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MIM Introduces Inaugural Membership Program

Free Admission and Museum Benefits Await "Friends of MIM"

PHOENIX (April 9, 2015) –Now celebrating its fifth anniversary, the Musical Instrument Museum (MIM) continues to offer enriching exhibits, programs and concerts to the community it serves. In honor of this milestone, and as a gift to the community, MIM is launching the “Friends of MIM” membership program on April 20. The program grants complimentary admission, special discounts and many other benefits to its members.

The “Friends of MIM” program offers two membership options. At the $100 “Duo” level, guests receive two unlimited museum admission passes for one year, a 10 percent discount at the Museum Store and Café Allegro, subscriptions to e-newsletters and an invitation to an annual “Friends of MIM” night.

At the $150 “Family” level, guests have access to all of the benefits listed above, plus free admission for cardholders’ children ages 19 years and under, with the cardholder present at the time of visit.

Guests have the option of paying annually or monthly, and both membership levels are fully tax-deductible.

“We’re thrilled to introduce the ‘Friends of MIM’ membership program during such a momentous occasion for the museum,” said Maureen O’Brien, director of institutional advancement at MIM. “These new benefits and opportunities will deepen the community’s appreciation for global music, artists and instruments while increasing the museum’s accessibility.”

The “Friends of MIM” membership program join’s MIM’s existing philanthropic giving program, “Circle of Friends.” Those joining at the $250 level will receive additional benefits, such as free admission for cardholders’ grandchildren (ages 19 years and under), two guest passes and two tickets to each special exhibition in the Target Gallery. Information about higher levels for the “Circle of Friends” program and their corresponding benefits can be found at

The Musical Instrument Museum is located at 4725 E. Mayo Boulevard in Phoenix (corner of Tatum and Mayo Boulevards, just south of Loop 101). For general museum information and a full schedule of events, visit or call 480.478.6000.


About MIM
The Musical Instrument Museum (MIM) enriches the world by collecting, preserving and making accessible a wide variety of musical instruments and performance videos from every country in the world. We offer our guests a welcoming and fun experience, incomparable interactive technology, dynamic programming and exceptional musical performances. MIM also fosters appreciation of diverse cultures around the globe by showing that we all innovate, adapt and learn from each other to create music—the language of the soul.

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Erin Miller, Media Relations Manager, MIM