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Membership Levels & Benefits

Explore our membership options and discover all the benefits that joining has to offer.


Membership is the perfect way to invest in the future of the museum and help sustain the arts in Philadelphia. While having year-round benefits that connect you to art and to others, your support makes exhibitions, conservation efforts, and educational programs possible and more accessible to all communities. Benefits as of July 2023, subject to change.

$75 ($6/month)

  • Unlimited admission for one adult
  • Half-price admission for member guests (18 & younger free)
  • Access to members-only programs, tours, & previews
  • Discounts on public programs, dining, shopping, and parking
  • Access to the Members’ Lounge

Member Plus
$125 ($11/month)

  • All Member benefits
  • Unlimited admission for two adults

$250 ($20/month)

  • Unlimited admission and exhibition tickets for 4 adults
  • Four (4) one-time-use guest passes
  • Two (2) one-time-use parking vouchers
  • Reciprocal admission for two (2) at 20+ museums across North America


  • All Member benefits
  • Unlimited admission for the student hard at work
  • Proof of current enrollment required

A school email address is required as proof of enrollment and membership will not be processed until it has been received. Upon successful completion of this step, members can elect to use a different email address for museum updates.

$40 ($4/month)

  • All Member benefits
  • Unlimited admission for the working artist
  • Proof of how you share your artwork with the public is required for first-time artist members

The Artist membership is available for artists who work in various mediums, including painting, sculpture, drawing, print, photography, film, video, digital media, or performance-based art. Applicants must provide documentation of how they share their work with the public (i.e., website or exhibition announcement from current year) upon joining. Prior to purchasing an initial Artist membership, please email to provide proof of work. Artist memberships can only be purchased by the individual artist and cannot be gifted.

Museum Circle

At the Museum Circle level, your additional support will help us provide access to the collection and preserve it for generations to come, in appreciation you’ll get behind-the-scenes looks and invitations , events with artists and curators.

$500 ($42/month)

  • All Keystone benefits
  • Admission and exhibition tickets for two (2) more adults (6 total)
  • Invitations to programs with curators and artists
  • Two (2) additional one-time-use guest passes (6 total)

$1,000 ($83/month)

  • All Sustainer benefits
  • Invitations to social receptions and a behind-the-scenes tour
  • Complimentary exhibition catalogue

$1,500 ($125/month)

  • All Sponsor benefits
  • Two (2) tickets for a guided exhibition tour
  • Invitation to select exhibition opening receptions

The Associates

Annual gifts at the Associates level support programs critical to the museum’s mission, such as conservation research or programming that makes the museum accessible for all patrons. Through exclusive opportunities—both online and in our landmark building—you’ll see the meaningful impact of your contribution in action. Associates level members can email ​​ or call 215-684-7766 with any questions.

Associates programming is shaped with the assistance of the Associates Advisory Committee.

Associate Member
$2,500 to $4,999

  • All Patron Member benefits
  • Selected virtual and in-person exhibition openings, sneak peeks, special invitations, and one-of-a-kind events
  • Complimentary private tours by request
  • Insider access to staff and artists
  • Access to curator-led domestic and international travel experiences
  • Six (6) general admission guest passes
  • 10% discount on museum dining and facility rentals
  • Recognition on the museum’s donor list and signage
  • Select museum publications
  • Subscription to Developments magazine
  • Dedicated staff member to meet all your museum needs
  • Increased museum store discount opportunities throughout the year
  • VIP access to Art Basel Miami Beach

Associate Sponsor
$5,000 to $9,999

  • All Associate Member benefits
  • Invitations to discover the stories behind the galleries through intimate, behind-the-scenes events including exhibition celebrations
  • Additional exhibition openings and publications
  • VIP access to five (5) national and international art fairs
  • First access to day trips and domestic travel experiences

Chairman’s Council

As our most generous donors, Chairman’s Council members form the strong foundation on which the museum depends. In addition to all the benefits that Associates receive, you’ll enjoy invitations to private events with museum leadership, complimentary copies of all museum publications, and access to private collections.

Chairman’s Council members can email ​​ or call 215-684-7766 with any questions.

Chairman’s Council programming is shaped with the assistance of the Chairman’s Council Advisory Committee.

Chairman’s Council Member
$10,000 to $14,999

  • All Associate Sponsor benefits
  • Special access to private collections
  • Invitation to annual dinner with museum leadership
  • Even more exhibition openings and celebrations
  • First access to international trip and access to exclusive, curator-led day trip
  • All museum-produced publications
  • Annual fireside chat with museum executive leadership

Chairman’s Council Member Plus
$15,000 to $24,999

  • All Chairman’s Council Member benefits
  • Invitation to A Taste of History, a seated dinner inspired by the museum’s history and collection

Chairman’s Council Patron
$25,000 to $49,999

  • All Chairman’s Council Member Plus benefits
  • Complimentary access to all member and public programs
  • Private lunch and collection tour with a staff member of your choice

Chairman’s Council Benefactor
$50,000 to $99,999

  • All Chairman’s Council Patron benefits
  • Collection tour and private dinner with the George D. Widener Director and Chief Executive Officer

Chairman’s Council Leadership Circle
$100,000 or more

  • All Chairman’s Council Benefactor benefits
  • Personalized membership experience—enjoy curated museum adventures throughout the year