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Member Discounts

MEMBER DISCOUNTS

Your membership has benefits! In addition to unlimited free admission for one year, invitations to members-only previews of special exhibitions, and a subscription to the SAM magazine, your membership includes participation in the following programs:

  • Reciprocal membership (Patron level and higher)​​

  • Retail and magazine discounts

  • Valuable savings at​​ SAM Books, Shops, and Taste​

  • Member Appreciation Days—three times a year, take advantage of double discounts at all SAM Books, Shops, and Taste locations (some restrictions may apply)

  • Discounts on museum lectures, film series, and other programs

  • 10% off gift membership purchases at the Individual through Patron levels. Purchase three or more gift memberships and receive 20% off your total.

Gift Memberships

Purchase a Gift Membership Today

Give the gift that keeps on giving all year long. Excellent membership benefits allow your friends, family members, and business associates the ability to enjoy SAM as an insider every day of the year. By becoming members of SAM, they will be ensured free admission to extraordinary exhibitions.

SAM members enjoy 10% off their gift membership purchases at the Individual through Patron levels. Purchase three or more gift memberships and receive 20% off your total. Not a member? Join today and purchase a second membership as a gift and receive 10% off your total. Don't forget that SAM memberships are tax-deductible!

How to Purchase

Online
To receive your discount online, you must be logged in to your SAM member account and use the promotional code "GIFT" at checkout.

Phone 
Call us at 206.654.3210, open daily​ from 10 am to 5 pm.​​ 

Visit 
Stop by the Ticketing Desk ​or the SAM Shop at one of our three locations.

Your recipient will receive a full year of outstanding benefits including:

  • Unlimited free admission to all SAM locations

  • 10% discount at SAM Books, Shops, and Taste

  • Discounts on lectures, film series tickets, and other museum programs

  • Plus much more!​​​

Reciprocal Memberships

The Seattle Art Museum offers two reciprocal membership programs for Patron, Friend, Fellow, Contributors Circles, and Corporate members, allowing you free admission to many fine art institutions.

The programs are the Metropolitan Reciprocal Membership Program and the Western Reciprocal Membership Program.

How It Works

SAM will provide you with reciprocal stickers. To visit any of the museums listed below, just show your SAM membership card with your reciprocal sticker. This will grant you the following:

  • Free admission

  • Free admission to special exhibitions when no ticket is required

  • Discounts at museum stores

  • Discounts on films, concerts, and lectures

Reciprocal Membership Program

  • Carnegie Museum of Art

  • Dallas Museum of Art

  • Denver Art Museum

  • The Detroit Institute of Arts

  • Indianapolis Museum of Art

  • Los Angeles County Museum of Art

  • The Metropolitan Museum of Art

  • The Minneapolis Institute of Arts

  • Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

  • Philadelphia Museum of Art

  • Seattle Art Museum

  • The Toledo Museum of Art

  • Virginia Museum of Fine Arts

  • Wadsworth Atheneum, Hartford

Western Reciprocal Membership Program

  • Art Gallery of Greater Victoria

  • Asian Art Museum of San Francisco

  • Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center

  • Dallas Museum of Art

  • Denver Art Museum

  • The Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco

  • Gilcrease Museum

  • Japanese American National Museum
    (Los Angeles, CA)

  • The Minneapolis Institute of Arts

  • Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago

  • The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston

  • The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art

  • New Orleans Museum of Art

  • Phoenix Art Museum

  • Portland Art Museum

  • San Diego Museum of Art

  • Seattle Art Museum

  • UCLA Hammer Museum

Other

  • Whitney Museum of American Art

Retail Discounts

SAM membership entitles you to great discounts at the following merchants. Discounts are valid only for the person named on the current membership card and are not transferable. Please present your membership card to the vendor prior to purchase.

Alexis Hotel
15% off best-available room rate, seven days a week (rate code: STM, Corporate ID: CRP10985)
1007 First Avenue
alexishotel.com

Alhambra
Unique and timeless women’s clothing, accessories, jewelry, shoes, and home furnishings
10% discount
101 Pine Street
alhambranet.com

Allison & Ross Fine Art Services
Full-service frame shop. Established in 1973 by artist David Allison, Allison & Ross is dedicated to extraordinary craftsmanship and exceptional service.
10% off framing
2234 First Avenue S.
allisonrossinc.com

Arundel Books
New, used, and rare books. Specialties include art, architecture, photography, Northwest titles, and more
10% discount
1001 First Avenue
arundelbooks.com

Brasserie Margaux
It’s fresh. It’s fun. It’s definitely Northwest. Just right for either a light, casual meal or a special celebration
10% off food and nonalcoholic beverages
401 Lenora Street
margauxseattle.com

