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Membership Benefits

More Art
Unlimited free general admission to
  • Your iconic Museum and all of its masterpieces
  • The Rodin Museum - An urban oasis dedicated to the sculpture of Auguste Rodin
  • The Perelman Building - Contemporary galleries in a landmark Art Deco building
  • Mount Pleasant and Cedar Grove - Historic houses with compelling stories in Fairmount Park
More Savings
  • $10 general admission for your guests
  • Member parking rate in the Museum’s garage: only $8 for the first 5 hours
  • 10% off Museum dining and shopping*
  • 20% off programs
  • 10% off classes and workshops at Fleisher Art Memorial
  • 5% off Museum facility rental fees
More Access
  • Free exhibition tickets (number of tickets varies by level)
  • Free admission and exhibition tickets for all children in your life (18 and under)
  • Members-only tours, trips, programs, and previews
  • Free admission to Friday Nights
*excludes tax, gratuity, and alcoholic beverages

Membership Options

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

Member $75

All but $5 is tax deductible

Member Plus $125

All but $10 is tax deductible.

Keystone $250

All but $76 is tax deductible
Best Value
  • Admission and exhibition tickets for 4 adults
  • 4 one-time-use guest passes
  • 2 one-time-use parking vouchers
  • Admission for 2 at 50+ museums across North America
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Artist $40

All but $5 is tax deductible
  • Admission, benefits, and exhibition tickets for 1 artist
Proof of how you share your artwork with the public is required.

The Artist membership is available for artists who work in one or more of the media that are represented in the collection at the Philadelphia Museum of Art, including painting, sculpture, drawing, print, photography, film, video, and digital media, or performance based art. Applicants are required to present documentation of how they share their work with the public (i.e. website, or exhibition announcement from current year) upon joining or renewing. Prior to purchasing an Artist membership online or by phone, email to provide necessary documentation. Artist memberships will not be processed until proof is received. Artist gift memberships are not available.

Student $40

All but $6 is tax deductible
  • Admission, benefits, and exhibition tickets for 1 student
Proof of current, full-time enrollment required
Student gift memberships are not available.

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 $106 is tax deductible
  • All Keystone benefits
  • Admission and exhibition tickets for 2 more adults (6 total)
  • 10% off at all STARR restaurant locations in Philadelphia (for parties up to 4)
  • Invitations to programs with curators and artists
  • 2 more (6 total) one-time-use guest passes

Sponsor $1,000-$1,499

All but $216 is tax deductible
  • All Sustainer benefits
  • Invitations to social receptions and a behind-the-scenes tour
  • Complimentary exhibition catalogue

Patron $1,500-$2,499

All but $336 is tax deductible
  • All Sponsor benefits
  • 2 tickets for a guided exhibition tour
  • Invitation to the Annual Patron Reception
  • Invitation to an Associates event

Leadership Annual Giving

Through specially designed 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 enjoy concierge services that facilitate personally meaningful experiences, and receive invitations to once-in-a-lifetime travel opportunities.

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 $387 is tax deductible)

All Patron benefits for two adults (designate two individuals or bring a guest), plus

Extraordinary Access to Museum Experts and Leaders
  • Exhibition openings
  • Breakfast Tours, Lunch and Learns, evening talks, and receptions
  • Unique travel experiences
  • Four VIP passes for ticketed exhibitions
  • Six general admission guest passes
  • 10% discount on Museum facility rentals and at all Philadelphia-area Stephen STARR Restaurants

Tailored Service and Recognition
  • Concierge services to assist with all of your Museum needs
  • Recognition on the Museum’s donor plaque and in leadership annual giving donor lists

Learning and Enrichment
  • Complimentary in-gallery lecture series (new offering)
  • Family programs to engage the kids in your life
  • One exhibition catalogue
  • Developments magazine, offering an insider’s view of the latest Museum activities

Associate Sponsor
Gifts of $5,000 to $9,999
(all but $567 is tax deductible)

All Associate Member benefits, plus
  • Behind-the-scenes events
  • Eight VIP passes for ticketed exhibitions
  • Additional exhibition openings, catalogues, and Museum publications

The Chairman's Council $10,000+

With an elevated level of support comes an unmatched Museum experience with extraordinary access and tailored service. Members of the Chairman’s Council are philanthropic leaders whose commitment makes a tangible difference.

Chairman's Council Member
Gifts of $10,000 to $14,999
(all but $667 is tax deductible)

All Associate Sponsor benefits, plus
  • Exclusive receptions and visits to private homes and collections
  • Annual luncheon with Museum leadership
  • Complimentary access to additional exhibition openings
  • Invitations to gallery dedications and gallery reinstallation celebrations
  • Exclusive complimentary day trip
  • Ten VIP passes for ticketed exhibitions
  • All Museum-produced publications

Chairman's Council Member Plus
Gifts of $15,000 to $24,999
(all but $697 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 $697 is tax deductible)

All Chairman's Council Member Plus benefits, plus
  • Complimentary access to all member and public programs offered by the Museum (new offering)

Chairman's Council Benefactor
Gifts of $50,000 - $99,999
(all but $747 is tax deductible)

All Chairman's Council Patron benefits, plus
  • Collection tour and dinner with The George D. Widener Director and Chief Executive Officer

Chairman's Council Leadership Circle
Gifts of $100,000 or more
(all but $747 is tax deductible)

All Chairman's Council Benefactor benefits, plus
  • Personally customized membership and individualized concierge service

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

Once you select your membership level, please check either Young Friend or Dual Young Friend under Enhancements.


$125 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>>

Once you select your membership level, please check Collab under Enhancements.

Focus: Friends of Photography

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

Whether you are a collector, artist, enthusiast, or admirer, Focus brings you together with others who share your love of photography. Celebrate our internationally acclaimed collection of more than 33,000 photographs, dating from the invention of the medium to the present, while participating in engaging programs, conversations, and intellectual camaraderie throughout the year.

Members enjoy a dynamic slate of events, including exclusive access to private collections, artists, curators, insightful lectures, gallery talks, and receptions. Focus even shapes the Museum’s storied collection—every December, Focus members vote on the use of accumulated contributions to acquire a work of photography, at the annual Purchase Party. Learn more>>

Once you select your membership level, please check Focus: Friends of Photography under Enhancements.

Techné, Ambassadors for International Craft

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

Techné, Ambassadors for International Craft. Building on the Museum’s rich tradition of acquiring and promoting craft, Techné offers collectors and enthusiasts an array of specialized programs and activities throughout the year that will inspire members through stimulating dialogue, the exchange of ideas, and shared experiences. Learn more>>

Once you select your membership level, please check Techné under Enhancements.

Half-price general admission discount for guests is limited to 10 per visit. Dining discount excludes tax, gratuity, and alcoholic beverages. 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. 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 or by e-mail at .

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