200 Larkin St.
San Francisco, CA 94102
Museum visitors dancing at a museum event.


An Asian Art membership is your pass to new art experiences. From the serene to the surprising, the ancient to the avant-garde, be inspired by a museum like no other. As a member, you are connected, you are family, you make a difference.


All members enjoy these core benefits:

  • Unlimited free admission
  • Free tickets for all special exhibitions
  • Members-only line for quick and easy entry
  • Invitations to members-only previews and events
  • Priority registration for certain public programs
  • Discounted parking at UC Hastings Parking Garage (during museum hours)
  • 10% discount at the museum boutique (use promo code MEMBER when purchasing online) and 20% discount during Member Shopping Days
  • 10% discount at the museum cafe
  • 20% off the docent fee for private group tours
  • Free audio tours for special exhibitions and permanent collection galleries
  • Free admission to partner Asian art museums (Seattle Art Museum and Japan Society, New York)
  • Subscriptions to members’ magazine and monthly member e-news
  • Learn more about extra perks for our members

Choose the Level That’s Right For You

  • All core benefits
  • Unlimited free admission for two adults
  • One member card
  • Fully tax deductible
Member Plus
  • All Member benefits
  • Unlimited free admission for four adults and all children under 18
  • Two member cards
  • One pass that admits two guests
  • $164 is tax deductible
Member Premium
Best Value
The Forum

As a member of The Forum, the museum’s social membership club, you’ll enjoy innovative happenings with a dynamic group of fellow experience seekers. Meet artists and tastemakers and dive into the architecture, design, photography, painting, sculpture, film and new media of Asia and the Asian diaspora.

In addition to all Patron-level benefits (including free admission to 1,000 museums in the U.S., Canada and Mexico), members of The Forum can look forward to:

  • An annual Forum party on the rooftop art terrace 
  • Art adventures with artists and other members of The Forum 
  • Relaxing in our private donor lounge in the evenings 
  • Partying with a friend at the Gala After-Party 
  • Sipping free cocktails at Sunday, the museum cafe (4 tickets) 
  • Celebrating our exhibitions at fabulous opening receptions
  • Flashing your member card as you travel across the U.S., Canada and Mexico to get free admission and discounts at over 1,000 museums.

The Forum is your entry into a vibrant community, one-of-a-kind cultural experiences and spectacular parties. Join today and open your world.

Discounted Membership

These discounted levels receive all Member benefits

  • Student
  • Senior (age 65+)
  • Teacher
  • Out of Region (200+ miles from museum)
  • Fully tax deductible
Rhino Club
For Kids
Add-on: +$50

Rhino Club — inspired by Reina, the museum’s beloved Chinese bronze rhinoceros — is a membership just for kids! Travel throughout Asia without leaving San Francisco and discover a trove of art treasures that will fascinate and inspire. Through activity guides, storytelling tours and arts-and-crafts workshops, you’ll learn, play and make art together as a family. Add Rhino Club to any membership level.

Rhino Club members receive:

  • An Explorer’s Backpack filled with activity guides*
  • A Kid’s Passport, which gets stamped on each visit
  • Invitations to Rhino Club programs
  • One pass that admits two guests
  • $35 is tax deductible

*One Explorer’s Backpack is included with each membership. You can purchase additional backpacks for $10 each. Backpacks must be picked up at the membership desk.

Small Business and Community Membership

Extend members-only perks to your employees, sponsors or patrons when you sign up for a Small Business or Community Membership. Entertain your clients, inspire your audiences or incentivize your team by providing insider access to more than 18,000 awe-inspiring artworks from the ancient to the contemporary. Your membership supports the museum’s vision to make Asian art and culture essential to everyone.

Benefits include:

  • Two member cards, each offering admission for two adults and all children ages 12 and under
  • Members-only line for quick and easy entry
  • 10% discount at the museum boutique and cafe
  • 20% discount on the docent fee for private group tours
  • Discounted parking at the UC Hastings Parking Garage (during museum hours)
  • Small Business Membership: $500

    For businesses with 25 employees or fewer.

  • Community Membership: $300

    For small nonprofit organizations and their patrons.

Corporate Membership

An Asian Art Museum Corporate Membership aligns your brand with one of the Bay Area’s premier arts organizations and increases your company’s visibility in the community. All Corporate Membership levels include entertaining privileges at the museum, benefits for employees, and acknowledgment opportunities. Demonstrate your company’s commitment to diversity, education, and a thriving community by joining today.

For more information about Corporate Membership, visit our Institutional Partnerships page.

Questions? Contact our membership team:

  • Phone: 415.581.3740
  • Email: members@asianart.org
  • On-site: Stop by the membership desk or museum boutique
  • Mail: Checks payable to "Asian Art Museum Foundation" can be sent to Asian Art Museum, Membership Department, 200 Larkin Street, San Francisco, CA 94102.
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