Become a Member

For the Love of Art


Family in gallery.
Artwork: Robert Peterson,
 Sunday Kind of Love, 2022. Oil on canvas, 54 x 114 inches. Collection of the Wichita Art Museum. Photo courtesy Robert Peterson

Wichita Art Museum members are an incredible group of people. They are accountants, artists, caregivers, designers, engineers, and just plain folks. Our newest member joined this week, and our longest-standing member has been with us for more than 50 years. They all have one thing in common: they love art. And for that, we love them.

Enjoy these benefits when you become a museum member:

  • Unlimited Free Admission to our featured exhibitions 
  • 10% discount in the Museum Store
  • Exclusive access | Early access | Discounted rates to events and programs
  • Invitations to Members Only parties, dinners, events and artist talks
  • Direct mailing of W Magazine
  • Free or discounted admission to educational programs
  • Invitations to trips through Museum Travel Alliance and Friends of WAM
  • Reciprocal membership privileges at 1300+ museums and gardens across the U.S. (Household+ level) details below

Additional Benefits for our Murdock Members:

  • Guest Passes (number depending on your level of membership)
  • Invitations to Murdock Members only events
  • Mixology events receptions
  • Exhibitions preview parties, dinners and talks
  • Invitations to Murdock trips and parties
  • Annual recognition and exclusive events planned by the Director
    And much more

Add your voice to the mix. Join at a level that is right for you. Become a member of WAM today!


Reciprocal Memberships

Photo of the exterior of a building with two people sitting on the edge of the fountain out front at dusk with a photographer taking their photo as the flash goes off

Dallas Museum of Art – Photo courtesy of the Dallas Arts District

Members at the Household Plus level and higher receive reciprocal privileges through ROAM, NARM and AHS to museums and botanical gardens around the country as lively and vibrant as WAM.

Reciprocal Organization of Associated Museums (ROAM) includes free admission and discounts at more than 300 North American museums including the Dallas Museum of Art and the Georgia O’Keeffe Museum.

North American Reciprocal Museum (NARM) privileges include free admission and shopping discounts at more than 1,000 North American museums including the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art and the Oklahoma City Museum of Art.

American Horticultural Society (AHS) offers a Reciprocal Admissions Program with free admission to more than 300 North American botanical gardens and museums, including Philbrook Gardens at the Philbrook Museum of Art in Tulsa, Oklahoma, and the Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Garden.

Show your current WAM member card at participating locations with the NARM, ROAM or AHS designation for these great discounts and benefits!