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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

*select your membership level below and follow the prompts to add on a Smithsonian Affiliate membership




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! 

*select your membership level below and follow the prompts to add on a Musician's membership

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Single - $30

Duo - $50

Family - $60



AJM Giving Societies

Giving Society members are generous American Jazz Museum patrons who make an annual gift of $500 or more. These gifts provide an important source of support for collections care, programming, and performances throughout the museum.

Through special programming and events, Giving Society members build relationships with Museum leadership and like-minded patrons in intimate, behind-the-scenes settings. To thank Giving Society members for your especially generous support, we are pleased to offer special benefits designed to draw you into the heart of the American Jazz Museum and recognize your support in unique ways.