For 2 Adults; includes all member benefits at the Platinum Circle level.

  • Unlimited Free Admission 
  • Member-only exhibition openings and receptions
  • FREE or discounted admission to MOPA film screenings
  • 15% discount on purchases in the MOPA Shop, 20% holiday discount every December
  • Subscription to Members Only eNews
  • Access to MOPA’s extensive research library, The Dubois Library, that currently holds 23,000+ items
  • Reciprocal admission and/or discounts to 15+ photographic institutions
  • Discounts on programs and classes, including Spring and Summer Camps
  • Member-for-a-day passes (10)
  • Membership to North American Reciprocal Museums program (NARM); reciprocal admission to 350+ cultural organizations nationwide
  • Access to MOPA Reframed, an exclusive, interactive, live online program to hear from artists, curators, collectors, and more
  • Invitation to all VIP opening night receptions, preview events and artist lectures
  • Invitations to all photography-focused travel opportunities (domestic)
  • Special invitation(s) to select visits to artist studios, galleries, museums and private collections
  • Option to attend private Collectors’ Salon reception with featured artist(s) *When permitted
  • Private gallery tour with the Executive Director (4 guests)

*$800 is tax deductible. Should you want to make your gift fully tax deductible, the goods received from this membership may be waived.



MOPA is now MOPA@SDMA!Learn More


Welcome to the Museum of Photographic Arts at The San Diego Museum of Art!

As of July 1, 2023, the Museum of Photographic Arts and The San Diego Museum of Art have merged to become one unified institution. The Museum of Photographic Arts is now the Museum of Photographic Arts at The San Diego Museum of Art (MOPA@SDMA).

MOPA@SDMA remains a pay-what-you wish museum open Thursdays through Sundays 11:00 a.m.– 5:00 p.m.

We look forward to seeing you soon!