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Associate Membership

Demonstrate your support of the Smithsonian by joining Smithsonian Associates—and begin enjoying your benefits today!Review the membership benefits terms and conditions

As a member at the Associate level, you will receive the following 5 benefits:
  • Members-Only Ticket Priority before programs go on sale to the public (some exclusions apply)

  • Purchase one ticket per program at the discounted member price (savings of up to 35%)

  • Subscription to the monthly Smithsonian Associates program guide

  • Access to members-only in-person and online programs

  • Access to free Associates events as available (notification sent via email)

Refer to IRS Publication 526 for clarification of tax implications.

Free ticket terms and restrictions:
If your membership benefits include free tickets, you can redeem your free ticket value by contacting our customer service team. Value of ticket(s) cannot be applied to Studio Arts Classes, in-person tours or programs that have a book included in the program price. Value of the offer does not apply to previous purchases, membership dues, or gift certificates.