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Membership

Members enjoy a full year of benefits while caring for our collections, enabling our educational programming, and providing access to the Jewish history of the national capital region. Join or renew for exclusive access, unlimited admission, and invitations to members-only events.

Join for the Museum Benefits, Stay for the Community

Questions? Please contact Raven Orlikoff, Membership and Development Operations Manager: [email protected]  |  202-525-2250

Basic Membership Benefits

All Members are entitled to these benefits.

  • Unlimited admission to the Museum’s core and special exhibitions
  • Access to exclusive Member Preview days for all special exhibitions (see upcoming Previews)
  • Discounted program tickets and early access to reserve tickets for our most popular events
  • Invitations to members-only events throughout the year
  • 10% off on purchases in the Gewirz Museum Shop and The Nosh Pit, our café cart
  • Quarterly Member e-newsletter to keep you informed of all programs and events
  • Access to the Member Portal with exclusive content including videos of past programs and behind-the-scenes insight into our collections

Notes

  • To save paper and help protect the environment, the Museum sends membership cards in a digital format.
  • Membership benefits and pricing are subject to change. These benefits are scheduled to increase on September 1, 2024, at the Dual and Household level.
  • Facility Rental of Cafritz Hall, Historic Sanctuary, or entire Museum at a mutually agreed upon date (seven-hour rental including set up and breakdown).
  • Membership contributions are fully tax-deductible. For members who attend the annual donor recognition event, a portion of their contribution may not be tax-deductible.

Membership Tiers

Student/Young Professionals

$36

  • Unlimited free admission to core and special exhibitions for 1 member
  • Monthly digital newsletter
  • Discounts on select programs and events
  • 10% discount at Museum Shop

Individual/Dual

$54

  • Unlimited free admission to core and special exhibitions for up to 2 members
  • Monthly digital newsletter
  • Discounts on select programs and events
  • 10% discount at Museum Shop

Household

$180

  • Unlimited free admission to core and special exhibitions for 2 adults and 2 children 12 years and under
  • Monthly digital newsletter
  • Discounts on select programs and events
  • 10% discount at Museum Shop
  • North American Reciprocal Museum Association card, which provides membership benefits at over 1,000 museum

Associate

$360

  • Unlimited free admission to core and special exhibitions for 2 adults and 2 children 12 years and under
  • Monthly digital newsletter
  • Discounts on select programs and events
  • 10% discount at Museum Shop
  • North American Reciprocal Museum Association card, which provides membership benefits at over 1,000 museum
  • Seating for 1 at annual donor recognition event

Trustee

$500

  • Unlimited free admission to core and special exhibitions for 2 adults and 2 children 12 years and under
  • Monthly digital newsletter
  • Discounts on select programs and events
  • 10% discount at Museum Shop
  • North American Reciprocal Museum Association card, which provides membership benefits at over 1,000 museum
  • Seating for 2 at annual donor recognition event

Guardian

$1,000

  • Unlimited free admission to core and special exhibitions for 2 adults and 2 children 12 years and under
  • Monthly digital newsletter
  • Discounts on select programs and events
  • 10% discount at Museum Shop
  • North American Reciprocal Museum Association card, which provides membership benefits at over 1,000 museum
  • Seating for 3 at annual donor recognition event

Heritage

$2,500

  • Unlimited free admission to core and special exhibitions for 2 adults and 2 children 12 years and under
  • Monthly digital newsletter
  • Discounts on select programs and events
  • 10% discount at Museum Shop
  • North American Reciprocal Museum Association card, which provides membership benefits at over 1,000 museum
  • Seating for 6 at annual donor recognition event

Legacy

$5,000

  • Unlimited free admission to core and special exhibitions for 2 adults and 2 children 12 years and under
  • Monthly digital newsletter
  • Discounts on select programs and events
  • 10% discount at Museum Shop
  • North American Reciprocal Museum Association card, which provides membership benefits at over 1,000 museum
  • Seating for 8 at annual donor recognition event

Benefactor

$10,000

  • Unlimited free admission to core and special exhibitions for 2 adults and 2 children 12 years and under
  • Monthly digital newsletter
  • Discounts on select programs and events
  • 10% discount at Museum Shop
  • North American Reciprocal Museum Association card, which provides membership benefits at over 1,000 museum
  • Seating for 10 at annual donor recognition event

Museum visitor in Connect. Reflect. Act. galleries, Spring 2024.