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Experience MAM Membership
Become a member and support your community plus receive all the benefits listed below.
MAM Member's Benefits
  • Unlimited admission for 12 months
  • Invitation to exhibition openings
  • Priority registration for all adult classes and select events
  • 20% discount on all adult art classes and select events
  • Opportunity to join special interest culture groups: FOCA/FONAA
  • Discount on all Virtual MAM tours
  • Weekly member newsletter
  • Free admission to virtual MAM Conversations
  • Member Mornings access
  • Discounts at local restaurants ➜
  • Subscription to Inside MAM e-newsletter
  • 10% discount at The Shop at MAM
  • Access to MAM Drop-in Studio*
  • Opportunity to rent Leir Hall or Lehman Court with member discount

* Temporarily on hold

Just for You
VIRTUAL (New!) $30

Must live more than 100 miles from MAM

  • Access to all free and discounted virtual programming for members

100% tax-deductible.


All membership benefits listed above for one adult.

Designed for working artists or full-time students or at an accredited college, university, or art school. Artist applicants are required to present an example of their public work.  (A website or proof of a past or upcoming exhibition is acceptable.) Students must submit a copy of current I.D. or dated bursar's receipt must accompany payment.

100% tax-deductible.


All membership benefits listed above for one adult. 

10% discount for veterans and seniors 65+ ($49).

100% tax-deductible.

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For Families and Friends
DUAL  $70

All membership benefits listed above for two adults in the same household.

10% discounts for veterans and seniors 65+ ($63).

100% tax-deductible.


All membership benefits listed above for two adults and all children in the household up to age 18, PLUS:

  • 20% discount and Priority Registration for children's and teens' art classes and SummerArt camps
  • Free admission to Family Day at MAM
  • Priority registration for Building Montclair in LEGO
  • Opportunity to host a birthday party at MAM*
*Virtual or in person

100% tax-deductible.


Best Value | Access to 400+ museums

All membership benefits listed above for two adults and all children in the household up to age 18, PLUS:

  • Free admission for 2 accompanied guests each time you visit
  • 2 single-use guest passes
  • Invite to free outdoor sculpture tour and reception
  • Access to 30+ institutions in the Museum Alliance Reciprocal Program (MARP), including the Guggenheim, Brooklyn Museum, and more.
  • Free admission and benefits at 40+ institutions in the Art Museum Reciprocal Network (AMRN), including the Newark Art Museum, Philadelphia Museum of Art, and more.
  • Free admission at 400+ institutions in the Reciprocal Organization of Associated Museums (ROAM), including the Corning Museum of Glass, Philadelphia's Magic Gardens, and more.

100% tax-deductible.

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for friends and families
Family Day
Library Friend $165

Libraries and library patrons can purchase a membership to be available for check out at their local library. The Library Friend Membership comes with two membership cards that each admit two adults and all children in the household (general admission). The cards can be used separately or together, to admit four adults and children in the household.

Contributing Memberships

All membership benefits listed above, PLUS:

  • Free admission for four accompanied guests
  • 4 single-use guest passes
  • Acknowledgment in the Annual Report and MAM website
  • North American Reciprocal Program (NARMproviding free admission at 1,000+ museums including MAD, Frick, MoCA, and more.
  • Modern and Contemporary Reciprocal Program (Mod/Co) expanding privileges to 70+ museums including DIA Foundation, ICA Boston, and more.

100% tax-deductible.


All membership benefits listed above.


  • 6 single-use guest passes
  • Annual Curator-led tour with champagne with 3 guests*
  • Invitation to Director cocktail reception with Museum leadership*

* Virtual or in person

$725 tax-deductible.

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attendees at the 2019 Gala at MAM
MAM Champions

All membership benefits listed above.


  • 8 single-use guest passes
  • Private Docent-led tour for 10 or virtual tour for 20
  • Complementary Dual or Family gift membership
  • Free registration in special Interest culture group: FOCA or FONAA
  • Invitation to private VIP event prior to the Gaelen Family Artist lecture*

* When permitted.

$1375 tax-deductible.


All membership benefits listed above.


  • 10 single-use guest passes
  • Private Curator-led tour for 10 or virtual tour for 20
  • Reciprocal Organization of Associated Museums (ROAM)–providing free admission and benefits at 400+ museums in the U.S. and Canada including Royal Ontario Museum, Corning Museum of Glass, American Folk Art Museum and more
  • Reserved seating at MAM's in-person public programs

$2875 tax-deductible.


All membership benefits listed above


  • Name recognition on the Museum's Major Donor board
  • Invitation to the Annual Breakfast with the Director*
  • Private Museum Vault Tour with 5 guests* 

* Virtual or in person

$5375 tax-deductible.

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a view of the front of the museum. There is smoke rising in the sun behind the sun vow sculpture on the front lawn. The center tree has colorful yarn wrapped around it.
Save a Tree With Autorenewal

You can choose the Automatic Membership Renewal option when joining or renewing your membership. We'll always send you an email reminder 10 days before your card is charged, and AutoRenew settings can be changed at any time by logging in to your account. 

The rotunda gallery at MM, a small round gallery. In the center is a marble sculture showing a woman creating a crown out of olive branches.
Give a Gift Membership

Invite your family and friends into the MAM Family with a year of endless inspiration and connection to art.

Email us at [email protected] with your name and a call back number to give a gift membership. 

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Digital Membership Card FAQs

Have questions about digital membership cards at MAM? 

Art and Culture Groups
Friends of Contemporary Art (FOCA)

Join Friends of Contemporary Art (FOCA) to explore, learn, and deepen your knowledge of the contemporary art world. This dynamic group offers an extraordinary opportunity to participate in visits to artists’ studios and private collections, special tours of museum exhibitions, gallery walks in Chelsea and the Lower East Side of Manhattan, previews of auction house sales, artist talks at MAM, and VIP access to art fairs.   

Friends of Contemporary Art is open to all members with an additional fee of $50 for two people*.  

*Benefactor Members and above can join for free.
*Benefactor Members and above can join for free.
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Friends of Native American Art (FONAA)

FONAA explores historical and contemporary works, identity, and culture through the lens of Native American art and craft. This special interest group offers a robust schedule of events led by museum guides and Native American collector and advocate, Jennifer Ley. Join other like-minded art-lovers for a more exclusive experience including exhibition tours, visits to private collections, films, lectures, and local meetups.

Friends of Native American Art is open to all members with an additional fee of $50 for two people*.