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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
  • 10% off at the Whitney Cafe

During the current season, we’re hosting weekly member viewing opportunities on Saturday and Sunday mornings as well as Monday evenings. Members also receive additional guest benefits and can book guest tickets online.

Photograph by Nic Lehoux


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

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

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


Contact Membership

(212) 570-3641
memberinfo@whitney.org

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