Become a Member

Membership is your all-access pass to BAMPFA

BAMPFA members enjoy free admission to our breathtaking galleries; reduced-rate tickets to film screenings in our state-of-the-art Barbro Osher theater; discounts at local stores, restaurants, and cultural destinations; and so much more! Your donation provides essential support to BAMPFA, and furthers our mission to inspire the imagination and ignite critical dialogue through art and film.

Discounted Rates

All of the below memberships are offered with a 10-percent discount for current BAMPFA members; 65+; current students; UC Berkeley alumni, faculty, and staff; and people with disabilities. Discounts are only redeemable in person or over the phone at (510) 642-5186. Proof of status is required.

Membership Levels and Benefits

$65 Individual
(fully tax deductible)

  • Unlimited gallery admission and discounted film tickets (for two)
  • Free admission to performances, lectures, and discussions with artists and filmmakers
  • Invitations to seasonal celebrations and member receptions (for two)
  • A subscription to BAMPFA’s quarterly Program Guide
  • A subscription to BAMPFA’s digital member newsletter
  • Reciprocal privileges at more than seventy university art museums in the College and University Art Museums Reciprocal Program
  • 10-percent discount on regular-price items at the BAMPFA Store
  • 10-percent discount on BAMPFA gift membership purchases
  • Amazing deals at local stores, restaurants, and cultural destinations through our BAMPFA Perks program

$90 Dual/Family
(fully tax deductible)

All Individual benefits, plus:

  • One additional membership card
  • Benefits for two cardholders and one guest each

$175 Sponsor
($120 tax deductible)

All Dual/Family benefits, plus:

$300 Patron
($235 tax deductible)

All Sponsor benefits, plus:

  • Reciprocal privileges at more than thirty premier museums in the Museum Alliance Reciprocal Program (MARP); including the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, the Guggenheim, the Art Gallery of Ontario, and many more
  • Two additional single-use film passes (four total)
  • Two additional single-use gallery passes for unaccompanied guests (four total)

$500 Donor
($350 tax deductible)

All Patron benefits, plus:

  • Invitation to one Curator’s Circle event
  • Recognition in the BAMPFA donor roster
  • Two additional single-use film passes (six total)
  • Two additional single-use gallery passes for unaccompanied guests (six total)
  • One complimentary BAMPFA exhibition catalog

Curator’s Circle Memberships

Get the best of BAMPFA by joining our premier donor group, the Curator’s Circle. Members at this level provide a truly impactful level of support for BAMPFA, and enjoy enhanced access to exhibitions and film programs, as well as special events with artists, filmmakers, curators, collectors, and like-minded patrons. For more information, contact our Major Gifts Officer at

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