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The Norton Simon Museum is known around the world as one of the most remarkable collections of art ever assembled.

With masterpieces by Botticelli, Cézanne, Degas, Monet, Picasso, Rembrandt, Renoir, Rubens and van Gogh, and a stunning collection of sculpture from India and Southeast Asia, the Museum is a gateway to learning about the world's rich artistic heritage. What's more, its special exhibitions and educational programming provide in-depth explorations of artistic movements and genres within its renowned permanent collection.

Join the Museum’s membership program today to enjoy the best of these offerings and to take advantage of the many perks made available to members. In addition, know that your membership dues provide essential unrestricted support that helps fund the Museum's educational and outreach efforts, including subsidizing field trips and art-making workshops for Southern California's youngest residents.

Membership Levels

Participating $75

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Patron $550

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Contributing $125

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Benefactor $1,000

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Sponsoring $275

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*Please note that gift memberships will be processed and sent within 3–5 days of the date of purchase. 

Please note: Beginning on July 1, 2018, the prices for select membership levels will increase. Current members whose memberships expire before August 31, 2018 qualify for early renewal; membership payment must be received and processed by the Museum no later than June 29, 2018.

Memberships that expire after September 1, 2018 do not qualify for early renewal. The Museum can only accommodate early renewals up to three month prior to the membership expiration date.

Membership Card and Guest Policy

All memberships include two personalized membership cards. If only one named cardholder is visiting the Museum or attending an event without the other, he or she is welcome to bring a guest. Additional guests pay general admission, or are permitted at the Contributing level and above.


Visit our FAQ page or contact our membership department at (626) 844-6990 or email us via the contact page.

To join as a corporate member, please call (626) 844-6990 or contact us via the contact page.