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The Community

At MCASD we want you to continually discover new ways to experience, support, level up, and gain access to more of what we have to offer. We hope your exploration through our galleries, programs, and member experiences become part of your lifestyle and for MCASD to become an extension of our community into yours. So we’ve renamed our membership program, The Community; a place where we can all discover Art with a View together.

The Member Journey

First, Discover our world of contemporary art, Wander deeper into what we have to offer and bring someone along for the journey, become an avid Enthusiast, and finally, grow as an Ardent supporter and experience a higher level of giving.

All Memberships Receive:

  • 12 months of free unlimited admission to MCASD and MCASD Downtown.

  • Invitations to exclusive, Member-only parties and experiences

  • Complimentary or discounts on tickets to MCASD events

  • Access to film screenings and lectures and access to artists

  • “Discover Your Space” member orientation tour

  • Special access and perks at The Kitchen at MCASD and The Shop at MCASD

  • All memberships participate in Art for All.

    JOIN | GIFT

All memberships require a one year commitment, purchased up front or charged monthly. Monthly signups will be automatically charged each month. At the end of each year, members are welcome to enjoy 15% off on early renewals. Renewals are automatically charged unless opted out by the member.


Art for All

MCASD is dedicated to doing its part to make art accessible for everyone. We have launched Art for All, an opportunity for members of our community to access free admission or membership at the museum. Art for All is sponsored by members in partnership with social programs throughout San Diego.

For more information contact membership@mcasd.org


Discovery

Discover a place to belong; discover a new community.

Support: $96 annually | $8 monthly

Package includes:

  • One personalized membership card for admission.
  • One guest pass (valued at $25).
  • Reciprocal Memberships to over 450 museums nationwide (NARM).
  • Art for All: one General Admission to MCASD Downtown.
  • Tax deduction: $51

JOIN | GIFT


Wanderlust

Wander further into the wonderful world of art and share the experience with friends or family members.

RECOMMENDED VALUE

Support: $180 annually | $15 monthly.

Package includes:

  • Two personalized membership cards.
  • One guest pass (valued at $25 each).
  • Reciprocal Memberships to over 450 museums nationwide (NARM).
  • Art for All: one General Admission to MCASD and one General Admission to MCASD Downtown.
  • Tax deduction: $110

JOIN | GIFT


Enthusiast

Connect with your inner art aficionado and enter a deeper dive into MCASD.

Support: $300 annually | $25 monthly

Package includes:

  • Two personalized membership cards.

  • Two complimentary guest passes (valued at $25 each).

  • Reciprocal Memberships to over 450 museums nationwide (NARM).

  • Additional invites to special events.

  • Art for All: one General Admission to MCASD and two General Admissions to MCASD Downtown.

  • Tax deduction: $195

JOIN | GIFT


Ardent

Experience this supportive membership and enjoy your journey into a higher level of giving.

Support:
$480 annually | $40 monthly

Package Includes:

  • Three personalized membership cards.

  • Three complimentary guest passes (valued at $25 each).

  • Gift recognition.

  • Reciprocal Memberships to over 450 museums nationwide (NARM).

  • Additional invites to special events.

  • Art for All: two General Admissions to MCASD and two General Admissions to MCASD Downtown.

  • Tax deduction: $325

JOIN | GIFT

Interested in taking your support to the next level? Learn about MCASD's Giving Circles.


Affinity Groups

Affinity Group add-on only: eligible for Wanderlust level members or above.

Avant Garde

Share and immerse yourself in thought-provoking ideas and perspectives in this vibrant community of art enthusiasts and creative professionals, while networking with a passionate group of artists, curators, collectors, and their peers.

Support: $500 annually | $50 monthly

Package includes:

Exclusive access to Avant Garde-only experiences and events.
Art for All: one Discovery membership.
Tax deduction: $344

Interested in taking your support to the next level? Learn about MCASD's Giving Circles.