Become a Member

Get free access to the museum and community events, check out great events just for members, and invest in a more connected and creative Santa Cruz County while you’re at it.

Choose below new, renewal, or gift memberships.

Membership is a Community

“The MAH is what a vibrant community-in-process looks like.”

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Caitlin Brune — Member

Free museum admission

Get inspired and connect with your community. Explore three floors of rotating exhibitions all year long.

Discounts on community events

Mark your calendar and save some dough at one of our signature creative social events.

Be in the know

Find out about special events, opportunities, and new exhibitions before anyone else.

Choose Your Level

Click on your level to select New, Renew, or Gift.

Individual
$40

  • Visit museum for free
  • Get a 10% discount at the gift store
  • Get into MAH events at a discount

Dual / Family
$60

  • Everything in Individual plus:
  • Bring your family* to the museum for free

Bridge Builder
$125

  • Everything in Dual / Family plus:
  • Bring friends for free with guest passes
  • Go to exclusive exhibition preview, artist talks, and other behind-the-scenes events
  • Visit 800+ museums nationwide for free

Community Catalyst
$250

  • Everything in Bridge Builder plus:
  • Attend GLOW VIP experience with fire artists

Change Maker
$500

  • Everything in Community Catalyst plus:
  • Get validated parking while you're at the MAH

GLOW
$1000

  • Everything in Change Maker plus:
  • Attend the Annual Visionaries Party
  • Get personalized MAH support

Flame
$2500

  • Everything in GLOW plus:
  • Design a personalized MAH experience

Igniter
$5000

  • Everything in Flame

Igniter Circle

$1000–$5000+

Join the Igniter Circle, a small group of creative influencers who ignite our vision of building a stronger, more connected community. You’ll go behind-the-scenes at the MAH, meet other Igniters, and discover exclusive experiences in Santa Cruz County in igniting ways. Guide the future of creativity in our community by voicing your feedback directly to MAH leadership. Feel proud to express your own creativity, civic voice, and commitment to growing community in Santa Cruz County.

Donations are another great way to support the MAH
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FAQ

To find out if you have a valid, membership contact the MAH membership team at membership@santacruzmah.org.

When you purchase your membership, you have the option to choose an automatic renewal. You can change your preferences at any time by contacting membership@santacruzmah.org

Renew your membership right here online by choosing the membership level you'd like above. You an also renew at any time in person at the front desk. Questions? Get in touch at membership@santacruzmah.org

Yes, the MAH is a 501C3 nonprofit organization, and your donation or membership is fully tax-deductible. The MAH’s tax ID is 94-2718861.

Not ready to Become a Member Yet?

There are tons of other ways to get involved with the MAH, from volunteering to donating and more!