Michigan Theater Foundation members are the heart and soul of our organization and provide funds that are absolutely vital to the day-to-day operation of our downtown Ann Arbor historic theaters. We are proud to welcome more than 4000 member families through our Michigan Theater and State Theatre doors each year.

Membership OptionsBecome a Member or Renew

How does your membership make a difference?

  • You instantly join our community of supporters, who protect and preserve our two historic theaters and our place as a leading community storyteller. 
  • You ensure that the Michigan Theater, the State Theatre, and the Cinetopia Film Festival will continue to thrive long into the future.
  • You supports award-winning film and live programming that enlightens and entertains.
  • You promotes excellence and innovation, as recognized by prestigious national organizations such as the Sundance Institute, the Kresge Foundation, and the League of Historic American Theatres.

Memberships make great gifts!

If you’re wondering what to give to the movie lover on your list, look no further. A Gift Membership comes with year round discounts to movies, concessions, and many of our live events at the Michigan Theater and State Theatre. In addition, members have bar privileges, free parking validation at nearby structures, and receive invitations to members-only parties.

Learn more about our membership programs

Contact Membership Director Amber Duncan at 734.668.8397 ext. 28 or by emailing

Become a Member

Lots of membership options to choose from! 

Renew Your Membership

Login with your membership ID to renew online or call Amber at 734-668-8397 x28.