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Below are all of our year-round member benefits.
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MEMBERSHIP: $60 – $100
A Membership is valid for one full year and includes:
- Free admission for named member to permanent galleries and special exhibitions
- Invitations to special exhibition previews
- 10% discount (plus additional Members Sale days) in our Heard Museum Shops and Cafés.
- Members-only Lectures – Monthly discussions with museum curators, leading scholars, and Indigenous artists.
- Digital subscription to member e-news and publication EarthSong.
- Member pricing for most Heard Museum events and festivals, with priority entry to our annual Heard Museum Guild Indian Fair & Market.
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EXPERIENCE MEMBERSHIP, $250 – $1,000
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An Experience Membership is valid for one full year and includes:
- Membership benefits at the Family level
- Invitations to special exhibiton opening events
- Priority seating at selected public programs
- Two complimentary tickets to the World Championship Hoop Dance Contest and Heard Museum Guild Indian Fair & Market
- Subscription to member publication Earth Song
- Membership in the North American Reciprocal Museum Program (free admission and discounts to participating museum across the United States)
($250 value of benefits)
Patron benefits plus:
- Invitation to the VIP tent at the World Championship Hoop Dance Contest
- Four complimentary tickets to the World Championship Hoop Dance Contest and Heard Museum Guild Indian Fair & Market
- Six single-use complimentary general admission guest passes annually
- Annual recognition in member publication EarthSong
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Circles of Giving, $2,000 – $10,000
Deepen your connection with the Heard!
A Circles of Giving Membership is valid for one full year and includes:
- Free admission to permanent galleries and special exhibition for two named adults and all accompanied guests
- Invitations to Circles exclusive exhibition opening events with the Heard Museum Director and CEO
- Personal handling of requests through the Circles concierge line
- Six VIP admission tickets and access to VIP areas for the World Championship Hoop Dance Contest and Heard Museum Guild Indian Fair & Market
- Two tickets to Heard Museum Guild Indian Fair & Market Best of Show Reception
- Priority registration for select museum programs
- 12 single-use complimentary admission guest passes annually
- Subscription to and annual recognition in member publication EarthSong
- One current Heard Museum–curated exhibition catalogue
- 10% year-long discount in Heard Museum Shops and Cafés
- 15% Circles discount for 1 item in the Heard Museum Shops
$2,000 Copper Circle
($300-$720 value of benefits – based on use)
Circles of Giving benefits for two named adults
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$5,000 Silver Circle
($375-$795 value of benefits – based on use)
Copper Circle benefits plus:
- One private, docent-led tour of a special exhibition for up to six guests
- 24 single-use complimentary admission guest passes annually
- All current Heard Museum–curated exhibition catalogues
- Choice of complimentary subscription to Native American Art Magazine or First American Art Magazine
- Smithsonian Affiliate nationwide membership
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$10,000 Gold Circle
($375-$3,295 value of benefits – based on use)
Silver Circle benefits plus:
- One private, curator-led tour of a special exhibition for up to 6 guests
- Complimentary, one-time private-use museum rental (non-transferable); value up to $2,500
- Complimentary registration for any Heard Museum public program (excluding the Moondance fundraiser or any Heard Museum Guild events)
- All current traveling exhibition catalogues
- Total of Eight VIP admission tickets and access to VIP areas for the World Championship Hoop Dance Contest and Heard Museum Guild Indian Fair & Market
- Total of Four tickets to Heard Museum Guild Indian Fair & Market Best of Show Reception
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Additional Membership Opportunities
American Indian Membership
American Indians receive a 50% discount on general memberships from $60 to $1,000. 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.
Free memberships are granted to American Indian students enrolled at Arizona State University. To join under this program, contact the membership department at 602.251.0261 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
$20 Smithsonian Affiliate
Add on to any membership up to $5,000.
- Annual subscription to Smithsonian Magazine (12 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 email@example.com or 602.251.0261 to add this benefit to your membership.
$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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If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to reach out to us at firstname.lastname@example.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.