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membership & giving

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Walter Inglis Anderson (1903-1965), Trolley Car (detail), c. 1943. Watercolor on Paper.

When you support the Walter Anderson Museum of Art through membership or donation, you are fueling year-round programming for students, visitors, and community members of all ages. Every dollar goes directly to outreach, education, and cultural preservation.

The Museum is a 501(c)3 nonprofit. Contributions are tax-deductible as allowable by law.

OR mail a check to:

Annual Fund

Walter Anderson Museum of Art

510 Washington Ave.

Ocean Springs, MS 39564

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Whether you're a local who visits frequently, or someone who simply believes in the mission and Southern culture, membership is the perfect way to show your support while enjoying the benefits.

Our memberships operate on a subscription model, and automatically renew. You can choose the monthly or annual subscription options. You may also pay your dues year-by-year.


To cancel your membership, make changes to your preferences, or for additional information, contact

  • 5 transferable passes ($50 value)

  • 10% off in the WAMA store (excludes consignment)

  • Limited edition Walter Anderson poster or print (annually)

  • Print subscription to The Islander magazine (annually)

NO PORTION is tax-deductible.

  • Free admission to WAMA all year for you

  • Invitations to member-only events

  • Early registration to ticketed public events

  • 10% off in the WAMA store (*excludes consignment)

  • 20% off workshops and select events

  • Free admission for guests on select holidays

  • Print subscription to The Islander newsletter

100% is tax-deductible.

​Individual benefits for entire household PLUS:

  • Free admission to more than 1,000 museums nationwide through the North American Reciprocal Museum Association (NARM). A list of these museums can be found at

100% is tax-deductible.

Household benefits PLUS:

  • 15% off in the WAMA store (*excludes consignment items)

  • 50% off guest admissions year-round

100% is tax-deductible.

Sustainer benefits PLUS:

  • Special Recognition in newsletters

  • Complimentary VIP upgrade for annual WAMA benefit and other ticketed events

$475 is tax-deductible.

Benefactor benefits PLUS: 

  • Inglis Society limited edition pin

  • Exclusive invitiation for two to the "Inglis Evening" cocktail party 

  • 50% off museum rental fees

  • VIP access to and consultation with Museum Director and Curator

  • Invitation to join Friends of Walter Anderson Auxiliary

$1,075.00 is tax-deductible.

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