Friends of the Museum

Our friends are our family. Friends have a special relationship with the Museum and receive insider access to everything happening here, with free admission, special communications, and Friends-only events and experiences. Explore the galleries, enjoy exclusive discounts and connect with fellow art lovers.  

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Membership Levels

Single Student: $25

  • Personalized membership card
  • Unlimited free admission for 1 adult
  • Free Guest Pass (one-time use)
  • Invitations for two adults to Exhibition Preview Parties
  • Synergy Magazine, includes Museum Exhibitions & Programs Guide (3x per year)
  • Email notifications for news and upcoming events
  • 10% discount on all Museum Store purchases and 20% on the Holiday Store opening day
  • 10% discount at the Museum Cafe
  • Special discounts from area merchants
  • Reduced rates for public programs and events
  • Complimentary subscription to Lehigh Valley Style Magazine
  • 100% tax deductible membership
  • Reciprocal admission at American on Wheels

Single Senior: $35

  • Personalized membership card
  • Free Guest Pass (one-time use)
  • Invitation for two adults to Exhibition Preview Parties
  • 10% discount on all Museum Store purchases and 20% on the Holiday Store opening day
  • 10% discount at the Museum Cafe
  • Special discounts from area merchants
  • Reduced rates for public programs and events
  • Complimentary subscription to Lehigh Valley Style Magazine
  • 100% tax deductible membership
  • Reciprocal admission at American on Wheels

Single Individual: $45

  • Personalized membership card
  • Two Free Guest Passes (one-time use)
  • Invitation for two adults to Exhibition Preview Parties
  • 10% discount on all Museum Store purchases and 20% on the Holiday Store opening day
  • 10% discount at the Museum Cafe
  • Special discounts from area merchants
  • Reduced rates for public programs and events
  • Complimentary subscription to Lehigh Valley Style Magazine
  • 100% tax deductible membership
  • Reciprocal admission at American on Wheels

Dual/Grandparent: $55

  • Two Personalized membership cards
  • Unlimited Free Child admission for up to 2 children
  • Two Free Guest Passes (one-time use)
  • Invitation for two adults to Exhibition Preview Parties
  • 10% discount on all Museum Store purchases and 20% on the Holiday Store opening day
  • 10% discount at the Museum Cafe
  • Special discounts from area merchants
  • Reduced rates for public programs and events
  • Complimentary subscription to Lehigh Valley Style Magazine
  • 100% tax deductible membership
  • Reciprocal admission at American on Wheels

Household: $75

  • Two Personalized membership cards
  • Unlimited Free Child admission
  • Two Free Guest Passes (one-time use)
  • Invitation for two adults to Exhibition Preview Parties
  • 10% discount on all Museum Store purchases and 20% on the Holiday Store opening day
  • 10% discount at the Museum Cafe
  • Special discounts from area merchants
  • Reduced rates for public programs and events
  • Complimentary subscription to Lehigh Valley Style Magazine
  • 100% tax deductible membership
  • Reciprocal admission at American on Wheels

Contributor: $125

  • Two Personalized membership cards
  • Unlimited Free Child admission
  • Four Free Guest Passes (one-time use)
  • Invitation for two adults to Exhibition Preview Parties
  • 10% discount on all Museum Store purchases and 20% on the Holiday Store opening day
  • 10% discount at the Museum Cafe
  • Special discounts from area merchants
  • Reduced rates for public programs and events
  • Complimentary subscription to Lehigh Valley Style Magazine
  • Reciprocal admission at American on Wheels
  • Reciprocal admission at over 150 museums through the NARM program

Sustainer: $225

  • Two Personalized membership cards
  • Unlimited Free Child admission
  • 6 Free Guest Passes (one-time use)
  • Invitation for two adults to Exhibition Preview Parties
  • 10% discount on all Museum Store purchases and 20% on the Holiday Store opening day
  • 10% discount at the Museum Cafe
  • Special discounts from area merchants
  • Reduced rates for public programs and events
  • Complimentary subscription to Lehigh Valley Style Magazine
  • Reciprocal admission at American on Wheels
  • Reciprocal admission at over 150 museums through the NARM program
  • Open bar privileges at preview parties and mixers

Patron: $550

  • Two Personalized membership cards
  • Unlimited Free Child admission
  • 10 Free Guest Passes (one-time use)
  • Invitation for two adults to Exhibition Preview Parties
  • 10% discount on all Museum Store purchases and 20% on the Holiday Store opening day
  • 10% discount at the Museum Cafe
  • Special discounts from area merchants
  • Reduced rates for public programs and events
  • Complimentary subscription to Lehigh Valley Style Magazine
  • Reciprocal admission at American on Wheels
  • Reciprocal admission at over 150 museums through the NARM program
  • Open bar privileges at preview parties and mixers
  • VIP seating at select events and lectures

Kress: $1,500

  • Two Personalized membership cards
  • Unlimited Free Child admission
  • 10 Free Guest Passes (one-time use)
  • Invitation for two adults to Exhibition Preview Parties
  • Invitation for 2 adults to Private Receptions preceding Exhibition Previews
  • Invitations to special trips – exhibitions, private collections, and fine dining
  • Invitation for 2 to Annual Kress Dinner
  • 10% discount on all Museum Store purchases and 20% on the Holiday Store opening day
  • 10% discount at the Museum Cafe
  • Special discounts from area merchants
  • Reduced rates for public programs and events
  • Complimentary subscription to Lehigh Valley Style Magazine
  • Reciprocal admission at American on Wheels
  • Reciprocal admission at over 150 museums through the NARM program
  • Open bar privileges at preview parties and mixers
  • VIP seating at select events and lectures

More Ways to be a Friend of the Museum

Circle 31: Any membership level + $100

Circle 31 is a dedicated, diverse group of engaged citizens committed to helping AAM evolve to meet the changing expectations of its audiences. Be part of a new generation of patrons and leaders charged with advancing the Museum’s reach and impact—and broaden your connections, help shape a vibrant community, and have fun along the way. Members enjoy event discounts and access to special social and educational programs, including family gatherings and a day of service.

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Museum Auxiliary: Any membership level + $15

Join the Auxiliary and support the Museum’s most pressing needs through social gatherings, excursions and other fundraising activities. Over the years, the Auxiliary has contributed hundreds of thousands of dollars for everything from the acquisition of artwork to the completion of vital capital projects.

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Kress Society

Join the Kress Society and make an even greater impact on the vitality of the Museum. Your gift will provide crucial ongoing philanthropic support to advance the AAM’s mission. Your investment in dynamic educational programs, thought-provoking exhibitions, and the meticulous care of our collections makes it possible for the Museum to be a vibrant source of inspiration throughout the Lehigh Valley.

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