Institutional Membership Benefits

This type of membership is open to museums, galleries, libraries and other cultural and non-profit organisations.

Benefits of IMA Institutional Membership

  • Full Individual membership benefits for nominated staff (see details below)
  • Discounted individual membership for additional members of staff (40% discount)
  • Listing in the IMA member's directory on
  • Display the IMA logo on your museum’s website
  • Free career listings on
  • Discounted advertising for major exhibitions or your museum in Museum Ireland journal
  • Priority bookings for all staff at IMA events
  • Regular free online networking sessions
  • Free access to sound recordings of IMA events
  • The opportunity to collaborate with the IMA in bringing events and activities to your museum and community
  • Access to Museum Ireland Journal containing information, review articles, and critical discussion pieces on issues of interest or concern to those working in Irish museums
  • Representation on museum issues
  • Support from the IMA staff and Board of Directors


Annual Subscription Rates for Institutional members works on a sliding scale in order to provide the best opportunity and value for your museum.

Institution Rate A (Ten members of staff or under). Includes 2 Individual Memberships:  €100 or stg£95

Institution Rate B (Between ten and twenty members of staff). Includes 5 Individual Memberships:  €250 or stg£215

Institution Rate C (Twenty members of staff or over). Includes 10 Individual Memberships and all staff can avail of Individual Members Discounts:  €750 or stg£640


To join, click here to be directed to the online form or download the below document. 

Please note that membership tier - Institutional Type C must submit the below offline membership form. Return by email or post to the IMA office along with purchase order number (if applicable).

Email to:

Mail to: Irish Museums Association, 11 Parnell Square East, Dublin 1, Ireland

Institutional Membership Form