Member Appreciation Weekend

Member Appreciation Weekend

Members make everything we do at the PMA possible, and Member Appreciation Weekends is their chance to enjoy special offers and events at the PMA. If you're not a member, you can still join and take part; we're thankful for all of you.

From Friday, May 31 through Sunday, June 2, members enjoy the following extra benefits:

  • Double Discounts (20%) in the PMA Store (in-store and regularly priced merchandise only)
  • Double Discounts (20%) and a free coffee or baked good in the PMA Café (not applicable toward alcoholic beverages)
  • Daily giveaways including books, gift cards, and Winslow Homer Studio Tours
  • Special docent-led gallery tours just for members
  • All-ages weaving activities
  • And more!

This year, we're even combining Member Appreciation Weekend with Barnet Scholars Weekend, which includes the popular Members Coffee and Culture on Saturday. We're honored to welcome Dr. Virginia Mecklenburg, Senior Curator at Smithsonian American Art Museum, as our visiting scholar, it’s a weekend you won’t want to miss.

Schedule of Events

Friday, May 31

Noon Friday, May 31: Noontime Talk with Barnet Scholar Dr. Virginia Mecklenburg

5 p.m. to 7 p.m.: Drop in for a hands on all-ages weaving activity inspired by In the Vanguard: Haystack Mountain School of Crafts, 1950-1969 

Daily Giveaway: 
Docent-led PMA highlights tour for up to 12 people. Scheduling can be done online or over phone and requires 6 weeks advance notice.
Please note: highlights tour does not include the Winslow Homer Studio.

Book Giveaway: 
The William S. Paley Collection: A Taste of Modernism, or A New American Sculpture, 1914-1945, Lachaise, Laurent, Nadelman, and Zorach
(2 winners will be selected)

Saturday, June 1

9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.: Members Coffee and Culture

10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.: Drop in for a hands on all-ages weaving activity inspired by In the Vanguard: Haystack Mountain School of Crafts, 1950-1969 

2 p.m. to 3 p.m.: Pairing Paintings with Michael Smith
Discover the ways that looking at two paintings together can influence the way you see each one.

Daily Giveaway:
A pair of Winslow Homer Studio Tour Tickets
(2 tickets, one winner selected)

Book Giveaway:
Ahmed Alsoudani, Redacted and American Moderns on Paper or Masterworks from the Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art
(2 winners will be selected)
 

Sunday, June 2

10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.: Landscapes Near and Far with Sue Yandell
Dig deep into the lives of artists, the choices they made while painting, and why we still look at these landscapes today.

10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.: Drop in for a hands on all-ages weaving activity inspired by In the Vanguard: Haystack Mountain School of Crafts, 1950-1969 

2 p.m. to 3 p.m.: Hidden Figures with Kristine Biegel
Explore a range of artistic mediums throughout the museum and look for the hidden figures in each.

Daily Giveway:
$50 gift card to the PMA store

Book Giveaway:
The Thrill of the Chase: The Wagstaff Collection of Photographs at the J. Paul Getty Museum or In the Vanguard: Haystack Mountain School of Crafts, 1950-1969
(2 winners will be selected)

Not a PMA member?

No problem! Join today and take advantage of this incredible weekend, along with member benefits such as unlimited admission all year long, invitations to preview major exhibitions, special access to programs featuring museum curators and art experts, discounts at the PMA Store, PMA Café, and PMA Films, and much more. Enjoy 1 month of free membership if you join/renew/rejoin all weekend.