Become a Creative Capital Member

Join our membership community to access amazing events and programs by brilliant Creative Capital artists! Spread the word about our wraparound support for artists, champion new project premieres, and build new connections with local, regional, and national supporters who believe in the power of the arts to change the world!


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  • A monthly Happenings e-newsletter with notice of premieres and news related to Creative Capital’s Awardee projects
  • Recognition on Creative Capital’s online support page and in our annual Impact Report
  • Advance notice of new courses/modules released as part of our Creative Capital Curriculum
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All Friend benefits for one person, plus:

  • Invitations to attend Creative Capital’s national programs, including awardee visits and premieres and other cultural conversations and explorations 
  • Access to patron travel programming with distinctive itineraries and opportunities to learn more about Creative Capital Awardees
  • Invitation to attend Creative Capital Carnival


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All The Creatives benefits for two people, plus:

  • Invitation for two to a Creative Capital Awardee VIP exhibition preview, theater, dance, musical performance, or film premiere
  • A special member gift

Member Events

We welcome members to experience the wide range of exciting artists we support across the visual arts, performing arts, film, technology, literature, multidisciplinary and socially engaged forms. Become a Member today or email [email protected] for more information. 

Space is limited and events are available on a first-come, first-served basis.


December 5, 2023, 7:00–9:00 PM
Reception with Creative Capital Artists and Friends
Private residence, Miami, FL

Enjoy cocktails at a private Miami home while meeting renowned visual artists Jesse Krimes (2020 Grantee) and Janine Antoni (2012 Grantee), as well as jazz performer Etienne Charles (2022 Grantee). Krime’s Creative Capital project Mass Incarceration Quilt Series uses participatory art practices visualizing the millions of people “disappeared” by the punitive justice system. Etienne’s Creative Capital project Earth Tones is a multimedia project about daily changes in one’s life in reaction to the future effects of climate change. Janine Antoni employs an amalgam of mediums including performance, sculpture, photography, installation and video.

January 15, 2024, 8:00 PM
Kassa Overall
Blue Note Jazz Club, New York, NY

Kassa Overall’s (2023 Grantee) new sounds are described by NPR as “whole new lanes opening up”. Hailed by Pitchfork as “one of modern jazz music’s most audacious futurists,” members will enjoy a synthesis of Overall’s wide range of influences.

February 27, 2024, 6-9:30PM
Los Angeles Artist Gathering

Paloma, Venice Beach, CA


Enjoy drinks and a casual buffet with Creative Capital Awardees. This event is open to all Creative Capital Awardees. It’s a chance to connect with artists and friends, learn about new projects-in-progress, and build our community on the West Coast. This event will take place just before Frieze LA Vernissage. RSVP required. Space is limited.

March 1, 2024, 9:30 PM
Pamela Sneed: A Tribute to Big Mama Thornton
Joe’s Pub, New York, NY

A Tribute to Big Mama Thornton by Pamela Sneed (2023 Grantee), poet and performer, will honor legend Big Mama Thornton in the form of a musical and text. Backed by a world class band including Viva De Concini and Bernice “Boom Boom” Brooks and more, Sneed covers Thornton’s greatest hits and to tribute the blues singer who helped found Rock and Roll.

April 10–14, 2024
Navy Pier, Chicago, IL

Receive a VIP pass for two people to the preview of EXPO CHICAGO featuring the work of Lorraine O’Grady (2015 Grantee) as well as an invitation to a private gathering with Creative Capital artists. EXPO CHICAGO is a platform for showcasing leading international work in contemporary art and culture. In her career spanning over four decades, O’Grady’s approach of cultural criticism has put her as a leading intellectual voice within the art world. She is a pioneering conceptual artist who “offers an alternative to the Western winners-and-losers thinking” as described by The New York Times.

June 18, 2024
Creative Capital Carnival

Metrograph, New York, NY

Creative Capital Carnival 3rd edition will feature a private screening of our 2024 Awardees project videos in Visual Arts and Film/Moving Image at Metrograph Theater in New York City. The screening will begin with a panel discussion with luminaries James Schamus, Lorraine O’Grady, and Nikyatu Jusu and be followed by a cocktail reception.

September 2024
Patron Trip: 60th Venice Biennale
Venice, Italy

Experience a world class two-day program in Italy showcasing the work of Jeffrey Gibson (2005 Creative Capital Grantee), among other Creative Capital Grantees at the 60th Venice Biennale. Led by a Venetian expert guide, the experience will include transportation to and from events; a welcome cocktail reception; curator-led tour of the Giardini; a luncheon; and dinner in a private palazzo on the Grand Canal. Participants are responsible for the cost of airfare, hotel accommodation, and car transfers to and from the airport. 

A nonrefundable fee of $2,500 for one person (or $4,000 for two people) is required to participate. To reserve your place contact [email protected].