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.
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.
To join, renew, or give the gift of membership please click a membership level below.
Personalized Membership Cardare your passport to the world's finest arts and cultures.
Unlimited FREE Admissionfor Person(s) named on membership cards to Bowers Permanent Collection. Non-Specially Ticketed Exhibitions and Kidseum, our interactive children's museum
2 FREE Ticketsto Specially Ticketed Exhibitions (Individual level one FREE ticket)
* does not included Limited Engagement Events
10% Discount In Gallery Storeeach time you shop, plus member-only specials (Patron members and above receive 20% discount).
Public Program DiscountsEnrich your life with discounts on museum classes, lectures, films, workshops and camps
PassportStay informed with a free subscription to Bowers quarterly newsletter PASSPORT
Member Only EventsInvitations to connect with other members through exlusive exhibition receptions, preview days, and additional unique opportunities.
Opportunity to Joinone of the Bowers Affiliate Councils. For a complete list
Parking PassOpportunity to purchase a Member Parking Pass or Parking Pass Plus.
*Some restrictions may apply to specially ticketed exhibitions.
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
Seniors, Students & Teachers (Dual, One Year) - $60.00
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 & 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 (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 650 museum. Please for the list of participating museums. Click Here
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 (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).