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OVERVIEW

Your support enables the Petersen to share its collection and programs with hundreds of thousands of visitors from around the world each year, helping the widest possible audience understand and enjoy the automobile and it’s role in society.

There are many ways to give to the Petersen, with many benefits and privileges available to you in thanks for your generosity. We thank our members and donors for their loyalty and enthusiasm, and look forward to working with new friends as we build for the future.

Your support makes a difference. Here’s how you can participate:

Become a member
Make a gift
Join our Corporate Sponsors
– Attend a Fundraising Event
– Volunteer at the Petersen

6060 Membership

6060 Membership provides various levels of engagement that best suite your lifestyle and interest! Join us in the fast lane, and take part in a new experience that everyone is sure to enjoy!

The new Petersen Automotive Museum is the center of automotive thought in California, and we want everyone to be a part of it! Our new model allows greater access to exciting benefits such as cruise-ins, seminars, movie nights, and more. Join us in the fast lane, and take part in a new experience that everyone is sure to enjoy!

 

All 6060 membership enjoy:

  • Unlimited FREE standard admission to the museum
  • 10% discount in the museum store
  • FREE entry to museum Movie Nights (includes popcorn!)
  • Members-only seminars
  • Member Early Access: Monthly in-gallery viewings prior to the museum opening to the public
  • Discounts on special ticketed events
  • Access to live-streamed content
  • Discount on annual driveLA event
  • $2 off of parking during museum hours and museum events
  • Forza Motorsport Pass eligibility: compete in monthly Forza Motorsport competitions for various prizes

Student – $48

Call 323.964.6366 for more information about our monthly payment option.

  • $48 is tax deductible
  • All basic 6060 benefits for one student per visit
  • Eligible for Forza Motorsport Pass add-on: Additional $15
Join Student Membership

Individual – $84

Call 323.964.6366 for more information about our monthly payment option.

  • $84 is tax deductible
  • All basic 6060 benefits for one adult per visit
  • Eligible for Forza Motorsport Pass add-on: Additional $15
Join Individual Membership

Dual – $108

Call 323.964.6366 for more information about our monthly payment option.

  • $96 is tax deductible
  • All basic 6060 benefits for up to two adults per visit
  • Eligible for Forza Motorsport Pass add-on: Additional $15
  • One (1) one-time-use FREE parking voucher

Family+ – starting at $156*

Call 323.964.6366 for more information about our monthly payment option.

  • $144 is tax deductible
  • All basic 6060 benefits for up to two adults and two children (17 or younger) per visit *
  • FREE Forza Motorsport Pass
  • One (1) one-time-use FREE parking voucher

*For an additional $12/child, a maximum of 2 additional children may be added to the Family+ Membership.

Join Family+ Membership

Club – $228

Call 323.964.6366 for more information about our monthly payment option.

  • $216 is tax deductible
  • All basic 6060 benefits for up to two adults and four children (17 or younger) per visit
  • FREE Forza Motorsport Pass
  • One (1) one-time-use FREE parking voucher
  • Access to ride and drive events
  • Invitations to track and rally events

Executive – $600

Call 323.964.6366 for more information about our monthly payment option.

  • $516 is tax deductible
  • All basic 6060 benefits for up to four adults (no children) per visit
  • FREE Forza Motorsport Pass
  • Two (2) one-time-use FREE parking voucher
  • Access to ride and drive events
  • Invitations to track and rally events
  • Invitation to annual Director’s reception
  • 20% off of 6060 gift memberships
  • One annual Petersen gift
  • Invitation to one annual curator-led tour
Join Executive Membership

Volunteer – $48

(Must apply and be accepted into the Petersen’s Volunteer Program)

  • $48 is tax deductible
  • All basic 6060 benefits for up to one volunteer per visit
  • Additional 30% off at the museum store (Total 40%)
  • Unlimited FREE parking during museum visits
  • Continuing education opportunities (ie: lectures, training, field trips)
  • Free passes for guests (quantity and requests determined by Volunteer Coordinator, free parking for guests not included)
  • Recognition for years of service and invitation to recognition and appreciation events
Apply to the Petersen Volunteer Program today!

