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Reciprocal Membership + Travel

Reciprocity means that you enjoy free general admission for up to two adults to museums in North America—and beyond!—based on your level of membership. Art Advocate level ($200) Members have access to more than 40 participating museums. Donor level ($400) Members and above enjoy reciprocal admission privileges at more than 1,000 museums. Additional benefits vary by museum. Please see reciprocal network websites, or contact participating reciprocal museums, for details.

Art Advocate Level Reciprocity

Art Advocate level ($200) Members enjoy free admission for two adults to institutions participating in the Museum Alliance Reciprocal Program. Simply present your specially marked membership card at any of the 40+ participating museums to receive this benefit.

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Donor Level and Above Reciprocity

Donor level ($400) Members and above receive reciprocal benefits from all museums offered to the Art Advocate level of membership, plus more than 1,000 additional museums. Enjoy this benefit when you present your membership card at any of the participating museums.

See all reciprocal museums offered through the following networks:

North American Reciprocal Museum Association
Reciprocal Organization of Associated Museums

Member Travel

The Museum offers a variety of exclusive travel opportunities throughout the year, giving you unique access to art experiences outside the Milwaukee Art Museum. From day trips to private estates and other regional museums, to international travel with the Museum Director and curators, the opportunities available are broad and depend on your membership level.

Day trips are open to Art Advocate level ($200) and above Members, and the Museum’s international travel program is open to Benefactor ($2,500) and above Members.

Due to COVID-19, our travel program is dependent on the restrictions and guidelines set forth by the CDC. Please watch this page for updates, or contact the Membership Office at 414-224-3284, Monday–Friday, 9 a.m.–5 p.m.

View past trips

Andy Warhol—From A to B and Back Again
Nov 1, 2019

Manet at the Art Institute of Chicago
Aug 7, 2019

Crab Tree Farm
May 15, 2019

Modern Design History of Chicago
Nov 13, 2018

John Michael Kohler Arts Center and Artist Studio Tour
May 30, 2018

Gauguin at the Art Institute
Jul 12, 2018

The Morton Arboretum and Ball Horticultural Center
May 31, 2018

Amsterdam & The European Fine Art Fair Maastricht, Holland with Dr. Tanya Paul the Isabel and Alfred Bader Curator of European Art
Mar 11–17, 2017

Colorful Pilsen and the National Museum of Mexican Art
Oct 5, 2016

Van Gogh’s Dwellings at the Art Institute of Chicago
Apr 29, 2016

Mexico City, Mexico
Feb 12–18, 2016
with Director Dan Keegan

Members Trip, Chicago, Illinois
Oct 30, 2015

Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, Bentonville, Arkansas
Oct 2–4, 2015
with Director Dan Keegan

Venice Biennale and Rome
May 31–Jun 7, 2015
with Director Dan Keegan and Chief Curator Brady Roberts

Havana, Cuba
Feb 19–23, 2014
with Director Dan Keegan and Chief Curator Brady Roberts