• Three people interact in a gallery. Two of them are smiling, one gesturing to the third person.
  • Two women stand with their arms around one another in a museum gallery. They look like mother and daughter and wear blue and black jackets. Behind them are 2 paintings—one has a series of lemons and the depicts a single lemon.
  • A young woman sits in a museum gallery. She looks at a sculpture while she draws in blue using an easel. Only the base of the sculpture on the pedestal is visible. Another chair is visible in the background and three sets of legs can be seen around it.

    Membership updates

    Starting June 1, 2024, we will be introducing updates to our membership levels, rates, and benefits. It has been 20 years since we've last updated our membership pricing, and we hope you will agree that your membership continues to be an excellent investment, offering both wonderful benefits to you—such as free admission, member-only programming, and discounts in the Store and Café—and helping to bring award-winning arts education and exhibitions of socially relevant contemporary art to San José and Silicon Valley. 

    Access to the arts remains vital to SJMA’s mission. Members like you help us ensure free admission for children ages 17 and under, college students, and teachers. Additionally, we will offer a discount of $20 on Individual, Dual, Young Professional, and Family memberships for students, teachers, seniors, working artists, and nonprofit professionals. Please reach out to to learn more about how to activate this discount.  

    Starting June 1, 2024, dues for these membership levels will increase as follows: 

    Individual: $60 
    Dual (formerly Dual/Family): $90 
    Young Professional: $120 
    Family (formerly Advocate): $180 

    If you would like to renew early (before May 31, 2024), you may lock in another year at your current membership rate and benefits. Your membership will be extended from your current membership expiration date.

    Join/Renew a Membership now!

    Members receive unlimited free admission; invitations to special events; newsletters; discounts at the Museum Store and Café; and much more while supporting the visual arts and arts education in Silicon Valley. Join us today!

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    Your Membership Supports

    Groundbreaking art 

    SJMA celebrates risk-taking, thought-provoking work by both emerging and renowned artists. Our collection and exhibitions' local to international scope reflects our diverse community and champions artistic creativity.

    Inclusive community 

    SJMA reflects the innovative spirit and cultural diversity of Silicon Valley. Community members of all backgrounds connect here. 

    SJMA offers a variety of membership options to suit your interests

    See a full list of membership levels and benefits.

    members receive

    • Art 101 and Kids Summer Art Camp discounts! 

    Enjoy discounts to hands-on adult art classes and Kids Summer Art Camp (starting at Dual/Family level).

    • Curator’s Workshops

    All members are invited to attend quarterly talks (via Zoom) by SJMA's curators. 

    • Museum Café

    Enjoy a 10% discount at El Cafecito by Mezcal Restaurant.

    • Museum Store

    Receive a 10% discount year-round, and a 20% discount during member discount days. 

    Questions about membership?

    Call 408.271.6867