San Antonio Museum or Art

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 VIEW, 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 Lana Meador in the membership office at (210) 978-8133 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .