Become a Member
PAFA members enjoy complimentary admission, exclusive member programming and events, plus discounts on Museum Store and Tableau Cafè purchases, Continuing Education courses, Art Camps for Kids, and more. Current PAFA students and their families receive complimentary museum membership.
Your membership gift will help strengthen PAFA’s collections and special exhibitions, expand programming, and promote greater arts education outreach to the Philadelphia community.
Upcoming Member Events
Benefits for 1 adult:
- Unlimited free admission to the permanent collection and all special exhibitions for 1 year
- 10% discount at Tableau Cafè and the Museum Store
- Free or discounted admission to all ticketed public programs and lectures
- Members-only tours, events and exhibition previews
- PAFA Member monthly email newsletter
- New for 2019! 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. Must present PAFA membership card at check-in.
All Individual benefits for 2 adults and their dependent children under 18, plus:
- Discounted and priority registration for PAFA's Summer Art Camps for Kids
- Discounted registration for Saturday Classes for Middle School Students
- Family Programs email newsletter
Friend $150/year Best Value!
All Family benefits, plus:
- 6 single-use guest passes to share with family and friends
- Reciprocal membership to 900+ museums in the US and Canada through the Reciprocal Organization of Associated Museums (ROAM) and the North American Reciprocal Museum Program (NARM)
- 10% discount on Continuing Education classes and workshops
- Complimentary admission to the members-only Curator Conversation series
All Friend benefits, plus:
- 6 additional (12 total) single-use guest passes to share with family and friends
- 15% discount at the Museum Store
- VIP invitation to the annual Patron Reception
All Patron benefits, plus:
- One complimentary copy of a select special exhibition catalog
- 20% discount at the Museum Store
- VIP invitations to select Peale Circle events
The artist membership is available to artists currently working in any medium represented in PAFA’s collection.
- Unlimited free admission for one adult
- 10% discount at the Museum Store, Tableau Cafè, and the Blick Store at PAFA
- Invitations to special exhibition openings and the Visiting Artist Program series
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.
Available to those who live more than 100 miles from the museum. Includes all the benefits of the Family membership. Call 215.972.2077 for details.
Support PAFA Today
As the first art museum and school in the United States, PAFA celebrates the transformative power of art and art-making. Your gift sustains our vision of nurturing artists at every turn in their career through our world-class museum and school.
Use the form to contact PAFA's Office of Development with questions or call (215) 972-2077.