Experience all that PEM has to offer—as a member.

Your membership support enables the Peabody Essex Museum to present superb exhibitions and sustain our mission to celebrate outstanding art, culture and creative expression in ways that increase knowledge, enrich the spirit, engage the mind and stimulate the senses.

In return, we nurture your love of art through special access to the galleries, members-only events, exclusive benefits and so much more. We count our members among our most loyal friends and family.

Join today and experience the museum in the best way possible! In no time you’ll discover a favorite gallery and particular works of art that inspire your own creative spirit.

To serve you better, PEM has launched a brand new online system for membership! If you need assistance, please call us at 978-542-1641 or email us at Thank you!

Related Events For Members

Members' Preview
Rodin: Transforming Sculpture
Friday, May 13, 2016 from 10am - 5pm

Open House | 10 am-5 pm

Reservations are not required


Members' Evening Reception | 6:30-9 pm

Join us for this members-only preview of the exhibition. Reservations required for evening reception. Watch the mail for invitation. 


Members-Only Gallery Talk
Rodin: Transforming Sculpture
Wednesday, May 18, 2016 at 9am
Reservations by May 11

Members $15

Lynda Roscoe Hartigan, Deputy Director and the exhibition's coordinating curator, leads this tour before the museum opens to the public.

Sale of the Year
At the Peabody Essex Museum Shop
Thursday, May 19, 2016 to Sunday, May 22, 2016 from 10am - 5pm

From fantastic fashions to lush home decorative items to stunning jewelry, the Museum Shop offers an array of merchandise inspired by the museum's renowned collection.


Thursday, May 19, 2016 | 10 am-9 pm

PEM member discount applies to select items for the duration of the sale.


Friday, May 20-Sunday, May 22, 2016 | 10 am-5 pm


Up to 50% off select items.
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