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The best way to experience the museum is as an AMOCA Member! Now is the time to join our continuously expanding family, and become a part of the largest museum dedicated to ceramic art in the United States. Members will receive exclusive benefits allowing them to enjoy our select programming at reduced rates, and will be the first to know of our upcoming exhibitions and events.

At the Cobalt and above levels, our members receive reciprocal benefits through our enrollment in two programs; the North American Reciprocal Museum organization and the Reciprocal Organization of Associated Museums. Our members at these levels can receive reciprocal benefits to almost 700 institutions throughout North America.

Gift Memberships

Gift memberships are a perfect gift for any clay enthusiast looking to gain a new hands-on and visual appreciation for ceramics. Give the gift of an AMOCA membership today!  A letter will be sent both to the receiver welcoming them to our membership program, and to the purchaser acknowledging them for their contribution.

AMOCA’s NEW Membership Referral Program

Are you a current member that has a friend, family member, or classmate needing that extra push towards joining AMOCA’s family? If a new member (joins at) Cobalt and above (and) gives your name and membership ID upon joining, we will offer you a month extension to your membership. This offer is valid for up to 12 referrals during a membership year. Furthermore, as an additional thank you for supporting the museum, both you and the new member will have the opportunity to receive (an introductory tour of the facility and ) a behind the scenes tour of AMOCA’s permanent collection given by AMOCA’s Collections Manager. More details will be sent once the Member referral joins the museum.

Core benefits for all members include:

  • Free Admission
  • Library Access
  • Quarterly Newsletters
  • Invitations to ‘Members Only’ events
  • Discounts on Ceramic Studio classes & memberships
  • Discounts on AMOCA educational programs
  • Discounts at local sushi restaurant
  • Two complimentary guest passes

If you prefer to join (or renew) by mail, please download our membership form. To access our membership form, click here.

For a list of participating NARM institutions, click here.

For a list of participating ROAM institutions, click here.

If you have any further questions contact Tiffany Zhu, Membership and Guest Services Manager, at