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 four 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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Membership Benefits

  • Free admission to the IMA Galleries, The Garden, Lilly House, the Madeline F. Elder Greenhouse, and more
  • Discounted prices on tickets for events like Winterlights and THE LUME Indianapolis
  • Special members-only viewing times for new exhibitions
  • 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 monthly member e-newsletter



Students attending one of the following colleges and universities receive a free Newfields annual membership upon showing their student ID:

  • Ball State University
  • Butler University
  • Christian Theological Seminary
  • Indiana University Bloomington
  • Indiana University Indianapolis
  • Ivy Tech Marion Campus
  • Marian University
  • Martin University
  • Purdue University in Indianapolis
  • University of Indianapolis



Corporate Memberships

Corporate membership at Newfields is an annual program that grants your employees 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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