We invite you to explore below the many different Membership levels at the High Museum of Art, and find the one that is just right for you. In addition to a number of unique benefits and special offers, all members receive unlimited free admission for one year.

Gift Membership - Give the gift of Art

Gift Membership

Give someone special the gift of Membership!

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Every Membership Enjoys:

  • Unlimited free admission for one year
  • Exclusive magazine, calendar of events and e-news
  • Member-only previews, events, and discounted parking
  • Special discounts on shopping, dining, programming, and gift memberships


Current Membership Tax Deductibility Amounts >>

Museum membership is a prerequisite for participation in the following groups:

Art Partners

Art Partners Individual $40.00

  • Art Partners programs
  • Private home and studio tours
  • Onsite Museum events and educational programs
  • Lively book club conversations
  • Interesting opportunities to volunteer at the High
  • Exciting fundraising events, including High Arts Day

Art Partners Dual $70.00

  • Art Partners programs
  • Private home and studio tours
  • Onsite Museum events and educational programs
  • Lively book club conversations
  • Interesting opportunities to volunteer at the High
  • Exciting fundraising events, including High Arts Day
Caregiver Benefit

Caregiver Benefit +$25 each (max 2 per membership)

Now you can add a caregiver to any member level! This individual can accompany you and/or your children when visiting the Museum. Contact us for more information or to add this enhancement to your membership.

Available for all membership levels.

Friends of the Collection

Friends of African Art $1,000.00

  • Opportunities to work with the designated curator to make personal collecting choices
  • Educational events organized by the curatorial staff
  • Advance notice and priority registration for education programs in the related collecting area, as well as the opportunity to socialize with visiting speakers
  • Enrollment in the High Museum of Art's social and volunteer organization Art Partners which organizes private home tours, lectures, and art-related social events
  • Acknowledgment in the Museum's Annual Report
  • Personalized concierge service by the Patron Services Coordinator

Friends of African-American Art $1,000.00

  • Opportunities to work with the designated curator to make personal collecting choices
  • Educational events organized by the curatorial staff
  • Advance notice and priority registration for education programs in the related collecting area, as well as the opportunity to socialize with visiting speakers
  • Enrollment in the High Museum of Art's social and volunteer organization Art Partners which organizes private home tours, lectures, and art-related social events
  • Acknowledgment in the Museum's Annual Report
  • Personalized concierge service by the Patron Services Coordinator

Friends of American Art $1,000.00

  • Opportunities to work with the designated curator to make personal collecting choices
  • Educational events organized by the curatorial staff
  • Advance notice and priority registration for education programs in the related collecting area, as well as the opportunity to socialize with visiting speakers
  • Enrollment in the High Museum of Art's social and volunteer organization Art Partners which organizes private home tours, lectures, and art-related social events
  • Acknowledgment in the Museum's Annual Report
  • Personalized concierge service by the Patron Services Coordinator

Friends of Contemporary Art $1,000.00

  • Opportunities to work with the designated curator to make personal collecting choices
  • Educational events organized by the curatorial staff
  • Advance notice and priority registration for education programs in the related collecting area, as well as the opportunity to socialize with visiting speakers
  • Enrollment in the High Museum of Art's social and volunteer organization Art Partners which organizes private home tours, lectures, and art-related social events
  • Acknowledgment in the Museum's Annual Report
  • Personalized concierge service by the Patron Services Coordinator

Friends of Decorative Art $1,000.00

  • Opportunities to work with the designated curator to make personal collecting choices
  • Educational events organized by the curatorial staff
  • Advance notice and priority registration for education programs in the related collecting area, as well as the opportunity to socialize with visiting speakers
  • Enrollment in the High Museum of Art's social and volunteer organization Art Partners which organizes private home tours, lectures, and art-related social events
  • Acknowledgment in the Museum's Annual Report
  • Personalized concierge service by the Patron Services Coordinator

Friends of European Art $1,000.00

  • Opportunities to work with the designated curator to make personal collecting choices
  • Educational events organized by the curatorial staff
  • Advance notice and priority registration for education programs in the related collecting area, as well as the opportunity to socialize with visiting speakers
  • Enrollment in the High Museum of Art's social and volunteer organization Art Partners which organizes private home tours, lectures, and art-related social events
  • Acknowledgment in the Museum's Annual Report
  • Personalized concierge service by the Patron Services Coordinator

Friends of Folk Art $1,000.00

  • Opportunities to work with the designated curator to make personal collecting choices
  • Educational events organized by the curatorial staff
  • Advance notice and priority registration for education programs in the related collecting area, as well as the opportunity to socialize with visiting speakers
  • Enrollment in the High Museum of Art's social and volunteer organization Art Partners which organizes private home tours, lectures, and art-related social events
  • Acknowledgment in the Museum's Annual Report
  • Personalized concierge service by the Patron Services Coordinator

Friends of Photography $1,000.00

  • Opportunities to work with the designated curator to make personal collecting choices
  • Educational events organized by the curatorial staff
  • Advance notice and priority registration for education programs in the related collecting area, as well as the opportunity to socialize with visiting speakers
  • Enrollment in the High Museum of Art's social and volunteer organization Art Partners which organizes private home tours, lectures, and art-related social events
  • Acknowledgment in the Museum's Annual Report
  • Personalized concierge service by the Patron Services Coordinator
Smithsonian Affiliate Program

Smithsonian Affiliate Program +$20

  • Twelve issues of Smithsonian Magazine
  • 10% discount on all purchases from the Smithsonian mail-order catalogue, museum shops, and SmithsonianStore.com
  • Discounts at participating affiliate museums and restaurants