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Member Services
    Call: 215-684-7840
Associates and Chairman’s Council
    Call: 215-684-7768

Representatives are available to assist you Monday through Friday, between 9:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. Please allow 48 hours for responses to e-mail or voice message inquiries.

Frequently Asked Questions

Where can I find your partner museum list for Keystone members and above ($250+)?
Members at the Keystone level and above receive free general admission for 2 people to these partner museums (benefit does not apply to ticketed exhibitions). Simply present your current membership card to the admissions staff when you visit. View our partnering museum list >>

Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, New York
The Andy Warhol Museum, Pittsburgh
Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto
The Art Institute of Chicago
Blanton Museum of Art, The University of Texas at Austin
Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh
Carnegie Museum of Natural History, Pittsburgh
Chrysler Museum of Art, Norfolk, Virginia
Cincinnati Art Museum
The Cleveland Museum of Art
Columbus Museum of Art, Ohio
Cooper-Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum, New York
Crocker Art Museum, Sacramento, California
Dallas Museum of Art
Delaware Art Museum, Wilmington
Denver Art Museum
Detroit Institute of Arts
Farnsworth Art Museum, Rockland, Maine
Frick Art and Historical Center, Pittsburgh
The Frick Collection, New York
Frist Center for the Visual Arts, Nashville, Tennessee
Georgia O’Keeffe Museum, Santa Fe, New Mexico
High Museum of Art, Atlanta
Hill-Stead Museum, Farmington, Connecticut
Indianapolis Museum of Art
Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, Boston
Los Angeles County Museum of Art
The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York
Milwaukee Art Museum
Minneapolis Institute of Art
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston
National Academy Museum and School of Fine Arts, New York
National Portrait Gallery, Washington, DC
The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, Kansas City, Missouri
Newark Museum, New Jersey
New Orleans Museum of Art
North Carolina Museum of Art, Raleigh
Norton Museum of Art, West Palm Beach, Florida
Peabody Essex Museum, Salem, Massachusetts
The Phillips Collection, Washington, DC
Phoenix Art Museum
Portland Museum of Art, Maine
Princeton University Art Museum, New Jersey
RISD (Rhode Island School of Design) Museum, Providence
Saint Louis Art Museum
Seattle Art Museum
Seattle Asian Art Museum
Smith College Museum of Art, Northampton, Massachusetts
Smithsonian American Art Museum and the Renwick Gallery, Washington, DC
Taft Museum of Art, Cincinnati
The Textile Museum, Washington, DC
The Toledo Museum of Art, Ohio
Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond
Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art, Hartford, Connecticut
Walker Art Center, Minneapolis
The Walters Art Museum, Baltimore

List as of December 2017; subject to change. This benefit provides free general admission but does not apply to special exhibitions that require an advance or timed ticket.

May I visit the Museum without my membership cards?
Yes, you may always access the Museum as a current member without your cards. Visit any Membership or Visitor Services desk in the Museum to verify your current membership status. You will be issued a temporary member ticket for that visit so that you may enjoy your member discounts in the stores, cafeteria, Granite Hill restaurant, and parking garage.

What should I do if I’ve lost or misplaced my membership cards?
Contact Member Services or visit any Membership or Visitor Services desk in the Museum to request replacement cards.

Are children included in my membership?
Yes, all membership categories include an exhibition ticket and unlimited free general admission for all children in your life (18 and under).

How do I receive the discounted $10 admission for my guests?
Guests that are not covered by your membership enjoy half-price general admission. That’s only $10 each for up to 10 guests. Use this benefit when you’re at the Museum with your guests, or purchase discounted admission for your guests in advance by contacting Member Services.

How can I make a change to my contact information?
Contact Member Services or visit any Membership or Visitor Services desk in the Museum to update your contact information.

How can I purchase an Artist membership?
An Artist membership will be available to anyone who works in a medium that's represented in the Museum’s collection, including painting, sculpture, drawing, prints, photography, film, video, craft, and digital media. Applicants are required to present documentation of how they share their work with the public. A website, Instagram or Facebook account, Etsy page, or a postcard of a past or upcoming exhibition will work just fine. To purchase an Artist membership online, send an example of your work by fax to or email to . Member Services will then contact you with a promotional code that will allow you to complete the transaction online. If you sent your payment through the mail, your membership will be processed once proof of artwork is received

How can I purchase a Student membership?
Proof of full-time enrollment status is required to purchase a Student membership. Please present a current and valid ID when purchasing at the Museum. To purchase a Student membership online, send a copy of your current and valid ID by fax to or email to . Member Services will then contact you with a promotional code that will allow you to complete the transaction online. If you sent your payment through the mail, your membership will be processed once proof of full-time student status is received.

