Institutional Memberships

PAFA's institutional membership plans for higher education institutions and libraries provide your members of organization with the opportunity to visit the museum, create dynamic partnerships, and much more.

Library Memberships

This program offers libraries the opportunity to extend free general admission to PAFA to their patrons, and the opportunity to create a dynamic partnership between PAFA and their local communities.

Join or Renew A Library Membership

Join or renew by mail (PDF)


Single Library Membership $150/year

  • One membership card that admits up to 2 adults and 4 children under the age of 18 with free general admission to PAFA during regular museum hours. Membership valid for one calendar year; not valid for entry to special events.
  • Subscription to PAFA's monthly email newsletter.

Dual Library Membership $250/year

  • 2 membership cards that admit up to 2 adults and 4 children under the age of 18 with free general admission to PAFA during regular museum hours. Membership valid for one calendar year; not valid for entry to special events.
  • Subscription to PAFA's monthly email newsletter.

Deluxe Library Membership $450/year

  • 4 membership cards that admit up to 2 adults and 4 children under the age of 18 with free general admission to PAFA during regular museum hours. Membership valid for one calendar year; not valid for entry to special events.
  • 20% discount on Family and Friend level memberships for library employees.
  • Subscription to PAFA's monthly email newsletter.

University Membership

The University Membership Program offers full-time university-level students, faculty, and staff the opportunity to visit PAFA free of charge for one year.

Join or Renew A University Membership

Join or renew by mail (PDF)

Basic University Membership $250/year

  • Free general admission for faculty and students for 1 calendar year.
  • Free organized tours* of PAFA's collection and special exhibitions.

Deluxe University Membership $500/year

  • Free general admission for faculty, staff, and students for 1 calendar year.
  • Free organized tours* of PAFA's collection and special exhibitions.
  • 10% discount at the Museum Store and on Continuing Education programs.
  • Library privileges at PAFA's Arcadia Fine Arts library.

*Tours must be arranged in advance.

Participating Insitutions

Abington Township Public Library
Aston Public Library
Burlington County Library
Camden County Library
Cherry Hill Public Library
Chester County Library
Chester Springs Library
Collingswood Free Library
Delanco Public Library
Delaware College of Art and Design
Deptford Free Public Library
Drexel University
Elkins Park Free Library
Free Library of Northampton Township
Friends of the Ewing Library
Gladwyne Free Library
Glenside Free Library
Gloucester County Library System
Haddon Heights Public Library
Haddonfield Public Library
Haverford Township Free Library
Henrietta Hankin Branch Library
Indian Valley Public Library
Lambertville Free Public Library
La Salle University
Lower Providence Community Library
Ludington Memorial Public Library
Margaret E. Heggan Library
Margate City Public Library
Marple Public Library
Media-Upper Providence Free Library
Middletown Free Library
Monroe Township Library
Moorestown Library
Mount Laurel Public Library
Newtown Public Library
North Wales Area Library
Penn State Abington Library
Pennsauken Free Public Library
Phoenixville Public Library
Pinelands Library
Plainsboro Public Library
Princeton Public Library
Rowan University
Salem Community College Library
Somerset County Library System
Southampton Free Library
St. Joseph's University
Swarthmore College
Swarthmore Public Library
Temple University
The Curtis Institute of Music
Township Library of Lower Southampton
Tredyffrin Public Library
University of the Arts
University of Delaware
University of Pennsylvania
Upper Moreland Free Public Library
Villanova University
William Jeanes Memorial Library
Willingboro Township Public Library
Wissahickon Valley Public Library

List subject to change without notice.


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