Become a Member

Join today! As a member-supported organization, the ONE Archives Foundation relies on your philanthropic contributions to sustain our core programming. From presenting free exhibitions and public events to funding critical scholarly research and mentoring queer youth, our mission is to amplify the stories of LGBTQ individuals and communities from around the globe.

In return, membership offers you exclusive access—including tours of the extensive collections at the ONE Archives at the USC Libraries, discounts at businesses across Los Angeles, studio visits with contemporary artists, reserved seating at public programs, and invitations to exhibition openings and private receptions.

Take a look at all the levels and benefits below and find what’s right for you.

Membership Levels and Benefits

Student of ONE - $35
  • Invitations for two to the annual member tour of the ONE Archives at the USC Libraries
  • Invitations for two to all exhibition openings
  • Exclusive discounts with our ONE Business Partners, including a 10% discount on items purchased at the ONE Gallery
  • Limited-edition poster from the collection of the ONE Archives at the USC Libraries
  • Access to our member e-newsletter for first-to-know updates and invitation
  • Recognition in the ONE Archives Foundation’s annual report

Not Tax-Deductible

Available only to current students. After your sign up for your membership, email us a copy of your valid student ID to membership@onearchives.org to officially activate your membership.

Friend of ONE - $60
  • Invitations for two to the annual member tour of the ONE Archives at the USC Libraries
  • Invitations for two to all exhibition openings
  • Exclusive discounts with our ONE Business Partners, including a 10% discount on items purchased at the ONE Gallery
  • Limited-edition poster from the collection of the ONE Archives at the USC Libraries
  • Access to our member e-newsletter for first-to-know updates and invitation
  • Recognition in the ONE Archives Foundation’s annual report

Not Tax-Deductible

Partner of ONE - $200
  • Invitations for two to the annual member tour of the ONE Archives at the USC Libraries
  • Invitations for two to all exhibition openings
  • Exclusive discounts with our ONE Business Partners, including a 10% discount on items purchased at the ONE Gallery
  • Limited-edition poster from the collection of the ONE Archives at the USC Libraries
  • Access to our member e-newsletter for first-to-know updates and invitation
  • Recognition in the ONE Archives Foundation’s annual report

Additional benefits at this level:

  • Invitations for two to curator-led tours of exhibitions at the ONE Gallery
  • Limited-edition ONE Archives Foundation tote bag

$120 tax deductible

Advocate of ONE - $500
  • Invitations for two to the annual member tour of the ONE Archives at the USC Libraries
  • Invitations for two to all exhibition openings
  • Exclusive discounts with our ONE Business Partners, including a 10% discount on items purchased at the ONE Gallery
  • Limited-edition poster from the collection of the ONE Archives at the USC Libraries
  • Access to our member e-newsletter for first-to-know updates and invitation
  • Recognition in the ONE Archives Foundation’s annual report
  • Invitations for two to curator-led tours of exhibitions at the ONE Gallery
  • Limited-edition ONE Archives Foundation tote bag

 Additional benefits at this level:

  • VIP invitations for two to private receptions before select programs and exhibition openings
  • Reserved seating for two at ONE Archives Foundation public programs
  • Limited-edition ONE Archives Foundation t-shirt

 $400 tax deductible

Leadership Circle Levels and Benefits

Contemporary - $1,200 annually (or $100 per month)
  • Invitations for two to the annual member tour of the ONE Archives at the USC Libraries
  • Invitations for two to all exhibition openings
  • Exclusive discounts with our ONE Business Partners, including a 10% discount on items purchased at the ONE Gallery
  • Limited-edition poster from the collection of the ONE Archives at the USC Libraries
  • Access to our member e-newsletter for first-to-know updates and invitation
  • Invitations for two to curator-led tours of exhibitions at the ONE Gallery
  • Limited-edition ONE Archives Foundation tote bag
  • VIP invitations for two to private receptions before select programs and exhibition openings
  • Reserved seating for two at ONE Archives Foundation public programs
  • Limited-edition ONE Archives Foundation t-shirt

Additional benefits at this level:

  • Opportunities to participate in the donor travel program
  • Invitations for two to an annual Executive Director’s party
  • Bi-annual studio visits with contemporary LGBTQ artists
  • A complimentary private tour of the ONE Archives at the USC Libraries for up to four friends, scheduled in advance
  • Prominent recognition in the ONE Archives Foundation’s annual report

$1,000 tax deductible

Visionary - $5,000 annually (or $417 per month)
  • Invitations for two to the annual member tour of the ONE Archives at the USC Libraries
  • Invitations for two to all exhibition openings
  • Exclusive discounts with our ONE Business Partners, including a 10% discount on items purchased at the ONE Gallery
  • Limited-edition poster from the collection of the ONE Archives at the USC Libraries
  • Access to our member e-newsletter for first-to-know updates and invitation
  • Invitations for two to curator-led tours of exhibitions at the ONE Gallery
  • Limited-edition ONE Archives Foundation tote bag
  • VIP invitations for two to private receptions before select programs and exhibition openings
  • Reserved seating for two at ONE Archives Foundation public programs
  • Limited-edition ONE Archives Foundation t-shirt
  • Opportunities to participate in the donor travel program
  • Invitations for two to an annual Executive Director’s party
  • Bi-annual studio visits with contemporary LGBTQ artists
  • A complimentary private tour of the ONE Archives at the USC Libraries for up to four friends, scheduled in advance
  • Prominent recognition in the ONE Archives Foundation’s annual report

Additional benefits at this level:

  • Invitations for two to the Board Chair’s annual gathering
  • Priority registration for all donor travel opportunities

$4,500 tax deductible

Patron - $10,000 annually (or $833 per month)
  • Invitations for two to the annual member tour of the ONE Archives at the USC Libraries
  • Invitations for two to all exhibition openings
  • Exclusive discounts with our ONE Business Partners, including a 10% discount on items purchased at the ONE Gallery
  • Limited-edition poster from the collection of the ONE Archives at the USC Libraries
  • Access to our member e-newsletter for first-to-know updates and invitation
  • Invitations for two to curator-led tours of exhibitions at the ONE Gallery
  • Limited-edition ONE Archives Foundation tote bag
  • VIP invitations for two to private receptions before select programs and exhibition openings
  • Reserved seating for two at ONE Archives Foundation public programs
  • Limited-edition ONE Archives Foundation t-shirt
  • Opportunities to participate in the donor travel program
  • Invitations for two to an annual Executive Director’s party
  • Bi-annual studio visits with contemporary LGBTQ artists
  • A complimentary private tour of the ONE Archives at the USC Libraries for up to four friends, scheduled in advance
  • Prominent recognition in the ONE Archives Foundation’s annual report
  • Invitations for two to the Board Chair’s annual gathering
  • Priority registration for all donor travel opportunities

Additional benefits at this level:

  • Recognition listed on-site and online as a sponsor of one exhibition

$9,500 tax deductible

Image credit: Revelers float, 1980. ONE Archives at the USC Libraries. Photographer: Eugene Brick.