Become a Member

Be there: 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.

Membership Levels and Benefits

$65 Individual
(fully tax deductible)

  • Free gallery admission and discounted film tickets (for two)
  • Invitations to exhibition opening receptions, including all seasonal celebrations (for two)
  • Free admission to lectures, seminars, and discussions with artists and filmmakers
  • A subscription to BAMPFA’s quarterly Program Guide
  • A subscription to BAMPFA’s digital member newsletter
  • 10-percent discount on regular-price items at the BAMPFA Store
  • 10-percent discount at Babette, BAMPFA’s cafe
  • Amazing deals at local stores, restaurants, and cultural destinations through our East Bay Discount Club
  • Reciprocal privileges at more than seventy university art museums in the College and University Art Museums Reciprocal 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
($185 tax deductible)

All Sponsor benefits, plus:

  • Additional 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 more
  • A complimentary BAMPFA exhibition catalog
  • Two additional one-time film passes (four total)
  • Two additional one-time gallery passes for unaccompanied guests (four total)

$500 Donor
($350 tax tax deductible)

All Patron benefits, plus:

  • Invitation to one Curator’s Circle event
  • Invitation to a private breakfast with BAMPFA’s director and curators
  • Recognition in the BAMPFA annual donor roster
  • Two additional one-time film passes (six total)
  • Two additional one-time gallery passes for unaccompanied guests (six total)

Discounted Rates

All of the above memberships are offered with a 10-percent discount for 65+; current students; UC Berkeley alumni, faculty, and staff; and people with disabilities. Proof of status is required.

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 (510) 643-9632.

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