Museum Council 2022–23 Season

View our full season of Museum Council events in our digital brochure.

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Levels and Benefits

Museum Council members enjoy special benefits including:

Complimentary Admission

Twelve months of general admission and member benefits

Special Access

Early access to complimentary special exhibition tickets

Special Events

Invitations to VIP exhibition receptions, tours, and talks

Discounts

Up to 40% off parking, 15% off dining, and 10% off at Museum shops

Reciprocal Admission

Reciprocal admission benefits at 21 major art museums

Two visitors looking at painting in an Art of the Americas gallery

Courtesy of Caitlin Cunningham Photography.

$250 per person is not tax deductible

Museum Council Associate

$300 to $599 / year
Ideal for recent graduates. Provides a great introduction to the Museum Council.
  • Membership for one adult ages 21–26
  • Daily general admission for up to two adults and four youths (ages 7–17)
  • Four complimentary tickets per special exhibition
  • Discounted tickets for additional guests
  • Invitations to all Museum Council Member events (admits one)
Two people looking at art in Gender Bending Fashion exhibition

Courtesy of Caitlin Cunningham Photography.

$310 per person, $620 per couple is not tax deductible

Museum Council Member

$600 to $1,199 / year
Perfect for couples. Expand your arts experience and meet other young arts supporters.
  • Membership for two adults ages 21–45
  • Daily general admission for up to four adults and four youths (ages 7–17)
  • Six complimentary tickets per special exhibition
  • Discounted tickets for additional guests
  • Invitations to all Museum Council Member events (admits two)
Visitors mingling near Lime Green Icicle Tower in Shapiro Family Courtyard with drinks in hand

Courtesy of Liza Voll Photography.

$250 per person, $500 per couple is not tax deductible

Museum Council Fellow

$1,200 to $2,999 / year
Connect with peers in an intimate setting.
  • Membership for two adults ages 21–45
  • All the benefits of the Museum Council Member level
  • Eight complimentary tickets per special exhibition
  • Unique gatherings led by MFA curators and other special guests focused on art appreciation and connoisseurship
  • Opportunities to join MFA travel programs
  • Invitations to all Museum Council Member and Fellow events (admits two)
  • The chance to learn more about the collections with Curators Circles
party in Shapiro Family Courtyard with purple lights

$410 per person, $820 per couple is not tax deductible

Museum Council Patron

$3,000 / year
Deepen your engagement with art at the MFA and other young art patrons.
  • Membership for two adults ages 21–49
  • All benefits at the Museum Council Fellow level
  • Daily general admission for up to six adults and four youths (ages 7–17)
  • Twelve complimentary tickets per special exhibition
  • Specialized access and learning opportunities with MFA curators, expert staff, and conservators
  • Opportunity to visit a Boston-area private collection
  • Invitations to all Museum Council Member, Fellow, and Patron events (admits two)
  • Invitations to attend select Patron Program events (admits two)

Ways to Give

Prefer to give a set amount each month? With monthly payment options, giving has never been easier!

Contact the Museum Council Office at 617-369-3268 or museumcouncil@mfa.org and ask to be set up with monthly payments.

Monthly payments range from:
$25 for Associates
$50 for Members
$100 for Fellows
$250 for Patrons

Is your company a matching gift employer? Many companies will increase the impact of your gift to the MFA. Please check with your human resources department to obtain a Matching Gift Form, and send it in with your Museum Council reply card and payment.

If you have questions, please contact the Museum Council Office at 617-369-3268 or museumcouncil@mfa.org.

The MFA has created a special category for Museum Council members who wish to support the Museum by recommending a grant from a charitable foundation or donor-advised fund. Specific rules apply.

If you have questions, please contact the Museum Council Office at 617-369-3268 or museumcouncil@mfa.org.

If you wish to give a gift of stock, please contact, or ask your broker to contact, MFA Development Operations at 617-369-3841.