Membership Levels

Members help care for the Museum and support all the work we do at the Whitney. In appreciation, Members enjoy these benefits:

  • Unlimited free admission (advance booking required)
  • Preview access for select exhibitions
  • Special viewing opportunities
  • Discounts of up to 20% at the Museum Shop


As we reopen the Museum, we’re hosting ongoing member viewing opportunities, including Member Hours on Mondays and Thursdays, 6-7 pm and Saturdays and Sundays 10:30 am–1 pm. Members also receive additional guest benefits and can book guest tickets online.

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Individual and Dual Membership

Individual $90
($81 With Auto Renew)

Above benefits for one

Fully tax deductible

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Dual $140
($126 with Auto Renew)

Above benefits for two

Fully tax deductible

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Contributing Membership

Friend $300
($275 with Auto Renew)

Dual benefits, plus: 

  • Admission for up to two accompanying guests on every visit
  • A special gift

Estimated value of goods and services provided: $96

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Patron $600
($575 with Auto Renew)

Dual benefits, plus:

  • Admission for up to two accompanying guests on every visit
  • A select exhibition catalogue
  • After-hours programs, including exhibition tours—we look forward to resuming in-person events when we can and will see you online in the meantime

Estimated value of goods and services provided: $136

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Circle $1,200

Patron benefits, plus:

  • Admission for an additional two accompanying guests (four total) on every visit
  • Programs with Whitney curators and artists as well as events around NYC such as gallery walks—we look forward to resuming in-person events when we can and will see you online in the meantime

Estimated value of goods and services provided: $136

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Fellow $2,500

Circle benefits, plus:

  • Admission for an additional two accompanying guests (six total) on every visit
  • Semi annual Breakfast with the Director—hosted online for the time being

Estimated value of goods and services provided: $156

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Sponsor $5,000

Fellow benefits, plus:

  • An annual event with prominent guests from the contemporary art world—hosted online for the time being

Estimated value of goods and services provided: $172

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Whitney Contemporaries

Contemporaries $750
($700 with Auto Renew)

Dual benefits, plus:

  • Admission for up to two accompanying guests on every visit
  • After-hours tours—we look forward to resuming in-person events once it is safe to do so and hope you’ll enjoy our engaging virtual events in the meantime
  • Artist studio visits, gallery walks, and Contemporaries-only talks and discussions—hosted online for the time being

Estimated value of goods and services provided: $112

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Contemporaries Patron $1,250
($1,190 with Auto Renew)

Contemporaries benefits, plus:

  • Admission for an additional two accompanying guests (four total) on every visit
  • A select exhibition catalogue
  • A private collection visit, artist and art-world insider talks, as well as semiannual Breakfast with the Director—hosted online for the time being
  • An annual art day trip—we look forward to resuming in-person events when we can and will see you online in the meantime

Estimated value of goods and services provided: $224

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Special Membership Categories

Artist $50

Available to working artists. Artists website, current CV listing exhibitions or other relevant projects, or a recent exhibition announcement should be provided.

Individual benefits

Fully tax deductible

National/
International $50

Intended for those who live outside of the tri-state area (Connecticut, New Jersey, and New York).

Individual benefits

Fully tax deductible

Student $50

You must be a full-time student to be eligible. A copy of a student’s current semester ID and anticipated graduation date should be provided. 

Individual benefits

Fully tax deductible

Senior $60

Available to senior citizens ages 65 and older. A copy of a senior’s valid ID should be provided. 

Individual benefits

Fully tax deductible


Contact Membership

(212) 570-3641
memberinfo@whitney.org

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