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Become a Member

Benefits of Membership

Enjoy the benefits of a 171 Cedar Arts Center membership, including discounts on classes and workshops! Join for a year, or subscribe for automatic annual renewal. Please also consider donating today to support our mission to enrich our community through the arts! Thank you for your generosity.
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Become a Member



You can double the impact of your donation with a corporate match!
Check with your employer for details.
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Join – Value – Support

As a member of 171 Cedar Arts Center, you can be part of the regional arts scene while helping enrich the community through professionally taught classes and a wide array of art experiences.

Your ongoing support is vital because programming revenue covers less than half of our costs. Your membership ensures that 171 Cedar Arts Center continues to thrive in Corning and the Southern Finger Lakes region—an area renowned for inclusive, nurturing arts communities. You will be helping to provide programs that encourage artistic self-expression, regardless of race, gender, age, or financial circumstances.

Whether you wish to fully immerse yourself in the arts or occasionally explore your creative side, 171 Cedar Arts Center is the place for you.

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Become a Member

Join us by purchasing a one-year membership or subscribing to automatically renew. If you are not ready to become a member, please consider donating instead.

Individual & Family Membership Benefits


  • Generous discounts on 171 classes, workshops, and camps
  • Discounted performance tickets
  • Discounted rates on facilities rentals
  • E-news and advance notification of programs, performances, and events
  • Voting privileges at 171 Cedar Arts Center’s Annual Membership Meeting to elect the Board of Directors
  • Special events for Muse Circle Level Members
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Magnify your membership!

Give to our 2022-2023 Annual Appeal and make a bigger impact with a generous donation, and, if possible, designate an employer’s matching gift to 171 Cedar Arts Center!  

Join the Muse Circle!

171 Cedar Arts Center’s community giving circle recognizes those who donate $1000 or more annually or make a legacy gift to 171. Muse Circle members also enjoy the privilege of attending an annual Muse celebration, as well as private receptions and free admission to select events.

Add to your Membership or make a stand alone donation. A membership is required for class and ticket saving benefits.

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A Place for Everyone. A Place to Explore!

Since we first opened in 1968, 171 Cedar Arts has served as a warm, friendly home for the arts. Whether exhibiting local artists or offering classes to the community, 171 Cedar Arts continues to provide unique opportunities for experiencing and creating art. Over the years, with the help of our many supporters, 171 Cedar Arts has grown into an award-winning organization featuring top-quality programming and instruction. We have also maintained a distinct hometown character, making the arts accessible to everyone.

Every year, thousands of people of all ages and backgrounds explore the arts through classes, lessons, performances, recitals, exhibitions, and much more. We invite you to join us. Take classes in any artistic field. Wander through an exhibition in the Houghton Gallery. Enjoy a performance in the Studio Theater. With so many options, you can choose what really inspires you.

Click here to download and print a copy of the membership form to renew by mail.

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