Become a Member

Explore America's rich artistic heritage and the achievements of its greatest artists

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

Continuing Education
Continuing Education
Art History & Appreciation
Continuing Education

Membership Levels

Individual $55/year

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
  • 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.

Family $80/year 

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 Pre-College Programs, including Summer Intensives and Saturday Classes for Middle School Students
  • Family Programs email newsletter

Friend $150/year Best Value!

All Family benefits, plus:

Patron $300/year 

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

Benefactor $500/year 

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

Artist $35/year

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.

National $30/year

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.




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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.

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Use the form to contact PAFA's Office of Development with questions or call (215) 972-2077.