Contributing Members

Thank you for your support! Here's everything you need to know about about opportunities and events for members at the Friend, Patron, Circle, Fellow, and Sponsor levels.

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Get in touch with us at memberinfo@whitney.org or at  (212) 570-3641.


Whitney Biennial 2019
Member Opportunities

We’re celebrating the seventy-ninth installment of the Museum’s flagship exhibition the 2019 Whitney Biennial, with two festive evening receptions:

Circle, Fellow, and Sponsor members enjoy a first look during our VIP Opening Cocktail Reception on Thursday, May 14.

Friend and Patron members are invited to experience the new exhibition during the Opening Cocktail Reception on Wednesday, May 15.

Can’t make it? Join us for Member Preview Days May 14–16 or during weekend early admission May 18–19.


Upcoming Contributing member Events


Your Member Experience

Visit Anytime and Skip the Line

Just scan your card near the elevators to get in quickly. Make the most of your visit!

  • Friend and Patron members enjoy admission for two members and two accompanied guests; Members at the Circle level and above enjoy additional guest privileges; check out our FAQ for details
  • Purchase discounted general admission tickets for extra guests at the Member Services Desk
  • Don't forget, there's a members-only coat check line on Floor -1
  • Stop by anytime the Whitney is open—members don't need to reserve tickets in advance

Unlock Discounts at the Museum, Online, and Beyond

Your membership gives you special perks. Just present your card for discounts and more.

Learn, Discuss, Explore

In addition to events planned exclusively for you, take advantage of the array of public educational opportunities and resources, all free or discounted for members.