Support & Membership

Members like you make it possible for us to program year round at SooVAC. With your generous support we will sustain and continue to grow our organization, ensuring that we will continue to introduce you to fresh, provocative and boundary pushing work from Minnesota artists and beyond.


Your membership is crucial for operating support that enables SooVAC to continue exhibiting unique and inspiring artwork. Below you will find information about our different levels of membership. Look it over, and consider becoming a member! Current Members of Walker Art Center and Weisman Art Museum receive $5 off membership.


  • Private previews of all exhibitions and events
  • Discounted tickets to our annual gala Get Lucky
  • A preview of our artists’ holiday shop and 10% off purchases
  • $10 Discount on a Walker Art Center Membership
  • $5 Discount on a Weisman Art Museum Membership
  • 10% off purchases at Cliche.
  • Free submission to our annual Juried Exhibition Untitled
  • Early access to Love, SooVAC - our 15th anniversary exhibition on August 7


  • All the above plus:
  • A copy of Sean Tubridy's book Toys on Roids


  • All the above plus: 
  • A choice of limited edition prints by a few of our exhibiting artists. We will contact you to make your print selection.

CONTRIBUTORS CIRCLE - $500 and above

  • All the above plus:
  • Cocktail party and tour of collection of a Twin Cities art collector
  • Studio visit and talk by one of our current or past exhibiting artists
  • Cocktail preview of all the artists selected for our upcoming exhibition season with Executive Director Carolyn Payne and our curatorial panel
  • Your name on SooVAC's Contributors Wall

Sustaining Membership Levels

Sustaining Members make a convenient, ongoing monthly contribution — which means less mail, no renewal notices and uninterrupted status as a SooVAC Member. Sustaining Membership is an easy and efficient way for you to support the programs you rely on through secure, automatic monthly payments from your credit or debit card. This means we'll deduct your designated contribution from your account until you let us know to stop or change it.

To become a sustaining member please click on your selected monthly giving at the $5, $10, $15, $25, $50 or $75.


Please consider making a donation to Soo Visual Arts Center, our organiztion has 501(c3) status, and truly appreciate your support.

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Soo Visual Arts Center's programming is made possible in part by the generous support of the McKnight Foundation, MRAC, Target, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Minnesota and Nancy Pomagrin.

With assistance from Nonprofits Assistance Fund

Soo Visual Arts Center is a FY2016 and FY2017 recipient of an Art Access Grant for our arts programming with Walker Methodist. This activity is made possible by the voters of Minnesota through a grant from the Minnesota State Arts Board, thanks to a legislative appropriation from the arts and cultural heritage fund.


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