General Membership


Membership Matters

Your membership gift will help strengthen PAFA’s collections and special exhibitions, expand programming, and promote greater arts education outreach to the Philadelphia community.

For more information about PAFA membership, contact the Membership Office at 215-972-2077 or

Artist Member $35

The artist membership is available to artists currently working in any medium represented in PAFA’s collection.

Please note that Artist Members will be required to provide proof of current practice in the form of a résumé, CV, website, or recent exhibition listing. 

  • Unlimited free admission to PAFA for one adult
  • 10% discount at the PAFA store, Portfolio, and café, Tableau
  • 10% discount at the Blick store at PAFA
  • Invitations to special exhibition openings including Morris Gallery Receptions
  • Invitations to the Review Panel Philadelphia and Visiting Artist Series
  • Networking opportunities and more!

Individual $55

  • Unlimited free admission for one adult
  • 10% discount at the museum cafe
  • 10% discount at the museum store, Portfolio
  • Invitations to members-only tours, events and exhibition preview receptions, including Open Studio Night, the Annual Print Sale, and the Annual Student Exhibition
  • Discounts on ticketed lectures and programs
  • PAFA Member Monthly e-newsletter 
  • New benefit: PAFA members receive $5 off Mural Arts tours.Tours should be booked through Mural Arts with the code "PAFA." (Limit to two discounted tickets per tour type per year. Present PAFA membership card at check-in.) 

Family $80

Two adults and all children 18 years of age and younger living in the same household. Includes all Individual-level benefits, plus:

Friend $150

Includes all Family-level benefits, plus:

  • Reciprocal membership to more than 900 museums nationwide through the Reciprocal Organization of Associated Museums (ROAM) and the North American Reciprocal Musuem Program (NARM). View the complete list of ROAM member museums here. View the complete list of NARM member museums here.
  • Six complimentary guest admission tickets to share with friends and family
  • 10% tuition discount on Continuing Education classes and workshops
  • Invitations to curator- and artist-led gallery talks

Patron $300

Includes all Friend-level benefits, plus:

  • Six additional complimentary guest admission tickets to share with friends and family
  • 15% discount at the museum store, Portfolio

Benefactor $500

Includes all Patron-level Benefits, plus:

  • VIP invitations to special behind-the-scenes events
  • 20% discount at the museum store, Portfolio

National Member $30

Available to those who live more than 100 miles from the museum.

  • Includes all benefits of the Family-level membership