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Extra Perks

We continually add to your benefits so that your Asian Art Museum membership experience is always fresh and exciting. Please enjoy these extra perks, offers and discounts!
25% off performances at the smuin ballet
Smuin’s season opener offers a mixed repertory program featuring Trey McIntyre’s Blue Until June, a sultry tribute to the legendary music of Etta James. Revisit Michael Smuin’s final creation, Schubert Scherzo, and his beloved 1969 masterpiece, The Eternal Idol (a tribute to Rodin). Get a glimpse of the future of contemporary ballet with three works from Company dancers Nicole Haskins, Ben Needham-Wood, and former Company dancer Rex Wheeler. Asian Art Museum members save 25% on performances at Palace of Fine Arts using code ASIANART at checkout.  Tickets may be purchased online or by calling the box office at 415-912-1899.

Discounted Film Tickets with SFFILM

Discounted Film Tickets with SFFILM
Vogue Theatre, San Francisco
September 28–30

Presented by SFFILM, Hong Kong Cinema is an annual showcase that celebrates storytelling from one of the world’s most vibrant and innovative filmmaking hubs. This year’s features run the gamut from hard-hitting drama to social realism to pulse-pounding action. Offerings include a quartet of debut films, a toe-tapping musical biopic, a documentary portrait of an artist, and a horror comedy about a ramshackle group of vampire hunters. Members of the Asian Art Museum receive $2 off tickets to all screenings with code HKC8AAM which can be redeemed here.

Image by SFFILM
Image by SFFILM

$10 Discount at The Crucible

Enjoy $10 off a class at The Crucible — the Bay Area’s one-of-a-kind industrial arts institution, with classes in nineteen different art departments, including Blacksmithing, Glass Blowing, Welding, Woodworking, and more! Use the promo code ASIANART2018 online to take advantage of discounted tuition from September 7 through December 31, 2018.

Image by The Crucible
Image by The Crucible

20% Discount at Root division
Root Division is offering 20% off classes/workshops through the end of December to the first 50 members who use the code ASIANART18.

Root Division’s Adult Education Program offers an array of highly innovative, personalized and affordable art classes in a friendly, engaging environment - take a class this Fall!

image by Root Division
image by Root Division

10% Discount at SF Zen Center
San Francisco Zen Center would like to extend a 10% discount for any class or workshop from April 1 to September 1, 2018 to Asian Art Museum members.  Recommended upcoming programs include Qigong for Health and Science on the Path.

To receive the discount on these classes and others, please select the "member" rate when signing up online. If booking by phone, please inform the reservation assistant that you are a member of the Asian Art Museum.

To learn more about our programs, daily meditation schedule, and staying at our centers visit us on the web at

SF Zen Center
SF Zen Center

discount with ODc
351 Shotwell Street
San Francisco, CA 94110

The most active contemporary dance center on the West Coast, ODC is known for its breadth of programming and its far-reaching impact. The two-building campus in the heart of San Francisco's Mission District includes studios, performance venues, a free Healthy Dancers' Clinic, and a Pilates Training Center. ODC is home to a recreational, pre-professional, and professional dance school as well as ODC/Dance, the world-class resident dance company.  

Take a dance class at the ODC School! ODC School offers 200 classes a week, 365 days a year. All ages. All levels. All welcome.  New student special, your first class is just $5. To learn more about classes visit

Photo Credit: RJ Muna Photography l ODC
10% Discount on Communal Bath or Acupuncture Treatment at Onsen
466 Eddy Street
San Francisco, CA 94109

We're thrilled to welcome a new neighbor to the Tenderloin: introducing Onsen, a twist on a traditional Japanese bathhouse. Built in a beautifully restored brick building, Onsen features a restaurant, six treatment rooms, sauna, steam room and communal bath. By presenting your Asian Art Museum member card, you can enjoy a 10% discount to the communal bath the first week of every month and a 10% discount on one acupuncture treatment.

Onsen Photo Credit Raquel Venancio
Photo Credit: Raquel Venancio
20% Discount at New Conservatory Theater Center

New Conservatory Theatre Center (NCTC) is the best thing you will ever find in a basement. Located at Van Ness & Market, NCTC is the premiere LGBTQ theatre in San Francisco, featuring powerhouse plays and musicals, including their not-so-traditional holiday tradition, Avenue Q. Save 20% on tickets to performances with the code AsianArt20.

 Avenue Q Photo by New Conservatory Theater Center
Avenue Q. Photo by New Conservatory Theater Center.

10% Discount to Nature Hills Nursery

From floral motifs on ancient ceramics to bamboo brushstrokes on delicate screens, there’s always an abundance of nature in our galleries. Now, you can bring Asian Art Museum inspiration outdoors. Nature Hills offers Asian Art Museum members a 10% discount on any purchase from their online plant nursery. Use promo code asianart10 when purchasing.

Photo by Norio Nakayama
Photo by Norio Nakayama

20% Discount Subscription to Orientations

Explore the arts of East and Southeast Asia, the Himalayas, India, Central Asia and the Middle East, with Orientations magazine, presenting the latest scholarly research to market analysis and current news. Published in Hong Kong and distributed worldwide since 1970, Orientations is a great addition to any art library. To redeem the 20% discount on a one-year subscription, enter the museum name and member number when placing your order
 Cover image by Orientations
Cover image by Orientations

25% Discount Subscription to Asian Art Newspaper

We're thrilled to offer you 25% off a one year print subscription to the Asian Art Newspaper (down to $67.50 from the usual $90).

To redeem this offer, contact or 
+44(0)20 7229 6040 quoting promo code AANSF0218.

The Asian Art Newspaper was launched in November 1997 and, in 2017, keeps true to its original remit: offering its readership of collectors, galleries and art enthusiasts an informed overview of the latest in Asian and Islamic art news around the globe. Our world is truly international, with coverage from Sydney to Shanghai and New York to London. Don't miss this opportunity to receive a year's worth of issues packed full of features, interviews and reviews from across the Asian and Islamic art worlds.