Effigy vessel by Piipaash artist Ron Carlos. Photo courtesy of PGM

The S’edav Va’aki Museum Foundation relies on public and business support to accomplish its mission to assist the S’edav Va’aki Museum in organizing and promoting activities, events and fund raising for the Museum. Annual membership is an easy way to show your support. Annual dues notices will be released on the anniversary of the “join date.” 

All members receive the following benefits:

  • Discounts for classes, lectures, and programs
  • 20% discount on most items in the Gift Shop
  • Invitations to “Members Only” events
  • Admission to S’edev Va’aki Museum

Memberships are available at the following levels with additional benefits:

Member Benefits Individual Dual Family Supporter Benefactor Pithouse Compound House Ballcourt Canal Soaring Eagle
All of the Above Benefits +
Discount on Select Museum Programs
One Time Guest Pass
Guided Site Tour
Free Friends Event Tickets

Recognition on Lobby Screen

NARM Benefits*

One 20% Off Coupon for Store
One Time Brick on Brick Walk
No Annual Renewals

* The S’edav Va’aki Museum Foundation is a member of the North American Reciprocal Museum Program The North American Reciprocal Museum (NARM) program is an association of arts and cultural institutions in Bermuda, Canada, El Salvador, Mexico and the United States which offers select benefits of membership to each other’s qualifying members. Members at the $250 or higher level will receive a gold sticker on their membership card. This sticker will provide the members with either free admission and/or a gift shop discount at over 650 participating institutions. Click the logo to go to a list of participating institutions. The list is updated quarterly.


IMPORTANT: Members frequently receive information about archaeological sites which are considered sensitive and protected. By applying for membership, applicants agree to adhere to all objectives of the S’edav Va’aki Museum and the Laws of Arizona and the United States especially the objective that discourages “exploitation of archaeological resources” for direct or indirect personal gain or recognition.

To become a Member you can select a membership level from the list below. You may use the secure online application process or you can download the Individual Membership Application form to mail in your check or credit card information.


Once you join, your new Membership packet will include your official S’edav Va’aki Museum Foundation Member card and will arrive within four weeks. Subscriptions last one year unless otherwise noted below. No automatically recurring payments.

  • Individual $35 (USD) 1 Year
  • Dual $50 (USD) 1 Year
  • Family $75 (USD) 1 Year
  • Supporter $125 (USD) 1 Year
  • Benefactor $250 (USD) 1 Year
  • Pithouse $500 (USD) Never Expires
  • Compound House  $1,000 (USD) Never Expires
  • Ballcourt $1,500 (USD) Never Expires
  • Canal $3,000 (USD) Never Expires
  • Soaring Eagle $5,000 (USD) Never Expires


The S’edav Va’aki Museum Foundation (SVMF) Business Membership Program is an excellent way for your company or small business to privately support S’edav Va’aki Museum. We are a non-profit 501(c)3 organization. IRS No. 86-0405182. SVMF Business Memberships is a marketing investment tool with the opportunity to promote and enhance the brand and goodwill of your business to locals as well as those who live outside the Phoenix Area. We have members from all across the nation! You will associate your business with outstanding community history, conservation, preservation, and education. Your business information will reach our members, donors, friends, program participants, on-line users, and Museum visitors. The SVMF offers opportunities to place logos and links for your firm on our website. Your brand will be associated with the SVMF through the following benefits packages:

To become a Member you can select a membership level from the list below. You may use the secure online application process or you can download the Business Membership Form to mail in your check or credit card information.

  • Basic Business Membership – $150.00 (USD)
    Listing on the Sponsors page on our website to include a business link
    Membership card for one owner/employee
    A 10% discount on all print ads in our Indian Market Program and Gala Program
    E-mail updates on all activities at the Museum.
  • Standard Business Membership – $250.00 (USD)
    Membership card for two owners/employees
    Free business card print advertisement in Indian Market book and Gala program
    E-mail updates on all activities at the Museum.
  • Patron Business Membership – $500.00 (USD)
    Private tour for a group (up to 10) of the Museum for owners/employees/guests with refreshments
    Two free general admission tickets to one ticketed event (concert, etc.) per year
    Listing on the Sponsors page on our website to include a business link
    Your Business information at our table at lecture events held at S’edev Va’aki Museum
    Free quarter page print advertisement in Indian Market and Gala Programs
    Membership card for four owners/employees
    Invitation to special museum events and private appreciation receptions paid for by SVMF
    E-mail updates on all activities at the Museum.
  • Business Executive Membership – $1,000.00 (USD)

get involved and



Help organize and promote activities, events and fundraising.


Support the museum with the supporter/sponsor program.


Honor an individual/event with a personalized brick at the Museum.