Join the Susquehanna Art Museum

Become A Member

Join SAM’s family of supporters as we celebrate art, culture, and education in South Central Pennsylvania. Your membership lasts for one year and your donation to SAM is tax deductible. And remember, a museum membership makes a great gift!

Contact Alice Anne Schwab at 717.233.8668 ext. 2006 for more information about SAM membership.

Membership Levels

Senior – $30
Student – $30
Active Military – $30
Individual – $50
Good Neighbor – $65
Friend – $100
Dual / Family – $125
Patron – $250
Sustainer – $500
Individual SAM Society – $1,000
Dual SAM Society – $1,500

Member Benefits

All Levels of Membership

  • Free museum admission
  • Discounts on public programs, lectures, films, workshops, trips, classes, and artist talks
  • 10% discount at SAM store
  • Waived submission fees for artists during the annual call for entries exhibition
  • Dining partner discounts


  • North American Reciprocal Museum (NARM) privileges for one guest, including free admission to over 1,300 member institutions nationwide
  • Special invitations to donor events

Dual / Family

  • NARM privileges for two adults, including free admission to over 1,300 member institutions nationwide
  • Special invitations to donor events


  • NARM privileges for up to 4 family members, including free admission to over 1,300 member institutions nationwide
  • Guest admission passes at varying levels and additional benefits! Consult Membership Brochure for additional details.


  • All benefits of Patron Membership with additional NARM cards (up to 8) for extended family members.

Individual SAM Society

  • Includes all Friend membership benefits PLUS behind the scenes access to exhibitions, education and exclusive events that focus on the art of cuisine, wine and spirtis and the offerings at the museum.

Dual SAM Society

  • Includes all SAM Society membership benefits for two.

Dining Partners

We are pleased to announce our new Dining Partner relationship with the following Harrisburg restaurants:

Cork and Fork
Note Bistro and Wine Bar
Stock’s on Second
Yellow Bird Cafe

When dining in these fine establishments, members should present the membership card to the wait staff. Cork and Fork, Millworks, Note Bistro and Wine Bar, Stocks on Second, and Yellow Bird Café offer 10% off the bill for up to 4 people.  Alcohol is not included.

Additional Perks

Members’ visits are always free at Susquehanna Art Museum at The Marty and Tom Philips Family Art Center. Members also receive:

• Discount in the Museum Gift Shop
• Discounted classes and workshops
• Free Members events
• Member Preview Openings (see new Lehr Gallery exhibitions before anyone else!)
• Those great Restaurant Partners mentioned above
• At the FRIEND level or above, NARM (North American Reciprocal Museum) benefits, entitling the card bearer with the NARM sticker to free admission at nearly 1100 museums throughout the United States and Canada.

Join Today

​Fill out the form below to purchase your membership online today. Or, download a membership brochure and pay by mail by clicking the button to the right.