support is also a gift to our community and aids in making the Freedom Tower one of the most accessible institutions with the ability to reach diverse audiences and where encounters with great works of art and culture happen around every corner.

Membership Levels:

INDIVIDUAL: $45

  • Free museum admission for two adults (up to four for DUAL/FAMILY)
  • Invitations to members-only viewings and events
  • Priority entrance via members-only admission queue
  • Tax deductible

DUAL/FAMILY: $75

  • Free museum admission for four adults
  • Invitations to members-only viewings and events
  • Priority entrance via members-only admission queue
  • Tax deductible

BENEFACTOR: $250

  • Free museum admission for two adults
  • Invitations to members-only viewings and events
  • Priority entrance via members-only admission queue
  • Two single-use guest passes
  • 20% discount on all MOAD exhibition catalogues and publications
  • 10% discount on all ticketed events
  • Tax deductible

SUSTAINING SUPPORT: $500

  • Free museum admission for two adults
  • Invitations to members-only viewings and events
  • Priority entrance via members-only admission queue
  • Four single-use guest passes
  • 20% discount on all MOAD exhibition catalogues and publications
  • Priority seating for two at all public programs and events
  • 10% discount on all ticketed events
  • Recognition in the annual Donor Report
  • Mailed invitations to exclusive exhibition openings
  • Meet-the-artist and curator-led tours of museum exhibitions
  • Tax deductible

MUSEUM CIRCLE: $1000

  • Free museum admission for two adults
  • Invitations to members-only viewings and events
  • Priority entrance via members-only admission queue
  • Six single-use guest passes
  • Complimentary MOAD exhibition catalogue and 20% discount on all MOAD exhibition catalogues and publications
  • Priority seating for two at all public programs and events
  • 10% discount on all ticketed events
  • Recognition in the annual Donor Report
  • Mailed invitations to exclusive exhibition openings
  • Meet-the-artist and curator-led tours of museum exhibitions
  • Private collection tours with a museum curator
  • Studio visits with local artists
  • Tax deductible

MDC Foundation


All donations benefit the MDC Museum of Art and Design Exhibition and Program Fund and are processed by the Miami Dade College Foundation. The Miami Dade College (MDC) Foundation, Inc. plays an essential role in the growth of the College and its service to the community. The Foundation promotes interest in and support of the College. The Foundation is vital to the College's leadership in high-quality, accessible and affordable educational services for the community. Miami Dade College Foundation is a 501(c)3 organization. Gifts are tax deductible to the extent allowed by the law.