Avant-Garde

Avant-Garde

1 Year: $1,000 (tax-deductible: $520)
Reserved for those 21–40 years of age.

Avant-Garde is a membership group for young professionals and art supporters who are interested in greater and more rewarding participation with the museum. Members enjoy behind-the-scenes experiences with LACMA and the wider L.A. art community and receive monthly invitations to museum exhibition openings, curatorial tours, collection and artist studio visits, and other social gatherings. Avant-Garde’s programming offers incomparable insight into collecting and connoisseurship as well as social gatherings with likeminded peers.

Avant-Garde members receive all the benefits of a Supporter membership plus:

  • Invitations  for two to first night exhibition receptions before their public opening
  • Invitations for two to monthly Avant-Garde events, including curator-led tours, private collection visits, tours of artist studios, and more
  • Two LACMA passes to share with family and friends.  LACMA Passes provide a day of free admission to all museum galleries—including select specially ticketed exhibitions—as well as the ability to bypass lines.
  • Annual recognition of your generous support in the Insider

Additional Opportunities and Benefits

  • One year of free admission to LACMA’s permanent collection and all specially ticketed exhibitions, as well as twenty-four other museums nationwide
  • Member previews of select exhibitions
  • Calendar of events mailed monthly
  • Special Avant-Garde emails with LACMA news and special offers
  • One  complimentary art catalogue chosen by LACMA
  • Invitations to LACMA’s popular Art 101 classes
  • Subscription to Insider, the LACMA magazine
  • Discounts on more than 300 films, concerts, lectures, and classes at LACMA
  • 10% discount in LACMA’s gift store (20% on member appreciation days)
  • Opportunity to join LACMA’s Art Councils, which provide further unique and intimate experiences for their members, whose dues support acquisitions and programming for a specific area of the collection
  • Opportunity to join Muse & Film Club
  • Opportunity to purchase an annual parking pass ($60)

Over 40? Become a  Partner, or upgrade to the Curator's Circle for additional VIP passes, an invitation to the annual Summer Evening family event, recognition on the Annual Donor Wall at the museum, and more.

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For more information about Avant-Garde, please contact 323 857-4774 or avantgarde@lacma.org.