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Friends of Photography

Friends of Photography (FOP) invites individuals who are interested in photography and dedicated to the growth of the Cleveland Museum of Art's photography collection to join its membership. FOP strives to cultivate knowledge of the art and history of photography, to promote personal collecting of the medium, and to raise funds with which to acquire photographic-based works for the museum.

Membership Benefits

  • Enhance your knowledge of photography through lectures by internationally renowned photographers, critics, and curators
  • Enjoy intimate meet-and-greets with distinguished artists and dealers throughout the year.
  • Visit private collections and artists' studios
  • Organize behind-the-scene trips to regional and national museums, galleries, and art fairs to provide opportunities to view examples of excellence in the medium.

If you are a CMA member at Associate level ($250) or above, you can join at least one Affinity Group as part of your membership benefits. To join this way, please contact memberprograms@clevelandart.org.

Join/Renew 

Membership Levels

  • $75 Student
  • $75 New Member Individual
  • $100 New Member Dual
  • $100 Individual
  • $150 Dual
  • $250 Patron
  • $500 Collector

To join or for more information, contact 216-707-2592 or email to fop@clevelandart.org.