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

Art At Noon
PAFA Pours
Art History & Appreciation
Art At Noon

Membership Levels

Individual $55/year

Benefits for 1 adult:

  • Unlimited free admission to the permanent collection and all special exhibitions for 1 year
  • Invitations to members-only programs and exhibition previews
  • Free or discounted admission to all ticketed public programs and lectures
  • PAFA Member Monthly email newsletter
  • 10% discount on Continuing Education classes and workshops (a special benefit through June 30, 2021)
  • 10% discount at Tableau Cafè and the Museum Store
  • Other exciting discounts and opportunities throughout the year
  • 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.
  • Fully tax-deductible

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
  • Fully tax-deductible

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
  • $120 is tax-deductible

Benefactor $500/year 

All Patron benefits, plus:

  • One complimentary copy of a select PAFA catalog
  • Invitation to a select Peale Circle event
  • 20% discount at the Museum Store
  • $320 is tax-deductible

Artist $35/year

All Individual benefits:

  • Available to artists currently working in any medium represented in PAFA's collection 
  • Required to provide proof of current practice in form of a resume, CV, website, or recent exhibition listing to
  • Fully tax-deductible

National $30/year

Available to those who live more than 100 miles from the museum. Includes all benefits of the Family level membership. Call (215) 972-2077 to join or renew.




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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.