We hope you will become a member and celebrate the opportunity to present art, history, and cultural programming in our community.

Your membership supports the museum’s commitment to providing access to all, including free entry, free school tours, and meaningful exhibitions throughout the year.


Membership Levels

General: $30
Family: $50
Business: $75

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Business level members receive one (1) two hour rental of the museum Matching Grants: Mehl Lawson Public Horse Sculpture: Your donation of any amount will be matched through December of 2020. Donations at $2500 and above will be listed on a plaque for the public art piece. For more information please email Wendy (link to

2020 will feature local fossils with a new permanent exhibit about the very ancient history of our region. Paleontology of San Diego: A Deep Dive in History is a hands-on touchable exhibit by Brian A. Gibson developed in collaboration with the Natural History Museum.

The museum is also hoping to double your donation through a $25,000 San Diego County challenge grant to place a full-size Mehl Lawson horse sculpture in the complex where the museum and library are located.

Museum archives work continues behind the scenes with archivist Miguel Ayala Murillo who is researching and preserving the museum’s collection of objects.

The museum is also a teaching museum supporting students and local authors who tell the stories of our region. A busy schedule for the year also includes film screenings, lectures, workshops, and don’t forget 2nd and 4th Saturdays are Art in the Museum days.


Help us to accomplish all of this (and much more) by joining or renewing your membership today.

We also ask you to please consider an additional donation earmarked for one of the exhibits or programs including, exhibitions, archives and education. If you are interested in sponsoring an exhibit or interactive display, please contact Museum Director Wendy Wilson-Gibson

The Bonita Museum and Cultural Center is dedicated to preserving and promoting the unique artistic and cultural qualities that make this community a wonderful place to live, work and play, and it is possible only through the support of members.

Thank you, and hope to see you soon at the Museum.