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Membership

Join Us. Free for everyone, more for you.

HAMMER PLUS, our new membership program, adds to your life with member previews, opening parties, priority seating, and up-to-the-minute lectures and concerts that put you in the mix with LA’s vibrant art scene. Make the Hammer a part of your life.

Choose which benefit level is right for you.

Levels of Membership

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  • EXPERIENCE

    Earn a Participate level membership for free by visiting the Hammer and checking in often. Signing up is easy, just come by the Welcome Desk in the Museum’s Wilshire Lobby or the Museum Store on your next visit to learn how to get started.

  • PARTICIPATE

    Join member-only exhibition opening parties where you’ll engage with other members, Hammer curators, and emerging artists. Stay in touch with the Hammer’s art and ideas through ongoing calendar mailings and enjoy priority seating at public programs thanks to our member only lines.

    Benefits

    • Membership cards for two
    • Invitation for two to all exhibition opening receptions and one HAMMER PLUS event
    • Priority entry and seat selection for two at Hammer public programs
    • Receive the Hammer calendar by mail
    • Reciprocal benefits at 27 university art museums
  • IMMERSE

    Go deeper into the Hammer community through curated member experiences and exclusive access to all HAMMER PLUS events, including the summer Director’s Reception. Your contribution helps to keep our public programming accessible to all, and benefits include discounts at AMMO at the Hammer and the Museum Store.

    Benefits

    • Membership cards for two
    • Priority entry and seat selection for two at Hammer public programs
    • Receive the Hammer calendar by mail
    • Invitation for two to the summer Director’s Reception and all HAMMER PLUS events
    • 10% discount at AMMO at the Hammer and the Museum Store
    • Hammer tote bag
    • Reciprocal privileges at all museums in the Western Reciprocal Program (click for list)
    • 10% discount on single tickets at the Center for the Art of Performance at UCLA and the Museum Store at the Fowler Museum
  • IMPACT

    Enjoy further access to the Hammer’s curators, the Museum’s special events, and our extended artist community, as well as free weekend parking. Your support impacts our ability to keep art and ideas accessible for everyone.

    Benefits

  • HAMMER FELLOW

    Gain exposure to art being made in today’s L.A. and engage in social and intellectual interactions with Hammer curators, collectors, and artists. Join us at all Director’s Receptions, and enjoy free daily parking as you ally with us in support of the Hammer’s ongoing exhibitions and events.

    Benefits

    • Membership cards for two
    • Priority entry and seat selection for two at Hammer public programs
    • Receive the Hammer calendar by mail
    • Invitation for two to all Director’s Receptions and all HAMMER PLUS events
    • 10% discount at AMMO at the Hammer and the Museum Store
    • Hammer tote bag
    • Reciprocal privileges at all museums in the Western Reciprocal Program and the Modern and Contemporary Museum Association (Mod/Co)
    • 10% discount on single tickets at the Center for the Art of Performance at UCLA and the Museum Store at the Fowler Museum
    • Complimentary daily parking during Museum hours
    • Two Hammer exhibition catalogues
    • Private collection visit with Hammer curators
    • Invitation for two to the annual Hammer Fellows’ Dinner
    • Advanced reserved seating for two at all Hammer public programs
  • HAMMER PATRON

    Go above and beyond with a philanthropic partnership with the Hammer. You will meet local artists on yearly studio visits, attend events at private homes with curators, and be invited to our annual Fellows’ Dinner. Art catalogues and additional guest passes are included at this critical level of giving.

    Benefits

    • Membership cards for two
    • Priority entry and seat selection for two at Hammer public programs
    • Receive the Hammer calendar by mail
    • Invitation for two to all Director’s Receptions and all HAMMER PLUS events
    • 10% discount at AMMO at the Hammer
    • Hammer tote bag
    • Reciprocal privileges at all museums in the Western Reciprocal Program and the Modern and Contemporary Museum Association (Mod/Co)
    • 10% discount on single tickets at the Center for the Art of Performance at UCLA and the Museum Store at the Fowler Museum
    • Complimentary daily parking during Museum hours
    • Two Hammer exhibition catalogues
    • Private collection visit with Hammer curators
    • Invitation for two to the annual Hammer Fellows’ Dinner
    • Select curator-led exhibition tours
    • Advanced reserved seating for two at all Hammer public programs
    • Studio tour or architectural tour with Hammer curators
    • Opportunity to arrange a private VIP exhibition tour for six guests (by appointment only)
    • Bring two additional guests to all Director’s Receptions
    • Two Participate level gift memberships to share
    • 20% discount at the Museum Store