Benefits & Levels

The Ringling College Library Association evolved from the original 214-member Friends of the Ringling Art Library in 1975 to the over 1,800-member organization it is today. The Association is able to successfully support the growing collections at the Alfred R. Goldstein Library through the commitment of our community members who are dedicated to seeing that one of the country’s most remarkable art libraries will continue telling its story for years to come.



Friend: $100 annually
Supporter: $250 annually
Patron: $500 annually
Lifetime: $2,500 one time
We open up the private pre-sale for 2024 TOWN HALL renewals to members of RCLA on May 3rd.
Pre-sale Timeline:
Lifetime and Patron members will be able to order on May 3rd.
Supporter and Friend members will be able to order on May 17th.
All members will be mailed a brochure packet and given the option to renew via the mail with a check or by going online by visiting our website.
Members that ordered subscriptions for the 2023 season will have their seats on hold until June 20th, for a guaranteed renewal of the seats you treasure!

All Members receive the following additional benefits:

Alfred R. Goldstein Library Privileges
RCLA Members have check-out privileges from the research collection. Additionally, members have access to electronic subscription resources for research and the opportunity to view rare books and works from the Library’s Artists’ Book collection. Please note: due to the Covid-19 Pandemic, Ringling College is not accepting outside guests to visit the Goldstein Library. Only faculty, students, and staff are allowed on school grounds. To schedule a book pick-up, reach the circulation desk here: 941-359-7587
Continuing Studies and Special Programs (CSSP) at Ringling College of Art and Design
-RCLA Members receive 10% off tuition for all programs offered.
-Discounts on all “RCLA Presents…” events.
-Ability to purchase single tickets to TOWN HALL first, if and when available.
-Receive 10% off at MADEBY Gallery
The last day to become a new member or renew your existing membership is April 30, 2023. Attendees hoping to order TOWN HALL must wait for the public sale in July 2022.