Higher Annual Giving

As a private, 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, the philanthropic support of our donors allows the Petersen to offer a multitude of educational and community-based events.

Checkered Flag 200 – $1,500

 The Checkered Flag 200 is comprised of an exclusive group of collectors, racers, enthusiasts, and industry professionals all brought together through their support of the Petersen. This actively social group of individuals each play a unique and indelible role in the continued success of the museum. The annual dues from each membership play a significant role in furthering the mission of the Petersen Automotive Museum.

A monthly payment option is not available for Checkered Flag memberships

  • $1,118 is tax deductible
  • All basic 6060 benefits for up to two adults and four children (17 or younger) per visit
  • FREE Forza Motorsport Pass
  • Unlimited FREE parking during museum visits
  • Access to ride and drive events
  • Invitations to track and rally events
  • Invitation to annual Director’s reception
  • 20% off of 6060 gift memberships
  • One annual Petersen gift
  • Invitation to bi-annual curator-led tours
  • Additional 10% off at the museum store (total 20%)
  • 10% off your private event at the museum
  • 12 museum guest passes
  • Access to monthly Checkered Flag 200 exclusive events
Join Checkered Flag 200

Lifetime Checkered Flag 200 – $25,000

Commemorated with metal membership cards, this one-time gift of $25,000 ($24,565 is tax deductible) will be placed in a special fund that will support the museum, the Checkered Flag 200, and your membership for a lifetime. Tangible membership benefits will be redistributed annually.

Call 323-964-6367 for more information regarding Lifetime Checkered Flag 200 membership.

CORPORATE MEMBERSHIPS

Corporate membership at the Petersen Automotive Museum engages corporations on every level and demonstrates your company’s commitment to the community and arts. Corporate members gain unparalleled access to our collection, exhibitions, and programs. Members also receive tailored benefits to meet their company’s specific needs, including rewards for employees, networking and marketing events, and the opportunity to host private events at the Museum.

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DONATIONS

The Petersen Automotive Museum is a 501(c)(3) non-profit institution that serves a diverse demographic of visitors through its exhibitions and public education programs, from auto enthusiasts to under-served students from Los Angeles County schools. An individual or corporate donation to the Museum enables the Petersen to continue its work serving the Los Angeles community. The Museum also accepts vehicle donations in the form of a tax-deductible donation or loan. Every gift counts. Monetary or Vehicle tax-deductible contributions to the Museum fund some of our greatest needs from securing the preservation of rare vehicles, to providing general operating support, or to extending the reach of our educational initiatives to under-served communities.

We truly appreciate the generosity of our donors in sustaining the Petersen Automotive Museum as a leading unique cultural and educational institution.

For more information about monetary donations and pledges, please contact Skylar Wortman at (323) 964-6353, or email [email protected]

For more information about how to donate vehicles, or other automobile or motorcycle–related items, please contact Mary Brisson at (323) 964-6396, or email [email protected]

Contributions help make possible the Museum’s educational programs and the care, study, and exhibition of our collection.

SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES

Aligning your brand with an exhibition or program at the Petersen forges awareness of your business with our diverse patrons, supports important cultural initiatives, and provides myriad opportunities for client entertainment and employee engagement.

Each sponsorship alliance is tailored for your corporate needs. Recognition of your philanthropic partnership may include:

– Signage at special events and programs
– Mention on street banners and billboards
– Recognition in press and media campaigns: releases, catalogues,
– Petersen quarterly magazine, print advertising, marketing cards, event invitations, social media and e-blasts
– On-site product placement and distribution

For more information on sponsorship opportunities, please contact Adam Langsbard, Chief Marketing Officer, at (323) 964-6347

Thank you to the dedicated support of our sponsors:

Become A Volunteer!

We are seeking women and men of all ages, backgrounds, and life experiences. No prior knowledge about automobiles is necessary, just a willingness to learn!

Successful volunteers are people who enjoy working with the public, including children, and who are reliable and committed.

Prospective volunteers will be required to participate in a phone and/or in-person interview and will undergo a background check before being accepted into our volunteer program. New volunteers must also go through an orientation and training process.

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