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You Belong At The Bowers. Join Today And Enjoy A Year of Free Admission

Membership at the Bowers Museum is your opportunity to experience the best of the Bowers all year long. In addition to a year of free admission to the Bowers and Kidseum, you´ll receive Gallery Store discounts, invitations to Members´ Previews, a newsletter subscription, discounts or free admission to fun and educational programs, discounted member pricing to our limited engagement exhibitions and the prestige of belonging at the Bowers, along with many other great benefits.

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Members receive discounts on:

  • Gallery Store merchandise and purchases
  • Rewarding educational programs and workshops
  • FREE Member Events and activities

ONLY Members receive:

  • A subscription to the Bowers quarterly magazine, PASSPORT
  • Special invitations to Members' Day Receptions
  • An exclusive opportunity purchase a Parking Pass to get more free

Don't forget, Members support the Bowers Museum mission of enriching lives through the world's finest arts' and cultures, and partially tax-deductible gifts directly fund the organization's operational fund!

Parking passes are not available for purchase online at this time. Please call membership at 714-567-3639 to make a phone order or purchase your parking pass onsite when you visit us next. Visitor Services can provide you with a receipt in the interim. We apologize for the inconvenience. Thank you for supporting the Bowers Museum.


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This small investment creates memories that far surpass any monetary value. Plus, a portion of your membership fee supports the museum, as membership proceeds play a vital role in bringing the world´s finest arts and cultures to the Bowers.

We look forward to sharing the experience with you. For more information or to join, renew, or give by phone please call 714.567.3639 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

To join, renew, or give the gift of membership please click a membership level below.

Personalized Membership Card

are your passport to the world's finest arts and cultures.

Unlimited FREE Admission

for Person(s) named on membership cards to Bowers Permanent Collection. Non-Specially Ticketed Exhibitions and Kidseum, our interactive children's museum

2 FREE Tickets

to Specially Ticketed Exhibitions (Individual level one FREE ticket)
* does not included Limited Engagement Events

10% Discount In Gallery Store

each time you shop, plus member-only specials (Patron members and above receive 20% discount).

Public Program Discounts

Enrich your life with discounts on museum classes, lectures, films, workshops and camps

Passport

Stay informed with a free subscription to Bowers quarterly newsletter PASSPORT

Member Only Events

Invitations to connect with other members through exlusive exhibition receptions, preview days, and additional unique opportunities.

Opportunity to Join

one of the Bowers Affiliate Councils. For a complete list
click here!

Parking Pass

Opportunity to purchase a Member Parking Pass or Parking Pass Plus.
 

*Some restrictions may apply to specially ticketed exhibitions.

Individual-Level Membership

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Individual (One Year) - $50.00

Join or Renew ($25 is tax deductible)

Includes All benefits listed above for one person. One membership card is provided. Children are not included in this level of membership.

Senior, Student & Teacher-Level Membership

2016

Bowers Museum 80 Years of Rich Tradition

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2015

The Golden Autumn Gala and Fashion Show by Acclaimed Designer Guo Pei

Saturday, November 14, 2015

 

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2014

China’s Lost Civilization: The Mystery of Sanxingdui GALA

Saturday, October 18, 2014

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GALA HONORARY CHAIRS

Alain Bernard, President & CEO, Americas, Van Cleef & Arpels
Edward P. Roski, President and Chairman, Majestic Realty

GALA CO-CHAIRS

D. Diane Anderson
Elizabeth An
Mei Yen Chang
Angela Hsu
Britt Meyer

GALA COMMITTEE

Janis Agopian
Mary Cramer
Ginny Rooney Davies
Connie Hsu
Soogie Kang
Katherine Cone Keck
Elizabeth Maxson
Anne Shih
Nancy Shih
Nicky Tang
Lynda Thomas
Sharon Thompson


GALA Press Release (PDF)
Exhibition information

For more information, please contact us. Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..


A Quest For Beauty: The Art of Van Cleef & Arpels

Saturday, October 26, 2013

Seniors, Students & Teachers (Dual, One Year) - $60.00

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Student Single Level- Join or Renew Teachers - Join or Renew ($10 is tax deductible)

Includes All benefits listed above for two person(s). Two membership card is provided. Available to seniors age 62 and over (with proof of age), Second cardholder does not need to be a senior, student or teacher.

Family-Level Membership

Family & Friends (One Year) - $96.00

Join or Renew ($46 is tax deductible)

Includes All benefits listed above for two person(s). PLUS up to four children (age 18 and under). Two membership cards are provided.

Contributor-Level Membership

Contributor (One Year) - $200.00

Join or Renew($130 is tax deductible)

Includes All benefits of the Family-level membership PLUS: A FREE catalogue selected by Bowers staff, two complimentary one day guest passes (not for use during specially-ticketed exhibitions), and membership to the North American Reciprocal Museum Program(NARM) which provides free or reduced admission to over 896 museum. Please for the list of participating museums. Click Here

Patron-Level Membership

Patron (One Year) - $600.00

Join or Renew ($510 is tax deductible)

Includes All benefits of the Contributor-level membership PLUS: Complimentary Annual Parking Pass, recognition in the members newsletter, invitations to select champagne receptions for new exhibitions and special programs, two additional complimentary one day guest passes ( not for use during specially-ticketed exhibitions, 4 total), 20% discount in Gallery Store.

Fellows-Level Membership

Fellows (One Year) - $1,200.00

Join or Renew ($1100 is tax deductible)

Includes all benefits of the Patron-level membership PLUS: Unlimited entry to specially-ticketed exhibitions for person(s) named on membership card(s), invitations to private champagne receptions for new exhibitions and special programs, invitations to distinguished lectures and unique (one of a kind) travel opportunities, periodic email communication from the president featuring Behind the Scenes at Bowers, two additional complimentary one day guest passes (not for use during specially-ticketed exhibitions, 6 total).

President's Circle-Level Membership

President's Circle (One Year) - $5,000.00

Join or Renew ($4900 is tax deductible)

Includes all benefits of the Fellows-level membership PLUS: Opportunity to attend a private curatorial tour and luncheon for six people with the President, opportunity to host and event at the museum with a discounted rental fee, a second FREE exhibition catalogue selected by Bowers staff, on Family-level gift membership, recognition on the museum's atrium screens, two additional complimentary one day guest passes (not for use during specially-ticketed exhibitions, 8 total).


A portion of your annual membership fee may be tax deductible and plays a vital role in bringing educational programs and special exhibitions to the Bowers Museum and Southern California. You can increase your benefits by becoming a Fellow. Please contact the Bowers membership department at (714) 567-3639 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for more information.