Give 365 days of art

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Gift Membership

Give 365 days of art with an SFMOMA membership. Click on a membership level below to view the full description of benefits and give a gift today — it’s easy to do online. Current members receive 10% off all gift membership purchases. To purchase five or more gift memberships in one order and receive a 20% discount, please call Member Services at 415.357.4135.

Your gift membership provides invaluable support to our world-renowned museum and the local art community. Thank you!

Membership Levels

To purchase a gift membership, please log in to your SFMOMA account. Not a member? Join now to get a 10% discount on gift memberships.

Contributions from art lovers like you enable SFMOMA to bring world-class art exhibitions and educational public programs to the Bay Area. In appreciation of your generous commitment, we invite you to connect with curators, conservators, and other museum specialists through behind-the-scenes tours, engaging social events, and compelling learning opportunities.

$2,500 – $4,999 From $2,260 tax deductible

  • Programs with museum curators, including talks, tours, and panels exploring exhibitions and the museum’s collection
  • “Meet the Curators” receptions, where you can talk to curators and learn firsthand what they are working on
  • Special exhibition opening celebrations
  • Access to Contemporaries, which offers programs that foster conversation, education, and connections related to today’s contemporary art market
  • “Conversation + Cocktails,” an annual event featuring an important contemporary artist
  • Early registration to adult continuing education programs
  • A 48-hour, curator-led trip
  • VIP access for four to exhibitions requiring timed tickets
  • Invitation to a Curators’ Circle event
  • Priority ticketing to the Modern Ball and the Contemporary Vision Award Dinner
  • One complimentary exhibition catalogue per year
  • Special evening receptions for major exhibitions
  • Discount at the SFMOMA Artists Gallery
  • A pre- or post-event “Art Talk”
  • Reciprocal admission at select museums throughout North America (including the Whitney, the Guggenheim, and MOCA Los Angeles)
  • Opportunity to join SECA
  • Discounts at SFMOMA’s fifth-floor cafe and third-floor coffee bar
  • Six member exhibition passes for unaccompanied guests
  • Free museum admission all year long, including a limited number of special exhibition tickets
  • Priority ticketing for special exhibitions and education programs
  • Discounted admission to films, lectures, and other education programs
  • Members-only preview days for select major exhibitions
  • Members-only parties
  • 10% off at the Museum Store and 20% off on members-only sale days
  • 10% off gift memberships
  • Free subscription to our member publications
  • Option to enroll in our Automatic Renewal Program
  • Plus all the benefits above for an additional member and guests

$5,000 – $9,999 From $4,760 tax deductible

Everything above, plus:

  • Annual salons featuring artists and thought leaders discussing hot topics in today’s art world
  • Behind-the-scenes experiences with curators and conservators
  • Long-weekend travel to exciting art destinations
  • Recognition on the annual donor wall
  • Special kid-friendly programs to engage the kids in your life with art

$10,000 – $19,999 From $9,760 tax deductible

Everything above, plus:

  • A private curator-led tour of an exhibition or installation of your choice
  • Annual breakfast with SFMOMA Director Neal Benezra
  • Invitation to one Director’s Circle event
  • VIP passes to art fairs

Director’s Circle donors turn SFMOMA’s boldest visions into exceptional realities by providing meaningful annual support. Members have the opportunity to connect with the museum on a personal level while inspiring the continued excellence of our programs.

$20,000 – $49,999 From $19,420 tax deductible
Director's Circle  

Access and Engagement
  • Curator-led exhibition tours with fellow Director’s Circle donors
  • Visits to private art collections in the Bay Area
  • Invitation to join Director Neal Benezra on an annual international trip, organized around unique art and cultural experiences and varied curatorial disciplines
  • Invitation to the annual Director’s Circle Dinner
  • Special exhibition preview receptions and private viewing hours
  • Private exhibition tours upon request
  • Eight VIP-access tickets to exhibitions requiring timed tickets
Learning and Enrichment
  • Opportunity to join Collectors’ Forum, a community in which you can enhance your understanding and enjoyment of collecting modern and contemporary art
  • Early registration for SFMOMA continuing education programs
  • Special family programs to engage the kids in your life with art
  • VIP passes to art fairs upon request
  • Complimentary catalogue from an SFMOMA exhibition of your choice
Services and Recognition
  • Dedicated staff liaison to personally customize your SFMOMA engagement
  • Recognition on the annual donor wall
More to Enjoy

All the benefits of Curators’ Circle membership, including:

  • Invitation to join SFMOMA curators on domestic art trips
  • Diverse programs with curators, including talks, tours, and “Meet the Curators” receptions
  • Discounts at the SFMOMA Museum Store
  • Priority invitations to select museum events, including the Modern Ball, Contemporary Vision Award, and SECA Art Award reception
  • Free admission to more than 30 museums nationwide with Museum Alliance Reciprocal Membership

$50,000 – $99,999 From $49,420 tax deductible
President's Circle  

Everything above, plus:

  • Lunch and a tour with an SFMOMA staff member of your choice

$100,000+ From $99,420 tax deductible
Chairman's Circle  

Everything above, plus:

  • Complimentary mailed copies of all SFMOMA publications

Gift Membership Details

  • Gift memberships may also be purchased onsite or by calling Member Services at 415.357.4135.
  • Don’t have your recipient’s contact information? Consider purchasing a gift certificate by phone or onsite (good for memberships or ticket purchases).
  • As gift purchaser, you will receive an acknowledgment of your gift from SFMOMA with our thanks and tax deductibility details.

For additional gift membership information, check out our Member FAQs below.