MEMBER AND VISITOR POLICIES
Ticketing & Membership Policy
Tickets and memberships are revocable licenses issued subject to SAM’s visitor policies and this Ticketing & Membership policy. SAM reserves the right to terminate such licenses, and to refuse or revoke membership, refuse admission to SAM, and/or remove any person, without refund, whose conduct SAM deems inappropriate, who fails to comply with SAM’s rules, visitor policies, or this ticketing and membership policy, and/or who abuses member privileges.
Admission tickets are valid for one entry to SAM for the specified date and, if applicable, time reserved. All sales are final and ticket purchases are nonrefundable. Unauthorized sale or duplication of this ticket is prohibited. Resale or attempted resale is grounds for seizure and cancellation without compensation. Tickets obtained from sources other than SAM may have been lost, stolen, or counterfeited, and will not be honored for admission.
Pay-What-You-Wish ticket option at Seattle Asian Art Museum in Volunteer Park is restricted to individual tickets, reserved in person, for the use of those individuals present and are nontransferable. Anyone wanting to reserve a Pay-What-You-Wish ticket must be present during the transaction at the Ticketing Desk. They are not available to purchase for distribution or valid for future admission.
The Pay-What-You-Wish option at the Seattle Art Museum downtown is discontinued and no longer available as of November 2, 2022.
Memberships are valid at all SAM locations. Memberships begin on the date of purchase. Membership cards and privileges are non-refundable and non-transferable. Membership cards and privileges are intended for noncommercial use by individual members and are valid only for the person(s) named on the membership account. Membership benefits may not be resold, exchanged, or refunded. Purchase of an annual membership does not entitle purchaser to renewal in a subsequent year.
SAM may photograph or record visitors for promotional, marketing, archival, and educational purposes. Use of a SAM ticket or membership pass is implied consent for SAM’s use of the image, likeness, voice, actions and/or statements of the holder (and holder’s minor children) for museum-related purposes.
Ticket prices and membership levels, benefits, and prices are subject to change without notice.