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.


Curators’ Circle members have an exceptional opportunity for a deeper relationship with SFMOMA through specially-designed events, tours and intimate gatherings with our curators, conservators and other behind-the-scenes specialists.

$2,500 – $4,999 From $2,310 tax deductible
Enthusiast  

  • 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 $4,785 tax deductible
Advocate  

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 $9,735 tax deductible
Patron  

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

For nearly two decades, Director’s Circle members have been bringing SFMOMA’s boldest visions to life through meaningful annual support while developing a personal connection to the museum’s leadership.

$20,000 – $49,999 From $19,495 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 $49,495 tax deductible
President's Circle  

Everything above, plus:

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

$100,000+ From $99,495 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.