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Member Events

We invite our KQED Members to periodic free or discounted cultural events in the Bay Area. Please sign up for On KQED to get on the events mailing list. If you need a new Member Card, please email Member Services or call 415-553-2150.

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Ignite Your Curiosity at KQED Member Day at the Exploratorium

Sunday, March 8 • 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Pier 15 on San Francisco's Embarcadero

Join KQED at the Exploratorium for KQED Member Day on Sunday, March 8. With more than 650 hands-on exhibits to tinker with, and zero “Don’t Touch” signs, visitors of all ages will always find fun at the Exploratorium! Since 1969, the Exploratorium connects the public with scientists, artists, teachers, doers, thinkers, and makers to create extraordinary experiences that upend perceptions and cultivate curiosity.

Admission is free to KQED members plus one guest (up to two admissions total) who present a current KQED MemberCard or membership information from On KQED plus valid ID at the museum's ticketing counter. Tickets are based on day-of-available only.

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ODC/Dance Presents Dance Downtown


March 26 - April 5, 2020

YBCA Theater

Celebrate a new season of fearless and exuberant artistry with electric performances from San Francisco's world renowned contemporary dance company. With popular repertory from ODC's history and a world premiere, the two programs at Dance Around Town are not to be missed!

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KQED Members get 20% off tickets with the code KQED20. Valid on all performances, except Friday March 27's Gala Performance. Code valid until March 6, 2020.

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Save $50 on Camp EDMO® for Summer 2020


Now – February 29
30+ Bay & Sacramento Area Locations

Since 2004 more than 100,000 kids have experienced the EDMO Method® at our summer camp for the whole kid. At Camp EDMO® for Pre-K – 8th graders, kids are inspired to develop their creative capacity, unleash their inner scientist and technologist, and explore the mysteries of the natural world. EDMO® campers are encouraged to accept themselves and others, push their boundaries with confidence and act with genuine kindness and compassion. It’s what kids need.

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KQED Members save $50 on camp total with code*: FIRSTKQED20
Enroll by February 29 to save more!

*First-Time Family Savings of $50 for new Camp EDMO families only and cannot be combined with any other First-Time or Referral Discounts and is subject to availability. Offer expires 2/29/20.

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Major Donor Benefits

As a member of one of our major donor societies, you get an insider look at the programming and services of KQED, including tours of our studios and chances to meet public media personalities like David Greene, Jacques Pépin, Dina Temple Raston, Michael Krasny and others. View All Major Donor Benefits.

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KQED Member Help

Need to check the status of your KQED Membership, make changes to your profile, or find out when your thank-you gift will arrive? Our membership staff is available Monday-Friday, 9am-4:45pm, at (415) 553-2150 or

Answers to many of your questions can also be found in our Help Center


KQED Passport

KQED Passport is a member benefit that gives eligible donors and supporters extended access to an on-demand library of quality public television programming online. The KQED Passport library currently offers members more than 1,000 episodes to watch, with new PBS and KQED programs being added weekly.

The library features episodes from popular programs like American Experience, American Masters, Antiques Roadshow, Nature, NOVA, and Masterpiece. In addition to these signature series, the library is full of public television's acclaimed arts, science, history, and lifestyle programs.

Look for the blue compass icon next to programs that are Passport-eligible.

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