Caffe Ladro
Voted Seattle's top coffeehouse by Seattle Weekly, Zagat Survey, and USA Today. Committed to 100% Fair Trade organic shade-grown coffee. Offering delicious fresh-baked pastries, quiche, pies, and other desserts.
10% off any coffee beverage
108 Union Street
801 Pine Street
caffeladro.com

Cambium Landscape
Cambium Incorporated provides the highest-quality residential landscape architectural design, construction, and maintenance services for the discerning client. We bring ideas and dreams to reality.
15% discount on design and consultation services
701 34th Avenue
cambiumlandscape.com

Canlis Glass
Pushing the boundaries of glass art, Canlis Glass features work by Jean-Pierre Canlis. From bamboo installations, to Wheat and pieces from the Ocean Studies series, Canlis Glass is making an impact worldwide.
5% discount
3131 Western Avenue, Ste. 329
canlisglass.com​​

Capitol Hill Flower and Garden
Fresh and silk plants, plus balloons.
10% discount
300 15th Avenue
flower4gift.com

Chromaworks
From photo, inkjet and offset, to long runs and short runs, we have the solutions for your imaging needs. We specialize in fine art reproduction!
10% off all print orders (promo code: SAM2010)
gicleedisplay.com

Columbia Vision Center
At our downtown Seattle clinic, you will find knowledgeable eye-care professionals and hundreds of designer frames like Dolce & Gabbana, Kate Spade, and Ray-Ban to help you look and feel your best. We also offer eye exams and fit contact lenses.
15% off prescription glasses and all sunglasses (discount not valid with insurance)
701 Fifth Avenue, Ste. 315
columbiavision.com

Copper Canyon Press
A nonprofit publisher dedicated to poetry.
25% discount off all books and letterpress broadsides when purchased from website.
coppercanyonpress.org

Fancy
Eclectic boutique specializing in handmade jewelry and accessories. Many local young designers represented.
10% discount
1914 Second Avenue
fancyjewels.com

far4
Creative home decor.
10% off any item except pieces by Manufacture Nationale de Sevres and one-of-a-kind gifts
1020 First Avenue
far4.net

Fini
Exclusive fashion accessories for discerning women.
10% discount
86 Pine Street

Homa–Fine Handmade Carpets
Offering a wide variety of beautiful handmade carpets, new and antique, from all the major rug-weaving areas.   
10% off cleaning, repairs & appraisals   
1208 First Avenue
homarugs.net

The Hunt Club
Located inside the 100-year-old Sorrento Hotel, the Hunt Club Restaurant features a richly appointed dining room framed by mahogany walls and leather banquettes which provide an intimate setting for breakfast, lunch, dinner, and weekend brunch.
10% discount
900 Madison Street
hotelsorrento.com

Il Bistro
Located in the Pike Place Market. Continually voted “Most Romantic.” Serving contemporary Italian cuisine for over 25 years.
15% off food and nonalcoholic beverages
93 Pike Street, Ste. A
ilbistro.net

Isis on First Art Gallery
Contemporary art gallery representing internationally recognized artists. Specializing in Northwest and Latino artists.
Free Art Consultation (1 hour), 5% on cash-paid art
1100 First Avenue

Japonessa
Japonessa houses the latest talents of renowned Chef Billy Beach. A sushi cocina, we are a Japanese restaurant featuring hints of Latino flair.
15% off dinner (excludes lunch and happy hour menu items)
1400 First Avenue
japonessa.com

Julia’s of Wallingford and on Broadway
Healthy American with an ethnic twist. For over 25 years, Julia’s chefs have used the freshest local ingredients to prepare all our selections from scratch. In-house bakery, outside patio, live jazz music on the weekends. Catering available.
$10 off entire bill with total purchase of $30 or more. Valid for breakfast, lunch, or dinner. Not valid during happy hour or other promotions
4401 Wallingford Avenue N. (Wallingford)
300 Broadway E. (Capitol Hill)​

McKinnon Furniture
Beautiful solid hardwood furniture handcrafted in Seattle.
20% off all in-stock accessories including rugs, lamps, pottery, wall art, and unique table-top items.
1201 Western Avenue #100
mckinnonfurniture.com

McQuesten Framing & Fine Art Services, LLC
Offering fine art services including art installation, custom framing, art consultation and purchasing.
12% off framing and art installation/picture and mirror hanging, art restoration
2460 Canterbury Lane E., Ste. 1-A
mcquestenframing.com

Market Optical
Sometimes Imitated, Never Duplicated. Oliver Peoples, Bada, Okio, Paul Smith.
10% discount on complete pair of prescription eyewear
Pike Place Market (Stewart House)

Michael Maslan Vintage Posters and Photographs
Dealer in vintage posters, photographs, postcards, maps, and ephemera—and anything else old and interesting "written, printed or painted" from anywhere in the world.
10% discount
109 University Street

