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Museum Council Associate

$300–599

Individual membership for members between the ages 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)
  • $260 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 22 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

Museum Council Member

$600–1,199

Open to members between the ages 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
  • Opportunities to learn more about the collections with Curators Circles
  • $260 per individual, $520 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 22 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

Museum Council Fellow

$1,200–2,999

Fellows enjoy more intimate access through smaller events geared towards connoisseurship. Open to members between the ages of 21 and 45, Fellows have the opportunity to 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)
  • Opportunities to learn more about the collections with Curators Circles
  • $340 per individual, $680 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 22 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

Museum Council Patron

$3,000

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. Open to members between the ages of 21 and 49.

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
  • Opportunities to learn more about the collections with Curators Circles
  • $500 per individual, $1,000 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 22 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