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Membership is the key to enhancing your enjoyment of the NBMAA, Where Art Meets Life! NBMAA membership unlocks a host of benefits including free admission for a whole year, program discounts, special invitations and more.

With NBMAA membership you are joining a Museum on the move, the buzz of the region, where you can find outstanding art in an award-winning building and a warm and inviting welcome every time you visit. Join our ever growing number of enthusiastic members and fully plug in to the NBMAA experience.

The NBMAA is now a part of the North American Reciprocal Museum Program (NARM). Friend’s Circle level ($100) members and above will receive free admission to over 600 museums nationwide. Just show your NBMAA membership card with the gold NARM sticker to receive this benefit. For further information and a complete listing of participating museums, please visit the official NARM list. If you wish to take advantage of this benefit by upgrading your membership to the Friend’s Circle or above, please contact Development Associate Jenna DeNovellis at (860) 229-0257 ext. 231 or This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it .

Benefits of Membership

  • Unlimited free general admission
  • Invitations to openings, lectures, concerts and gallery talks
  • 10% discount in the Museum Shop
  • Discount on lectures, adult classes and workshops, family programs
  • Discount on First Friday entrance fee
  • Discounts on Museum trips
  • Subscription to the quarterly magazine Art & Insight, the quarterly Calendar of Events, and weekly e-news
  • Opportunity to enter the annual Members Exhibition
  • Voting privileges at the Annual Meeting
  • New Members Tour
  • Unlimited free general admission to 12 other museums in New England
  • Privileges at the Museum of American Illustration at the Society of Illustrators in New York City – dine at their restaurant and bar and receive a 25% discount at their museum shop and off special events

 

Gift Membership - Any of our membership packages can be given as a gift.

Consider the unique gift of NBMAA membership. NBMAA membership is a perfect gift for friends, family, colleagues or “the person who has everything.” Gift memberships unlock the door to a full year of free admission and program or shop discounts. Recipients receive a personalized gift announcement (or we can send it to you to present).

Basic Memberships

  Educator/Student $35
One membership card with valid ID, plus benefits listed above.
  Individual Senior $40
One membership card for age 62 and up, plus benefits listed above.
  Individual $45
One membership card for one adult, plus benefits listed above.
  Household Senior $70
Two membership cards (at least one adult must be age 62 and up) and free admission for immediate family under 18, plus benefits listed above.
  Household $75
Two membership cards and free admission for immediate family under 18, plus benefits listed above.

Contributing Memberships

 

Friend’s Circle $100
All the above benefits, plus: Invitations to private tours of changing exhibitions and other exclusive events, Listing in Annual Report, Listing on Lobby Donor Panel

Plus Free admission to over 600 museums nationwide with NARM Program

  Artist’s Circle $250
All of the above benefits, plus: Two free Guest Passes to bring friends to the Museum
  Collector’s Circle $500
All of the above benefits, plus: Two additional free Guest Passes to bring friends to the Museum

Premier Level Memberships

  American Art Circle $1,000
All of the above benefits, plus: Special invitations to AAC exclusive previews, receptions and trips, one collection or exhibition catalogue, 5% discount on facility rental fee, 10% additional discount in the shop

John Butler Talcott Society - Please contact the membership office at 860.229.0257, ext 231 to Join at these levels.

In 2006, the Board of Trustees, established the John Butler Talcott Society (JBTS) to recognize the significant contributions of a distinguished group of members who are leading the way in helping the Museum achieve its mission year after year. JBTS members enjoy special privileges including an invitation to the annual black tie Director’s Dinner as well as the satisfaction of knowing they are the major stakeholders of one of the areas’ finest museums. Current co-chairs are Kathryn and Thomas R. Cox, III.

JBT Leadership Circle $2,500
All American Art Circle benefits, plus: 10% discount on facility rental fee Invitation to the Annual Black Tie Director’s Dinner

JBT Director’s Circle $5,000
All American Art Circle benefits, plus: 10% discount on facility rental fee, Invitation to the Annual Black Tie Director’s Dinner, Private Director-led tour for 20

JBT Chairman’s Circle $10,000
All American Art Circle benefits, plus: 10% discount on facility rental fee, Invitation to the Annual Black Tie Director’s Dinner, Private Director-led tour and reception for 50

 

Levels & Benefits at a Glance

Membership Chart