Get Excited!
Join family, friends, and fellow members to celebrate and support the experience of great art. Members enjoy exclusive benefits including free general admission—plus access to popular programs like the Global Speed Lecture Series, Members-Only Preview Parties, Family Member Nights at the Museum, discounts across the Museums, and much more! Choose the Membership level that fits your lifestyle.

Members Matter
Your membership contribution to the Speed Art Museum makes a big impact. Members provide critical operating support for world-class exhibitions and exciting programs that engage all people. Members are the Speed’s greatest advocates—your participation, energy, and donation help make the Speed a hub of creativity in our community.

Membership is fully tax-deductible as allowed by law with the following exceptions: all but $75 of the Supporter, Silver, Gold, and Platinum levels are tax-deductible. General Membership discounts of 10% for Seniors, Military Personnel, and Students and 30% for Teachers are available only at Guest Relations and by phone. For more information, call the Membership Manager at 502.634.2719 or email

NEW! Non-profit 501(c)3 organizations may purchase a Non-Profit Membership to the Speed Art Museum for $250.
The membership provides:  50 general admission passes to the museum, to be used within one year of purchase. To purchase a Non-Profit Membership, you must call Eileen Yanoviak at 502.634.2719.

Restrictions: Additional charges may apply for optional special exhibition tickets. Passes may be used for individuals or in groups. Groups of 10 or more must schedule a group tour. Tours may be self-guided or docent-led. To schedule group tours, contact If you have scheduled a group tour and additional general admission passes are required, they may be purchased at the group rate of $10 per person. General admission passes are good during regular hours when the museum is open to the public. Visitors using the pass may attend any program that is free with general admission. The general admission passes do not entitle the holder to other Members-only events or benefits.

General Membership

  • Free daily admission
  • Free or discounted admission to Special Exhibitions
  • Invitation to Members-Only Preview Parties and special events
  • Free admission to the classical portion of the Speed Concert Series
  • Free admission to Global Speed Lecture Series
  • $2 off tickets to Speed Cinema
  • 10% discount in the Museum Store
  • 10% discount at Wiltshire at the Speed on Wednesdays
  • Discounted admission on select Museum programs

All the benefits of the Individual + Guest Membership, plus:

  • Benefits for 2 adults and all children under 18
  • Advance notice and discounts on summer camps and kids’ workshops

All the benefits of the Family Membership, plus:

  • Reciprocal benefits at hundreds of museums in North America (view a PDF list of participating museums)

All the benefits of the Reciprocal Membership, plus:

  • Recognition in the Museum’s Annual Report
  • 2 additional guest passes for Museum General Admission

Patron Circle Membership

All benefits of the Supporter Membership, plus:

  • Admission for 2 to the Annual Patron Circle Party
  • Invitations to exclusive, regular Patron Circle events and programs, such as tours of collectors’ homes and artists’ studios, opening receptions, and talks by Museum curators
  • Invitation to a private cocktail reception with the Global Speed Lecture Series speaker prior to each lecture
  • Admission to special exhibition preview days and opening receptions
  • 15% discount in the Museum Store
  • 6 additional guest passes for Museum General Admission

All benefits of the Silver Patron Circle Membership, plus:

  • 8 additional guest passes for Museum General Admission
  • Additional admission for 2 to the Annual Patron Circle Party
  • Additional admission for 4 to special exhibition preview days and opening receptions
  • 2 additional guest passes to the classical portion of the Speed Concert Series
  • Opportunity to join the Museum staff or curators for regional travel

All benefits of the Gold Patron Circle Membership, plus:

  • 10 additional guest passes for Museum General Admission
  • Additional admission for 4 to the Annual Patron Circle Party
  • Additional admission for 6 to special exhibition preview days and opening receptions
  • 4 additional guest passes for the classical portion of the Speed Concert Series
  • Choice of 1 special exhibition catalog
  • Recognition on the Museum website

Benefits are Per Year. Subject to Change.


International Benefactor Circle

This prestigious group takes the lead in providing annual funding for the Speed’s exhibitions and programs.

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Donate Now

Not ready to become a member? Consider a one-time donation to help sustain outstanding programming and further the Speed’s mission.