The Benefits of Being a Friend

Friends membership is your entrée to myriad opportunities to explore the collections and to take part in our wide-ranging programs. Not only will you be actively participating in the life of the Museum, you also will receive special opportunities to share your love of art with other like-minded individuals.

For answers to your questions about membership, please contact Gabrielle Markand at or call (609) 258–4057.


The full range of Friends benefits are listed below.

Individual $75 (fully tax-deductible)

  • Advance notice of breaking news, upcoming lectures, programs, and events
  • Invitations to members-only events
  • Exclusive access to the Museum Travel Program
  • Invitation to the Friends Annual Mary Pitcairn Keating Lecture 
  • Subscription to the Museum's quarterly magazine
  • 10% discount at the Museum Store
  • Discount on individual tickets to the Museum's Annual Gala

Dual/Family $125 (fully tax-deductible)
All above benefits plus:

  • Named recognition in the Museum’s Annual Report 
  • Reciprocal membership at over 800 museums nationwide through the North American Reciprocal Museum Association
  • 20% discount on gift memberships 

Contributor $250 (tax deductible less $20)
All above benefits plus:

  • Special Friends-only 25% discount holiday shopping days at the Museum Store 
  • Discounts at select Princeton shops and restaurants 
  • A subscription to the Record, the Museum's annual scholarly journal
  • 15% discount at the Museum store 

Curator’s Circle $500 (tax-deductible less $50)
All above benefits plus:

  • An exclusive curator-led tour at the Museum or other destination
  • "Curator's Choice" announcements of hand-picked national museum and gallery highlights
  • Reciprocal membership at some of the nation’s leading museums through the Art Museum Reciprocal Network
  • Priority notice of Museum Travel Program offerings
  • One complimentary copy of a Museum book/catalogue 

Director’s Circle $1,000 (tax deductible less $100)
All above benefits plus:

  • Invitation for two to the Director’s Annual Holiday Gathering 
  • Invitation to an exclusive Director-led tour of regional private collections and galleries
  • One free docent-led tour for up to ten guests (per membership, and upon request) 
  • Recognition on the Museum’s annual donor board 

Partners $2,500 (tax deductible less $125)
All above benefits plus:

  • Invitation for two to a dinner following an exhibition opening celebration 
  • Opportunities to spend a day with a curator or the director visiting art fairs, galleries, artists’ studios, or special exhibitions 
  • Complimentary copies of all Museum books and catalogues 
  • Featured recognition on the Museum’s annual donor board

To join the Museum at a higher Partners level or to learn more about the Partners program, please e-mail Gabrielle E. Markand, Manager of Annual & Corporate Support, or call 609.258.3762.