Avant-Garde is a membership group for young professionals, collectors, and philanthropists interested in supporting LACMA and exploring L.A.’s dynamic art world. Members enjoy exclusive access to behind-the-scenes and after-hours programs at LACMA and around the L.A. art community. Programs throughout the year feature curator-led tours, artist walkthroughs, studio and collection visits, curator-led outings to art venues throughout the city, happy hours at the museum, and more.
An educational and social group, Avant-Garde offers valuable insights into collecting and connoisseurship as well as an energetic gatherings with like-minded peers.
Reserved for those 21–40 years of age.
To safeguard the well-being of patrons, artists, and museum staff, our exclusive programs for patrons have temporarily moved online.
- Invitations to exclusive Avant-Garde programs
- Six all-access LACMA passes to share with family and friends. Enjoy a day of free admission to all museum galleries with these passes.
- Subscription to and annual recognition of your generous support in Insider, LACMA’s magazine for donors
- Opportunity to join LACMA’s Acquisitions Groups and Art Councils
- Additional benefits including free admission for two, reciprocal admission privileges at 24 museums nationwide, member previews of select exhibitions, opportunity to purchase a parking pass, member discounts, and more!
Over 40? Become a Partner, or upgrade to Curator's Circle for invitations to all major exhibition opening receptions and the Summer Evening family barbeque at LACMA, recognition on the Annual Donor Wall at the museum, and more.