Pabla Indian Cuisine
10% off menu items
1516 Second Avenue, #101
pablaindiancuisine.com

Perennial Tea Room
Artistic and functional teapots. Personally chosen selection of fine teas.
10% discount (excluding tea to go, food items, or already discounted items).
1910 Post Alley
perennialtearoom.com

Pike Place Bar & Grill
Historical restaurant and bar overlooking Pike Place Market. Serving breakfast, lunch, and dinner.
10% off entrees and nonalcoholic beverages
90 Pike Street

Pilates Seattle International
A comprehensive system of exercises to improve strength, flexibility, coordination, grace, and control.
10% discount on an introductory package of five sessions
413 Fairview Avenue N.
pilatesseattle.com

Seattle Flowers/Amazing Vase
Seattle’s premier downtown florist. We send flowers, plants, and gourmet baskets worldwide. FTD top 100!
10% discount
600 Second Avenue
seattleflowers.com

Sonic Boom Records
Sonic Boom carries a great selection of independent and mainstream music. We stock new and used CDs, vinyl, DVDs, accessories, books, and magazines.
5% off non-sale prices
2209 N.W. Market Street (Ballard)
sonicboomrecords.com

The Spa at Four Seasons
A unique menu of available spa treatments draws on distinctive Northwest elements, particularly those native to coastal Puget Sound and the evergreen rainforests of Western Washington.
15% off any 50-minute Swedish Massage or 50-minute customized facial
99 Union Street
fourseasons.com/seattle/spa

Spa Club Seattle
A full-service salon and day spa with the most sought-after skin and hair products.
15% off any service. First-time clients only
1535 Third Avenue

Terrace Garden Restaurant & Lounge
Inside the Red Lion Hotel on Fifth Avenue. Serving breakfast, lunch, and dinner daily. The largest outdoor terrace in downtown.
10% discount
1415 Fifth Avenue

Top of the Hilton
Intimate dining with awe-inspiring city views and equally memorable Northwest cuisine. Located at the top of the Hilton hotel.
10% off main dinner entrees only
1301 Sixth Avenue

Trudy’s Flowers
Flower shop and gift gallery with beautiful and affordable art glass. Exquisite floral arrangements for all occasions. Delivery two times daily.
10% discount, except on wire orders to other cities
507 Olive Way
trudysflowers.com

U-Frame-It
Custom framing and do-it-yourself orders. Since 1972.
25% discount
3237 California Avenue S.W. (West Seattle)
1822 Broadway (Capitol Hill)
5601 20th Avenue N.W. (Ballard)
4530 Union Bay Pl. N.E. (near University Village)
(and all Puget Sound locations)
u-frame-it.com

Magazine Discounts

As a SAM member, you have the opportunity to purchase subscriptions to art-related publications at a reduced rate. To take advantage of this benefit, contact the publisher via the information listed. Also, where indicated, please give SAM’s discount code or your SAM membership number and indicate whether you are a new subscriber or are renewing your subscription. Enjoy!

Afterimage
Visual Studies Workshop
31 Prince Street
Rochester, NY 14607
716.442.8676
Regular Rate: 6 issues $30
Discounted Rate: $25, $55 for 2 years
vsw.org/afterimage/subscribe

American Ceramics
207 East 32nd Street
New York, NY 10016
212.661.4397
Regular Rate: 4 issues $36
Discounted Rate: $32

American Indian Art
7314 East Osborn Drive
Scottsdale, AZ 85251
480.994.5445
Regular Rate: 4 issues $20
Discounted Rate: $18
Code: 118
aiamagazine.com

Architectural Digest
Museum Subscriptions
PO Box 37641
Boone, IA 50037
800.365.8032
Regular Rate: 12 issues $42
Discounted Rate: $24
Code: Professional Rate
architecturaldigest.com

Architecture
Attn: Circulation Department
PO Box 2099
Skokie, IL 60076
800.255.2824
Regular Rate: 12 issues $59
Discounted Rate: $50
Code: U6MA9

Art & Antiques
Museum Subscriptions
PO Box 660
Mt. Morris, IL 91054-0660
815.734.1162
Regular Rate: 10 issues $39.95
Discounted Rate: $21.95
Code: AMUS02
artandantiquesmag.com

Art in America
PO Box 37092
Boone, IA 50037-0092
800.925.8059
Regular Rate: 11 issues + guide $39.95
Discounted Rate: $24.95
Code: DMU98
artinamericamagazine.com

Artforum
PO Box 3000 Dept. AF
Denville, NJ 07834-9950
800.966.2783
Regular Rate: 10 issues $46
Discounted Rate: $39, $78 for 2 years
Code: LH39
artforum.com

