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Friends of SECCA

Join for $100 (Individual), or $150 (Family)

Friends of SECCA members provide vital funding that enables SECCA to produce high-quality exhibitions of contemporary art, as well as exciting events, workshops, concerts, and educational opportunities for art patrons of all ages.


  • Individual memberships include one (1) membership card, Family memberships include two (2) membership cards
  • Invitation to members-only events
  • Membership to the North Carolina Museum of Art*
  • 10% discount on summer camps, classes, open studios, workshops, concerts, and other ticketed SECCA events
  • Discounts with other Winton-Salem art organizations
  • SECCA-branded item (changes every year and may include pin, t-shirt, car magnet, etc.)

Join as an Individual

Join as a Family


$25 or 10 volunteer hours/year

As a museum with free admission, we hope that we are an accessible resource to students from primary school through college looking for visual inspiration in our galleries, historical perspective in our house and library, and stimulation from our events.

With a valid ID, students who join as members will be given a:

  • 10% discount on summer camps, classes, open studios, workshops, concerts, and other ticketed SECCA events
  • Invitation to a special Student Affiliate Membership event focused on careers and networking in the arts

Join as a Student

The Hanes Circle

Join for $1,000

Support from the Hanes Circle enables us to present outstanding exhibitions, conserve the James G. Hanes House, and support our extensive community and education programs.


  • Two (2) membership cards
  • Curator-led private views of exhibitions at North Carolina Museum of Art and other North Carolina art museums
  • Invitation to annual dinner hosted by the Director, and other Hanes Circle events
  • Reserved VIP seating at Crossroads concerts
  • Free beverages at SECCA events
  • 25% discount on space rentals
  • Membership in the Friends of SECCA program

Join the Hanes Circle

The Potter Circle

Join for $5,000

The Potter Circle, named after Ted Potter, SECCA's executive director from 1967-1991, is our top-tier patrons' group for individuals who want to support some of the best contemporary art and artists working today. Potter Circle members provide significant funding that enables us to commission artists, plan new projects, and deliver exciting opportunities to experience outstanding contemporary art.


  • Two (2) membership cards
  • Exclusive access to exhibition opening dinners
  • Four (4) tickets to any SECCA ticketed event, excluding the Gala
  • A complimentary catalogue for exhibitions that include one
  • The benefits enjoyed by The Hanes Circle and membership in the Friends of SECCA program

Join the Potter Circle

*NCMA and NARM memberships are forthcoming. Stay tuned for more details late this Spring.