Arts and Culture Membership

The Arts and Culture Membership IS MADE POSSIBLE BY
The Hess Foundation

The Charles L. Blockson Exhibition and Elmwood Park Zoo’s Arts and Culture Membership supports individuals and families by providing a free yearly admission and membership benefits for both of these organizations. Elmwood Park Zoo and the Centre Theater are committed to offering new and equal opportunities to better serve our guests who receive government assistance through state SNAP and ACCESS programs. 

Arts and Culture Membership - Free*

Membership benefits are for two named adults and up to six children under the age of 18 in the same household. The number of children admitted with each visit is not to exceed the number indicated on the card.


Memberships can only be applied for in person at Elmwood Park Zoo . Present your valid EBT (Electronic Benefits Transfer) card along with a photo ID at Elmwood Park Zoo. EBT card holder must be present to obtain the membership. Memberships are available on a limited first-come/first-served basis and are not guaranteed.


Memberships can only be applied for in person at Elmwood Park Zoo and are not available by phone or online or at the zoo. This opportunity is only available to new members and a discount cannot be applied to previously purchased memberships. Limit of one Arts and Culture Membership per individual with a valid Pennsylvania EBT card. Please email if you have any questions. We do not accept the P-EBT, Medicaid, or WIC cards for the program.

The Arts and Culture Memberships includes:

Charles L. Blockson Exhibition

Elmwood Park Zoo

Please email with any questions