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Gift Membership

Share the Museum! Give a gift that friends and family can enjoy throughout the year.

Supporter

$75–$109

This convenient entry-level membership provides free and faster admission for you, and your children 17 and under, plus discounts on dining, shopping, and parking, a full calendar of events, and more.

Benefits

  • Admission for one adult and children 17 and under
  • One single-use guest pass
  • Fully tax deductible

All members receive

  • Free admission to the collections and all exhibitions
  • Members-only exhibition previews, events, and family programs
  • Parking discount of up to 40%
  • 15% discount at all Museum dining venues
  • 10% discount at the Bookstore and Shop, in stores and online
  • Discount tickets to lectures, courses, concerts, and films
  • Preview magazine
  • Customized e-mail with information just for members

Contributor

$110–$249

Perfect for couples or bringing a friend on your visits, Contributor members enjoy all the benefits of Supporter membership, as well as admission for two adults and an additional guest pass.

Benefits

  • Admission for two adults and children 17 and under
  • Two single-use guest passes
  • Fully tax deductible

All members receive

  • Free admission to the collections and all exhibitions
  • Members-only exhibition previews, events, and family programs
  • Parking discount of up to 40%
  • 15% discount at all Museum dining venues
  • 10% discount at the Bookstore and Shop, in stores and online
  • Discount tickets to lectures, courses, concerts, and films
  • Preview magazine
  • Customized e-mail with information just for members

Ambassador

$250–$749

With an Ambassador membership, you can receive reciprocal admission for two at 23 major art museums, additional guest passes, and opportunities to attend exhibition opening events.

Benefits

  • Admission for two adults and children 17 and under
  • Four single-use guest passes
  • Reciprocal admission benefits at 23 major art museums
  • Opportunity to attend select exhibition openings for an additional cost
  • Fully tax deductible

All members receive

  • Free admission to the collections and all exhibitions
  • Members-only exhibition previews, events, and family programs
  • Parking discount of up to 40%
  • 15% discount at all Museum dining venues
  • 10% discount at the Bookstore and Shop, in stores and online
  • Discount tickets to lectures, courses, concerts, and films
  • Preview magazine
  • Customized e-mail with information just for members

Sustainer

$750–$1,499

Introduce others to the Museum with admission for four adults any time and receive additional guest passes. As a Sustainer member, you and your guests can also explore the collection with free MFA Guides and more.

Benefits

  • Admission for four adults and children 17 and under
  • Six single-use guest passes
  • Reciprocal admission benefits at 23 major art museums
  • Opportunity to attend select exhibition openings at no additional cost
  • Complimentary MFA Guides for member and guests
  • $210 per couple, $105 per individual is not tax deductible. For tax purposes, these are the estimated fair market values of membership benefits. You will be mailed a tax receipt.

All members receive

  • Free admission to the collections and all exhibitions
  • Members-only exhibition previews, events, and family programs
  • Parking discount of up to 40%
  • 15% discount at all Museum dining venues
  • 10% discount at the Bookstore and Shop, in stores and online
  • Discount tickets to lectures, courses, concerts, and films
  • Preview magazine
  • Customized e-mail with information just for members

Leader

$1,500–$2,999

Leader membership offers an added convenience: guest passes are mailed to you with your membership cards, and you can enjoy complimentary tickets to opening events—including exclusive events at the Museum.

Benefits

  • Admission for four adults and children 17 and under
  • Eight single-use guest passes, mailed to member
  • Reciprocal admission benefits at 23 major art museums
  • Opportunity to attend select exhibition openings at no additional cost
  • Complimentary MFA Guides for member and guests
  • Opportunity to attend a private tour with Patron Program members
  • Invitation to preview the Museum School Art Sale with SMFA Medici members
  • $270 per couple, $135 per individual is not tax deductible. For tax purposes, these are the estimated fair market values of membership benefits. You will be mailed a tax receipt.

All members receive

  • Free admission to the collections and all exhibitions
  • Members-only exhibition previews, events, and family programs
  • Parking discount of up to 40%
  • 15% discount at all Museum dining venues
  • 10% discount at the Bookstore and Shop, in stores and online
  • Discount tickets to lectures, courses, concerts, and films
  • Preview magazine
  • Customized e-mail with information just for members

Patron Member

$3,000–$5,999

Enjoy insider access and invitations to exclusive events that celebrate the collection, the mission, and the future of the MFA.  

Benefits

  • Admission for four adults and children 17 and under
  • Twelve VIP passes per major exhibition
  • Invitations to all Patron Member events and learning opportunities
  • $720 per couple, $360 per person is not tax deductible

All Patron Program members receive

  • Members-only exhibition previews and family programs
  • Complimentary MFA Guides for you and your guests
  • A direct phone line and e-mail address to reach staff dedicated to personally handling your special requests
  • Ability to rent space at the MFA to host your private event
  • Reciprocal admission benefits at 23 major art museums
  • Opportunities to travel with curators
  • Recognition in the Annual Report
  • Parking discount of up to 40%
  • Complimentary parking at all Patron events
  • 15% discount at all Museum dining venues
  • 10% discount at MFA Bookstore and Shop
  • Discounted tickets to lectures, courses, concerts, and films
  • Preview magazine
  • Customized e-newsletters with information just for members

Patron Fellow

$6,000–$11,999

Access to the Museum’s curators and collection through popular events such as Connoisseurship Seminar and Fine Art, Fine Wine.  

Benefits

  • Admission for four adults and children 17 and under
  • Fourteen VIP passes per major exhibition
  • Invitations to all Patron Fellows events
  • $1,000 per couple, $500 per person is not tax deductible

All Patron Program members receive

  • Members-only exhibition previews and family programs
  • Complimentary MFA Guides for you and your guests
  • A direct phone line and e-mail address to reach staff dedicated to personally handling your special requests
  • Ability to rent space at the MFA to host your private event
  • Reciprocal admission benefits at 23 major art museums
  • Opportunities to travel with curators
  • Recognition in the Annual Report
  • Parking discount of up to 40%
  • Complimentary parking at all Patron events
  • 15% discount at all Museum dining venues
  • 10% discount at MFA Bookstore and Shop
  • Discounted tickets to lectures, courses, concerts, and films
  • Preview magazine
  • Customized e-newsletters with information just for members

Patron Sponsor

$12,000–$29,999

Attend intimate dinner programs with curators at the Museum.      

Benefits

  • Admission for four adults and children 17 and under
  • Sixteen VIP passes per major exhibition
  • Invitations to all Patron Sponsor dinner programs
  • $1,320 per couple, $660 per person is not tax deductible

All Patron Program members receive

  • Members-only exhibition previews and family programs
  • Complimentary MFA Guides for you and your guests
  • A direct phone line and e-mail address to reach staff dedicated to personally handling your special requests
  • Ability to rent space at the MFA to host your private event
  • Reciprocal admission benefits at 23 major art museums
  • Opportunities to travel with curators
  • Recognition in the Annual Report
  • Parking discount of up to 40%
  • Complimentary parking at all Patron events
  • 15% discount at all Museum dining venues
  • 10% discount at MFA Bookstore and Shop
  • Discounted tickets to lectures, courses, concerts, and films
  • Preview magazine
  • Customized e-newsletters with information just for members

Director's Circle

$30,000–$49,999

Visit a private collection in a Boston-area home and receive an invitation to the Director’s annual Holiday Party.    

Benefits

  • Unlimited admission for you and your guests
  • Eighteen VIP passes per major exhibition
  • Invitations to all Director’s Circle behind-the-scenes gatherings, dinners with the Director, and a visit to a private collection
  • MFA Event fee waived
  • $1,710 per couple, $855 per person is not tax deductible

All Patron Program members receive

  • Members-only exhibition previews and family programs
  • Complimentary MFA Guides for you and your guests
  • A direct phone line and e-mail address to reach staff dedicated to personally handling your special requests
  • Ability to rent space at the MFA to host your private event
  • Reciprocal admission benefits at 23 major art museums
  • Opportunities to travel with curators
  • Recognition in the Annual Report
  • Parking discount of up to 40%
  • Complimentary parking at all Patron events
  • 15% discount at all Museum dining venues
  • 10% discount at MFA Bookstore and Shop
  • Discounted tickets to lectures, courses, concerts, and films
  • Preview magazine
  • Customized e-newsletters with information just for members

President's Circle

$50,000–$99,999

Join the Director on an exclusive MFA Travel tour abroad.      

Benefits

    • Unlimited admission for you and your guests
    • Twenty VIP passes per major exhibition
    • Opportunity to book private, customized, behind-the-scenes tours for you and your guests
    • Invitation to join the Director on an exclusive tour abroad
    • $1,870 per couple, $935 per person is not tax deductible

All Patron Program members receive

    • Members-only exhibition previews and family programs
    • Complimentary MFA Guides for you and your guests
    • A direct phone line and e-mail address to reach staff dedicated to personally handling your special requests
    • Ability to rent space at the MFA to host your private event
    • Reciprocal admission benefits at 23 major art museums
    • Opportunities to travel with curators
    • Recognition in the Annual Report
    • Parking discount of up to 40%
    • Complimentary parking at all Patron events
    • 15% discount at all Museum dining venues
    • 10% discount at MFA Bookstore and Shop
    • Discounted tickets to lectures, courses, concerts, and films
    • Preview magazine
    • Customized e-newsletters with information just for members

Chairman's Circle Patron

$100,000 or more

Provide crucial operating support to the MFA at this high leadership level.    

Benefits

  • Unlimited admission for you and your guests
  • Thirty VIP passes per major exhibition
  • $1,870 per couple, $935 per person is not tax deductible

All Patron Program members receive

  • Members-only exhibition previews and family programs
  • Complimentary MFA Guides for you and your guests
  • A direct phone line and e-mail address to reach staff dedicated to personally handling your special requests
  • Ability to rent space at the MFA to host your private event
  • Reciprocal admission benefits at 23 major art museums
  • Opportunities to travel with curators
  • Recognition in the Annual Report
  • Parking discount of up to 40%
  • Complimentary parking at all Patron events
  • 15% discount at all Museum dining venues
  • 10% discount at MFA Bookstore and Shop
  • Discounted tickets to lectures, courses, concerts, and films
  • Preview magazine
  • Customized e-newsletters with information just for members

Museum Council Associate

$300–$599

Individual membership for members between the age of 21 and 26 provides a great introduction to the Museum Council for recent college graduates.  

Benefits

  • Admission for two adults and children 17 and under
  • Two VIP special exhibition guest passes
  • Invitations to all Museum Council Member events (admits one, nontransferable)
  • $215 per individual is not tax deductible

All Museum Council members receive

  • Members-only exhibition previews, events, and family programs
  • Personal handling of special requests and VIP services
  • Discounts on Summer Party tickets
  • Reciprocal admission benefits at 23 major art museums
  • Parking discount of up to 40%
  • Complimentary parking at all Museum Council events at the MFA
  • 15% discount at all Museum dining venues
  • 10% MFA Bookstore and Shop discount, both in stores and online
  • Discounted tickets to lectures, courses, concerts, and films
  • Preview magazine
  • Customized e-newsletters with information just for members

Museum Council Member

$600–$1,199

Ideal for young members between the age of 21 and 45 who want to meet other like-minded individuals, as well as gain exclusive behind-the-scenes access to the MFA, its collections, and its curatorial staff.

Benefits

  • Admission for two adults and children 17 and under
  • Two VIP special exhibition guest passes
  • Invitations to all Museum Council Member events
  • $215 per individual, $430 per couple is not tax deductible

All Museum Council members receive

  • Members-only exhibition previews, events, and family programs
  • Personal handling of special requests and VIP services
  • Discounts on Summer Party tickets
  • Reciprocal admission benefits at 23 major art museums
  • Parking discount of up to 40%
  • Complimentary parking at all Museum Council events at the MFA
  • 15% discount at all Museum dining venues
  • 10% MFA Bookstore and Shop discount, both in stores and online
  • Discounted tickets to lectures, courses, concerts, and films
  • Preview magazine
  • Customized e-newsletters with information just for members

Museum Council Fellow

$1,200–$2,999

Fellows enjoy more intimate access through smaller events geared towards connoisseurship. Visit the private collection of a Boston collector and travel to New York City for the annual connoisseurship weekend.

Benefits

  • Admission for four adults and children 17 and under
  • Four VIP special exhibition guest passes
  • Complimentary MFA Guides for members and guests
  • Invitations to all Museum Council Member events (admits two, nontransferable)
  • Invitations to all Museum Council Fellow events (admits two, nontransferable)—smaller, more intimate events geared toward art, education, and connoisseurship
  • $295 per individual, $590 per couple is not tax deductible

All Museum Council members receive

  • Members-only exhibition previews, events, and family programs
  • Personal handling of special requests and VIP services
  • Discounts on Summer Party tickets
  • Reciprocal admission benefits at 23 major art museums
  • Parking discount of up to 40%
  • Complimentary parking at all Museum Council events at the MFA
  • 15% discount at all Museum dining venues
  • 10% MFA Bookstore and Shop discount, both in stores and online
  • Discounted tickets to lectures, courses, concerts, and films
  • Preview magazine
  • Customized e-newsletters with information just for members

Museum Council Patron

$3,000 or more

Young leaders at this high level of support receive invitations to Insider Perspectives, behind-the-scenes programs with MFA curators and specialists, and enjoy the opportunity to attend select Patron Member level events.

Benefits

  • Admission for four adults and children 17 and under
  • Eight VIP special exhibition guest passes
  • Complimentary MFA Guides for members and guests
  • Invitations to all Museum Council Member events (admits two, nontransferable)
  • Invitations to all Museum Council Fellow events (admits two, nontransferable)
  • Invitations to Insider Perspectives programs, developed exclusively for Museum Council Patrons (admits two, nontransferable)
  • Invitations to select Patron Program events (admits two, nontransferable)
  • Opportunities to participate in MFA Travel programs
  • $475 per individual, $950 per couple is not tax deductible

All Museum Council members receive

  • Members-only exhibition previews, events, and family programs
  • Personal handling of special requests and VIP services
  • Discounts on Summer Party tickets
  • Reciprocal admission benefits at 23 major art museums
  • Parking discount of up to 40%
  • Complimentary parking at all Museum Council events at the MFA
  • 15% discount at all Museum dining venues
  • 10% MFA Bookstore and Shop discount, both in stores and online
  • Discounted tickets to lectures, courses, concerts, and films
  • Preview magazine
  • Customized e-newsletters with information just for members