Membership

Give Your Loved Ones A Unique Gift That Lasts All Year Long.

Give the Gift of Membership

A gift that keeps giving all year long! Bowers members receive unlimited FREE admission to our special exhibitions*, permanent collections and Kidseum, plus all the great programs, events and unique opportunities the Museum has to offer.

Ways To Give The Gift of Membership

Visit the museum lobby to purchase your membership from Visitor Services

  • Call the Bowers Museum Department at 714.567.3639
  • Or purchase online now
  • Your gift will be mailed in 7 – 10 days.

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, unlimited admission to our limited engagement exhibitions and the prestige of belonging at the Bowers, along with many other great benefits.

Chart of Benefits

Printable Membership Application

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.

*Some restrictions may apply to specially ticketed exhibitions.


Individual $40

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Individual-Level Membership - $40.00

  • ($25.00 is tax deductible)
  • One personalized Membership Card
  • Unlimited FREE admission for one adult to Bowers Permanent Collections, Non-Specially Ticketed Exhibitions and Kidseum.
  • One FREE ticket to Specially Ticketed Exhibitions
  • 10% Discount in gallery stores
  • Discount on classes, lectures, symposia, and camps
  • Subscription to Bowers quarterly newsletter PASSPORT
  • Invitation to 'Members Only' exhibition previews, open houses, and unique travel opportunities
  • Opportunity to join one of the Bowers Affiliate Councils

Senior $60

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Senior-Level Membership - $60.00

  • ($30.00 is tax deductible)
  • Two personalized Membership Cards
  • Unlimited FREE admission for two adults (purchaser must show proof he/she is at least 62) to Bowers Permanent Collections, Non-Specially Ticketed Exhibitions and Kidseum.
  • Two FREE tickets to Specially Ticketed Exhibitions
  • 10% Discount in gallery stores
  • Discount on classes, lectures, symposia, and camps
  • Subscription to Bowers quarterly newsletter PASSPORT
  • Invitation to 'Members Only' exhibition previews, open houses, and unique travel opportunities
  • Opportunity to join one of the Bowers Affiliate Councils

Student $60

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Student-Level Membership - $60.00

  • ($30.00 is tax deductible)
  • Two personalized Membership Cards
  • Unlimited FREE admission for two adults (purchaser must show school I.D. or proof of enrollment) to Bowers Permanent Collections, Non-Specially Ticketed Exhibitions and Kidseum.
  • Two FREE tickets to Specially Ticketed Exhibitions
  • 10% Discount in gallery stores
  • Discount on classes, lectures, symposia, and camps
  • Subscription to Bowers quarterly newsletter PASSPORT
  • Invitation to 'Members Only' exhibition previews, open houses, and unique travel opportunities
  • Opportunity to join one of the Bowers Affiliate Councils

Teacher $60

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Teacher-Level Membership - $60.00

  • ($30.00 is tax deductible)
  • Two personalized Membership Cards
  • Unlimited FREE admission for two adults (purchaser must show school I.D.) to Bowers Permanent Collections, Non-Specially Ticketed Exhibitions and Kidseum.
  • Two FREE tickets to Specially Ticketed Exhibitions
  • 10% Discount in gallery stores
  • Discount on classes, lectures, symposia, and camps
  • Subscription to Bowers quarterly newsletter PASSPORT
  • Invitation to 'Members Only' exhibition previews, open houses, and unique travel opportunities
  • Opportunity to join one of the Bowers Affiliate Councils

Active $90

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Family-Level Membership - $90.00

  • ($60.00 is tax deductible)
  • Two personalized Membership Cards
  • Unlimited FREE admission for two adults and up to four children under 18 to Bowers Permanent Collections, Non-Specially Ticketed Exhibitions and Kidseum.
  • Two FREE tickets to Specially Ticketed Exhibitions
  • 10% Discount in gallery stores
  • Discount on classes, lectures, symposia, and camps
  • Subscription to Bowers quarterly newsletter PASSPORT
  • Invitation to 'Members Only' exhibition previews, open houses, and unique travel opportunities
  • Opportunity to join one of the Bowers Affiliate Councils

Contributor $200

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Contributor-Level Membership - $200.00

