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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
  • One free ticket to all member events and one discounted ticket to each member opening
  • One discounted member ticket to all lectures, concerts, films, and other programs and events
  • Fully tax deductible

All members receive

  • Free admission to the collections and all exhibitions
  • Free member events, including exhibition previews, curator talks, 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
  • Discounted member tickets to all lectures, concerts, films, and other programs and events
  • Updates on exhibitions, programs, and events, with specific information for members
  • Opportunities to learn more about the collections with Friends of the MFA

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
  • Two free tickets to all member events and two discounted tickets to each member opening
  • Two discounted member tickets to all lectures, concerts, films, and other programs and events
  • Fully tax deductible

All members receive

  • Free admission to the collections and all exhibitions
  • Free member events, including exhibition previews, curator talks, 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
  • Discounted member tickets to all lectures, concerts, films, and other programs and events
  • Updates on exhibitions, programs, and events, with specific information for members
  • Opportunities to learn more about the collections with Friends of the MFA

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
  • Two free tickets to all member events and member openings
  • Two discounted member tickets to all lectures, concerts, films, and other programs and events
  • Reciprocal admission benefits at 23 major art museums
  • $150 is not tax deductible

All members receive

  • Free admission to the collections and all exhibitions
  • Free member events, including exhibition previews, curator talks, 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
  • Discounted member tickets to all lectures, concerts, films, and other programs and events
  • Updates on exhibitions, programs, and events, with specific information for members
  • Opportunities to learn more about the collections with Friends of the MFA

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
  • Four free tickets to all member events and member openings
  • Four discounted member tickets to all lectures, concerts, films, and other programs and events
  • Reciprocal admission benefits at 23 major art museums
  • Complimentary MFA Guides for member and guests
  • $300 is not tax deductible

All members receive

  • Free admission to the collections and all exhibitions
  • Free member events, including exhibition previews, curator talks, 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
  • Discounted member tickets to all lectures, concerts, films, and other programs and events
  • Updates on exhibitions, programs, and events, with specific information for members
  • Opportunities to learn more about the collections with Friends of the MFA

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
  • Four free tickets to all member events and member openings
  • Four discounted member tickets to all lectures, concerts, films, and other programs and events
  • Reciprocal admission benefits at 23 major art museums
  • 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
  • $360 is not tax deductible

All members receive

  • Free admission to the collections and all exhibitions
  • Free member events, including exhibition previews, curator talks, 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
  • Discounted member tickets to all lectures, concerts, films, and other programs and events
  • Updates on exhibitions, programs, and events, with specific information for members
  • Opportunities to learn more about the collections with Friends of the MFA

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

  • Free admission to the collections and all exhibitions
  • Free member events, including exhibition previews, curator talks, 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 the Summer Party
  • Discounted member tickets to all lectures, concerts, films, and other programs and events
  • Updates on exhibitions, programs, and events, with specific information for members
  • Opportunities to learn more about the collections with Friends of the MFA

Patron Fellow

$6,000–$11,999

Enjoy deeper access at the MFA with invitations to exclusive events including the popular annual Connoisseurship Seminar.

Benefits

  • Admission for four adults and children 17 and under
  • Fourteen VIP passes per major exhibition
  • Invitations to all Patron Fellow events and learning opportunities
  • All benefits at the Patron Member level
  • $1,000 per couple, $500 per person is not tax deductible

All Patron Program members receive

  • Free admission to the collections and all exhibitions
  • Free member events, including exhibition previews, curator talks, 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 the Summer Party
  • Discounted member tickets to all lectures, concerts, films, and other programs and events
  • Updates on exhibitions, programs, and events, with specific information for members
  • Opportunities to learn more about the collections with Friends of the MFA

Patron Sponsor

$12,000–$29,999

Attend intimate programs with curators and conservators at the Museum.      

Benefits

  • Admission for four adults and children 17 and under
  • Sixteen VIP passes per major exhibition
  • Invitations to all Patron Sponsor events and learning opportunities
  • Ability to rent space at the MFA to host your private event with a 50% discount on the reservation fee
  • All benefits at the Patron Fellow level
  • $1,320 per couple, $660 per person is not tax deductible

All Patron Program members receive

  • Free admission to the collections and all exhibitions
  • Free member events, including exhibition previews, curator talks, 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 the Summer Party
  • Discounted member tickets to all lectures, concerts, films, and other programs and events
  • Updates on exhibitions, programs, and events, with specific information for members
  • Opportunities to learn more about the collections with Friends of the MFA

Director's Circle

$30,000–$49,999

Visit a private collection in a Boston-area home and attend 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 events and learning opportunities
  • All benefits at the Patron Sponsor level
  • Ability to rent space at the MFA to host your private event with the reservation fee fully waived
  • Ability to host a wedding at the MFA (as the couple or the parents of the couple)
  • $1,710 per couple, $855 per person is not tax deductible

All Patron Program members receive

  • Free admission to the collections and all exhibitions
  • Free member events, including exhibition previews, curator talks, 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 the Summer Party
  • Discounted member tickets to all lectures, concerts, films, and other programs and events
  • Updates on exhibitions, programs, and events, with specific information for members
  • Opportunities to learn more about the collections with Friends of the MFA

President's Circle

$50,000–$99,999

Join the Ann and Graham Gund Director for an exclusive cocktail party.      

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
    • All benefits at the Director’s Circle level
    • Ability to rent space at the MFA to host your private event with the reservation fee fully waived
    • Ability to host a wedding at the MFA (as the couple or the parents of the couple)
    • $1,870 per couple, $935 per person is not tax deductible

All Patron Program members receive

  • Free admission to the collections and all exhibitions
  • Free member events, including exhibition previews, curator talks, 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 the Summer Party
  • Discounted member tickets to all lectures, concerts, films, and other programs and events
  • Updates on exhibitions, programs, and events, with specific information for members
  • Opportunities to learn more about the collections with Friends of the MFA

Chairman's Circle Patron

$100,000 or more

Provide crucial operating support to the MFA at the highest leadership level.    

Benefits

  • Unlimited admission for you and your guests
  • Thirty VIP passes per major exhibition
  • Opportunity to host an intimate cocktail party for up to 10 guests at the MFA with the curator and collection of your choice
  • Complimentary valet parking at the MFA
  • Complimentary annual membership in a Friends of the MFA Fan-level group of your choosing
  • Ability to rent space at the MFA to host your private event with the reservation fee fully waived.
  • Ability to host a wedding at the MFA (as the couple or the parents of the couple)
  • All benefits at the President’s Circle level
  • $1,870 per couple, $935 per person is not tax deductible

All Patron Program members receive

  • Free admission to the collections and all exhibitions
  • Free member events, including exhibition previews, curator talks, 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 the Summer Party
  • Discounted member tickets to all lectures, concerts, films, and other programs and events
  • Updates on exhibitions, programs, and events, with specific information for members
  • Opportunities to learn more about the collections with Friends of the MFA

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)
  • $235 per individual is not tax deductible

All Museum Council members receive

  • Free admission to the collections and all exhibitions
  • Free member events, including exhibition previews, curator talks, and family programs
  • Personal handling of special requests and VIP services
  • 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 the Summer Party
  • Discounted member tickets to all lectures, concerts, films, and other programs and events
  • Updates on exhibitions, programs, and events, with specific information for members
  • Opportunities to learn more about the collections with Friends of the MFA

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 four adults and children 17 and under
  • Two VIP special exhibition guest passes
  • Invitations to all Museum Council Member events
  • $235 per individual, $470 per couple is not tax deductible

All Museum Council members receive

  • Free admission to the collections and all exhibitions
  • Free member events, including exhibition previews, curator talks, and family programs
  • Personal handling of special requests and VIP services
  • 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 the Summer Party
  • Discounted member tickets to all lectures, concerts, films, and other programs and events
  • Updates on exhibitions, programs, and events, with specific information for members
  • Opportunities to learn more about the collections with Friends of the MFA

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)
  • $315 per individual, $630 per couple is not tax deductible

All Museum Council members receive

  • Free admission to the collections and all exhibitions
  • Free member events, including exhibition previews, curator talks, and family programs
  • Personal handling of special requests and VIP services
  • 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 the Summer Party
  • Discounted member tickets to all lectures, concerts, films, and other programs and events
  • Updates on exhibitions, programs, and events, with specific information for members
  • Opportunities to learn more about the collections with Friends of the MFA

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 exclusive Insider Perspectives programs (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

  • Free admission to the collections and all exhibitions
  • Free member events, including exhibition previews, curator talks, and family programs
  • Personal handling of special requests and VIP services
  • 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 the Summer Party
  • Discounted member tickets to all lectures, concerts, films, and other programs and events
  • Updates on exhibitions, programs, and events, with specific information for members
  • Opportunities to learn more about the collections with Friends of the MFA