Membership at TAM

Become a member and enjoy great benefits while helping to support a civic institution. Members are an integral part of the museum and we are grateful for your support of our exhibitions and programs. Join today and experience the best that TAM has to offer.

All members receive free admission for a year, discounts to TAM’s educational programs, a mailed copy of the museum’s newsletter, invitations to members-only events, and additional member perks.

Current members: To access our new Member Portal, please create an online account by clicking on the link in your email. To request a new link, please email


Sascha Golden, Membership and Donor Advancement Officer
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Members get more on November 27, 2017

This #CyberMonday, take 10% off your TAM membership AND receive a Lucky Squirrel and a Lucky Hedgehog cup from The Bowl Maker. Simply use the code “Cyber Monday” when you renew.

Not yet up for renewal? If you have a current TAM membership, you can still take part in this deal! Renew your membership on #CyberMonday and we will add a year to your current expiration date.

This offer is online-only and applies to memberships up to the $800 Conservator level. Cups must be picked up in person at TAM Store. Offer valid only on November 27, 2017.

Give a gift, get a gift!

The joy of giving is getting a little boost! 

This holiday season, give a membership at the Pioneer level or above to a friend or loved one and take home a Lucky Fox cup by The Bowl Maker for yourself.

This special offer is valid only for gift memberships. The gift recipient must reside in another household. All gift memberships will be sent directly to the gift recipient unless otherwise specified. Cups must be picked up in person at TAM Store. We cannot ensure holiday delivery for gifts purchased after December 15. Offer valid through December 31, 2017.

Membership Levels

Additional membership options are available for art lovers, funding supporters, businesses, or higher education institutions.

Friend Member $50

  • Admits one adult
  • Four complimentary guest passes

Friends and Family Member $85

  • Admits two adults and up to four kids (under 18)
  • Four complimentary guest passes

Pioneer Member $125

Best Value!

  • Admits two adults and up to four kids (under 18)
  • Free entry to over 800 museums through the North American Reciprocal Museums (NARM) Program (more info)
  • Access to 14 additional museums through Museums West Consortium (more info)
  • Four complimentary guest passes
  • 20% discount at the TAM Store
  • Acknowledgement in Annual Report

Collector Member $250

  • Admits four adults and four kids (under 18)
  • Free entry to 800 museums through  the North American Reciprocal Museums (NARM) Program (more info)
  • Access to 14 additional museums through Museums West Consortium (more info)
  • Four complimentary guest passes
  • Quarterly payment option
  • 20% discount at the TAM store
  • Acknowledgment in Annual Report
  • Listing on Donor Wall

Advocate Membership $500

  • Admission for up to 4 adults and 4 children
  • 6 guest passes
  • 20% discount in the TAM Store
  • Free entry to over 800 museums through the NARM and Museums West programs
  • Special annual day to bring up to five additional friends and family for free
  • Quarterly payment option

Conservator Membership $800

  • Includes all Advocate Membership benefits (above)
  • Invitation to one exclusive Patron Circle event annually. This year mix and mingle with like-minded art lovers at the Patron Preview forThe Outwin 2016: American Portraiture Today in February 2017

Additional Membership Options

Patron Circle memberships receive exclusive opportunities such as exhibition previews, events, and travel experiences. Starting at $1,200.

Art for Business and Community Organizations memberships offer employee and organization members free visits to TAM. Starting at $500.

Membership for University and Student Enrichment (MUSE) provides an educative space for students, faculty, and staff to explore the visual arts. Starting at $1,500.

Reciprocal Programs

Pioneer and Collector level members have access to the NARM and Museums West reciprocal programs, which grant free admission to over 800 museums across North America. Simply show the reciprocal stickers on your TAM membership card to Visitor Services at any of these affiliated museums to gain free entry.

The Museums West Consortium offers reciprocal admission to 14 participating museums nationwide, including these:

Member Perks

Enjoy these fabulous perks from our local partners. These benefits come with every membership level. Simply show your TAM membership card to receive the following discounts: