Membership

Support the MFA while enjoying twelve months of unlimited general admission to explore the galleries, enjoy lunch or brunch in the MFA Café and shop for gifts in the Museum Store.

Choose a support group membership in addition to your general membership, and enjoy exclusive admission to exciting events, additional discounts and more.

As a Museum Member, you will have immediate access to 5,000 years of art and culture. Your membership helps to bring in world-class exhibits and programming that benefit the whole community. Please review the levels and benefits of membership below:

  • Individual

  • Family

  • Friend

  • Benefactor

  • Sustainer

  • Scholar

Individual

$60 yearly gets you the following

  • Free admission every day of the week
  • Reciprocal admission to all Southeastern (SERM) museums
  • 10% Discount in the Museum Store
  • 10% Discount in the MFA Café
  • Access to new gallery openings in advance of opening to the public
  • Exclusive invitations to special exhibitions, concerts, lectures, programs and events
  • Discounts on ticketed events, workshops and lecture series
  • Quarterly issues of the MFA Member magazine MOSAIC
  • Weekly electronic news of upcoming activities in MFA HAPPENINGS
  • Priority for volunteer opportunities in Museum programs and projects
  • Access and use of the Museum’s art reference library

Family

$115 gets you all Individual Member benefits PLUS:

  • 2 membership cards
  • Admission for children under 18 years of age in the same household
  • In addition to reciprocal admission to all SERM museums, members at the Family Level and above receive reciprocal admission to over 600 North American (NARM) museums across the United States and Canada
  • Free admission for caregivers
  • Discounts for all children’s art programs

Friend

$250 gets you all Individual Member benefits PLUS:

  • 2 membership cards
  • Admission for children under 18 years of age in the same household
  • SERM and NARM reciprocal admissions
  • 4 Member-for-a-Day passes
  • 1 complimentary book or catalogue from the Museum Store. (Must claim in person at the Museum Store)

Benefactor

$500 gets you all Friend Member benefits PLUS:

  • Invitations to exclusive Member Receptions
  • 1 Individual Membership to give to a friend
  • 2 additional Member-for-a-Day passes

Sustainer

$1200 gets you all Friend Member benefits PLUS:

  • 1 Family Membership to give to a friend
  • Invitations to curator led tours of special exhibitions
  • 4 additional Member-for-a-Day passes

Scholar

$35 gets you all Individual Member benefits, at a special educational discounted rate. (Must present Student/Educator Valid ID)

Circle Levels

These philanthropic groups provide essential leadership in the Museum community and support of the Museum’s renowned exhibitions, exciting events, and educational programs.  Please contact Member Services (727)896-2667 ext. 248 to reserve a Circle Level Membership. The two unique levels include the following benefits:

Founder’s Circle – $10,000

  • Special recognition including the Donor Wall in the Mary Alice McClendon Conservatory, MOSAIC magazine, and the Museum’s annual report
  • Two named membership cards with unlimited Museum admission
  • SERM and NARM reciprocal admissions
  • Invitations to curator led tours of special exhibitions
  • Exclusive invitations for two (2) to Founder’s Circle events
  • Priority admission and access to special exhibitions and events
  • Discounts in the Museum Store and MFA Café
  • Priority reservation and discounted rental of the Museum
  • Membership is renewable annually and fully tax-deductible

Director’s Circle – $25,000

  • Special recognition including the Donor Wall in the Mary Alice McClendon Conservatory, MOSAIC magazine, and the Museum’s annual report
  • Two named membership cards with unlimited Museum admission
  • SERM and NARM reciprocal admissions
  • Private tours of exhibitions and the permanent collection with the Museum Director
  • Exclusive invitations for four (4) to Director’s Circle events
  • Reserved parking from the Museum’s Bayshore entrance
  • Priority admission and access to special exhibitions and events
  • Discounts in the Museum Store and MFA Café
  • Membership is renewable annually and fully tax-deductible