Become a member

Experience and Support Art

You are passionate about the Museum Ludwig and wish to support its activities in a more sustainable and tangible way? You wish to enter into a dialogue with interesting and interested people who share your passion for art? Then we would like to invite you to become a member of the Gesellschaft für Moderne Kunst.

As a member, you take part in a lively dialogue regarding modern and contemporary art: You can participate in guided tours with curators, exclusive previews, excursions and art tours, studio visits and lectures. All members have the opportunity to participate actively in our initiatives and provide direct support to the Museum Ludwig.

The Gesellschaft für Moderne Kunst is a registered scholarly non-profit organisation; with its more than 650 supporting members from the worlds of business, research, art and culture, it is one of the most important partners of the Museum Ludwig.

Individuals / Couples

Members of the Gesellschaft für Moderne Kunst support Museum Ludwig and gain access to our wide-ranging programme of events. They are entitled to propose artists for the Wolfgang Hahn Prize Cologne. Members have free entrance to Museum Ludwig and another 12 renowned museums in Germany, Switzerland and Italy.

Individual membership
600 € / p.a.
Couple membership
900 € p.a.
Foreign membership
250 € p.a.
(Membership fees are tax-deductible)


Interested parties below the age of 35 can join as a junior member. They enjoy the same advantages as individual members along with access to an additional programme specifically designed for young members.

Junior membership
180 € p.a.
Junior couple membership
270 € p.a.
(Membership fees are tax-deductible)

Corporate membership

Companies that are interested in the museum and in taking part in the programme of Gesellschaft für Moderne Kunst should consider a corporate membership. This kind of membership entitles the company to name five members who shall profit from the same benefits as individual members.

Corporate membership
2,500 € p.a.
(Membership fees are tax-deductible)

Should you have any questions or are interested in becoming a member, please feel free to contact us at any time. Pia Gamon and her team would be more than happy to assist you: