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Levels and Benefits

Members enjoy free and faster admission, discounts, events, and more. Coming to see an exhibition or visit the collections? Members see them all for free and never need a ticket—join today so you can spend more time exploring the galleries and less time waiting in line.

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

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

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