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Membership—Your Ticket to So Much More

More art…more beauty…more inspiration…more fun…more connections…more surprises…more memories

Members experience more of what makes the Art Museum the cultural heart of Philadelphia.

Your membership directly supports the Museum’s mission to preserve and present our inspiring works of art now and for generations to come.

Discover all the ways members get more. Join or renew today.

Membership Benefits

More Art

Unlimited free admission More Access
  • Free admission and exhibition tickets for all children in your life (18 and under)
  • Free tickets and priority reservations for exhibitions
  • Members’ previews of select exhibitions
  • An array of members-only tours each month
  • Members-only trips to regional cultural attractions
  • Special programs presented by artists, curators, authors, and art scholars
  • Members' Calendar and Members' E-Newsletter
More Savings
  • $10 general admission for your guests
  • Special parking rate in the Museum’s garage: first hour free, and only $8 for the next 4 hours
  • 10% off Museum dining and shopping every time you visit
  • A 20% off Museum Store coupon
  • A 20% off Granite Hill restaurant coupon
  • 20% off educational programs and audio tours
  • 5% off Museum facility rental fees for special events

Membership Options

Click on the membership names below to learn about the special benefits for each membership option.

Student $40

All but $10 is tax deductible
  • Admission, benefits, and exhibition tickets for 1 student
Proof of current, full-time enrollment required
Student gift memberships are not available.

Member $75

All but $10 is tax deductible
  • Admission, benefits, and exhibition tickets for 1 adult

Member Plus $125

All but $20 is tax deductible.
  • Admission, benefits, and exhibition tickets for 2 adults—designate 2 individuals, or make one of your membership cards a Guest Card

Keystone $250

All but $139 is tax deductible
  • Admission, benefits and exhibition tickets for 4 adults
  • 4 one-time-use guest passes
  • 2 one-time-use parking vouchers
  • Admission for 2 at 60 museums across North America
    View Participating Museums >>

Museum Circle

The Museum Circle is more than additional benefits—it is an investment in the future of the Museum. Your significant contribution will help the Philadelphia Museum of Art remain a premier local and national institution, now and for years to come. Membership at this level gives you access to all Keystone benefits, as well as an array of additional admission privileges, access to intimate and engaging programs, and added conveniences.

Sustainer $500-$999

All but $196 is tax deductible
  • Admission, benefits and exhibition tickets for 6 adults
  • 6 one-time-use guest passes
  • Invitations for 2 to enriching programs presented by curators and artists
  • 10% off at all STARR Restaurant locations in Philadelphia for parties up to 4 people
  • Priority ticketing for select members-only events
  • No service fees for ticket orders
  • Access to our dedicated Museum Circle phone line and e-mail address
  • Recognition in the annual listing of donors in Developments magazine
  • 2 one-time-use parking vouchers
  • Admission for 2 at 60+ museum across North America

Sponsor $1,000-$1,499

All but $220 is tax deductible
  • Invitations for 2 to social receptions
  • Invitations for 2 to a behind-the-scenes tour of the Museum
  • A complimentary exhibition catalogue
  • All Sustainer benefits

Patron $1,500-$2,499

All but $320 is tax deductible
  • 2 tickets for a guided tour of an exhibition
  • A private Museum tour for up to 10 people
  • An invitation for 2 to an Associates event
  • All Sponsor benefits

Leadership Annual Giving

Through unique and diverse events and exclusive access to Museum experts, Associates and Chairman's Council members witness firsthand how their support positively impacts the art, the people, and the programs of the Philadelphia Museum of Art. Members also enjoy concierge services that encourage personal interaction with art and culture and once-in-a-lifetime travel experiences.

The Associates $2,500+

Dedicated individuals whose commitment is critical to the Museum's mission to connect more people with great art.

Associate Member
Gifts of $2,500 to $4,999
(all but $399 is tax deductible)

All Patron benefits, plus

Extraordinary Access
  • Stimulating programs that deepen your relationship with the Museum: curator lectures, exhibitions previews, lunchtime and evening talks with PMA experts, private explorations of the collection, and more
  • Complimentary invitations to select exhibition opening celebrations (New!)
  • Exclusive day trips and extended domestic and international travel
  • Four VIP passes for ticketed exhibitions
  • Four general admission guest passes to share with family and friends

Tailored Service and Recognition
  • Dedicated staff liaisons to craft your Museum engagement through customized private tours, direct connections with our extraordinary specialists, travel recommendations, and much more!
  • Special access to VIP passes for international art fairs
  • Inclusion in donor recognition materials, including the Museum’s donor plaque and member lists

Learning and Enrichment
  • Free enrollment in one Museum art history course
  • Family programs to engage the kids in your life
  • One exhibition catalogue and all Museum Bulletins (softcover scholarly publications)
  • Developments magazine, offering an insider’s view of the latest Museum activities, exhibitions, and acquisitions

Associate Sponsor
Gifts of $5,000 to $9,999
(all but $549 is tax deductible)

All Associate Member benefits, plus
  • Annual luncheon with the Chairman’s Council and Museum leadership
  • Behind-the-scenes events highlighting the inner workings of the Museum’s curatorial and conservation departments (New!)
  • Eight VIP passes for ticketed exhibitions
  • Two exhibition catalogues

The Chairman's Council $10,000+

With an elevated level of support comes an elite level of service. The Chairman’s Council enjoys customized access as well as a slate of exclusive events, travel excursions, and learning opportunities designed to emphasize the extraordinary impact of their philanthropy.

