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Young Patrons Circle is the Springfield Museums’ exclusive group of dedicated young professionals between the ages of 21-45 years old who are championing the power of arts and culture. Young Patrons Circle members are the next generation of philanthropists who enjoy opportunities to connect with artists, musicians, thinkers, and doers through exclusive events and sponsorships.

In addition to regular Springfield Museums membership benefits, Young Patrons enjoy exclusive events, reciprocal membership benefits, unique opportunities, and the chance to connect with other young people in the Springfield area.

For more information and payment plans, call 413-314-6462, or email lshea@springfieldmuseums.org.

YPC Membership Levels

Young Patrons Circle Individual

One personalized membership card with full benefits for one adult age 21-45 and all children ages 17 and under. $150 tax deductible.

Exclusive Benefits

  • Free admission to all (five) Culture and Cocktails events
  • Two free patron passes to Museum events (like Culture and Cocktails)
  • Invitations to members-only previews and events
  • Invitations to special Patron events
  • Free admission and special discounts at participating art museums nationwide
  • Three free guest passes to the Museums
  • Volunteer opportunities including committee work
  • Discounts on birthday and theme parties for children

Core Benefits

  • Unlimited free admission to all Springfield Museums and the Seymour Planetarium
  • Discounts on special programs and events
  • Free admission to a host of other science and children’s museums nationwide
  • Invitations to Members-only previews and events
  • 15% discount and pre-registration for Museum School
  • 10% discount in the Museum Store
  • Subscriptions to the Springfield Museums Calendar and Course Catalog
  • The Arts Card with discounts at select local attractions and restaurants

Young Patrons Circle Dual

Two personalized membership cards with full benefits for two adults ages 21-45 and all children ages 17 and under. $250 tax deductible.

Exclusive Benefits

  • Free admission to all (five) Culture and Cocktails events
  • Two free patron passes to Museum events (like Culture and Cocktails)
  • Invitations to members-only previews and events
  • Invitations to special Patron events
  • Free admission and special discounts at participating art museums nationwide
  • Three free guest passes to the Museums
  • Volunteer opportunities including committee work
  • Discounts on birthday and theme parties for children

Core Benefits

  • Unlimited free admission to all Springfield Museums and the Seymour Planetarium
  • Discounts on special programs and events
  • Free admission to a host of other science and children’s museums nationwide
  • Invitations to Members-only previews and events
  • 15% discount and pre-registration for Museum School
  • 10% discount in the Museum Store
  • Subscriptions to the Springfield Museums Calendar and Course Catalog
  • The Arts Card with discounts at select local attractions and restaurants

Information Session

Young Patrons Circle: Contemporary Conversations

Young Patrons Circle: Contemporary Conversations

Learn more about the Young Patrons Circle and tour the D'Amour Museum of Fine Arts.

Upcoming Events

Young Patrons Circle Contemporary Conversations
Young Patrons Circle: Contemporary Conversations
Young Patrons Circle: Contemporary Conversations
Learn more about the Young Patrons Circle and tour the D'Amour Museum of Fine Arts.
Patron Reception: Hope Diamond
Patron Reception: Hope Diamond
Patron members and up only!
Culture & Cocktails: A Holiday In Camelot
Culture & Cocktails: A Holiday in Camelot
Holiday event featuring JFK portraits and gingerbread exhibitions.
Culture & Cocktails: Indulgence – An Evening Of Wine & Chocolate
Culture & Cocktails: Indulgence – An Evening of Wine & Chocolate
An annual favorite! Sample new wines and enjoy chocolate hors d’oeuvres.
Culture & Cocktails: Stop & Smell The Rosé
Culture & Cocktails: Stop & Smell the Rosé
Sample rosé wines and view the new exhibit in the D'Amour Museum
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Current Exhibitions

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Get Two Memberships in One

As an Affiliate of the Smithsonian Institution, we are pleased to offer our members the opportunity to add the benefits of a Smithsonian national membership to their Springfield Museums membership. Upgrade for just $25 more per year!

This partnership has been made possible through the generous support of the MassMutual Foundation.

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  • An annual subscription to Smithsonian Magazine (one year subscription) or Air & Space Magazine (six issues)*
  • 10% off all purchases from Smithsonian catalogue and Smithsonianstore.com
  • Discounts on dining at the Smithsonian
  • 10% discount on all IMAX tickets at the Smithsonian
  • Exclusive travel programs and study tour opportunities
  • Free admission to the Smithsonian Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum in New York
  • Access to the members-only website at affiliations.si.edu/members
  • Discounts at participating Smithsonian Affiliate institutions and national retailers
  • Smithsonian magazine online
  • Travelogues from Smithsonian Journeys offering members opportunities to see the full range of travel and tours from the Smithsonian
  • Downloadable Civil War app from Smithsonian Books
  • Quarterly online newsletter from Smithsonian Affiliations
  • Reciprocal Admission Benefits at participating Smithsonian Affiliates