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JOIN WVAM

  • WVAM is a membership organization for museums and related cultural institutions, and includes all museum disciplines, including history, art, natural history, science, and technology. Individuals interested in or affiliated with museums and related cultural institutions are also encouraged to join WVAM as individual members

 

  • WVAM serves to facilitate the exchange of information and services among these institutions, their personnel, and their supporters.

 

  • WVAM provides support, advocacy, and educational opportunities for its members.

 

  • WVAM encourages public interest and support of the broad mission of museums and related institutions in West Virginia.

LEVEL
DETAILS
MEMBERSHIP
Individual
N/A
$25
Individual Senior Citizen
65+
$20
Individual Student
Student
$15
Industry Partners
Companies & Organizations
$100
Institution Level 1
Under 5 People
$50
Institution Level 2
5-10 People
$100
Institution Level 3
11-20 People
$200
Universities and National Service Programs
2 staff/faculty and an unlimited number of students/AmeriCorps members.
$150
Or print and mail this form: Membership Form

MEMBERSHIP BENEFITS

INSTITUTIONAL

The institutional membership level is for a museum/institution that plans on sharing membership privileges among its personnel. Membership fees for institutions are determined by the number of people who will have access to membership benefits.

ANNUAL CONFERENCE

  • WVAM members receive a discounted registration fee for WVAM’s Annual Conference held each spring. See our Annual Conference page for more information.

ONLINE MEMBER DIRECTORY AND MEMBERS-ONLY CONTENT

  • WVAM members will be featured on WVAM’s online museum directory.

  • Members have access to members-only section of WVAM website with resource library.

  • Members also receive exclusive access to members-only WVAM content including conference PowerPoints, recorded workshop and conference sessions, and past newsletters.

NEWSLETTERS AND OPPORTUNITY EMAILS

  • Members receive our bi-annual newsletter and bi-weekly e-mail blasts featuring news, listings of workshops and classes, grant opportunities, and more.

INSTITUTION OF THE YEAR AWARD

  • Member sites are eligible for the annual Institution of the Year Award, announced each year during the WVAM Conference.

WVAM ANNUAL CONFERENCE SCHOLARSHIPS

  • Scholarships to WVAM’s Annual Conference are available to individual members as well as institutional members on a per-person basis.

WORKSHOPS

  • WWAM members receive free or discounted admission to WVAM workshops offered throughout the year.

DISCOUNTS

  • Members receive discount codes for museum and archives supply companies, such as Gaylord Archival.

ADVERTISING

  • New exhibits, events, news, and more from our member sites will be shared on our social media platforms, website, and newsletter. 

MUSEUMS OF THE MOUNTAIN STATE DISCOUNT PASS

  • The Museums of the Mountain State is a statewide museum pass that offers discounts to visitors at participating museums and institutions across West Virginia.

INDIVIDUAL

Individual members enjoy full membership benefits for one person. The individual membership is suitable for volunteers, fulltime students, retired professionals, independent professionals, friends and trustees of museums, and other individuals who have an interest in the museum sector.

MUSEUMS OF THE MOUNTAIN STATE DISCOUNT PASS

  • The Museums of the Mountain State is a statewide museum pass that offers discounts to visitors at participating museums and institutions across West Virginia.

ONLINE MEMBERS-ONLY CONTENT

  • Members have access to members-only section of WVAM website with resource library.

  • Members also receive exclusive access to members-only WVAM content including conference PowerPoints, recorded workshop and conference sessions, and past newsletters.

NEWSLETTERS AND OPPORTUNITY EMAILS

  • Members receive our bi-annual newsletter and bi-weekly e-mail blasts featuring news, listings of workshops and classes, grant opportunities, and more.

ANNUAL CONFERENCE

  • WVAM members receive a discounted registration fee for WVAM’s Annual Conference held each spring. See our Annual Conference page for more information.

 

WVAM ANNUAL CONFERENCE SCHOLARSHIPS

  • Scholarships to WVAM’s Annual Conference are available to individual members as well as institutional members on a per-person basis.

WORKSHOPS

  • WWAM members receive free or discounted admission to WVAM workshops offered throughout the year.

DISCOUNTS

  • Members receive discount codes for museum and archives supply companies, such as Gaylord Archival.

UNIVERSITY & NATIONAL SERVICE PROGRAMS

University departments and national service programs can receive membership benefits for 2 staff/faculty and an unlimited number of students/AmeriCorps members.

ANNUAL CONFERENCE

  • WVAM members receive a discounted registration fee for WVAM’s Annual Conference held each spring. See our Annual Conference page for more information.

ONLINE MEMBER DIRECTORY AND MEMBERS-ONLY CONTENT

  • WVAM members will be featured on WVAM’s online museum directory.

  • Members have access to members-only section of WVAM website with resource library.

  • Members also receive exclusive access to members-only WVAM content including conference PowerPoints, recorded workshop and conference sessions, and past newsletters.

NEWSLETTERS AND OPPORTUNITY EMAILS

  • Members receive our bi-annual newsletter and bi-weekly e-mail blasts featuring news, listings of workshops and classes, grant opportunities, and more.

WVAM ANNUAL CONFERENCE SCHOLARSHIPS

  • Scholarships to WVAM’s Annual Conference are available on a per-person basis.

WORKSHOPS

  • WWAM members receive free or discounted admission to WVAM workshops offered throughout the year.

DISCOUNTS

  • Members receive discount codes for museum and archives supply companies, such as Gaylord Archival.

INDUSTRY PARTNER

Industry Partners are companies and organizations that wish to support the work of WVAM and advertise their services to West Virginia's museum community.

LISTING IN INDUSTRY PARTNER MARKETPLACE

  • Industry Partners are listed as partners and vendors in the marketplace on the WVAM website.

ACCESS TO JOB BOARD & NEWSLETTER

  • Industry Partners can post jobs to the WVAM job board and submit content for the bi-annual newsletter.

ONLINE MEMBERS-ONLY CONTENT

  • Members have access to members-only section of WVAM website with resource library.

  • Members also receive exclusive access to members-only WVAM content including conference PowerPoints, recorded workshop and conference sessions, and past newsletters.

ANNUAL CONFERENCE

  • Industry Partners have first opportunity for conference sponsorships

  • 10% discount on conference sponsorships

NEWSLETTERS AND OPPORTUNITY EMAILS

  • Members receive our bi-annual newsletter and bi-weekly e-mail blasts featuring news, listings of workshops and classes, grant opportunities, and more.

DISCOUNTS

  • Members receive discount codes for museum and archives supply companies, such as Gaylord Archival.

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