Join / Supporter Membership

Membership Benefits for Three Adults:

  • Personalized membership cards
  • Unlimited free admission to Mingei International Museum
  • Free reciprocal admission at over 750 museums nationwide
  • Four single-visit guest passes
  • Free admission for all member’s children and grandchildren under age 18
  • Invitations to complimentary exhibition preview parties and member events throughout the year
  • 10% discount on purchases in The Collectors’ Gallery, the Museum Store
  • 20% discount on purchases at Café Mingei
  • A complimentary copy of any one Museum publication
  • Subscription to Communiqué, the member newsletter
  • Discounts on Museum programs and trips
  • Use of the Museum’s Art Reference Library
  • $186 may be considered tax-deductible


North American Reciprocal Museum (NARM) Program

Traveling? Take your benefits with you! Museum members at the Contributor level and above receive free/member admission and member gift shop discounts at over 850 Museums nationwide.

For a complete list of participating museums visit

  • NARM privileges do not extend to other institutions members within a 15 mile radius and may be restricted for concerts/lectures/special exhibitions and ticketed events.

Please contact the institutions you plan to visit for specific policies.

Your Support

We invite you to become a member of Mingei International Museum and experience superb folk art, craft and design all year long. Preview Museum exhibitions, meet designer craftsmen, curators and collectors, and attend lectures, symposiums, demonstrations and art excursions – all while helping to support Mingei International Museum’s superb exhibitions and quality education programs.

For more information: Contact the Membership Department at (619) 704-7517 or