Become a Member
Membership in the Bakersfield Museum of Art means you have the opportunity to enjoy a host of exciting and interesting activities. Members receive special discounts on events and merchandise, special invitations to events and premieres, and discounts on classes and workshops. Additionally, our membership base helps support the museum’s goal of providing high quality art and art education programs for the entire community. Join today and help keep the arts alive in Kern County.
All members receive the following benefits:
Unlimited admission to museum exhibitions
Invitation to exhibition openings
Discounted admission to special events
10% discount on gift shop items
Discounted tuition for classes and lectures
Enjoy Access to Museums Nationwide
Join at the Supporter Membership Level or above and receive North American Reciprocal Museum (NARM) membership privileges. This reciprocal program provides free admission to more than 600 museums across the country.
General admission for one senior (65+) or high school/college student with ID. Includes all benefits listed above.
General admission for one adult. Includes all benefits listed above.
General admission for two adults and children 17 and under. Includes all benefits listed above.
General admission for two adults and children 17 and under, two guest passes. Plus free admission to all NARM museums. Includes all benefits listed above.
PREVIEW CIRCLE $175 per person, $300 per couple
In addition to all Supporter membership benefits, this group of patrons participates in a private social gathering during select opening night events for major exhibitions. During these gatherings, members will have the opportunity to speak directly with artists, curators, and collectors. Includes all benefits listed above.
PATRON & PREMIER $1200
Become a philanthropic partner with the museum by becoming a Premier Business or Premier Patron member at the Bakersfield Museum of Art. As a Premier member you receive a Preview Circle membership for two, ten complimentary museum guest passes, and your company's name or your name displayed on the Premier Member wall for the duration of the membership. Learn more about the Premier Membership.