Becoming a member today will not only ensure you get the most out of the Bateman experience, but you will also help make a difference in our community and throughout Canada. All funds raised support our outdoor and indoor education programs as well as Nature Sketch, helping connect children to the natural world through the lens of art.

Choose a membership and you will be instantly treated to special discounts and exclusive opportunities.

Core Benefits:

  • Pride that you are supporting the Bateman Foundation to connect people of all ages to nature through the lens of art
  • Special donor updates to show how you’re making a difference across Canada
  • Monthly newsletter keeping you up to date with Foundation activities and telling you how you can be involved
  • Exclusive invites and admission to member events
  • 10% discount at the Robert Bateman Gallery shop and online at
  • Have a say in the way the Foundation runs with voting rights at the AGM

Foundation Membership ($27 Student/Senior / $30 individual / $45 family)

Includes all core benefits.

Gallery Membership ($45 Student/Senior / $50 individual / $75 family)

All the core benefits plus:

  • Unlimited admission to the Gallery of Nature (formerly the Robert Bateman Centre) and special exhibitions;
  • Discounts on select specialty programs and activities including 10% off at the Steamship Grill;
  • Free admission to exhibit openings, member events and lectures;
  • One free guest pass;
  • Discounts on admission at the Art Gallery of Greater Victoria, Craigdarroch Castle, Royal BC Museum, and Shaw Centre for the Salish Sea

Bateman’s Circle ($135 Student/Senior / $150 individual / $250 family)

All the core and Gallery Membership benefits plus:

  • Introduction to Nature Sketch lesson plan and sketch book
  • Invitation to a private reception with Robert Bateman
  • Enrollment in the North American Reciprocal Museum Association giving free admission and shop discounts at over 900 museums and galleries across North America

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