The Fowler Contemporary Council brings together individuals deeply interested in learning about and building a sense of community around international contemporary art, with an emphasis on Africa, Asia, and the Americas. Members have unique opportunities to view important private collections and meet curators, scholars, artists and other collectors. Membership dues directly support the Fowler’s contemporary art exhibitions and acquisitions fund.

Individual $500

Dual $1,000



Subject to the pandemic, the Fowler offers the following virtual benefits:

        • Invitations to artist presentations and artist-curator talks;
        • Behind-the-scenes artist studio visits;
        • Film screenings and Q&A’s with cultural producers;
        • Intimate Town Hall’s with the Fowler’s Director;
        • Member-only Zoom Happy Hours; and
        • Access to the Membership Program Portal

When it is safe to return to the museum, your benefits will extend to the following in-person activities:

      • Artist studio visits;
      • Curator-led tours of contemporary art exhibitions at the Fowler and other museums;
      • Special “behind the scenes” opportunities;
      • Private exhibition receptions;
      • Exclusive events that explore global art, food, theater, film, and dance;
      • Fowler publications from contemporary art exhibitions;
      • Priority seating at Fowler public programs; and
      • 10% discount at the Museum Store;

Membership is 100% tax-deductible


This portal is designed for Fowler Members to access all virtual member-only programs at their leisure. We hope you will enjoy the programs, stay connected, learn, and feel inspired.  Not a member? Join today!


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For more information about the Contemporary Council, please contact the Development Department, at: 310.206.0246 or email

Or send a check indicating your membership level and make payable to the UCLA Foundation to:

Fowler Museum at UCLA
Development Department
Box 951549
Los Angeles, CA 90095-1549