Chairman's Council Member
Gifts of $10,000 to $14,999
(all but $689 is tax deductible)

All Associate Sponsor benefits, plus
  • Exclusive receptions and visits to private homes and collections
  • Complimentary invitations to additional exhibition openings and gallery dedications
  • Ten VIP passes for ticketed exhibitions
  • Six general admission guest passes to share with family and friends
  • All Museum-produced publications

Chairman's Council Member Plus
Gifts of $15,000 to $24,999
(all but $719 is tax deductible)

All Chairman's Council Member benefits, plus
  • Lunch and a tour of the Museum with a staff member of your choice

Chairman's Council Patron
Gifts of $25,000 to $49,999
(all but $895 is tax deductible)

All Chairman's Council Member Plus benefits, plus
  • Complimentary access to select subscription events

Chairman's Council Benefactor
Gifts of $50,000 - $99,999
(all but $945 is tax deductible)

All Chairman's Council Patron benefits, plus
  • A tour of the collection and private dinner by Stephen STARR Events with The George D. Widener Director and Chief Executive Officer (for up to six guests)

Chairman's Council Leadership Circle
Gifts of $100,000 or more
(all but $945 is tax deductible)

All Chairman's Council Benefactor benefits, plus
  • Personally customized membership and individualized concierge service at the highest level—call us for all your Museum and art world needs

Enhance Your Membership

The Museum is privileged to include several Friends Groups among its most dedicated supporters. Join one or more to enhance your membership through a variety of focused programs and events.

Young Friends

$50 per person per year
(Must be 21 or over to join and may only be added to an existing or new membership)

Join this premier group of young art lovers committed to supporting the Philadelphia Museum of Art. Through engaging social events, educational programs, and volunteer opportunities, these members are the next generation of philanthropists for arts and culture in the Philadelphia region.

The Young Friends host fund-raising events ranging from festive happy hours to formal black-tie galas, raising money that is donated to the Museum for art acquisition, conservation and preservation projects, educational programs, and outreach initiatives. Learn More >>

View Young Friends Calendar >>
View a sample of Young Friends acquisitions>>

Become a Young Friend and enjoy:
  • Invitations to special Young Friends-designed programs, including private tours, art-inspired excursions, and opportunities to meet and learn from museum curators, staff, and leadership
  • Discounts on ticketed Young Friends events, including some of the city’s most popular fundraisers: Fall into Art, Holiday Party, and Winter Gala
  • Networking and social opportunities where you’ll mingle with the region’s most culturally engaged young professionals
  • Philanthropic investment in one of the largest and most renowned museums in the country

Join or Renew with benefits for 1 adult (Member $75)
Join or Renew with benefits for 2 adults (Member Plus $125)


$100 per membership per year

Collab is a collaboration of design professionals and enthusiasts supporting the modern and contemporary design collections at the Philadelphia Museum of Art. A volunteer committee founded in 1970, Collab is dedicated to enriching the Museum’s collections with outstanding examples of mass-produced and unique designs, and to making the collections accessible to the general public, students, and the design community. Now among the most important in the country, the design collections of more than 2,000 objects range from appliances and furniture to ceramics, glass, posters, wallpapers, and lighting.

Members of Collab receive special access to a variety of design related programs at the Museum, including private curator led tours, free admission to Collab’s annual Spring Lecture, discounted tickets to Collab’s signature program, the Design Excellence Award, and other member benefits. Learn more>>

Join or Renew

Friends of the Alfred Stieglitz Center

Friend $500 or Benefactor $1,000 per membership per year

The Friends of the Alfred Stieglitz Center of the Philadelphia Museum of Art bring together collectors, artists, curators, and other enthusiasts of photography to celebrate the photographic art form at the Museum and beyond. The Friends enjoy a dynamic slate of programs, including access to private collections, artists, and curators; exclusive lectures, gallery talks, and receptions; trips to art fairs and galleries; and a variety of educational programs that showcase the Museum’s collections and study spaces. Through funds raised by the group, the Friends of the Alfred Stieglitz Center present annual purchase gifts for the Museum's photography collection. Learn more>>

Join or Renew at the Friend Level ($500)

Join or Renew at the Benefactor Level ($1,000)

Half-price general admission discount for guests is limited to 10 per visit. Museum facility rental discount does not apply to catering. STARR Restaurant discount is only valid at Philadelphia locations and for parties of up to 4 people. Private Museum tour for Patron members is not valid for special exhibitions. Timed exhibition tickets must be reserved in advance for a specific date and time, subject to availability. A nominal service charge is added for tickets ordered by phone or online. There is no service charge for Museum Circle members and above. The number of free tickets depends on the level of membership. Your membership must be current through the date for which your free tickets are booked. Guest passes are available upon request, and are not valid for ticketed exhibitions.

For more information, please contact Membership by phone at 215-684-7840, by fax at 215-235-0042, or by e-mail at .

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