Walker Art Center

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Construction Update: We’re open! Enter the Walker through the underground parking garage or Hennepin Avenue doors.

Levels + Benefits Basic Membership

Individual ($65/year)

Benefits for one:

  • Free gallery admission
  • Up to 50% off event tickets (two per event)
  • 10% Walker Art Center Shop discount
  • 10% off all dining at the Walker
  • Invitations to special members-only events, including A Think & A Drink and Art School
  • Walker magazine subscription
  • A discounted rate of $5 for your participation in a private guided tour (regular rate $10)
  • Discounts on membership, classes, and events at select regional arts organizations
  • Discounts on more than 30 art and design magazines
  • Free one-year subscription to Dwell magazine
  • Advance notice/ticket purchase opportunities for popular events
  • Express admission during peak gallery hours

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Dual ($80/year)

  • All of the above benefits for two adults at the same address
  • Two guest passes annually
  • Limit four discounted tickets per event*

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Family ($85/year)

  • All of the above benefits for two adults and all children 18 and under at the same address
  • Limit as many discounted tickets per event as family members covered under the membership*

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Friend ($125/year)

  • All of the above benefits for two adults and all children 18 and under at the same address
  • Reciprocal museum membership privileges at more than 700 museums worldwide

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Contemporaries ($175/year)

  • All of the above benefits for two adults and all children 18 and under at the same address
  • Invites to special Contemporaries events and additional access at events like Rock the Garden

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Guest Pass Instructions

Guest passes live virtually in your membership account. To use them, just let the staff member welcoming you at the lobby desk know how many you would like to use and you will receive complimentary gallery tab(s) for your guest(s).

Private Tour Scheduling Instructions

To schedule a private guided tour of a Walker Art Center exhibition, visit the Tours page and complete the Tour Request Form at least two weeks in advance of your preferred tour date.

Membership List Exchanges

To assist in building our membership, the Walker Art Center periodically exchanges the names, addresses, and phone numbers of its Basic-level members with other arts and cultural organizations, which may solicit or make other contact with you by mail. If you do not want your information shared, please call the Membership Office.

*For select events, there is a two ticket limit per membership during the member presale period.

Membership levels, benefits, and prices are subject to change without notice.