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Click below to join or learn more about our Basic, Experience, and Circles of Giving levels.

Not sure where to start? We’ve made it simple:

  • Our Basic Membership program ($60 – $100) pays for itself in fewer than three visits.
  • Looking to enhance your membership experience? Then upgrade to the Experience level ($200 – $600).
  • Or, deepen your connection with the Heard and join our premier Circles of Giving program, starting at $1,500.

If you have recently renewed your membership, your expiration date is coming up or you have general questions about our membership levels, please visit the Membership FAQ page.

American Indians receive a 50% discount on membership starting at $60 up to $600. American Indian ASU students receive a complimentary Individual membership, with proof of enrollment.

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BASIC MEMBERSHIP: $60 – $100

A Basic Membership is valid for one full year and includes:

  • Commemorative membership card.
  • 10% discount (plus additional discount days!) in our Heard Museum Shops and Cafés.
  • Exclusive events and select exhibition receptions.
  • Digital subscription to our members-only publication Earth Song.
  • Member pricing for most Heard Museum events and festivals, with early Saturday entry to our annual Heard Museum Guild Indian Fair & Market.

Levels of Basic Membership

Click on each level to see additional benefits and to purchase.

$60 Individual
$75 Dual
Basic Membership benefits for two adults OR one adult + one guest card

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$100 Family/Friends
Grandparents receive $15 off. Must call 602.251.0261 or visit the museum to redeem discount.

  • All Dual benefits PLUS all children/grandchildren age 18 or younger.
  • Enrollment in the North American Reciprocal Museum (NARM) Program, offering complimentary admission to more than 600 museums nationwide.

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EXPERIENCE MEMBERSHIP, $200 – $600

An Experience Membership is valid for one full year and includes:

  • All Basic Membership benefits at the Family/Friends level.
  • Special printed issue of our members-only publication Earth Song.
$200 Supporter
All Experience Membership benefits PLUS:

  • Two complimentary tickets to the World Championship Hoop Dance Contest and Heard Museum Guild Indian Fair & Market.

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$400 Patron
All Supporter benefits plus:

  • Two accompanied guests on each visit, not including special ticketed exhibitions.
  • Four total complimentary tickets to the World Championship Hoop Dance Contest and Heard Museum Guild Indian Fair & Market

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$600 Sustainer
All Patron benefits plus:

  • Four total accompanied guests on each visit, not including special ticketed exhibitions.
  • Choice of subscription to Native American Art Magazine or First American Art Magazine

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Circles of Giving, $1,500 – $10,000

A Circles of Giving Membership is valid for one full year and includes:

  • General museum admission, including special ticketed exhibitions, for two adults OR one adult + guest card PLUS all children/grandchildren age 18 or younger.
  • Commemorative membership card.
  • 10% discount (plus additional discount days) in our Heard Museum Shops and Cafés.
  • Private exhibition receptions for Circles of Giving members only.
  • Annual Collections or Library and Archives tours.
  • VIP areas at our signature festivals, the World Championship Hoop Dance Contest and the Heard Museum Guild Indian Fair & Market.
  • An annual subscription to Native American Art Magazine.
  • Choice of additional subscription to First American Art Magazine.
  • Special printed issue of our members-only publication Earth Song.
  • Annual recognition in Earth Song.
  • Personal handling of requests and member services through the Circles of Giving office.
$1,500 Copper Circle
All Circles of Giving benefits PLUS:

  • Unlimited accompanied guests on each visit, not including special ticketed exhibitions.
  • Six VIP admission tickets to the World Championship Hoop Dance Contest and Heard Museum Guild Indian Fair & Market.
  • Two Best of Show Reception tickets.

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$2,500 Turquoise Circle
All Copper Circle benefits PLUS:

  • Heard Museum–curated exhibition catalogues published during the membership period.
  • Docent-led tour of every new exhibition.
  • Complimentary Smithsonian Affiliate membership.

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$5,000 Silver Circle
All Turquoise level benefits PLUS:

  • Exhibition catalogue for exhibitions opened during the membership period.

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$10,000 Gold Circle
All Silver Circle benefits PLUS:

  • Personal exhibition tour in the company of a curator and/or the Director and CEO for any exhibitions opened during the membership period.
  • Complimentary registration for any Heard Museum event, excluding the signature fundraiser Moondance or Heard Museum Guild events.
  • Complimentary, one-time private-use rental (non-transferable), value up to $2,500.
  • Priority seating at the annual signature fundraiser, Moondance.
  • Opportunity to be recognized as a Patron Sponsor for select exhibitions or programs.

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Additional Membership Opportunities

$25 Guest Add-on
Add a named guest to any membership starting at the Dual level. Add to your cart when checking out.
American Indian Membership
American Indians receive a 50% discount on general memberships from $60 to $500. To qualify, the primary membership cardholder must provide proof of enrollment with a recognized tribal community. To purchase a membership at the discounted rate, please call the membership office at 602.251.0261 or present your ID in person at admissions.
$30 Education
Valid for one full-time student or educator with proof of enrollment and includes all Basic Individual membership benefits.

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$47 Heard Museum Guild
Connect with the volunteer arm of the museum and join the many talented individuals who support the museum by donating their time to lead tours, promote sales in the Heard Shops, conduct research in our Library and Archives, plan and implement special events and projects including our annual Indian Fair & Market and Student Art Show, and much more! Volunteer roles and schedules are flexible to meet the demands of everyone’s busy lives.

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$20 Smithsonian Institution
Add on to any membership up to $1,500.

  • Annual subscription to Smithsonian Magazine (12 issues) or Air & Space Magazine (6 issues)
  • 10% discount at Smithsonian Museum Stores, Smithsonian Catalogue and SmithsonianStore.com
  • Travel and study tour opportunities from Smithsonian Journeys and more!

Please contact the membership office at membership@heard.org or 602.251.0261 to add this benefit to your membership.

If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to reach out to us at membership@heard.org or call the membership office at 602.251.0261.


Your contribution, minus the value of benefits received, may be tax deductible to the full extent permitted by law. You may decline to receive any part of your benefits to increase your tax-deductible amount.

 

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For more information about membership, call 602.251.0261 or email members@heard.org.