When will my exhibition tickets be mailed to me?
Access to many of the Museum’s exhibitions is included in general admission, and therefore members may see them unlimited times for free. For ticketed exhibitions, members must reserve their allotted complimentary tickets for a specific date and time. Once you have reserved your tickets, we will either mail them to you or place them at Will Call for you to pick up.

Three easy ways to reserve your free exhibition tickets:
  • Online*
  • By Phone: Call 215-235-7469, Monday through Friday, between 9:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m.*
  • Onsite: Visit any Membership or Visitor Services desk in the Museum.

Can I automatically renew my membership every year?
Yes! Automatic renewal is the quickest, easiest way to make sure your membership never expires. Your participation also allows the Museum to conserve resources by eliminating renewal notices. And as our thanks for your ongoing support, you’ll save 10% on the current rate of the level you choose.

Before automatically renewing your membership each year, we will send you an email detailing the exact date and charge to your card. We will then charge your card at the end of your current membership expiration month and renew it for another year. Credit card information must be current at the time of renewal. To enroll or learn more about automatic renewal, call Member Services at 215-684-7840, Monday through Friday, 9:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.

Do you offer discounts for teachers?
We offer a K-12 educator discount on the membership of your choice (member through Patron levels). You’ll enjoy a year of free access to the Museum, invites to members-only events, $10 guest passes, and discounts on programs, dining, and shopping. And don’t forget about all our fabulous teacher resources. Offer valid in person at the Museum or by calling 215-684-7840. Teacher ID required.

Can I pay for my membership with a check?
Yes, print this form and mail it in with your check to activate your membership.

Matching Gifts

Double Your Support
Many companies match their employees’ charitable gifts, multiplying the value of the contributions. Increase your support today with these two simple steps!

  1. Obtain an Employee Matching Gift Form from your employer.
  2. Mail to:
    Membership Matching Gifts Program
    Philadelphia Museum of Art
    P.O. Box 7646
    Philadelphia, PA 19101-7646

For more information, please contact Member Services by phone at 215-684-7840 or by e-mail at .

Your Benefits at a Glance

Benefits continue at the Associates and Chairman’s Council levels ($2,500+), including VIP passes for ticketed exhibitions, specially designed programs, travel opportunities, and concierge service. Learn more >>

Kids’ Benefits for All Members

All membership options include admission and exhibition tickets for all children in your life (18 and under).

Using Your Benefits

Admission and Tickets
Reserve online, call 215-684-7840, or present your membership card at any Visitor Services desk in the Museum. Service charges may apply.*

Guest Passes (Keystone+)
Call 215-684-7840, or e-mail to request your free one-time-use guest passes. The number of guest passes depends on your level of membership. Keystone members ($250) receive 4; Sustainer members and above ($500+) receive 6.

Admission at Partner Museums (Keystone+)
Present your Philadelphia Museum of Art membership card at our current partner museums. This benefit entitles you to free general admission for 2 people and does not apply to ticketed exhibitions.

Parking Vouchers (Keystone+)
Present your membership card at any Visitor Services desk in the Museum to redeem a one-time-use parking voucher (2 per membership year).

Member Discounts

Present your membership card for these valuable members-only discounts.

First hour free, $8 for the next 4 hours, and $2 for each additional hour in the Museum’s garage (parking ticket must be validated inside the Museum for these rates)

10% off regularly priced merchandise in the Museum Stores

10% off in the Museum’s cafés and cafeteria, and on food and beverage purchases (with the exception of alcoholic beverages) on Wednesday and Friday evenings

Starr Restaurants (Sustainer+)
10% off for parties of up to 4 people at all Stephen Starr Restaurant locations in Philadelphia. Simply present your current membership card to your server.

Members’ E-Newsletter

Want more info? Sign up for the Members’ E-Newsletter by e-mailing .

Gift Memberships

A Museum membership is a unique and priceless gift. Share the Museum with family, friends, coworkers, neighbors, or anyone who could benefit from the power of art in their lives. Gift memberships must be activated within one year of purchase.

Three easy ways to purchase:
  • Online
  • By Phone: Call 215-684-7840, Monday through Friday, between 9:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m.
  • Onsite: Visit any Membership or Visitor Services desk in the Museum.

*A nonrefundable service charge of $2.50 per member ticket and $3.50 per nonmember ticket is added to all phone and online orders. The service charge is waived for Sustainer members and above ($500+).

For more information, please contact Membership by phone at 215-684-7840 or by e-mail at .

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