Admission tickets are redeemable anytime on Thursday 4–9pm, Friday 11am–9pm, and Saturday through Sunday, 11am to 6pm. 

Admission includes all museum galleries and special exhibitions during regular hours. Some public programs and special events may have an additional fee and are not included.


SJMA is pleased to offer free individual admission to youth (7–17yrs), college students (with valid ID), and school teachers. 

School teachers with valid ID are admitted free and tickets are available at the door. 


Any group of 10 or more is considered a Group Tour.

At this time, SJMA cannot accommodate and will not accept groups of 10 or more. SJMA is committed to providing a safe and healthy environment to view art, and restricting large groups will help further this goal.


SJMA MEMBERS: Please sign-in on the top right before beginning your order to receive your membership discount at check out. Thank you for your support!


After Hours

Offered once a month on Thursdays, SJMA’s after-hours programs provide unique opportunities to engage with art, explore culture, and create connections with the community. Check the Calendar for details on programs.


ART 101

Interactive crash course workshops inspired by the exhibitions—designed to further personal connections with the artworks on view through creative hands-on, artmaking technique sessions, and creative thinking activities led by guest teaching artists in an intimate group setting. ART 101 programs regularly sell out, and advance registration is required.

SJMA MEMBERS: Please sign-in on the top right before beginning your order to receive your membership discount at check out. Thank you for your support!


Community Day

SJMA's free open house Community Days include live entertainment and hands-on activities for all ages.



Gallery Talk

To personalize the Museum experience and connect the public to our behind-the-scenes team and our knowledgeable docents, SJMA offers guided talks for every exhibition. Curators (with occasional special guests) discuss the major themes of an exhibition, share interesting anecdotes about the artworks and artists, and answer visitors' questions. SJMA docents lead an interactive viewing discussion of two works of art from the current exhibitions.



First Fridays

These late nights offer free admission to all exhibitions and programs from 6–9pm. Featuring access to art, a cash bar, food, and more.



Museums On Us

All visitors who present an active Bank of America®, Merrill® (formerly Merrill Lynch®) or Bank of America Private Bank® (formerly U.S. Trust®) branded debit or credit card - physical or electronic/digital card and a valid photo ID shall receive one free general admission to the Museum on the first full weekend of each month. Cardholder is required to present their ticket, active credit or debit card and photo ID upon arrival. Additional guests are required to purchase tickets separately.

Use discount code BOFA during checkout for online registration. Cardholders may also order discounted tickets in-person at the front desk.

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Curator's Workshop

Curator's Workshop is a quarterly, virtual program where SJMA's curators share insights into their current projects, ideas, research, and recent discoveries with members. For additional information, please contact Jessica Kwong, membership manager, at