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membershipSince 1959, the Monterey Museum of Art has evolved to become a cultural center for those who share a passion for the visual arts.

As a Museum Member you become part of the community of supporters who receive invitations to members-only preview events, free access to the Museum’s two locations, twelve galleries and lavish gardens, the opportunity to participate in Miniatures, our popular fundraising exhibition, discounts at the Museum store and more.

Share the MMA experience with someone special. Give a year of extraordinary benefits including invitations to Members-Only Preview Parties, special workshops, and one of a kind exhibits and performances.  MMA Gift Memberships can be mailed to you or your recipient. They arrive beautifully packaged and ready to give or receive.

Two easy ways to purchase a Gift Membership:

  • In person at our Welcome Desk
  • By phone at (831) 372-5477 ext. 110, Monday –Friday, 9AM – 5PM.

General Membership Benefits:

  • Unlimited free admission for one year
  • Invitations to Members-Only exhibition previews, receptions, programs, and events
  • Invitation to Annual Members’ Meeting
  • Free admission for youth under 18 years of age
  • Subscription to Members-Only newsletter
  • Tax Deduction (to the extent permitted by law, please consult your tax advisor)
  • Invitation to participate in Annual Miniatures Exhibition

Teacher $35
(Valid teacher ID required)

  • General membership benefits for one cardholder

  • Fully tax deductible

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Senior $40
(62+ years of age)

  • General membership benefits for one cardholder
  • One single-use guest admission pass
  • Fully tax deductible

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Friend $50

  • General membership benefits for one cardholder
  • One single-use guest admission pass
  • Fully tax deductible

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Dual Senior $65
(62+ years of age)

  • General membership benefits for two cardholders (designate two individuals of the same household, or make one membership card a guest card with last name only). Guest cardholder must visit the Museum with primary cardholder
  • Two single-use guest admission passes
  • Fully tax deductible

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Contributor $125

  • General membership benefits for two cardholders (designate two individuals of the same household, or make one membership card a guest card with last name only). Guest cardholder must visit the Museum with primary cardholder
  • Free admission for two guests to visit the Museum with cardholders
  • Discounts on education classes, camps, and events (varies by program)
  • NARM (North American Reciprocal Museum) reciprocal membership, with free admission to over 800 North American museums and cultural institutions
  • Fully tax deductible

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Supporter $300 

All of the Contributor benefits, plus…

  • ROAM (Reciprocal Organization of Associated Museums) reciprocal membership with free admission to hundreds of world-class art, history, and cultural organizations
  • Four single-use guest admission passes
  • $280 tax deductible

Join

 


NEW Sustainer $500 

All of the Supporter benefits, plus…

  • One Friend Membership to give as a gift ($50 value)
  • One invitation for two to an exclusive Art Advocates event, tour, or behind the scenes experience
  • $460 tax deductible

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Art Advocates: Programs, tours, and intimate gatherings with MMA’s guest artists and curators

As our highest level of Membership, Art Advocates have an exceptional opportunity for a deeper relationship with MMA.  In addition to all Sustainer level benefits,  Art Advocates enjoy specially designed events, tours, and intimate gatherings with guest artists and curators for a behind-the-scenes experience. To learn more about Art Advocates or to make a gift, please contact Shannon Damnavits, Director of External Relations at advancement@montereyart.org or call 831.372.5477 x105


Curator Advocate $1,000

  • One Contributor membership to give as a gift ($125 value)
  • Four single-use guest admission passes
  • $945 tax deductible

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Director Advocate $2,500 

  • Executive Director led day trips to regional galleries, studios, and museums
  • One Contributor membership to give as a gift ($125 value)
  • Four single-use guest admission passes
  • $2, 315 tax deductible

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Want to join an elite group of art enthusiasts and philanthropists? Learn about our Donor Circle Giving Program