Discount Admission Programs

Each year, over 20,000 people visit Tacoma Art Museum and participate in programs for free. Here are the many programs we offer for free and discounted admission.


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NARM and Museums West Members

The North American Reciprocal Museums (NARM) and Museums West reciprocal programs grant free admission to 900+ museums across North America. More Info

Museums on Us

Available the first weekend of every month, all Bank of America bankcard holders and employees receive free admission to Tacoma Art Museum, as part of Bank of America’s national Museums on Us program.

Art Access Pass

Check out a free family pass from your local library.

EBT Cardholders

$1 individual admission and $2 family admission

AAA Members

$2 off admission

Museum Day Live!

A national day to visit participating museums for free. See event calendar for specific date (usually in September).

Neighborhood Nights 2

Free admission on Thursdays – Neighborhood Nights

TAM is open late with free admission every Thursday from 5 – 8 pm. The Neighborhood Nights, sponsored by Umpqua Bank, offer the opportunity to enjoy the Museum and the fun programs with community partners and artists. It is the perfect time to bring your friends and family to have fun. Stop by TAM Cafe for a drink or at TAM Studio for artmaking.  More info.

Tips for Visiting with Kids 1

Culture Kids

Culture Kids offers young children in Pierce County Head Start, ECEAP, and other qualifying early learning programs free arts and cultural experiences. We hope they will enjoy at least 5 cultural experiences by their 5th birthday! Culture Kids aims to strengthen families and support school readiness by providing qualifying young children with extended learning to expand their experiences and successes in school and life. Learn more!

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Art Access Pass

Check out a free family pass from your local library. More info.

TAM Studio

TAM Studio is the museum’s art-making space for visitors with children. It’s always free and open to visitors.

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Tacoma Public High Schools

The partnership allows Tacoma high school students to gain free access to TAM with their student ID. More info.

MUSE Program

Students, faculty, and staff at participating institutions receive free admission to TAM. More info.

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Teens and Students


Teen Tix

TeenTix is a FREE pass that gets teens (13–19 years old) into movies, music, theatre, dance, visual art, and more for just $5 here in Tacoma and in Seattle! Sign up for FREE at

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