Membership Levels and Benefits

All Members Enjoy:

  • Unlimited free Museum and Special Exhibition admission
  • Free admission to monthly Art Party: Art, Music, Cocktails. 
  • Invitations to members’ exhibition previews and events
  • 10% discount at the Museum Shop
  • 20% discount on Museum Shop purchases during member events,
    including special Shop events
  • One year subscription to ArtNow, the Museum member publication
  • Special discounts on select lectures, symposia, teacher workshops, concerts and events
  • Free parking


All memberships are valid for 12 months.

Membership contributions are tax deductible to the extent allowed by law. Members may choose to decline any non-tax deductible benefits in writing to receive a full tax deduction for their contribution.

Circle levels may be paid in installments. Contact the membership office for more information.

Member $45

  • Membership benefits for one adult
  • Invitation for one to members’ exhibition previews and events
  • Fully tax deductible

Artists*, Educators, Military (Active & Retired), Senior Citizens (age 65+), and Students are eligible for a $10 discount on all memberships excluding Circle levels (proof of program/profession/age required).

Member Plus $65

  • Membership benefits for two adults – designate two individuals, or bring a friend each time you visit
  • Invitation for two to members’ exhibition previews and events
  • Fully tax deductible

Family $85

All Member Plus benefits, plus:
  • Unlimited free admission for any of the members’ children or grandchildren under age 18
  • Member discount on kids art camp enrollment fees
  • Fully tax deductible

Sponsor $150

All Family benefits, plus:
  • Unlimited free admission for up to four adults
  • Recognition in Museum publications
  • Two complimentary tickets to a qualifying event of your choice
    (e.g. members preview party, concert, movie)
  • $120 tax deductible

Associate $250

All Sponsor benefits, plus:
  • Reciprocal admission at more than 700 museums
  • $200 tax deductible

Patron $500

All Associate benefits, plus:
  • Unlimited free admission for up to six adults
  • Private, docent-led tour for up to ten persons with complimentary refreshments
  • $450 tax deductible

Circle Members

Art Society Circle $1,000

All Patron benefits, plus:
  • Invitation for two to exclusive Circle Member events throughout the year
  • Opportunity for domestic and international travel with Museum curators
  • $850 tax deductible

Philanthropist’s Circle $2,500

All Art Society Circle benefits, plus:
  • Added benefit of a greater tax deductible donation to the Museum
  • $2,350 tax deductible

Benefactor’s Circle $5,000

All Philanthropist’s Circle benefits, plus:
  • Complimentary membership in the Friends of the Collections group(s) of your choice
  • Private, curator-led tour for up to ten persons with complimentary refreshments
  • $4,850 tax deductible

Leader’s Circle $10,000

All Benefactor’s Circle benefits, plus:
  • Private, behind-the-scenes tour with a Museum curator for up to ten persons with complimentary refreshments
  • Complimentary catalogues published by the Museum
  • $9,825 tax deductible

Director’s Circle $25,000

All Leader’s Circle benefits, plus:
  • Private lunch or dinner for four people with the Museum Director
  • $24,525 tax deductible

Chairman’s Circle $100,000

All Director's Circle benefits, plus:
  • One complimentary rental of the Museum for a private event*
  • Invitation to join the Museum’s Visiting Committees
  • Recognition as a premier donor including special recognition at the Museum’s Annual Circle Members’ Reception and Program
  • $99,525 tax deductible (without rental)
    $96,525 tax deductible (with rental)*

Your membership in the San Antonio Museum of Art, a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization, is a commitment to furthering the arts in San Antonio and a pledge for future generations. You are contributing to world-class exhibitions in our community, investing in arts education, outstanding programming for visitors of all ages, and preserving a place in San Antonio where all are welcome to find inspiration. Thank you!

For more information on these levels of membership support please call the Membership Office at (210) 978-8133 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .