Community Supported

Being a ChiDM member is more than just a status within our organization; it’s a way to stay connected with the community, build relationships, and support the work of countless designers. What better way to show your support than by becoming a part of Chicago’s living design history?


> Limited Edition Membership Coin

> Exclusive Design Workshops

> Invitations to Private Tours/Openings

> Access to Noteworthy.Work

> Exclusive Content on

Professional membership is $60 per year (or $6 per month).
Student membership is half price at $30 per year (or $3 per month).
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Access to Noteworthy.Work

Noteworthy.Work is a weekly subscription for members that openly wonders “What is worth preserving?” We’ll post a response online every Sunday, and email you a copy.

Limited Edition Membership Coin

Limited to 500 and minted for you, a simple coin check will get you a discount in our store, and a drink on the house at events.

Invitations to Private Tours/Openings

The gallery is closed one night a month private member tours. Guests must come with a member, and cost $10 per. Receptions will feature a member’s preview before.

Exclusive Design Workshops

These highly-engaging, quarterly workshops celebrate learning and doing. Available exclusively for members, they sell out quickly.