Design Your Own Membership

The Rockwell offers Members the opportunity to design their own membership based on their unique interests. Choose from five base benefit levels and three optional enhancements, only available at The Rockwell. 

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Members gain exclusive benefits and privileges, all while supporting the preservation of The Rockwell’s nationally-recognized collection and the growth of innovative programming and educational outreach initiatives. 

Join or renew now:

One year membership

Automatic annual renewal

Step 1: Choose Your Membership Level 

Your Membership Includes…









Silver Dollar Society


10% off in The Museum Store year-round

Free or reduced tickets to Rockwell events: exhibition openings, live music, lectures and more

Complimentary food and beverage at select events

Unlimited access to the KIDS ROCKWELL Art Lab

Priority registration for high-demand events

Unlimited free museum admission for one individual member



Unlimited free museum admission for two individual members and two guests



Free admission to over 1,000 museums across North America through reciprocal programs: Museums West, NARM and ROAM


Unlimited general museum admission for two individuals and four adult guests per visit for one year


Invitations to select Silver Dollar Society Events


Recognition on Donor Wall


Yes, there’s even more… learn about Silver Dollar Society Membership






Step 2: Choose Optional Enhancement Levels to Your Membership to Maximize Your Rockwell Experience

For an additional annual amount, you can customize your membership to align with your interests and maximize your involvement to suit your tastes and preferences! Enhancement levels must be added to an existing membership level, and cannot be purchased on their own. 

Smithsonian Affiliate Enhancement | + $20

Adriel Luis of the Smithsonian Asian Pacific American Center speaks at The Rockwell, March 2017

For Members interested in additional engagement with the Smithsonian Institution! For just an additional $20 with any membership level, you’ll receive a subscription to Smithsonian Magazine, along with special discounts and privileges when you visit Smithsonian museums around the United States.  

  • One-year subscription to Smithsonian Magazine
  • A personalized Smithsonian Affiliate membership card
  • Free admission to the Smithsonian’s Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum in New York, NY
  • 10% discount on café dining at Smithsonian Museums in DC
  • 10% discount on all Smithsonian Folkways Recordings
  • 10% discount on all IMAX tickets at the Smithsonian
  • Reciprocal Admission/Discount benefits at participating Smithsonian Affiliate museums around the country
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Join or renew now:

One year membership

Automatic annual renewal

Rockwell Ambassador Enhancement |  + $30

For members enthusiastic about new experiences, fresh ideas and emerging artists: The Rockwell Ambassadors is a membership group for young adults and people who share these interests. Connect with others while contributing to the Rockwell’s work for arts and culture in our region.
  • Invitations to Ambassador-only activities such as private tours, inspired excursions and opportunities to meet visiting artists
  • Experiencing the Museum’s work up-close, including an invitation to the annual Director’s Party just for Ambassadors
  • Professional development and volunteer opportunities with the region’s only Smithsonian Affiliate
  • Connections with community leaders, including invitations to select Silver Dollar Society events


Join or renew now:

One year membership

Automatic annual renewal

Family Enhancement | + $30

The Rockwell loves families! This additional benefit enables you to get the most out of The Rockwell’s family-friendly programming and daily museum resources for children, parents, and caregivers alike.
  • Unlimited free daily admission to The Rockwell Museum and KIDS ROCKWELL Art Lab for all household adults. Kids 17 and under are always free!
  • Caregiver Card: Allows one caregiver free daily admission when visiting with kids.
  • Free admission to family programs for up to 2 adults. Individual membership admits 1 adult free; Dual level and above admits 2 adults free. Plus members-only ticket presales for high-demand family programs!
  • 20% off birthday parties at KIDS ROCKWELL Art Lab


Join or renew now:

One year membership

Automatic annual renewal

Family + Rockwell Ambassador Enhancement | + $50

For parents who want to have it all! Receive a discount by bundling these two popular enhancement levels together.
  • Unlimited free museum admission for all adults and caregivers in household
  • Invitations to adult-only social activities like private tours, art-inspired excursions, and unique opportunities to meet visiting artists and curators
  • Professional development and volunteer opportunities
  • Networking and social opportunities with like-minded business and community leaders, including special invitations to select Silver Dollar Society events
  • Philanthropic involvement in this region’s only Smithsonian Affiliate
  • Free or reduced admission to family programming 
  • Early access to registration for high-demand family programs


Join or renew now:

One year membership

Automatic annual renewal

Step 3: Enjoy, Explore and Share!

Stay Connected

Be sure to sign up for e-newsletter and follow The Rockwell @rockwellmuseum on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter. This way, you’ll be the first to know about new events, exciting exhibitions, and Rockwell news!

More for Your Membership: Reciprocal Museum Program

One of the benefits that Members at the Dual level and above enjoy is participation in three reciprocal programs that allow free admission to art museums across the country–Reciprocal Organization of Associated Museums (ROAM), North American Reciprocal Museum (NARM) program, and Museums West consortium. 

All provide you with an opportunity to visit close to 700 museums across North America free-of-charge with your Rockwell membership! 

Share! Gift the Gift of Membership

Membership to The Rockwell Museum makes a meaningful gift that can be enjoyed all year long and is the perfect gift for a family, a couple who just moved to the region, or your grown son or daughter who love to try new things.

Gift memberships come specially packaged and include a Rockwell ornament.  Gift memberships can be purchased at the Admission Desk of The Rockwell Museum or through our online donation form.

Questions about Membership?

Give us a shout! Contact:
Katharine Mead, Membership & Grants Manager