The RISD Museum participates in three reciprocal membership programs that give our members access to over 1,000 museums nationwide! Your membership level determines which programs you are enrolled in. Information is subject to change—we advise you call ahead to confirm an institution’s participation before you visit. An active membership card is required upon admission.
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College and University Art Museums Reciprocal Program
Through the College and University Art Museums Reciprocal Program, academic museums have opened their doors to the members of other teaching museums. Visitors have the opportunity to see how other schools use their collections for teaching and enjoyment. RISD Museum Members of all levels enjoy this benefit. View the list of participating museums here.
Art Museum Reciprocal Network (AMRN)
Free admission and discounts on purchases at over 30 participating museums, including the Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum, Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, and the Peabody Essex Museum. RISD Museum Members in the Friend, Donors’ Circle, Curators’ Circle, and Radeke Circle enjoy this benefit. View the list of participating museums here.
North American Reciprocal Museums (NARM) Association
The North American Reciprocal Museum (NARM) Association® is one of the largest reciprocal membership programs in the world with members in the United States, Bermuda, Canada, El Salvador, and Mexico. NARM has 924 arts, cultural, and historical institutions along with botanical gardens, children’s museums, science and technology centers, and more that offer their individual NARM qualified members reciprocal benefits. RISD Museum Members in the Donors’ Circle, Curators’ Circle, and Radeke Circle enjoy this benefit. View the list of participating museums here.