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Membership Questions

What is a ONE Membership and how can I join?

A ONE Membership provides a year of diverse and dynamic arts experiences at across all Scottsdale Arts divisions. ONE Members receive great benefits at both Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Arts and Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts, and special access to great community art events like Scottsdale Arts Festival and Scottsdale Public Art’s Canal Convergence.


ONE Members at the Friends level or higher are truly at the heart of the arts and receive generous discounts on performance tickets and subscriptions, free unlimited admission to SMoCA, and access to thousands of other arts and cultural institutions across the North America with the NARM program.


Memberships can be purchased in-person by visiting the Member and Patron Services Box Office at the Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts or the front desk of Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Arts. Memberships can also be purchased online by visiting Scottsdale Arts Memberships or by calling the Member and Patron Services Box Office at 480-499-8587


What does my ONE Membership support?

Scottsdale Cultural Council dba Scottsdale Arts is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization committed to developing and advancing high-quality arts and cultural experiences to residents of Scottsdale and beyond. Your purchase of a ONE Membership directly sustains all diverse arts and educational programs at Scottsdale Arts and its four operating branches: Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts, Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art (SMoCA), Scottsdale Public Art, and Scottsdale Arts Learning and Innovation.

Who can use my One Membership?

Each ONE Membership provides a year of arts access for up to two named adult cardholders. Each ONE Member will receive a customized membership card for the year. To add a second cardholder to your ONE Membership simply contact our Member and Patron Services Box Office at 480-499-8587 or e-mail

Please note that membership cards and benefits are non-transferrable. In order to receive member benefits one of the two designated cardholders must be present at the time of purchase.

Can I purchase a ONE Membership as a gift for someone else?

ONE Memberships makes the perfect gift for the art lovers in your life! Scottsdale Arts offers many great membership packages perfect for any family! To give the gift of membership please contact the Member Patron Services Box Office at 480-499-8587 or purchase your package online and email with your gift your handling request.


When will I receive my membership cards?

Membership cards are printed and mailed to the address provided within one week of enrollment. If you do not receive your cards in the mail within 15 days of enrollment, please email us at to request a new card.

Forgot your ONE Membership card? Simply present a photo ID at Scottsdale Center for Performing Arts Box Office or SMoCA front desk and we will gladly look up your membership account. If placing a ticket order by phone, be sure to provide your full name associated with the membership.

Note: Due to the COVID-19 global health crisis, all new membership cards and tax receipts will temporarily be sent digitally via e-mail until further notice. Once our business has re-opened, please expect your membership cards and tax receipt mailed within two weeks.

What is the North American Reciprocal Museum (NARM) Association?

As a ONE Member at the Friends level or higher you will automatically receive special access to thousands of museums with the North American Reciprocal Museum (NARM) Association. NARM is one of the largest reciprocal membership programs in the world with members in the United States, Bermuda, Canada, El Salvador and Mexico! NARM has over 1,000 arts, cultural, and historical institutions along with botanical gardens, children’s museums, science and technology centers and more that offer their individual NARM qualified member’s reciprocal benefits. It pays to be a ONE Member!

What is a Premier Level Membership?

Deepen your connection to the arts with a Premier Level Membership! Premier Level Memberships open doors to areas of special interest in in contemporary art, performance, film and public art, offering more access to Scottsdale Art’s extraordinary programs.

Starting at the President’s Club, get an insider experience of Scottsdale Arts and it’s four unique branches with exclusive invitations to signature events, advanced opportunities to underwrite programs, concierge service, waived ticket fees, and so much more!

To discuss the many benefits of Premier Level Membership, please contact Olivia Homewood at or 480-425-5353 or join now!

Is my ONE Membership tax deductible?

A portion of your ONE Membership is tax-deductible to the extent by law and varies by level. Members should expect to receive a customized tax receipt by mail within one week of enrollment. Review membership tax break down. Please contact us should you wish to waive tangible membership benefits in order to receive the maximum tax deduction by law.

Are there more ways to support Scottsdale Arts?

In addition to becoming a ONE Member, we ask for you to consider growing your support with a tax-deductible donation. Your gift enables Scottsdale Arts to continue our legacy of providing meaningful arts experiences in Scottsdale and beyond. We rely on the generosity of our members and donors to help us spark joy, foster understanding, and bring inspiration through the arts. Deepen your connection to the arts today with the following ways to give:

Premier Level Memberships –

Corporate Partner Program –

Volunteer with Scottsdale Arts

How many ONE Memberships do I get?

Each household receives two membership cards.

I am a member now, how does this change my membership?

As a current Scottsdale Arts or Friends of SMoCA member, you are automatically enrolled in our new ONE Membership program. There is nothing more that you need to do.

I am a Friend of SMoCA, how does this change my membership?

Your membership donation continues to support SMoCA as well as all of Scottsdale Arts. As before, your member benefits are based on your donation level, and you’ll now be able to enjoy your member benefits at SMoCA, Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts and Scottsdale Public Art.

I have moved. How can I change my address?

Contact our Member and Patron Services Box office at or call 480-499-8587.

How do I find out about the events listed?

Visit the Scottsdale Arts website, where you’ll find links to access the websites of all three Scottsdale Arts divisions: Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts, SMoCA and Scottsdale Public Art. Events are listed on each division’s website.

How do I learn more about The North American Reciprocal Museum (NARM) Association opportunities?

A full list of NARM affiliates is located at

Scottsdale Arts is proud to participate in the North American Reciprocal Museum Program that provides access to various reciprocal programs across the country. To use your reciprocal benefits at one of our partnering institutions, please present your current Scottsdale Arts Member card at the admissions desk or box office.

Reciprocal benefits may include:

  • Free admission to museums that charge an admission fee for their permanent collection
  • Free or discounted admission to selected special exhibitions
  • Free admission to members’ previews when a ticket is not required
  • Discounts on concert, lecture, film, and event tickets (if applicable)
  • Discounts on purchases made in the museum book and gift shops

Please note: Benefits, prices, and restrictions vary by museum.

All current Scottsdale Arts Members at the $250 Contributor and above receive reciprocal benefits to many institutions in North America.

I would like to add someone to my membership. How do I do that?

Contact our Member and Patron Services Box office at or call 480-499-8587.

If I make an additional donation this year, will that grow my membership level?

Yes, if you make another donation this year to Scottsdale Arts you may choose to have your ONE Membership upgraded to a higher level.

How do I know when to renew?

We’ll send you a letter in the mail when it’s time to renew.

What is the installment payment opportunity?

Starting at the $250 level, you may select to make your gift through monthly installments with your credit card. Once established, your scheduled payments will be deducted automatically on the date you select. Join us in supporting these wonderful programs while you experience the best of Scottsdale Arts throughout the year. For more information or to set up your monthly installment payments, please contact our Member and Patron Services Box Office at 480-499-8587.

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