These groups support specific areas by raising funds for acquisitions, exhibitions and related programs, and by promoting interest in these areas through special events and travel opportunities. SAMA has four Friends of Collections: Friends of Ancient Art, Friends of Asian Art, Friends of Latin American Art and SAMA Contemporaries.
Museum membership at any level is a prerequisite of Friends of the Collections membership.
- Invitations to Friends receptions and lectures
- Private tours led by the curators
- Invitations to Museum-sponsored national and international trips
- 100% tax deductible