Membership

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Choose the Annual Membership Level That’s Right for You

Members of the Arboretum Foundation help steward this precious urban greenspace, and keep it free and accessible to the public 365 days a year. Become a member today to help sustain the Arboretum’s world-class plant collections and vibrant natural areas. Contributors at the highest levels are recognized by annual membership in the Arbor Circle.

All membership levels include these basic benefits:

  • Two membership cards per household, valid for 12 months.
  • 10% discount at the Arboretum Shop (with membership card). Exclusions apply; visit our Shop page for details.
  • Digital subscription to our quarterly Washington Park Arboretum Bulletin, a full-color horticultural journal.
  • Discounts at participating nurseries, garden centers, and retail stores (with membership card).
  • Reciprocal admission privileges and discounts at more than 300 public gardens throughout North America (via the American Horticultural Society).
  • Access to discounted Early Bird tickets for our annual Opening Night Party at the Northwest Flower & Garden Festival.
  • Invitations to members-only events.
  • Email subscription to our monthly Arbor eNotes, featuring Arboretum news, events, gardening articles, and other seasonal information.
  • Discount on select family programs and youth summer camps offered by the UW Botanic Gardens (with membership card).
  • Free use of family Explorer Packs (with membership card), available at the Graham Visitors Center.
  • Perhaps the greatest benefit of all: Your membership gives the gift of access to this vibrant place in the heart of Seattle—365 days a year—to everyone in our community!

Membership Levels and Benefits:

$1000 - Arbor Circle

As an Arbor Circle member, you are providing leadership-level financial support to foster this uniquely un-gated urban greenspace and steward it for future generations. You receive all of the basic benefits plus:

  • An invitation to our annual Arbor Circle Appreciation Event
  • An invitation to our monthly Walks & Talks guided tours (March to October)
  • Four single-admission day passes for the Seattle Japanese Garden
  • Admission into the Reciprocal Organization of Associated Museums (ROAM)
  • Option of a print and/or digital subscription to the Bulletin

$500 - Steward

As a Steward, you receive all of the basic benefits plus:

  • An invitation to our monthly Walks & Talks guided tours (March to October)
  • Four single-admission day passes for the Seattle Japanese Garden
  • Admission into the Reciprocal Organization of Associated Museums (ROAM)
  • Option of a print and/or digital subscription to the Bulletin

$250 - Sponsor

As a Sponsor, you receive all of the basic benefits plus:

  • Four single-admission day passes for the Seattle Japanese Garden
  • Admission into the Reciprocal Organization of Associated Museums (ROAM)
  • Option of a print and/or digital subscription to the Bulletin

$100 - Advocate

As an Advocate, you receive all of the basic benefits plus:

  • Two single-admission day passes for the Seattle Japanese Garden
  • Admission into the Reciprocal Organization of Associated Museums (ROAM)
  • Option of a print and/or digital subscription to the Bulletin

$50 - Friend

As a Friend, you receive all of the basic benefits plus:

  • Option of a print and/or digital subscription to the Bulletin

$35 - E-Member*

As an E-member, you receive all of the basic benefits plus:

  • Digital subscription to the Bulletin