Become a Member

Join a vibrant community to unlock a world of creativity and inspiration. Through our exhibitions, events, and outreach programs, we provide our members with unique opportunities to learn about, engage with, and experience design. 

All Design Museum Members enjoy:

  • Subscription to Design Museum Magazine
  • Invitations to member-only exhibition opening receptions
  • Free tickets to event series like Design Museum Mornings, UNITE, and more
  • Discounts on special events like our annual Summits & Galas
  • 10% off at Design Museum pop-up shops
  • Discounts from our partners like Moo and Ministry of Supply
Terms & Conditions

All Design Museum memberships, regardless of payment frequency, are annual-based and automatically recurring. Note: if you cancel before the full 12 months or 4 quarters you’ll automatically be charged the balance of the annual membership.

$5/month ($3/month for students)
Or $15/quarter or $60/year

1 Membership Card

  • All of the above benefits
Or $24/quarter or $95/year

2 Membership Cards

  • All of the above benefits for 2 people
Or $63/quarter or $250/year

2 Membership Cards

  • All of the above benefits plus:
  • Design Museum swag: T-Shirt & Tote Bag
  • Recognized in Annual Report
Or $125/quarter or $500/year

2 Membership Cards

  • All of the above benefits plus
  • Invitations to curator-led exhibition tours at every exhibition
Or $250/quarter or $1,000/year

4 Membership Cards

  • All of the above benefits plus:
  • Invitations to Design Field Trips
  • Guest tickets to monthly events

Want to give beyond membership? The Design Impact Society is our premier donor circle. Society Donors receive complimentary tickets to special events like our Galas, Summits, and Field Trips — all opportunities to come together as a community and celebrate the impact of the museum. Learn more


Get your entire company, team, or school involved with the Design Museum. Everyone in your organization can enjoy the benefits of membership. Learn more


Receive Design Museum Magazine every season, delivered to your door.
Preview the magazine

Opening Receptions

Be the first to experience our exhibitions at these special events.
See what’s on-view


Complimentary tickets to monthly events to connect with the community and be inspired.
Upcoming events

Design Museum Swag

T-shirts, totes, and books, oh my!

Special Events

Attend our Galas and Summits with special discounts for members.

Partner Offers

Enjoy special discounts from our partners with your membership:

20% off all printing at

Designers & Books
30-50% off at Designers & Books Online Book Fair

Ministry of Supply
15% off products online

American Graphics Institute
20% off courses

Modern Bite
15% off online purchases

Free .design domain for 1 year