Become a Friend of the Timken Member
(Upgrade is for the period of one year)
Experience the Timken Museum of Art in the best way possible—as our member! Exclusive privileges include invitations to member-only events, member discounts, priority notice to special events and trips, and much more! The museum depends upon members of all levels to support the learning and enrichment programs that make the Timken an important – and free community resource. We encourage you to find the program that’s right for you.
Request a membership brochure or JOIN ONLINE today!
Connect with a community of art enthusiasts and enhance your experience at the Timken Museum of Art by joining the Friends of the Timken.
Friend $100
• Annual membership for two individuals
• 20% discount on museum merchandise
• Unlimited free audio tour rental for two
• Discounted tickets for the Art in the Evening lecture series
• Discounted tickets and priority reservations for Study Day trips
• Advanced notification of Art in the Morning lectures and Art in the Afternoon gallery talks
• Private docent guided tour for up to 15 guests
• Subscription to the Timken Members’ Magazine and eNewsletter
Conservator $250
All benefits at the Friend level, plus:
• Two complimentary tickets to attend an Art in the Evening lecture
• Reciprocal membership privileges at over 682 art museums nationwide. View participating locations here.
• Access to services provided by the Balboa Art Conservation Center
Curator $500 (Upgraded Free during the month of March 2015 to the $1000 level)
All benefits at the Conservator level, plus:
• One complimentary Gallery Guide
• Two additional complimentary tickets to attend an Art in the Evening lecture (four total tickets)
• Invitation to members-only exhibition openings
Connoisseur $1,000
All benefits at the Curator level, plus:
• Exclusive invitation for two to attend the annual Timken Holiday Party
• One complimentary Collection Catalogue
• Invitation to Timken international travel opportunities
• 50% discount on new Gift Memberships
• Special acknowledgment on donor sign in the museum foyer
The Timken Museum of Art’s premiere membership group.
Circle Partners receive all the benefits as Friends of the Timken, plus:
Putnam Circle $2,500
• Invitation to VIP exhibition opening receptions
• Curatorial consultation on personal art acquisition or collection
• Two complimentary tickets for the annual Art in the Evening lecture series
• Special invitation to private Timken receptions throughout the year
• Private behind-the-scenes tour of the museum and a special reception with the executive director for up to eight guests
Timken Circle $5,000
All benefits of the Putnam Circle, plus:
• Privilege of hosting a private event at the museum
• Two additional invitations to the annual Timken Holiday Party (four total tickets)
• Exclusive invitation to view exhibitions prior to opening
• Concierge service and ticket assistance for special exhibitions nationwide
Director’s Circle $10,000
All benefits of the Timken Circle, plus:
• Special private lunch for four guests with the executive director
• Two complimentary tickets to attend Study Day trips
• Invitation to elite gatherings with prestigious artists and art-world figures
Founder’s Circle $25,000
All benefits of the Director’s Circle, plus:
• Complimentary $1,000 Connoisseur membership to give as a gift
• Two complimentary exhibition dinner tickets with VIP seating at the executive director’s table
• Two additional invitations to the annual Timken Holiday Party (six total tickets)
For more information, view our Membership Q&A or contact Member Services.
Membership Department
(619) 239-5548 x108