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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, invitations to members-only events, member magazines and newsletters, and additional member perks.

 

Contact

Beth Petersen
Membership and Database Officer
253-272-4258 ×3057
BPetersen@TacomaArtMuseum.org


Limited Time Offers

  • Exclusive previews and special perks during the opening week for the new Benaroya Wing (January 2019).

To apply these offers, please contact  Beth at 253-272-4258 x3057 or BPetersen@TacomaArtMuseum.org


Membership Levels

Friend $50

Friends and Family $85

Pioneer $125 (BEST VALUE!)

  • Admits 2 adults and up to 4 kids (under 18)
  • 4 complimentary guest passes
  • 20% discount at TAM Store
  • 10% discount at TAM Cafe
  • Free entry to 900+ museums through the North American Reciprocal Museums (NARM) Program (more info)
  • Access to 14 additional museums through Museums West Consortium (more info)
  • Quarterly payment option
  • Acknowledgement in Annual Report
  • Preview the new Rebecca and Jack Benaroya Wing before it opens to the public

Collector $250

  • Admits 4 adults and 4 kids (under 18)
  • 4 complimentary guest passes
  • 20% discount at TAM Store
  • 10% discount at TAM Cafe
  • Free entry to 900+ museums through the North American Reciprocal Museums (NARM) Program (more info)
  • Access to 14 additional museums through Museums West Consortium (more info)
  • Quarterly payment option
  • Acknowledgment in Annual Report
  • Listing on Donor Wall
  • Preview the new Rebecca and Jack Benaroya Wing before it opens to the public

Advocate $500

  • Admits 4 adults and 4 kids (under 18)
  • 6 complimentary guest passes
  • 20% discount in TAM Store
  • 10% discount at TAM Cafe
  • Free entry to 900+ museums through the North American Reciprocal Museums (NARM) Program (more info)
  • Access to 14 additional museums through Museums West Consortium (more info)
  • Quarterly payment option
  • Acknowledgement in Annual Report
  • Listing on Donor Wall
  • Special annual day to bring up to 5 additional friends and family for free
  • Preview the new Rebecca and Jack Benaroya Wing before it opens to the public

Conservator $800

Benefactor $1,200

  • Includes all Conservator Membership benefits
  • Invitation to a VIP opening event for the new Benaroya wing (January, 2019)
  • Benaroya Exhibition catalogue (January, 2019)
  • One-of-a-kind glass paperweight by artist Robin Lehman

Additional Membership Options

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

Tacoma Art Museum offers the opportunity for businesses and organizations to join the museum as Community Art Advocates to support the dynamic cultural identity and economic vitality of downtown Tacoma. Starts at $500.

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

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

Collect 21NW members travel to various art galleries, studios, and events, to meet art collectors and artists of the Northwest. Along with these events, members raise funds in order to purchase artworks to enhance the museum collection.

Reciprocal Programs

Pioneer and Collector level members have access to NARM and Museums West reciprocal programs, which grant free admission to 900+ 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: