Friend       $250

($165 tax-deductible)

All Associate benefits, plus:

  • Two additional guest admission passes (total of 6, a $90 value)
  • VIP invitation to an exhibition opening reception
  • Free admission at more than 40 modern and contemporary art museums nationwide

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Patron       $500

($395 tax-deductible)

All Friend Membership benefits, plus:

  • Two additional guest admission passes (total of 8)
  • An additional VIP invitation to an exhibition opening reception (total of 2)
  • Complementary tickets to ICA-produced public programs, films, and performances of your choice (limit 4 per year)*


Advocate       $1,000

($875 tax-deductible)

Patron Membership benefits plus:

  • Free admission for two accompanying guests per cardholder anytime
  • VIP invitations to all exhibition opening receptions
  • Member rate when purchasing additional tickets to ICA-produced public programs*

*Subject to availability

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Director’s Circle       $2,000+      

Director’s Circle membership offers a deeper experience for those with a special interest in contemporary art, performance, film, and new media by providing unparalleled access to the artists and minds behind the ICA’s acclaimed programs. From After Hours with the Curator—keeping members in pace with the expanding scope of our exhibition program—to private collection tours and special art-related travel opportunities, Director’s Circle events provide members with greater access.

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Special Memberships

Basic memberships at special rates.

  • Student $40 (available onsite only)
  • Teacher $50
  • National Associate $70**

Special memberships may be purchased on site or over the phone. For more information on discounted membership rates for students, seniors, and teachers, please contact the membership department at 617-478-3102 or

**Designed for members living outside a 200-mile radius of greater Boston