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Become a member of the Center of Southwest Studies! Share the Southwest and sign up your friends and family, too. The Center of Southwest Studies invites you to officially join as we continue to develop exciting programs, exhibits, and special membership events. Our programs and exhibits include diverse topics such as promoting preservation heritage in the Southwest, ancient skywatchers, recognizing solstice sites, pioneering women, Native American heritage, and contemporary artists of the Southwest. Our commitment to provide relevant and culturally rich opportunities is directly dependent upon you, our supporters!

We are offering different levels to choose from - each with great benefits.


A basic $55 annual member enjoys these benefits:


  • Free parking at the Center (if you are not a Fort Lewis College  Student or Employee)
  • Advance notice of Center exhibit openings, programs, and events
  • Invitations to special member events
  • Subscription to our colorful Timelines publication
  • 10% discount on retail items
  • 10% discount on archival reproductions
  • Special eAnnoucements of Center news

As a $150 Sustaining member you will receive:

  • All the benefits listed above plus:
  • 20% discount on archival services
  • Special behind-the-scenes tours

A Basic Business Membership of $500 offers:

  • All the benefits listed above plus:
  • A free annual ad for your business in Timelines
  • Your website linked to the Center’s new website
  • Free meeting space twice a year

A Business Sponsorship of $1500 includes:

  • All the benefits list above plus:
  • Free meeting space four times a year
  • Special tours by staff for your special guests

The Patron Circle Sponsorship of the Center of $2000 or higher offers:

Special benefits in addition to all the basic ones, including exclusive behind-the-scenes and gallery tours, use of the Lupien Reception Room for very special events, and personalized tours.


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Fort Lewis College
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Durango, CO 81301