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Phil Paradise,  Into the Stretch , 1994, 11 x 30 inches, serigraph (BMoA Collection)

Phil Paradise, Into the Stretch, 1994, 11 x 30 inches, serigraph (BMoA Collection)

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 mission 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 1,000 museums across the country.

All membership levels are 100% tax deductible and valid for one (1) year.

Your BMoA Membership now has added value!

BMoA Members now receive Free General Admission to our local Museum partners including:

Buena Vista Museum of Natural History & Science
CALM (California Living Museum)
Kern County Museum

Reciprocal admission is for general admission hours only and does not include special events.
Other restrictions may apply. Please contact each museum for more information.


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General admission for one senior (65+) or high school/college student with ID. Includes all benefits listed above.

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General admission for one adult. Includes all benefits listed above.

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General admission for two adults and children 17 and under. Includes all benefits listed above.

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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.

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PREVIEW CIRCLE $175 IndivIDUAL | $300 Dual

In addition to all Supporter membership benefits, Preview Circle members participate in exclusive social gatherings during opening night events for major exhibitions; during these gatherings, Preview Circle members will have the opportunity to speak directly with artists, curators, and collectors. Preview Circle members also receive invitations to art-related trips, featuring home, corporate and studio tours of incredible art collections throughout Southern California.

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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.