Membership Levels and Benefits

All Members Enjoy:

  • Unlimited free Museum admission
  • Unlimited free admission to special exhibitions
  • Free admission to monthly Art Party events
  • 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


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).

* Artist level includes complimentary membership in Contemporaries ($50 value)

Buy Single Membership
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
Buy Member Plus Membership
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
  • Complimentary enrollment in Kids Club for your children or grandchildren
  • Fully tax deductible
Buy Family Membership
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
Buy Sponsor Membership
Associate $250 All Sponsor benefits, plus:
  • Reciprocal admission at more than 700 museums
  • $200 tax deductible
Buy Associate Membership
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
Buy Patron Membership
Gift Membership
  • Available for purchase at any level
  • Fully tax deductible
Buy Patron Membership

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
Buy Art Society Circle Membership
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
Buy Philanthropist’s Circle Membership
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
Buy Benefactor’s Circle Membership
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
Buy Leader’s Circle Membership
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
Buy Director’s Circle Membership
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)*
Buy Chairman’s Circle Membership


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.

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. .