Artnews
Subscription Service
PO Box 56590
Boulder, CO 80322
800.284.4625
Regular Rate: 11 issues $39.95
Discounted Rate: $32.95
Code: MVMUSE
artnews.com

Artweek
Artweek Subscription Services
PO Box E
Palmyra, WI 53156
800.733.2916
Regular Rate: 10 issues $34
Discounted Rate: $32
Code: SAM
artweek.com

Bomb
594 Broadway, Suite 1002A
New York, NY 10012
212.431.3943
Regular Rate: 4 issues $18
Discounted Rate: $16
bombsite.com

Crab Creek Review eclectic poems & short stories
PO Box 840
Vashon, WA 98070
206.463.5668
Regular Rate: 2 issues $10
Discounted Rate: $7
crabcreekreview.org

Cricket Magazine Group (15 different magazines)
Offer available by phone only: 800.821.0115
Issue frequency varies
Discounted Rate: $5 off any magazine subscription
Code: M16
cricketmag.com

Dance Magazine
c/o SAM Membership Office
1300 First Avenue
Seattle, WA 98101-2003
Regular Rate: 12 issues $34.95
Discounted Rate: $24.95
dancemagazine.com
Subscribe online

edible SEATTLE Magazine
1752 NW Market Street, Suite 131
Seattle WA 98107
206.605.9005
Regular Rate: 6 issues $21
Discounted Rate: 7 issues for $21
Code: SAM 2011
edibleseattle.com

Film Quarterly
UC Press Journals
2000 Center Street, Suite 303
Berkeley, CA 94704
510.643.7154
Regular Rate: 4 issues $28
Discounted Rate: $23.55
Code: FQC
filmquarterly.org

GLASS Quarterly
647 Fulton Street
Brooklyn, NY 11217
718.625.3685, x 222
Regular Rate: 4 issues $28
Discounted Rate: $32
urbanglass.org

Hali
Subscriptions Department
Tower House Lathkill Street
Market Harborough
Leicestershire LE94 7ZT
United Kingdom
Discounted Rate: $152 for 1 year, $274 for 2 years
hali.com

Handwoven
Interweave Press, Inc.
201 East 4th Street
Loveland, CO 80537
800.767.9638
Regular Rate: 5 issues $27
interweave.com/weave/handwoven_magazine

Interview
PO Box 37006
Boone, IA 50037-0006
800.925.9574
Regular Rate: 12 issues $14.95
Discounted Rate: $9.97
Code: Museum Rate
interviewmagazine.com

The Magazine Antiques
PO Box 37207
Boone, IA 50037-0009
800.925.9271
Regular Rate: 12 issues $39.95
Discounted Rate: $34.95
Code: Museum Rate
themagazineantiques.com

Metalsmith
C/o SAM Membership Office
1300 First Avenue
Seattle, WA 98101-2003
Make check payable to Metalsmith Magazine
Regular Rate: $29
Discounted Rate: $26.10, $49.50 for 2 years
snagmetalsmith.org/publications/metalsmith

Parkett
155 Avenue of the Americas at 2nd Ave
New York, NY 10013
Regular Rate: 3 issues $80
Discounted Rate: $65
parkettart.com

Print
3200 Tower Oaks Boulevard
Rockville, MD 20852
877.860.9145
Regular Rate: 6 issues $59
Discounted Rate: $49, $90 for 2 years
printmag.com

Seattle Magazine
Tiger Oak Publications—Circulation
1505 Western Avenue, Suite 500
Seattle, WA 98101
800.637.0334
Regular Rate: 12 issues $18.95
Discounted Rate: $9.99
Code: SAM07
seattlemag.com

Seattle Review
PO Box 354330
University of Washington
Seattle, WA 98195
Regular Rate: 3 issues $21, 5 issues $35
Discounted Rate: 3 issues $18, 5 issues $30
depts.washington.edu/seaview

Spin-Off
Interweave Press, Inc.
201 East 4th Street
Loveland, CO 80537
800.767.9638
Regular Rate: 4 issues $24
Discounted Rate: $22, $40 for 2 years
interweave.com/magazines

Richard E. Fuller Guild

Interested museum members are invited to enjoy organized tours of galleries, museums, and artist studios on the second Wednesday of the month, at 10:30 am (times are subject to change), September through June. 

Guild annual dues are $20 in addition to required current membership in the Seattle Art Museum. 

Members, please contact Sheila Holtgrieve at 206.284.2045.

Upcoming Events​​

Oct 8
Bainbridge Island Museum of Art

Nov 12
The Frye Art Museum

Jan 14
St. Edwards State Park​​​​

Feb 11
Asian Art Museum​​​​

Mar 11
Seattle Art Museum​​​​

Apr 8
La Conner - various shops and galleries

May 13
Whidbey Island Foundry​​​​

Jun 10
Olympic Sculpture Park​​​​​