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MEMBERSHIP

Your International African American Museum membership makes a difference.
Join the journey!

March is Member Month!

Become an Annual Member

All month long, receive 10% off annual membership* using code IAAM24 at checkout. Plus, other special perks! Learn more at the link below!

Member Month Perks

*Includes gift memberships and renewals. Excludes Museum Circle levels. 

Every day, we empower individuals with knowledge of the past. When you become an Annual Member, you join a collective dedicated to uncovering and sharing the unvarnished truth about African American experiences.

Annual Membership Program

Annual Membership Benefits for One Year

When you become a member, you join a collective dedicated to uncovering and sharing the unvarnished truth about African American experiences.

  • Unlimited general admission (reservation required) for one full year to museum galleries, gardens, and exhibits (includes access to the Center for Family History)
  • Free or reduced admission to select Museum public programs, including special members-only activities, workshops, and ticketed events
  • 15% discount in the museum shop and on additional admission tickets
  • Exclusive member communications

We offer membership options for everyone.
Explore membership tiers below.

Individual: $60

Includes all Annual Membership Benefits for one (1) adult

Dual: $100

Includes all Annual Membership Benefits for two (2) adults PLUS:

Family: $150
(Special South Carolina Resident Pricing – $99)

Includes all Dual benefits, PLUS:

  • Up to six (6) youth under 18 years old in the same household
  • 15% discount on youth education and enrichment programs

Friend of the Museum: $250

Includes all prior level benefits, PLUS:

  • Six (6) one-time use vouchers for guests
  • 15% discount on virtual genealogical training course with our Center for Family History
  • Priority registration to behind-the-scenes experiences

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Museum Circle

Level Up Your Membership

Our Museum Circle is a dedicated group of diverse individuals who support the International African American Museum at a level that propels the organization forward.

Supporter’s Circle : $500

Includes all Friend of the Museum benefits, PLUS:

  • Invitation to annual Museum Circle-only reception
  • Exclusive updates and important museum news from IAAM leadership

Advocate’s Circle : $1,000

Includes all prior level benefits, PLUS:

  • Invitation to annual exclusive virtual Coffee with a Curator
  • Priority registration invitation to exhibition opening receptions
  • Recognition in the IAAM Annual Report

Patron’s Circle : $2,500

Includes all prior level benefits, PLUS:

  • Supports our family community initiative, providing museum access to families in need across the Lowcountry

Champion’s Circle : $5,000

Includes all prior level benefits, PLUS:

  • Intimate exhibition viewings with expert museum staff
  • Annual lunch invitation with a member of our senior leadership team
  • Discount on museum event space rental for private events
  • One complimentary virtual one-on-one consultation with a Center for Family History researcher

President’s Circle : $10,000

Includes all prior level benefits, PLUS:

  • Priority access to purchase Gala tickets
  • Invitation to annual luncheon with IAAM President & CEO

 

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Tax Information About Your Membership Dues

Memberships at the Friend of the Museum level and lower are not tax deductible. In accordance with IRS regulations, membership dues payments to the Museum Circle are tax deductible, minus the fair market value of the benefits you receive. See a listing of our tax-deductible benefits and information in the link below. Additional gifts over and above dues are 100% tax deductible.

2024 Museum Circle Tax Deductible Amounts

More Questions?

 

For more information, please refer to our Frequently Asked Questions.