Membership Benefits

MEMBER SPECIAL

As an SJMA member, you will receive free admission to Hakone Gardens for yourself and a guest, plus 10% off in their gift shop, in August and September. Simply show your current SJMA membership card when you visit Hakone Gardens to receive these benefits.

For hours and more info, visit Hakone Gardens here.

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Individual - $50 (fully tax-deductible)

  • One year of unlimited free admission for you and one guest
  • Advance notice and invitations to exhibition receptions and members-only events
  • Free and/or discount tickets for programs and lectures
  • Members' Newsletter subscription
  • 10% discounts in the Museum Store and el cafecito by Mezcal!

Dual/Family - $75 (fully tax-deductible)

  • All Individual benefits, plus:
  • One additional member card (allows free admission for a second member and one guest)
  • Reciprocal membership privileges at 20+ museums in the Western Museum Group
  • Discount and priority enrollment for Kid's Summer Art Camp

Advocate - $150 (fully tax-deductible) —Best value!

Includes reciprocal benefits at SFMOMA, OMCA, San Diego Museum of Art, and more!

  • All Dual/Family benefits, plus:
  • Reciprocal membership privileges at over 900 museums throughout North America
  • One $10 gift certificate for the Museum Store
  • Two one-time admission passes for guests

Contributor - $300 (fully tax-deductible)

  • All Advocate benefits, plus:
  • Invitation to an exclusive VIP event
  • Four one-time admission passes for guests
  • Recognition as an SJMA donor in the Spring Members' Newsletter

Benefactor - $600 (fully tax-deductible)

  • All Contributor benefits, plus:
  • Invitations to select VIP programs and events
  • One gift membership at the Individual level for a friend or family member

Collector - $1,000 ($950 tax-deductible)

  • All Benefactor benefits, plus:
  • Complimentary SJMA publication for select exhibitions (when available; $50 value)
  • Opportunity to purchase tickets to annual gala in advance of general public
  • Recognition on the Museum Donor Wall
  • Private viewing of exhibitions for up to four guests

Contemporary Curator's Circle - $1,500 ($1,250 tax-deductible)

  • All Collector benefits, plus:
  • Exclusive visits to private collections and artist studios
  • Hosted viewings of San Francisco Bay Area gallery shows
  • Private exhibition tours with curators
  • Invitations to connect with curators at national and international art fairs and on research trips
  • Dinner with the executive director and patron members

Curator - $3,000 ($2,750 tax-deductible)

  • All Contemporary Curator's Circle benefits, plus:
  • Invitation to the Council of 100's Annual Dinner ($250 value)
  • Invitation to an exclusive gala auction preview
  • Behind-the-scenes technical tour with SJMA's exhibition design staff for up to six guests

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Council of 100 - $5,000 (All but $250 is tax-deductible)

  • All Curator benefits, plus:
  • Two seats at 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.

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 executive director. Curated itineraries include special access to the world’s foremost cultural venues, artists’ studios, and renowned private collections.
  • Special events hosted in private homes with notable collections around the Bay Area.

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Discounted Memberships

Teacher/Student - $35

(proof of full-time student or teacher status required)

  • All Individual benefits, plus:
  • Teachers are invited to join an email distribution list with special education news and opportunities.

Young Professional - $100

(recommended for adults 21–40 years of age)

  • All Individual benefits, plus:
  • Reciprocal membership privileges at over 900 museums throughout North America.
  • Discounted tickets to The Mirror Ball gala after-party.
  • Special networking events for Young Professionals only.

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