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Join Chicago's Premier Movie Theater

Thank you for your interest in becoming a member of the Gene Siskel Film Center.

Please complete the appropriate form sections below for both first time purchases and renewals.

See a restored masterpiece, attend a world premiere, or talk with a director — your Gene Siskel Film Center membership means excellence in cinema!

Did you know? Executive Producer level supporters — those who make gifts of $1500+ to the Film Center — receive free admission for two to all screenings for a full year! Learn more here.

Convenient Ways to Join or Renew

  • Purchase online   Click here to get started.
  • Call the Film Center Main Office at 312-846-2600 between 9:00 am - 5:00 pm Monday-Friday
  • Visit the Film Center Main Office at 164 North State Street, 3rd Floor, 9:00 am - 5:00 pm Monday-Friday — credit cards only
  • Visit the Box Office (open an hour before the first showtime of the day, seven days a week)

Members receive exclusive year-round benefits including:

  • $6 admission to movies at the Gene Siskel Film Center
  • $5 admission to the spring and fall Screening/Lecture series
  • Free subscription to the Film Center's monthly schedule, the Gazette
  • $10 discount on an Art Institute of Chicago membership
  • Four free popcorns
  • Sneak preview passes to major motion pictures
  • Priority notification of other offers and events

Individual memberships: $50
Dual memberships: $80
Dual members receive the same benefits as individual members—for two

All memberships last for one year from date of purchase. Senior citizens (65 years or older), School of the Art Institute of Chicago Alumni and Art Institute Members receive a $5 discount. Double discounts do not apply. Proof of discount status required. Must purchase in person to receive these discounts.

Giving the gift of membership? Just enter the giftees details in the first part of the form, and your own in the billing information. Unless otherwise specified, membership cards will be sent to the purchaser's address. All further correspondence will be sent to the giftee.

Questions? Contact us at: 312-846-2600 or email: filmcenter@saic.edu