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Meet your new network of savvy friends and design lovers.

Access an invigorating community of fellow architects, designers, and urbanists at our annual circuit of innovative programs. Van Alen members receive advanced notification and free access to Van Alen’s fall and spring program festivals, as well as other events throughout the year.

Your tax-deductible membership donation is critical to the work we do through design competitions, research investigations, and public programs. Whether you’re a design student, a practitioner in the field, or someone who’s intellectually invested in the future of cities, we have a membership level that suits you.

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Not interested in becoming a member but want to support our work? Make a one-time contribution today and help us further our mission to impact cities for the better.

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Friend — $50+
    • Advanced, complimentary invitations to annual programs and events
    • Free admission to Van Alen’s fall and spring festivals, an estimated $90 annual value
    • One electric orange Van Alen tote

 

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Student — $30+

Same as friend level

 

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Supporter — $100+
  • Advanced notice and invitations for two to our annual programs and events
  • Free admission for two to Van Alen’s fall and spring festivals, an estimated $180 annual value
  • One electric orange Van Alen tote

 

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Donor — $500+
  • Advanced notice and invitations for four to our annual programs and events
  • Free admission for four to Van Alen’s fall and spring festivals, an estimated $360 annual value
  • One complimentary party ticket to Van Alen’s annual Spring Party, a $100 value
  • Complimentary copy of Van Alen’s upcoming book celebrating the Institute’s 120th anniversary
  • One electric orange Van Alen tote

 

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Benefactor — $1,000+
  • Advanced notice and invitations for four to our annual programs and events
  • Free admission for four to Van Alen’s fall and spring festivals, an estimated $360 annual value
  • Two complimentary party tickets to Van Alen’s annual Spring Party, a $200 value
  • Complimentary copy of Van Alen’s upcoming book celebrating the Institute’s 120th anniversary
  • Special recognition on the Van Alen Institute website
  • One electric orange Van Alen tote

 

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Van Alen Vanguard — $3,500+
  • Advanced notice and invitations for four to our annual programs and events
  • Free admission for four to Van Alen’s fall and spring festivals, an estimated $360 annual value
  • Four complimentary party tickets to Van Alen’s annual Spring Party, a $400 value
  • Complimentary copy of Van Alen’s upcoming book celebrating the Institute’s 120th anniversary
  • Special recognition on the Van Alen Institute website
  • Opportunity to host a private event at Van Alen’s new ground floor venue (additional costs may apply)
  • One electric orange Van Alen tote

 

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