All Members Receive

  • Personalized membership card
  • Unlimited free Museum admission
  • Invitations to exhibition preview parties and member events during the year
  • 10% discount on purchases in the Museum store and 20% discount on purchases in the Museum Café
  • Subscription to the member newsletter, Communiqué
  • Discounts of up to 50% on lectures, workshops, art excursions and other programs
  • Access to the Frances Hamilton White Art Reference Library
  • Full or partial tax deduction (see individual levels below)

$50 Individual

  • Free admission, program discounts and event invitations for one adult
  • Two single-visit guest passes
  • $50 may be considered tax-deductible

$70 Friends/Family

  • Free admission, program discounts and event invitations for two adults
  • Four single-visit guest passes
  • Free admission for all members’ children and grandchildren under age 18
  • $70 may be considered tax-deductible

$115 Contributor

Friends/Family benefits, plus:

  • One complimentary Museum book/video
  • Free admission and museum store discounts at over 970 museums (North American Reciprocal Museums)
  • $51 may be considered tax-deductible

$250 Supporter

Contributor benefits, plus:

  • Free admission, program discounts and event invitations for three adults
  • A complimentary copy of any Museum publication, subject to availability
  • $186 may be considered tax-deductible

$500 Patron

Supporter benefits, plus:

  • Free admission, program discounts and event invitations for four adults
  • One gift membership, Friends/Family level
  • All Museum books and videos produced during your membership year
  • $366 may be considered tax-deductible

$1,250 Director’s Circle

Patron benefits, plus:

  • Invitation to an exclusive annual dinner hosted by the Museum Director
  • Invitations to First Mondays @ Mingei, behind-the-scenes gatherings with the Museum Director and guest speakers, 6-8 times a year
  • Two gift memberships (Friends/Family level)
  • Recognition on Donor Wall in the Museum foyer and in any Museum publication released during your membership year
  • $470 may be considered tax-deductible

 

IndividualFriends/FamilyContributorSupporterPatronDirector's Circle
Unlimited free Mingei admission for 12 months122344
Regular admission guest passes244444
Invitations to exhibition opening receptions
Discounts on Museum lectures, workshops and events
Priority registration and discounts on Art Excursions
10% discount on purchases in our store, The Collector's Gallery
20% discount at Café Mingei
Subscription to Communiqué, the quarterly members' newsletter
Use of the Museum's Art Reference Library
Unlimited free Mingei admission for all member's children and grandchildren under age 18
Reciprocal membership at over 750 museums nationwide (NARM)*
One complimentary Mingei publication
Give a free gift membership at the Friends / Family level12
All Mingei publications produced during your membership year
Invitation to an exclusive complimentary annual dinner hosted by the Museum Director
First Mondays @Mingei: behind-the-scenes gatherings with the Museum Director and guest speakers
Recognition on Museum Donor Wall and in any Mingei publications released during your membership year
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North American Reciprocal Museum (NARM)

Traveling? Take your benefits with you! Mingei International Museum members at the Contributor level and above receive free/member admission and member gift shop discounts over 970 museums*. Simply present your current membership card, marked with the gold North American Reciprocal Museum (NARM) Program sticker, to enjoy these benefits. For a complete list of participating museums visit narmassociation.org.

Please note: some museums restrict benefits; see below for details. Acceptance of “guest of” membership cards is at each institution’s discretion; please contact museums you plan to visit to check whether your “guest of” membership card will be accepted.

*Please note: Mingei members do not receive reciprocal benefits at any museum within a 15-mile radius of the Museum (Museum of Contemporary Art, San Diego, San Diego Museum of Art, Museum of Man, Museum of Photographic Arts, etc.)