Become a Member

Are you ready to take the BIMA experience to a whole new level? Become a member and receive enhanced art discovery through exclusive invitations, early access, member pricing on events, and member discounts in the Museum Store and BIMA Bistro.

BIMA Members are proud to know their generosity connects the community to art and education now and for generations to come. Support one of the region’s finest museums and cultural hubs – JOIN TODAY!

Your annual membership provides crucial and unrestricted support for:

  • Free admission for every one of the 75,000 annual museum visitors
  • BIMA’s Arts Growth Initiative—education programs serving people of all ages, from field trips to memory care programs
  • High-caliber exhibitions
  • Art preservation
  • Year-long programming in art, film, music, lectures, and more
  • Community engagement and partnerships
  • And so much more!

Questions about Membership? Start here.

 

Types of Memberships:

Join the BIMA family and help support the Museum’s mission.

All BIMA Members enjoy the following benefits with more access introduced at each level:

  • Party — Invitations to three Member & VIP Parties – be the first to view the art, meet the artists, and mingle at the hottest parties in town
  • Shop — Receive a 10% discount at the Museum Store, at seasonal Pop-Up Art & Craft Fairs, and at monthly Trunk Shows, as well as a one-night-only 20% discount at the annual Sip & Shop
  • Eat — Enjoy artistic cuisine at the popular BIMA Bistro with your 10% Member discount
  • Access — Receive discounted admission and early access to premier BIMA events throughout the year
  • Member Insider — Be the first to know what’s happening at BIMA with a subscription to the Member Insider monthly e-news

Individual $50

Full general benefits for one adult.

Dual $75

Full general benefits for two adults.

Family $100

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Full general benefits for two adults and all children ages 17 and under, plus…

  • Early access to Summer Camps, out-of-school programs, and youth events at BIMA
  • BIMA K!DS Membership with exclusive pins during each exhibition… collect them all!
  • Exclusive family-level pricing for select events and programs

Patron $150

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Best value! Full general benefits for two adults and all children ages 17 and under, plus…

  • Reciprocal admission and discounts to over 900 arts and cultural locations across North America through NARM (North American Reciprocal Museum Association)
  • Invitation to a guided exhibition tour
  • Invitation to Members on the Move– see and experience local arts and culture destinations for an insider’s look at regional artist studios, art collections, and institutions

Advocate $250

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Perfect for travelers! Full general benefits for two adults and all children ages 17 and under, plus…

  • Reciprocal admission and discounts to over 900 arts and cultural locations across North America through NARM (North American Reciprocal Museum Association)
  • Additional reciprocal admission and discounts to over 200 arts and cultural locations through ROAM (Reciprocal Organization of Associated Museums)
  • Invitations to select donor events
  • Invitation to a guided exhibition tour
  • Invitation to Members on the Move– see and experience local arts and culture destinations for an insider’s look at regional artist studios, art collections, and institutions
  • Two additional guest tickets to Member & VIP Parties

Benefactor $500

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Get insider access! Full general benefits for two adults and all children ages 17 and under, plus…

  • Reciprocal admission and discounts to over 900 arts and cultural locations across North America through NARM (North American Reciprocal Museum Association)
  • Additional reciprocal admission and discounts to over 200 arts and cultural locations through ROAM (Reciprocal Organization of Associated Museums)
  • Invitation to a guided exhibition tour
  • Invitation to Members on the Move– see and experience local arts and culture destinations for an insider’s look at regional artist studios, art collections and institutions
  • Invitations to select donor events
  • Two additional guest tickets to Member & VIP Parties
  • Invitations to regional artist studio tours
  • Access to Seattle Art Fair VIP Pass
  • One private guided exhibition tour with two guests, upon request

Reduced Rate - Senior $40

Full general benefits for an individual Senior (64+).

Reduced Rate - Military $40

Full general benefits for active and retired military personnel.

Reduced Rate - Educator $40

Full general benefits for an individual educator. 

Reduced Rate - Student $40

Full general benefits for an individual student.

