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Membership & Donation

Exciting News: Grand Re-Opening April 27, 2024!
Join us for an amazing new chapter at the Museum of the American Indian. Fresh exhibits, innovative programs, and a celebration of Indigenous cultures await. Your support brings it to life. 

Thank you for being a part of our mission.

Become a part of our growing museum family!

Join – or renew – your membership today.


Benefits of Membership


All members receive Museum updates, including invitations to events, and free admission to exhibits.


The Museum of the American Indian is a not-for-profit 501(c)(3) organization and the full amount of your contribution is tax-deductible within the limitations of the law. Consult your tax advisor regarding how these rules affect you.




PayPal or Check

If you prefer to pay by check, please download our Membership Form, fill in the information and send via postal mail.

Current Members


If you are a current member and have a change of address or other updates to your contact information, please email us with the information.

Membership Program - Levels

‘Umpa (Acorn)


  • Young Adults (25 & Younger), Elders (65+)  @ Level 1


Level 1
‘Alum (Strawberry)

  • Access to MAI Library

  • 15% Discount to Museum Store

  • Early Access to Event Tickets

  • Ticketed Member Previews of new exhibits

Level 2
Munkai (California Poppy)

  • Level 1 Benefits; plus

  • NARM Membership

Level 3
Tcilaka (Manzanita)

  • Level 2 Benefits; plus

  • Quarterly Private Tour of permanent collection + free admission to member previews of new exhibits

Level 4
Sah’-tah (Live Oak)

  • Level 3 Benefits; plus

  • Recognition in Annual Report

  • Two free tickets to Annual Event

Lifetime Supporter
Tamalpais Circle
$10,000.00/lifetime giving

  • Level 4 Benefits

  • Special Recognition in Annual Report

How you can increase the size of your gift: Many companies will match their employees' contributions to the NMAI. Please inquire with your Human Resources office and submit a matching gift form with your membership donation.

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