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 for one adult
  • 10% discount at The PAFA Store and Tableau, the PAFA café
  • 10% discount at the Blick store at PAFA
  • Invitations to special exhibition openings and the Visiting Artist Series

Individual $55

  • Unlimited free admission for one adult
  • 10% discount at Tableau, the PAFA café
  • 10% discount at The PAFA Store
  • 50% discount on public programs and lectures
  • Invitations to members-only tours, events and exhibition previews, including Open Studio Night, the Annual Print Sale, and the Annual Student Exhibition
  • 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

All Individual benefits for two adults and dependent children 18 years of age and younger, plus:

Friend $150

All Family benefits, plus:

  • Reciprocal membership to 900+ museums in the US and Canada 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 single-use guest tickets to share with family and friends
  • 10% tuition discount on Continuing Education classes and workshops
  • Complimentary admission to the members-only Curator Conversation series

Patron $300

All Friend benefits, plus:

  • 15% discount at The PAFA Store
  • Six additional single-use guest tickets (12 total) to share with family and friends
  • Invitation to the annual Patron Reception 

Benefactor $500

All Patron benefits, plus:

  • 20% discount at The PAFA Store
  • VIP invitations to select Peale Circle events

National Member $30

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

  • Includes all Family benefits