The relationship between the Virginia Quilt Museum and its members is a close one. The Museum belongs to its members. For our members, we showcase quality exhibits and offer a variety of interesting and educational programs. In exchange, our members support us with their membership funds and their willingness to serve as ambassadors for the Museum.

We invite you to join the Virginia Quilt Museum and become part of our Museum family, now almost 500 strong! Whether as an individual or a guild, by becoming a VQM member, you help preserve our quilting heritage while also promoting the continued practice of quilt artistry throughout the Commonwealth of Virginia and beyond.


To join or renew, please either:

To pay by check, print and mail your payment along with our individual membership form to:
Virginia Quilt Museum / 301 S. Main St. / Harrisonburg, VA 22801


To join or renew online via PayPal, select your membership level below and click "add to cart" to proceed with check out.

VQM Membership Levels
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Membership Levels and perks

Basic Membership ($25)

  • Free admission to the Museum
  • One single-use guest pass
  • Receipt of tri-annual newsletter
  • 10% discount in the Museum Store
  • Discounted rate for all classes and programs
  • Invitation to Members Only events
  • Free use of the VQM Reference Library

Family Membership ($35)

  • (Includes 2 adult family member residing in the same household)
  • Free admission for two individuals and all Basic Membership benefits with 2 single-use guest passes  

Contributor Membership ($50)

  • All Basic Membership benefits
  • 2 free single-use guest passes

 Patron Membership ($100)

  • All Basic Membership benefits
  • 3 free single-use guest passes

Sponsor Membership ($250 and above)

  • All Patron Membership benefits 
  • 4 free guest passes

Guild Partnerships

By becoming a Guild Partner (our membership category for guilds), your organization can stand as one in your support of the Virginia Quilt Museum. While most of our Guild Partners are quilting groups, we welcome other textile art organizations to join us as well!


To join or renew your Guild Partnership online via PayPal,
click the Donate button below:

To pay by check, please print and complete our guild membership form and mail to: 

Virginia Quilt Museum
301 South Main Street
Harrisonburg, VA  22801

Guild Partner Levels

Piecer Guilds ($100-$249)

  • Link to your webpage on the Museum’s website
  • Receipt of Museum bi-annual newsletter
  • 2 single-use guest passes 

Stitcher Guilds ($250-$499)

  • All Piecer Guild benefits
  • 3 single-use guest passes 

Designer Guilds ($500-$999)

  • All Piecer Guild benefits
  • 5 single-use guest passes

Preserver Guilds ($1000 or more)

  • All Piecer Guild benefits
  • 10 single-use guest passes
  • Free Private “behind the scenes” tour for up to 20 people