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Jade Circle

Step into the Jade Circle for a deeper engagement with Asian art and culture. Enhance your museum experience with insider access to exhibitions, events and the private donor lounge, as well as special opportunities to connect with curators, museum leaders and fellow museum supporters.  
As a Jade Circle member, you’ll make a meaningful impact on our diverse community, strengthening the museum’s vision of making Asian art and culture essential to everyone. Jade Circle members enjoy the following benefits: 

Membership Core Benefits 
  • Unlimited free admission  
  • Free tickets for all special exhibitions  
  • Members-only line for quick and easy entry  
  • Invitation to members-only previews and events  
  • Discount parking at UC Hastings garage (376 Larkin Street)  
  • Priority registration for certain public programs  
  • 10% discount at the museum boutique (20% during Member Appreciation Days)  
  • 10% discount at the museum cafe  
  • 20% off the docent fee for private tours 
  • Free audio tours for special exhibitions and permanent collection galleries  
  • Free admission to partner Asian art museums (Seattle Art Museum and Japan Society, New York)  
  • Subscriptions to members’ magazine and monthly member e-news 
Jade Circle Benefits 
Special access to events, exhibitions and the private donor lounge  

All core member benefits, plus: 
  • Access to the Peterson Room, our private donor lounge  
  • Curator One-on-One to learn more about the artworks in your collection 
  • Invitation to the annual Deputy Director’s Lecture  
  • Customized docent-led tour for up to 10 guests  
  • Invitations to special exhibition openings  
  • After-hours access to major special exhibitions  
  • Free admission for you and up to 6 guests on each museum visit 
Jade Circle Gold Benefits 
Special opportunities to tour the museum and travel with curators, plus an event with the director  
All Jade Circle benefits, plus:  
  • Travel with a museum curator to a destination in the U.S.  
  • Invitation to an event hosted by the museum director  
  • Invitation to a curator-led tour of an exhibition or new gallery rotation 
  • Special museum experiences designed just for Jade Gold members