Reciprocal Memberships

VMFA members who join at the Friends Circle ($175) level and higher enjoy reciprocal benefits through the North American Reciprocal Museum (NARM), Reciprocal Organization of Associated Museums (ROAM), and the Metropolitan Reciprocal Membership Program.

The Metropolitan’s Reciprocal Membership Program offers reciprocity at 17 major, metropolitan museums:

•  Carnegie Museum of Art
•  Carnegie Museum of Natural History
•  The Andy Warhol Museum
•  Corcoran Gallery of Art
•  Dallas Museum of Art
•  Denver Art Museum
•  The Detroit Institute of Arts
•  Indianapolis Museum of Art
•  Los Angeles County Museum of Art
•  The Metropolitan Museum of Art
•  The Minneapolis Institute of Arts
•  Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
•  Philadelphia Museum of Art
•  The Seattle Art Museum
•  Seattle Asian Art Museum
•  The Toledo Museum of Art
•  Wadsworth Atheneum

What does it mean to have reciprocal benefits?
When visiting participating institutions, members with reciprocal privileges typically receive:

  • Free admission
  • Discounts on purchases in the art and book shops (excludes online sales)
  • Discounts on tickets for programs and events (excludes online purchases)
  • Free admission to special exhibitions where an advance ticket is not required
  • Admission to members’ previews where an advance ticket is not required

Please contact the participating institution prior to your arrival for specific details, some special exhibitions and events have restrictions.