Membership Benefits

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Payment plan option for Benefactor level and above!

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 Café Too!

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

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

  • All Collector 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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Invest at the premier levels and gain exclusive access.

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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