Friends of MESDA

acc_2024_95dThe Museum of Early Southern Decorative Arts at Old Salem Museums & Gardens in Winston-Salem, NC, is home to the finest collection of southern decorative arts in the United States.  Founded in 1965, MESDA is internationally recognized for its contributions to the study and understanding of the history, decorative arts, and material culture of the American South.

MESDA’s unparalleled collections span seven states and three centuries. The Friends of MESDA program provides essential support for the acquisition, conservation, research, and exhibition of important artifacts made and used in the early South.

Members at all levels receive the Main Benefits Package, including:

• Unlimited complimentary general admission to MESDA’s self-guided galleries, the Town of Salem, and the Gardens at Old Salem

• 10% off purchases in Old Salem’s retail stores and online store, including the MESDA Bookstore

• Regular updates and quarterly e-newsletter featuring exciting new acquisitions and scholarship

• Discounted pricing for Behind-the-Scenes Tours of MESDA

• Subscription to Old Salem Museums & Gardens Magazine


Membership Levels:

$45 Senior/Educator/Student discount (fully tax-deductible)

  • Main Benefits package
  • Admission for one (1) cardholder

$60 • (fully tax-deductible)

  • Main Benefits package
  • Admission for one (1) cardholder

$120 • (fully tax-deductible)

  • Main Benefits package
  • Admission for two (2) cardholders and one (1) guest

$250 • ($170 tax-deductible)

  • Main Benefits package
  • Admission for two (2) cardholders and two (2) guests
  • A complimentary one-hour Behind-the-Scenes tour for four (4)

$500 • ($380 tax-deductible)

  • Main Benefits package
  • Admission for two (2) cardholders and four (4) guests
  • A complimentary one-hour Behind-the-Scenes tour for four (4)
  • $60-level Friends of MESDA membership to use as a gift
  • Exclusive members-only opportunities at MESDA programs

Frank L. Horton Society • $1,000 (Details)

 
When you click below, you will be directed to the Old Salem Museums & Gardens website to complete your transaction.

Friends of MESDA