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Your membership dollars are used to support programs at the American Jazz Museum. Thank you for helping us to preserve a musical tradition and celebrate the jazz legends who created it. You'll always have a memorable time at 18th & Vine! 





Annual Benefits

  • Personalized membership card
  • Free admission (for members) to the American Jazz Museum permanent exhibitions for one year
  • 10% discount (card-carrier only) in AJM Swing Shop
  • Subscription to AJM e-newsletter
  • Discounted prices for select AJM programs and events
  • Exclusive pre-sales for tickets to AJM concerts and events
  • Admission to AJM members-only events
  • Reciprocal admissions discounts to:
    • The National World War I Museum and Memorial
    • Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art special exhibitions
    • Museum at Prairie Fire
  • Opportunity to join Smithsonian for an additional $20 and receive even more benefits


The Smithsonian Affiliate Reciprocal Membership Program is a network of Smithsonian Affiliate museums and educational organizations. Smithsonian members from one of the participating Affiliate organizations who present a current Smithsonian Affiliate membership card are entitled to the following privileges at participating Affiliates:

  • Smithsonian Magazine (one year subscription) or Air and Space Magazine (seven issues)
  • A personalized Smithsonian Affiliate membership card
  • Free admission to the Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum in New York, NY
  • 10% discount on café dining at Smithsonian Museums
  • 10% discount on all Smithsonian Folkways Recordings
  • 10% discount on all IMAX tickets at Smithsonian Museums

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Get a membership, give a membership! Join the American Jazz Museum now and gift a local musician access to unique programming, events, and musician-only opportunities! 

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