Join & Give

Farnsworth membership is your passport to our world-renowned collection, engaging exhibitions and programs, and member-exclusive benefits and events throughout the year. Join our community and help celebrate Maine in American art!

Now offering digital memberships. Become a member today and download your membership card straight to your smartphone!

  • Unlimited entrance to the Farnsworth and reciprocal admission to nine other New England museums.

  • Free lectures and discounted classes.

  • 10% discount in the Museum Store online and in-person.

  • Farnsworth Magazine and e-newsletter subscriptions to keep you up to date.



Individual Membership

All benefits for one


Household Membership

All benefits for two people.
Two complimentary single use guest passes.

Supporting Memberships

Partner $150

All Household benefits, plus:

  • Free reciprocal admission to 1,100 cultural institutions
Steward $250

All Partner benefits, plus:

  • Free reciprocal admission to 1,500+ international museums
Sustainer $500

All Steward benefits, plus:

  • A 15% discount at the museum store online and in-person
  • Special museum tours
Ambassador $1000

All Sustainer benefits, plus:

  • Invitations to exclusive Patron Exhibition Previews and programs.
  • Recognition in Farnsworth Magazine as well as on the Museum donor wall

All Supporting members

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throughout North America

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Farnsworth Patrons

We invite you to join the Patrons: community leaders who receive access to a spectacular season of events and adventures through their generous support of the Museum.  Come explore the uniquely picturesque landscape of Maine and experience artwork by generations of artists inspired by the natural wonders found here.

Patrons have opportunities to tour collectors’ homes and artists’ studios, go behind the scenes of special exhibitions, and travel with curators, art experts, and like-minded art enthusiasts.

First Look: See the Museum’s most anticipated exhibitions first.

Private Collection Tours: Experience amazing private art collections in stunning Maine homes.

Artist Studio Tours: Discover the best contemporary artists working today.

Curator-led Travel: Explore art-filled destinations with our Chief Curator.  

Meet New Friends: Share your interest in cultural exploration while supporting the Best Museum in Maine.*

              *Down East Magazine, 2021

Choose the member benefits package that is right for you.  All Patrons receive:

  • Year-long free admission to the Farnsworth
  • Free admission to more than 1,400 cultural institutions
  • Free tickets to Farnsworth talks and programs
  • Farnsworth Magazine and e-newsletter subscriptions
  • 15% discount in our Museum Store and online shop
Benefactor Circle $2,500

All Supporting Membership Benefits, plus:

  • Access to exclusive Patron events
  • Complimentary entry for two additional guests when accompanied by a cardholder
  • A private gallery tour with the Chief Curator or Director
  • Recognition as a Patron in Farnsworth Magazine as well as on the Museum donor wall

Potential tax-deductible amount is $2,450.

Curator Circle $5,000

All Benefactor benefits, plus:

  • Invitation to our annual Artist Studio Tour
  • A complimentary exhibition catalog
  • Invitations to travel with the Museum

Potential tax-deductible amount is $4,925.

Director Circle $10,000

All Curator benefits, plus:

  • Invitation to our signature private Collection Tour
  • Complimentary entry for four additional guests when accompanied by a cardholder
  • Premium acknowledgment for our exhibitions and educational programs

Potential tax-deductible amount is $9,850.

President Circle $25,000

All Director benefits, plus:

  • The opportunity to host a tour and reception for your guests at the Museum
  • Invitation to our annual Board of Trustees Reception

Potential tax-deductible amount is $24,850.


Support the Farnsworth Art Museum

Make a tax-deductible gift to the Museum Fund for Excellence today! Your gift helps us in all we do, from exploring Maine through the eyes of today’s leading artists to working in the schools so that young kids may discover the power of creativity.