Membership

Membership

We invite you to become part of an organization that is dedicated to preserving arts, culture and etc.

Thanks to our members...

we are able to create spectacular exhibitions, groundbreaking Bickford Theatre events, and innovative educational programs.

Every membership includes:
  • Free admission all year round (including Family Fun
    Days)
  • Special discounts on Bickford Theatre tickets and in
    the Museum Shop
  • Discounts at local businesses through our Neighborhood Partners Program
  • Invitations to exclusive events like Member Previews
    and Receptions and curator tours
  • Insider updates

Renew your membership or join at the Front Desk, and receive a special one-time-use 20% off coupon for the Museum Shop!

Smithsonian Affiliate Membership! Friends and above.
  • Smithsonian magazine (one year subscription)
  • A personalized Smithsonian Affiliate co-branded membership card
  • Free admission to the Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum in New York City
  • 10% discount on café dining at Smithsonian Museums in Washington D.C.
  • 10% discount on all Smithsonian Folkways Recordings
  • 10% discount on all IMAX tickets at the Smithsonian
  • Additional rotating benefits can be found here (www.smithsonianmag.com/member-services)

Membership Levels

Individual | Dual
$50*/$70
(100% Tax-deductible)

Senior Citizen/Student / Teacher (all with valid ID) $45

  • Free admission for one year (Dual: two adults)
  • NEW: First Tuesday access (Members-only hours and programming on the First Tuesday of each month)
  • NEW: Monthly Virtual events (including Smithsonian-presented programming)
  • NEW: Free Smithsonian film screenings
  • Invitations to Member Previews
  • Early access to and /discounts on our performing arts programming

  • Member Appreciation Month events
  • 10% off all purchases in the Museum Shop (20% off during Member Appreciation Month)
  • Insider updates on exhibitions, programs, events, and performances
  • Personalized membership card (Dual: two cards)

Senior Citizen / Student/ Teacher (all with valid ID) $45

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Family | Grandfamily
$80
(100% Tax-deductible)

All benefits of Dual level, plus:
Free admission for up to three children (under 18)

  • Free admission for one year (Dual: two adults)
  • NEW: First Tuesday access (Members-only hours and programming on the First Tuesday of each month)
  • NEW: Monthly Virtual events (including Smithsonian-presented programming)
  • NEW: Free Smithsonian film screenings
  • Invitations to Member Previews
  • Early access to and /discounts on our performing arts programming

  • Member Appreciation Month events
  • 10% off all purchases in the Museum Shop (20% off during Member Appreciation Month)
  • Insider updates on exhibitions, programs, events, and performances
  • Personalized membership card (Dual: two cards)
  • Free admission for up to three children (under 18)
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Family | Grandfamily+
$100
(100% Tax-deductible)

All benefits of Dual level, plus:
Free admission for up to five children (under 18)

  • Free admission for one year (Dual: two adults)
  • NEW: First Tuesday access (Members-only hours and programming on the First Tuesday of each month)
  • NEW: Monthly Virtual events (including Smithsonian-presented programming)
  • NEW: Free Smithsonian film screenings
  • Invitations to Member Previews
  • Early access to and /discounts on our performing arts programming

  • Member Appreciation Month events
  • 10% off all purchases in the Museum Shop (20% off during Member Appreciation Month)
  • Insider updates on exhibitions, programs, events, and performances
  • Personalized membership card (Dual: two cards)
  • Free admission for up to five children (under 18)
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Friend
$200
($176 Tax-deductible)

All benefits of Family/Grandfamily level, plus:
four extra benefits. Learn more below

  • Free admission for one year (Dual: two adults)
  • NEW: First Tuesday access (Members-only hours and programming on the First Tuesday of each month)
  • NEW: Monthly Virtual events (including Smithsonian-presented programming)
  • NEW: Free Smithsonian film screenings
  • Invitations to Member Previews
  • Early access to and /discounts on our performing arts programming

  • Member Appreciation Month events
  • 10% off all purchases in the Museum Shop (20% off during Member Appreciation Month)
  • Insider updates on exhibitions, programs, events, and performances
  • Personalized membership card (Dual: two cards)
  • Free admission for up to five children (under 18)
  • Complimentary Smithsonian Affiliate Membership
  • Reciprocal admission to 1,000+ museums through the North American Reciprocal Museum Association (NARM)
  • NEW: Invitation to TWO annual curator-led tours
  • NEW: Unlimited guest passes

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Add one Member for $50 (for a total of 3 Members) at the Friend, Partner, and Insider levels.

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Partner
$500
($450 Tax-deductible)

All benefits of Friend level, plus:
Two extra benefits. Learn more below

  • Free admission for one year (Dual: two adults)
  • NEW: First Tuesday access (Members-only hours and programming on the First Tuesday of each month)
  • NEW: Monthly Virtual events (including Smithsonian-presented programming)
  • NEW: Free Smithsonian film screenings
  • Invitations to Member Previews
  • Early access to and /discounts on our performing arts programming

  • Member Appreciation Month events
  • 10% off all purchases in the Museum Shop (20% off during Member Appreciation Month)
  • Insider updates on exhibitions, programs, events, and performances
  • Personalized membership card (Dual: two cards)
  • Free admission for up to five children (under 18)
  • Complimentary Smithsonian Affiliate Membership
  • Reciprocal admission to 1,000+ museums through the North American Reciprocal Museum Association (NARM)
  • NEW: Invitation to TWO annual curator-led tours
  • NEW: Unlimited guest passes
  • Special gift annually
  • Invitation to ALL annual curator tours

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Add one Member for $50 (for a total of 3 Members) at the Friend, Partner, and Insider levels.

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Insider
$1000
($875 Tax-deductible)

All benefits of Partner level, plus:
Two extra benefits. Learn more below

  • Free admission for one year (Dual: two adults)
  • NEW: First Tuesday access (Members-only hours and programming on the First Tuesday of each month)
  • NEW: Monthly Virtual events (including Smithsonian-presented programming)
  • NEW: Free Smithsonian film screenings
  • Invitations to Member Previews
  • Early access to and /discounts on our performing arts programming

  • Member Appreciation Month events
  • 10% off all purchases in the Museum Shop (20% off during Member Appreciation Month)
  • Insider updates on exhibitions, programs, events, and performances
  • Personalized membership card (Dual: two cards)
  • Free admission for up to five children (under 18)
  • Complimentary Smithsonian Affiliate Membership
  • Reciprocal admission to 1,000+ museums through the North American Reciprocal Museum Association (NARM)
  • NEW: Invitation to TWO annual curator-led tours
  • NEW: Unlimited guest passes
  • Special gift annually
  • Invitation to ALL annual curator tours
  • One complimentary Family/Grandfamily membership to give as a gift your first year
  • NEW: Invitation to offsite special events (ex: Private collection, artist studio visit)

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Add one Member for $50 (for a total of 3 Members) at the Friend, Partner, and Insider levels.

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The Director's Circle

To engage at a leadership level, and learn
about our Director’s Circle, please contact
Mira Prives, Director of Development at
973-971-3705 or [email protected].

 

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