Gift a Membership

Give a MOPA membership to the photography enthusiast in your life! Expand their experience and interaction with photography, video and film, the mediums of our time, through invitations to opening receptions, discounts at the MOPA store and education workshops, travel opportunities (local, national & abroad) and more!

MOPA members receive the following benefits:

  • Unlimited/FREE admission to our galleries
  • Invitations to Exhibition Opening Night Receptions
  • Subscription to MOPA’s e-newsletters, Snapshot and Members Only eNews
  • Invitation to join members only FACEBOOK group
  • Discount on purchases in the MOPA Shop
  • FREE or discounted admission to MOPA films and events
  • Access to MOPA’s extensive research library, The Dubois Library, that currently holds 20,000+ items
  • Discounts on education workshops, programs and classes
  • Reciprocal admission and/or discounts to 15+ photographic institutions
  • Member-for-a-day passes
  • Membership to North American Reciprocal Museums program (NARM); reciprocal admission to 350+ cultural organizations nationwide


In addition to​ ​Community Partner Benefits:  


Gift memberships are sent directly to your recipient (at the address you provide) with your name listed in the letter and a receipt of the membership payment is sent directly to you.

For questions regarding gift memberships, contact MOPA’s Development Team at 619.238.7559 x 202 or member@mopa.org.