Niche Memberships

All new membership levels, something for everyone!

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    The Correspondent

    You love reading our email, but that’s about the most commitment you have time for right now. We will email you a drawing of our fancy membership patch.

    Membership Donation: $7.99 / year


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    The Down Payment

    You aren’t really sure what we are or quite what we do…yet. Give us a $10 down payment on a membership now and once you’ve decided we’ve accomplished a full membership worth of programming you will give us the other $90. We will mail you a postcard of a drawing of a membership patch.

    Membership Donation: $10 now, $90 when you are fully satisfied


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    Ping Pong Enthusiast

    You love ping-pong. If you join as an enthusiast, you start each game played at Machine at a 2 point advantage.

    Membership Donation: $50 / year


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    I’m Just Here for Embroidery Patterns

    You can’t get enough embroidery and are just joining to get embroidery patterns of Machine‚Äôs Executive Director Mark Allen’s drawings by Sublime Stitching.

    Membership Donation: $75 / year


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    I’m not totally sure who you people are but since you took the trouble to ask me on Facebook here is $50.

    You respond positively to solicitations on social media.

    Membership Donation: $50 / year


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    I Don’t Live Anywhere Near Machine Project

    If we go to your city we’ll try to do something at your house!

    Membership Donation: $100 / year (approx. 3 tanks of gas + some chips)


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    Purposeful Absentee

    You promise not to come to the space for an entire year.

    Membership Donation: $36.50 / year


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    The Horse

    You’re a horse who loves Machine Project. Thanks, horse!

    Membership Donation: $4,000 (Lifetime Member)


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    We reserve the right to confirm you are actually a horse, though for $4000 we might decide it doesn’t matter. In that case, your membership will be valid for the lifetime of one horse of your choosing.

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    Mr Peanut Fan

    You’re obsessed with Mr Peanut and are just joining to get a drawing of Mr Peanut by Machine’s Executive Director Mark Allen. (Actual peanut drawing may vary.)

    Membership Donation: $125 / year


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    Westsiders’ Special

    For people from the westside.

    Membership Donation: $4.05 / month


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    OH MY GOD IT’S PAUL OUTLAW

    You are Paul Outlaw.

    Membership Donation: $100 / year

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  • The Envious of Michael Kontopoulos Membership

    Hey! Why does Michael Kontopoulos have his own membership!?

    Get the same privileges as the Michael Kontopoulos Membership listed below for $1 less than Michael Kontopoulos!

    Membership Donation: $99 / 1 year


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  • Michael Kontopoulos Membership

    You can only sign up for this if you are Michael Kontopoulos!

    Michael gets normal member stuff as well as borrowing privileges for up to 10 soldering irons or battery-powered amps simultaneously.

    Membership Donation: $100 / 1 year

    (If you, too, would like your very own personalized membership level, please email machine@machineproject.com to request one. Personalized memberships begin at $100/year.)


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    Mallet-of-the-Month Membership

    For people who just love mallets. We will mail you one mallet per month for a year, they will all be the same kind of mallet, and on one random month we will send you two for a baker’s dozen.

    Membership Donation: $25 / month


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    Your Name Here

    The “Your Name Here” Membership

    Have your name appear upon our storefront signboard 4 random days out of the year! You will receive notification along with a photo of your membership proudly being displayed along a busy thoroughfare in Echo Park. Only $3 a letter, with complimentary spaces and punctuation.