Join a growing group of culture enthusiasts who are keenly engaged in the Museum's activities, and show your support of the TMC’s work. Become a Member today and start enjoying the many benefits of membership.

Membership Level Benefits  
Individual $65
Student $25 (with valid I.D.)
Out-of-Town $55
(outside L and M)
  • Individual: One card with the member's name.
  • Unlimited free admission
  • A 10% discount in The Museum Shop and additional savings during Members' Shopping Events
  • Discounts on TMC public programs
  • Invitations to exhibition openings and Members' events
  • eDispatch and e-bulletins throughout the year
  • Discounted Museum facility rental rates
  • Reciprocal admission to Ontario Association of Art Galleries member institutions (OAAG Partners)
  • Voting and nominating privileges
  • Discounts in local restaurants, cafĂ©s and shops

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Dual/Family $85

All of the benefits of an Individual Membership plus:

  • Two cards with designated member's names.
  • Membership for a second adult and all children under 17 living in the same household


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Contributing $120

All of the benefits of a dual Membership plus:

  • Membership for a second adult and all children under 17 living in the same household
  • Reciprocal membership to museums through the Reciprocal Organization of Associated Museums (ROAM_Partners)
  • Two complimentary Day passes to bring your friends!
  • Charitable tax receipt for $35

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Sustaining $250

All of the benefits of a Contributing Membership plus:

  • One guest per card holder per visit
  • Charitable tax receipt for $165

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Supporting $500

All of the benefits of a Contributing Membership plus:

  • Two guests per card holder per visit
  • Charitable tax receipt for $415
  • Complimentary FOR (Friends of Oriental Rugs) Membership

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Patron $1,000+

The Patrons' Circle is a committed group of art and culture enthusiasts who support the work of the TMC through financial contributions of $1,000 or more annually. Patrons receive all the benefits of Supporting Membership, plus:

  • Unlimited guest privileges
  • Acknowledgement on the Donor Recognition wall and in the Annual Report
  • Invitations to exclusive Patrons' Circle Events
  • One free rental of the Members' Lounge and Auditorium
  • Charitable tax receipt for the full amount of gift

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Institutional $500
  • Unlimited free admission for all students within an educational institution or academic program upon presentation of valid student identification
  • 10% discount on all Museum Shop purchases

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Guild $65

Guilds and collectives receive two Membership Cards for all guild members to share. Benefits include:

  • $2 off general admission
  • $1 off all lectures, courses and special programs

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Caregiver Card $25

The TMC Caregiver Card can be purchased by Dual/Family, Contributing, Sustaining or Supporting Members for a designated (named) caregiver.

  • The caregiver must be 18 years or older
  • Caregiver privileges are only valid when accompanied by children 17 and under
  • The caregiver must have valid ID along with their TMC Caregiver Card when escorting Member children to the Museum
  • This card is non-transferable
  • Please note that the TMC accepts Access 2 Cards for caregivers of visitors with a disability.

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Friends of Oriental Rugs

Friends of Oriental Rugs (FOR) is an affiliate group within the Textile Museum’s membership that focuses on the appreciation and understanding of oriental rugs. Join for only $35 per year in addition to annual TMC membership fees.

Benefits include:

  • Advance priority booking for FOR programs and events
  • Invitations and discounts on special lectures and programs
  • Make connections with other rug enthusiasts and collectors

For more information about FOR contact Curator Natalia Nekrassova at 416-599-5321 x2225.

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Access 2 Cards

The Textile Museum of Canada is pleased to be a part of the Easter Seals Canada program, Access 2. The Access 2 Card provides persons with a disability a personalized card printed with their name and the card’s five year expiry date. When visiting the TMC, visitors simply need to present the card along with a piece of ID (not required for cardholders who are minors), and their support person will receive a free ticket.