Welcome back to the Whatcom Museum! As a renewing member, you can remain with your current membership level to receive valuable benefits, including free general admission to all buildings; discounted admission to selected programs and events; single-use Guest Passes; 10% discount in the Museum Store; an annual subscription to Whatcom Museum Inside magazine; recognition in member listing in Inside or on our web site; invitations to members-only exhibition previews; and discount coupons for participating local businesses.

Consider upgrading your membership level to further support the Whatcom Museum’s mission of providing innovative and interactive educational programs and exhibitions about art, nature, and Northwest history to people of all ages! Our “best value” membership is the Smithsonian Sustainer membership level, which includes reciprocal membership to more than 750 participating museums in the US, Canada, and Mexico through the North American Reciprocal Museum Association, reciprocal membership to more than 50 participating Smithsonian Affiliate museums, and an annual subscription to Smithsonian magazine.

All membership contributions are tax deductible to the greatest extent allowable by law. 

MEMBERSHIP LEVELS:

$50 | Individual

1 named adult

All general benefits

2 total single-use Guest Passes

$60 | Dual Senior

2 named adults (age 62+) of the same household

All general membership-level benefits

2 total single-use Guest Passes

$75 | Family

2 named adults of same household and their children or grandchildren (under age 18)

All general benefits

4 total single-use Guest Passes

2-for-1 admission coupons to member museums of the Northwest Association of Youth Museums

Best Value! $150* | Smithsonian Sustainer

2 named adults of same household and their children or grandchildren (under age 18)

All Family membership-level benefits

6 total single-use Guest Passes

Reciprocal membership to more than 750 participating museums in the US, Canada, and Mexico through the North American Reciprocal Museum Association

Reciprocal membership to more than 50 participating Smithsonian Affiliate museums

Annual subscription to Smithsonian magazine

Discounts on Smithsonian catalog and online purchases

Recognition in member listing in Whatcom Museum Inside

$250* | Contributor

2 named adults of same household and their children or grandchildren (under age 18)

All Smithsonian Sustainer membership-level benefits

8 total single-use Guest Passes

Coupon for one complimentary print from the Museum’s Photo Archives

One complimentary exhibition catalogue from a home-curated exhibition (our choice)

$500* | Patron

2 named adults of same household and their children or grandchildren (under age 18)

All Contributor membership-level benefits

10 total single-use Guest Passes

One gift membership (Family or Individual)

Make a Bigger Impact! $1,000* | 1892 Club

2 named adults of same household and their children or grandchildren (under age 18)

All Patron membership-level benefits

12 total single-use Guest Passes

An exclusive curator tour of a major exhibit

Priority registration for Museum-sponsored travel tours

ALSO AVAILABLE:

$30 | Discounted Memberships

1 named adult with valid student, military, or senior (age 62+) identification; or professional artists and educators

All general benefits

$25 | Plus One

A third adult may be added to any membership above the Family membership level.

*$12 is not tax deductible