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Join the Taft Museum of Art

Become a member and support a one-of-a-kind art collection and piece of history that is deeply connected to the community.

Your membership helps us preserve this beautiful institution for today and for the future. All memberships include unlimited free admission to our collection in the historic house and special exhibitions (unless noted otherwise). Members also receive free or discounted admission to Taft programs, lectures, concerts, and more.

Membership benefits include:

  • Free admission to collection galleries and special exhibitions (unless otherwise announced)
  • Free or discounted admission to select Taft programs, talks, and concerts
  • 10% discount in the Lindner Family Café (excludes alcohol and tax)
  • 10% discount in the Museum Shop
  • Subscription to Portico, our tri-annual magazine exclusively for members
  • Invitations to members-only exhibition previews, openings, receptions, and tours
  • Guest passes for free admission (number varies per membership level)
  • Opportunities to volunteer at the museum

Explore our full list of membership levels and benefits below!


Exciting news! You no longer need to find your membership card and input a 15-digit member number to reserve tickets for exhibitions and programs; instead, all reservation tickets can be made on our tickets page with ease using your email address on file: create an account here. If you have an existing account, select an event and sign in before checking out! We encourage you to save your login credentials to avoid logging in each time you reserve tickets. 

Give the Gift of Art This Holiday Season!

20% Off Gift Memberships

Enjoy 20% off Dual/Family Level gift memberships this holiday season, November 1 through December 31. Taft members receive extra perks and discounts on year-round programming and on Summer Art Camp. Be first in line for early bird pricing, which opens January 2024! 

Receive this discount by using code HOLIDAY23 when purchasing a membership online!


Offer valid November 1-December 31, 2023!

Perks from Our Friends

Now–January 14, 2024 at the Cincinnati Museum Center

Taft Museum of Art members can explore the exciting new exhibition Girlhood (It's Complicated) for FREE as part of a reciprocal membership benefit during the run of our current special exhibition Sporting Fashion: Outdoor Girls 1800 to 1960

Present your Taft Museum of Art membership card at Cincinnati Museum Center admissions and get free access to the museum and special exhibition. Admission to Holiday Junction is ticketed separately and not included.

Exclusive International Taft Trip

Amsterdam | April 14–21, 2024

The portrait Michiel de Wael by Frans Hals is going on a trip, and you’re invited too! Our painting will be featured in the first show devoted to Frans Hals in over 30 years, and will be exhibited at the Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam.

Must be a Leadership Level donor to participate. Contact Development to learn more at

Membership Levels

Individual Level | $50

  • Full membership benefits for 1 adult

Dual/Family Level | $75

  • All previous benefits for 2 adults and all children 18 and under living in the same household, plus:
  • Priority registration and discount for Summer Art Camp
  • Free family tours for special exhibitions

Patron Level | $150

Sustaining Level | $275

  • All previous benefits, plus:
  • 6 guest passes for free admission *
  • Complimentary tickets to exhibition openings and receptions
  • Invitations to special curator-led tours *

Fellow Level | $500


For more information, contact: (513) 352-5134 or

Want to do even more? Join the Taft at our Leadership level. Learn More

To be fully tax-deductible, the upper-level benefits designated with an asterisk above (*) would be waived.


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