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Engage at the highest level and contribute vital funding for BIMA.

In appreciation of your support for BIMA, Circle Members enjoy all General Membership benefits as well as an insider’s experience including the following benefits:

  • Complimentary copies of all Museum publications and exhibition catalogs produced during year of membership
  • Invitation for two to Curator’s Brunch & Talk
  • Invitations to Artist studio tours
  • Invitations to Private Collector’s home tours
  • Access to Seattle Art Fair VIP Pass and Curator’s Picks Tour
  • Once in a lifetime regional, national and international travel experience opportunities
  • Opportunity to rent BIMA meeting spaces for private events at a discounted rate
  • One private guided exhibition tour for you and two guests, upon request
  • Advance notice of upcoming exhibitions, programs and events
  • Recognition on digital donor wall and the annual gratitude report

Ambassador Circle $1,500

($100 is nondeductible)

All General and regular Circle membership benefits

Steward Circle $2,500

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($100 is nondeductible)

All General and regular Circle membership benefits listed above, plus…

  • Guided group exhibition tours for you and your guests for all exhibitions, upon request
  • A specially designed pin identifying you as a member of The Circle — available for special purchase.

Curator Circle $5,000

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($100 is nondeductible)

All General and regular Circle membership benefits listed above, plus…

  • Guided group exhibition tours for you and your guests for all exhibitions, upon request
  • A specially designed pin identifying you as a member of The Circle — available for special purchase
  • Advance notification of upcoming travel experiences
  • Exclusive behind-the-scenes tour of BIMA including a private lunch provided by the BIMA Bistro in the Sherry Grover Gallery for you and up to four guests, upon request
  • Opportunity to rent BIMA meeting and gallery spaces for private events at a discounted rate

Founder Circle $10,000

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($500 is nondeductible)

All General and regular Circle membership benefits listed above, plus…

  • Guided group exhibition tours for you and your guests for all exhibitions, upon request
  • A specially designed pin identifying you as a member of The Circle — available for special purchase.
  • Advance notification of upcoming travel experiences
  • Exclusive behind-the-scenes tour of BIMA including a private lunch provided by the BIMA Bistro in the Sherry Grover Gallery for you and up to four guests, upon request
  • Reserved parking to select BIMA sponsored events upon request
  • Opportunity to host a private event at BIMA with rental fee waived (excludes food, beverage and staffing)
  • Reserved VIP seating at select BIMA events, upon request
  • Priority reservations for all BIMA travel experiences
  • Complimentary “Chef Table” experience at the Inspired Chef dinner of your choice for you and two guests
  • BIMA staff will provide art consultation and installation for your art collection upon request

Give your entire staff access special access to BIMA —from parties and events to meeting spaces and lunch discounts.

Business Members receive the following benefits:

  • Guest tickets to Members & VIP Private Parties: See the art, meet the artists, and enjoy delicious food and drinks—three times a year! Invite your VIP clients or staff to enjoy this exclusive party. *Ticket quantity depends on level of Membership
  • Invitations to Museum programs and events: Includes exhibition tours, educational programs, lectures, and special events with artists
  • Private Museum tour for employees, staff, and guests: The perfect team building activity!
  • 10% Meeting Space Discount: Perfect for a Staff or Board retreat, holiday party, meeting or conference! Take advantage of our many meeting spaces in the museum, including: Classroom (48 person capacity), and Auditorium (100 person capacity). *Discount off retail pricing applies to space use only. Excludes A/V, catering, etc. Contact BIMA for booking and more info.  
  • 10% Member discounts at BIMA Store & Bistro for Employees: Host your clients or take a lunch break at our gem of a Bistro!

 

BUSINESS MEMBERSHIP LEVELS:

Sole Proprietor/Small Business (1-3 Employees) – $150

Medium Size Business (4-10 Employees) – $450

Large Size Business (11-25 Employee) – $1000

Corporate Level (26-50 Employees) – $2000

 

Join today!

To join as a BIMA Business Member, call (206) 451-4002 or email membership@biartmuseum.org