Membership Benefits

An SJMA membership is an excellent investment in our community, 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.

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Individual - $60

(fully tax-deductible)

  • One year of unlimited free admission for one cardholder  
  • Two single-use guest passes 
  • Advance notice and invitations to exhibition receptions and members-only events  
  • Free and/or discount tickets for programs and lectures  
  • Exclusive offers from local businesses and cultural organizations through SJMA’s Membership Partners 
  • Members' Newsletter subscription  
  • 10% discounts in the Museum Store and El Cafecito by Mezcal Restaurant 

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Dual - $90

(fully tax-deductible)

All Individual benefits, plus:

  • One additional member card
  • Two additional single-use guest passes

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Young Professional - $120  

(recommended for adults 21–40 years of age)

All Individual benefits, plus:  

  • Invitation to Young Professional networking event 
  • Discounted tickets to Gala + Auction and After-Party 
  • Reciprocal admission at over 900 museums in the Western Reciprocal Network (WRN) and North American Reciprocal Museums (NARM) 

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Learn more about the Young Professional membership.

Family - $180

(fully tax-deductible)

All Dual benefits, plus:

  • Free admission for four on each visit
  • Reciprocal admission at over 900 museums in the Western Reciprocal Network (WRN) and North American Reciprocal Museums (NARM)
  • 10% discount and priority enrollment for Kids Summer Art Camp

Join/Renew at Family 

Contributor - $300—Best value!

(fully tax-deductible)

Includes reciprocal benefits at SFMOMA, OMCA, Guggenheim Museum, and more! 

All Family benefits, plus:

  • Reciprocal admission at over 400 additional museums in Reciprocal Organization of Associated Museums (ROAM) and Museum Alliance Reciprocal Program (MARP) 
  • Additional $10 gift certificate for the Museum Store 
  • Recognition as an SJMA donor in the Winter Members' Newsletter and Annual Report 

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Benefactor - $600

(fully tax-deductible)

All Contributor benefits, plus:

  • One gift membership at the Individual level for a friend or family member

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Collector - $1,000

(fully tax-deductible)

All Benefactor benefits, plus:

  • Printed membership card
  • Recognition on the Museum Donor Wall
  • Invitations to select VIP events
  • Passes to select art fairs

Join/Renew at Collector

Curator - $3,000

(All but $250 is tax-deductible)

All Collector benefits, plus:

  • Invitation to the Council of 100's Annual Dinner ($250 value)
  • Opportunity to purchase tickets to annual Gala + Auction and After-Party in advance of general public

Join/Renew at Curator

Better yet!

Invest at the premier levels and gain exclusive access.

Council of 100 - $5,000

(All but $250 is tax-deductible)

All Curator benefits, plus:

  • Invitation for two to the Council of 100's Annual Dinner, featuring contemporary artists and creatives discussing art today.  
  • Opportunity to cast your vote for an acquisition to the Museum's permanent collection at the annual ArtPick reception.  
  • Invitations to travel with the Museum to major arts and cultural destinations in the US and Bay Area on private, arts-insider tours.  

Join/Renew at Council of 100

Director’s Council - $10,000

(All but $250 is tax-deductible)

All Council of 100 benefits, plus:

  • Invitations to explore international destinations with SJMA’s Oshman Executive Director. Curated itineraries include special access to the world’s foremost cultural venues, artists’ studios, and renowned private collections.
  • Private viewing of an exhibition for up to four guests.
  • Priority consideration for the Museum facility’s rentals for select private events.

Join/Renew at Director’s Council

Discounted Memberships

Access to the arts is 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.