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-Only Gallery Talk
Ocean Liners: Glamour, Speed, and Style
Friday, June 30, 2017 at 9am
Reservations by June 23

Members $15

Daniel Finamore, The Russell W. Knight Curator of Maritime Art and History and exhibition co-curator, leads this tour before the museum opens to the public.

“It’s Alive!” Classic Horror and Sci-Fi Art from the Kirk Hammett Collection
Friday, August 11, 2017 from 10am - 5pm

Members are invited to explore the exhibition before it opens to the public.