  • ($150 is tax deductible)
  • Two personalized Membership Cards
  • Unlimited FREE admission for two adults to Bowers Permanent Collections, Non-Specially Ticketed Exhibitions and Kidseum.
  • Two FREE tickets to Specially Ticketed Exhibitions
  • 10% Discount in gallery stores
  • Discount on classes, lectures, symposia, and camps' Subscription to Bowers quarterly newsletter PASSPORT
  • Invitation to 'Members Only' exhibition previews, open houses, and unique travel opportunities
  • Opportunity to join one of the Bowers Affiliate Councils

PLUS: Catalogue selected by Bowers staff, recognition in the member newsletter, two one day guest passes (not for use during specially ticketed events), and membership to the North American Reciprocal Museum Program which provides free or reduced admission to over 650 museums


Patron $600

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Patron-Level Membership - $600.00

  • ($530 is tax deductible)
  • Two personalized Membership Cards
  • Unlimited FREE admission for two adults to Bowers Permanent Collections, Non-Specially Ticketed Exhibitions and Kidseum.
  • Two FREE tickets to Specially Ticketed Exhibitions
  • 20% Discount in gallery stores (excluding already discounted items)
  • Discount on classes, lectures, symposia, and camps
  • Subscription to Bowers quarterly newsletter PASSPORT
  • Invitation to 'Members Only' exhibition previews, open houses, and unique travel opportunities
  • Opportunity to join one of the Bowers Affiliate Councils
  • Complimentary annual parking pass

PLUS: Catalogue selected by Bowers staff, recognition in the member newsletter, invitations to selected Fellow events, four one day guest passes (not for use during specially ticketed events), two complimentary audio guides, and membership to the North American Reciprocal Museum Program which provides free or reduced admission to over 400 museums


Fellow $1200

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Fellows-Level Membership - $1200

  • ($1,130.00 is tax deductible)
  • Two personalized Membership Cards
  • Unlimited FREE admission for two adults to Bowers Permanent Collections, Non-Specially Ticketed Exhibitions and Kidseum.
  • Unlimited FREE admission to Specially Ticketed Exhibitions for person(s) named on membership cards
  • 20% Discount in gallery stores (excluding already discounted items)
  • Discount on classes, lectures, symposia, and camps
  • Subscription to Bowers quarterly newsletter PASSPORT
  • Invitation to 'Members Only' exhibition previews, open houses, and unique travel opportunities
  • Opportunity to join one of the Bowers Affiliate Councils
  • Complimentary annual parking pass

PLUS: Catalogue selected by Bowers staff, recognition in the member newsletter, invitations to selected Fellow events, two complimentary audio guides, invitations to champagne openings of new exhibitions, 20% discount in gallery stores, special lectures and unique (one of a kind) travel opportunities, six one day guest passes (not for use during specially ticketed events), and membership to the North American Reciprocal Museum Program which provides free or reduced admission to over 400 museums.


President's Circle $5000

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President's Circle-Level Membership - $5000

  • ($4,900.00 is tax deductible)
  • Two personalized Membership Cards
  • Unlimited FREE admission for two adults to Bowers Permanent Collections, Non-Specially Ticketed Exhibitions and Kidseum.
  • Unlimited FREE admission to Specially Ticketed Exhibitions for person(s) named on membership cards
  • 20% Discount in gallery stores (excluding already discounted items)
  • Discount on classes, lectures, symposia, and camps
  • Subscription to Bowers quarterly newsletter PASSPORT
  • Invitation to 'Members Only' exhibition previews, open houses, and unique travel opportunities
  • Opportunity to join one of the Bowers Affiliate Councils
  • Complimentary annual parking pass.

PLUS: an invitation to the annual Gala, opportunity to attend a behind-the-scenes tour and luncheon for six people with the President, opportunity to host an event at the Museum (rental fee discounted), catalogue selected by Bowers staff, recognition in the member newsletter, invitations to champagne openings of new exhibitions, 20% discount in gallery stores, special lectures and unique (one of a kind) travel opportunities, eight one day guest passes (not for use during specially ticketed events), and membership to the North American Reciprocal Museum Program which provides free or reduced admission to over 400 museums.

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.

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