Membership Benefits

  • Free admission to the IMA Galleries, The Garden, Lilly House, and the Madeline F. Elder Greenhouse
  • Lowest prices on and first access to tickets for events like Harvest Nights, Winterlights, and THE LUME Indianapolis
  • Access to exclusive members-only tours, lectures, workshops, and more
  • Early registration for programs (some of which fill up fast), like the Summer Nights Film Series
  • 10% discount at the Museum & Garden Shop and the Café
  • Insider information about Newfields through the weekly Member Mondays email and the monthly Discovering Newfields e-newsletter


Membership Levels

Solo Membership

Unlimited Newfields adventures for one adult. Enjoy free general admission to the Indianapolis Museum of Art Galleries, The Garden, Lilly House, and more.

$55/45 a year

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Duo Membership

Membership benefits for two adults each visit. If you name a co-member, you can visit together; or, you or that person can bring a guest. As long as one of the named members is present, the Duo is good for two, no matter who.

$85/75 a year

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Family Membership

The perfect way for kids and their grown-ups to spend the day at Newfields. Membership benefits for two adults (with the same setup as the Duo membership) and their kids (or grandkids, nieces, nephews, siblings, or friends) ages 17 and under.

$100/90 a year

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Host Membership

Show your friends and family the magic of Newfields. Bring two adult guests each visit, plus you, your co-member, and all kids ages 17 and under.

$150/140 a year

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Explorer Membership

Take Newfields with you wherever you go. In addition to all the benefits of the Host membership, Explorer members get reciprocal benefits at over 500 museums and gardens throughout North America. First stop Newfields, next stop the world.

$250/240 a year

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Five Seasons Circle Membership

Learn more about what’s going on at Newfields—and be a part of it all. Five Seasons Circle members get reciprocal benefits, general admission for eight adults and unlimited kids, plus invitations to enjoy special behind-the-scenes experiences like the popular Curator’s Choice.

$500/490 a year

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Luminary Circle Membership

Five Seasons Circle benefits, plus free general admission for 8 adults each day. Luminary Circle members also receive recognition in the Annual Report and on Newfields’ Donor Wall.

$1200 a year

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Director’s Circle Membership

Luminary Circle benefits, plus intimate exhibition experiences with curators, conservators, and horticulturalists, just for members of The Newfields Society. Also, receive one complimentary Family-level membership to give to someone.

$2500 a year

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President’s Circle Membership

Director’s Circle benefits, plus an invitation to a tour with the Melvin & Bren Simon and CEO and a private, docent-led tour of an exhibition or garden for you and 12 guests.

$5000 a year

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Indiana COLLEGE student membership

Indiana college students get a free membership to Newfields.

The Details: To be eligible for a free college membership, students must be enrolled in a college, university, or trade school in Indiana and earning a degree or certificate. Student membership benefits are equivalent to the Solo membership level.  
There are two ways to enroll: 

Online: Fill out the enrollment form. The Newfields Membership Department will process the request in 1-2 business days.  

In-person: Stop by the Efroymson Family Entrance Welcome Desk and a Guest Experiences team member will help you register.  




Corporate Memberships

Corporate membership at Newfields is an annual program that grants your employees access to Newfields' exhibition, programs, and events throughout the year, plus the Indianapolis Museum of Art Galleries, The Garden, and Lilly House.

Corporate members receive special benefits for company executives, clients, and employees. Benefits may include executive membership cards, discounts on individual memberships extended to company employees, and opportunities to host your own events at Newfields.


Download this PDF to learn more about corporate memberships



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