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Support the living legacy of Charles and Emma Frye, to ensure 100% free access to local and global art exploring the issues of our time. Our loyal members help provide essential financial support that enables us to showcase the Museum's collection, present major traveling exhibitions, support artists, and provide much-needed educational programs for people of all ages and backgrounds.

Best value! Join at the $150 levels and above receive the added bonus of free admission and discounts at over 1,200 museums nationwide through NARM and ROAM reciprocal membership programs.

New Offering! Monthly Memberships: Enjoy all the benefits of our Supporter, Young Supporter, Contributor, Patron and Art Circle member levels with convenient monthly payments. The Frye will automatically deduct your contribution once a month. Your monthly contribution may be increased, decreased or suspended at any time by calling us at (206) 432-8227or emailing .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address). Thank you for your support!

Your membership supports the living legacy of Charles and Emma Frye—free access to art and art education for all. Your contribution supports free historic and contemporary exhibitions, educational programming, and promotes artistic exchange and learning.


⚑ Senior benefits begin at age 65.

✭ Young Supporter benefits available for ages 21 to 49.

  • Member Newsletter
  • Member savings at local businesses—see current list at right!
  • 10% savings at the Museum Store and Café Freida
  • Annual Members’ Appreciation Week with additional discounts and exclusives
  • Discounts on Frye programs, including the Art History Lecture Series
  • Priority registration for timed exhibition tickets and Frye programs
  • Access to Curatorial Conservations, our quarterly members-only virtual series
  • Invitations to Exhibition Openings and member-only events
  • Curated experiences to meet exhibiting artists and discover emerging artists, visit galleries, and learn about art trends and collecting contemporary art
  • Invitation to the annual Curators’ Dinner with the Director/CEO and the Chief Curator
  • Invitation to the yearly Acquisitions Meeting and an acquisition vote to inform contemporary art purchases that broaden the Frye’s permanent collection
  • Priority invitations to participate in Frye-led travel opportunities (coming 2022)
  • Opportunity to provide leadership for contemporary art acquisition through your Contemporary Council dues

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