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Without your membership we cannot fulfill our mission!

Your membership in the Museum of California Design enables us to:

• Continue creating unprecedented California design exhibitions
• Honor the California designers who have made and continue to make significant contributions to America’s design heritage
• Support the development of our website which makes California design accessible to a global audience.
• Expand our archive of catalogs, advertisements, magazines, books, and photographs.
You can make your membership donations one of three ways:1. Via PayPal by clicking the Join Now button below.

2. Via VISA/MC/AMEX by calling 323.930.2700.

3. Or via personal check mailed to:
Museum of California Design
P.O. Box 361370
Los Angeles, CA 90036
Make your check payable to Museum of California Design. Put your membership level in the memo part of your check. The Museum of California Design is a 501(c)(3) non-profit educational corporation. Your donation is tax deductible as provided by law.

Click this drop down menu to choose your membership level:

Membership Levels and Premiums


An original California fruit box label, c. 1950. An icon of California mythmaking suitable for framing (image may vary). Plus, 10% off purchases up to $300 from our online Design Store.
Same as CONTRIBUTOR level PLUS: 
Twice Over, designed by Ellamarie Woolley, c. 1972
Brooch, enamel on black nickel, 2013, 1"x1"
Produced exclusively for the Museum of California Design by Lorca Cohen. 10% off purchases up to $500 from our online Design Store.
Same as SUPPORTER level PLUS:
A limited edition signed copy of the book,
California's Designing Women 1896-1986. 130 pages. Written and edited by Bill Stern, with contributions by Pat Kirkham and Jeff Weinstein.  Photography by Larry Underhill.  Design by Felis Stella.
Published by the Museum of California Design, Los Angeles, 2013.  All Rights Reserved.
10% off purchases of any amount from our online Design Store.


Same as FRIEND level PLUS:
Two tickets to our annual Award Benefit and Auction.
Same as DONOR level PLUS:
Two additional tickets to our annual Award Benefit and Auction
A Limited edition signed and numbered copy of the exhibition catalog, Mid-Century Mandarin: The Clay Canvases of Tyrus Wong, with a signed and numbered print of an original painting by Tyrus Wong.
Founding Member status permanently acknowledged on our website.
Details upon request.


We also invite you to become a part of our current projects in development by making a donation of any amount today. With your help we'll be able to share our vision with design lovers everywhere.