Friends of the Oriental Institute

Join a community of learners and explorers. When you join our general membership group, Friends, your support assits in keeping the Museum’s collection free every day for everyone. Members enjoy benefits that include invitations to exclusive events, free and discounted registration for OI programming, special rates on OI adult education classes, and our quarterly magazine, News and Notes, all starting at just $40 a year.

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Members support the OI's mission of communicating our research to the general public through the sponsorship of our monthly Members' Lectures.

$50 Annual Individual / $40 Senior (65+) Individual
One membership card and all the Friends of the Oriental Institute benefits for one person for one year.

$75 Annual Family / $65 Senior (65+) Family
Two membership cards and all the Friends of the Oriental Institute benefits for two adults or for two adults and children under 18.

$25 Student (USA only)
One membership card and all the Friends of the Oriental Institute benefits for one person for one year.  Proof of full-time enrollment required.

$75 Overseas (Address outside USA)
One membership card and all the Friends of the Oriental Institute benefits for one person for one year.

Benefits

  • Invitations to events year-round
  • Free and discounted admission to OI programming
  • Up to 20% off OI Adult Education Courses
  • In-country travel oportunities
  • Library privileges in the Research Archives
  • 10% off in the Institute gift shop, the Suq, plus seasonal double or triple discounts
  • Free Audio Tour rentals
  • News & Notes, our quarterly OI membership magazine

In addition to receiving these benefits, you’ll be supporting all the work done at the Oriental Institute, both onsite and in the field.

Matching Gifts

Will your company match your membership contribution? Contact us to find out how to double your support.

All Level 100% tax-deductible

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