Top 7 Ways to Make the Most of your Museum Council Membership


1.) Explore the treasures of the MFA while cultivating a proud sense of community commitment. 
Your membership strengthens the premier cultural institution in Boston.The best time to visit the MFA is Thursday evening when the crowd is small and the museum is entirely yours to discover, either alone or with your friend, date, partner or spouse.  

 2). Attend complimentary Museum Council member events and create social capital.  
Mingle with other likeminded and fascinating young professionals during the annual kick-off party, receptions for special exhibits or one of the many behind-the-scenes programs, previews, artist opening studios and gallery visits.  

3.) Use MFA as an elegant setting to impress.  
Impress your business associate, out-of-town guest, date or children with your sophisticated knowledge on art history.  

4.) Give a thoughtful gift of an amazing cultural experience.  

You will feel gratified when your family, friend, or someone who has not had the opportunity to visit the MFA expresses appreciation for your gift of museum admission tickets or passes to special exhibitions that come with your membership.

5.) Take a tax deduction with your annual contribution.

A portion of your membership fee is tax deductible as a charitable contribution.  Please ask for details (

6.) Enjoy discounts throughout the MFA.  

Your membership entitles you to a plethora of discounts on course and lectures, concerts and films, dining, parking, and shopping at the MFA as well as tickets to the annual gala event, the Summer Party. 

7.) Relish complimentary visits to leading museums across the country.  

Through reciprocalpartnership, your membership enables you to visit over two dozens of other great cultural institutions (e.g. The Art Institute of Chicago, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, the Metropolitan Museum of Art, Philadelphia Museum of Art).  Please see the entire list: (


Bonus Tip:  You can set up your membership payment in installments. Please ask for details (

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Photo by Liza Voll Photography, 2013.