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If you prefer, you may still submit a pdfMail-In Application


Renew Annual Membership / Become An Annual Member! 

Become a Monthly Sustainer!

Learn about the membership options below, then use the links above to join us in supporting our mission!

Consider becoming a Monthly Sustainer! We now offer the convenience of automatic recurring billing on a monthly basis for some membership levels. Rather than having to remember to renew every year, just pay a smaller amount each month.

General Memberships

(All costs below include NC sales tax. Each membership level includes the benefits of the preceeding level. Your membership dues are tax deductible to the extent permitted by law.)

Individual - $40 annually

  • Free unlimited admission for 1 year
  • Announcements about special events, openings, programs, and workshops
  • Discounts on programs and workshops
  • E-newsletters
  • 4 guest passes per year
  • 20% discount in museum gift shop on select (i.e., non-commission) items during Annual Membership Appreciation week. (Date TBD and posted annually.)
  • Voting rights at the annual membership meeting
  • Knowing that your membership is helping to support our non-profit mission of promoting awareness and appreciation of the history, heritage, and on-going tradition of pottery making in our great state!

Household - $60 annually

  • Individual membership benefits (see above) for two adults and children under age 18

Friend - $100 annually

(Or become a Monthly Sustainer - $12 recurring monthly)

  • All benefits of the Household membership
  • 10% discount on all books and exhibition catalogs

Patron - $250 annually

(Or become a Monthly Sustainer - $25 recurring monthly.)

  • All the benefits of Friend membership
  • Purchase a gift or memorial brick for ½ off the published price

Sustainer - $500 annually

(Or become a Monthly Sustainer - $50 recurring monthly.)

  • All the benefits of Patron membership
  • Free small gift brick
  • Free private tour & demo with your group of up to 8 scheduled in advance

Benefactor – $1000 annually

(Or become a Monthly Sustainer - $100 recurring monthly.)

  • All the benefits of Sustainer membership
  • Free small or large gift brick
  • Free copy of all/any exhibition catalogs produced

The North Carolina Pottery Center is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit. Financial information about this organization and a copy of its license are available from the State Solicitation Licensing Branch at (919) 733-4510. The license is not an endorsement by the state.

You can help by donating to our endowment!

Make a philanthropic donation to the center that lasts forever and keeps giving back over time! The purpose of the endowment is to:

  • Provide a sustainable and permanent source of support for the programs and outreach activities of the North Carolina Pottery Center;
  • Expand the number of giving options available to our donors;
  • Build capital for long-term goals and projects to enhance our services.

The NC Pottery Center Endowment is invested and administered through the NC Community Foundation. Endowment contributions are 100% tax deductible.

Learn how to donate
to the endowment.

The North Carolina Pottery Center is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit entity which is supported in great part by donations from individuals, and we need your help now more than ever.

Your active membership helps to support:

  • High quality exhibitions
  • Permanent historical exhibits
  • Educational outreach programs in surrounding counties