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Core Benefits

All members enjoy these benefits:

  • Unlimited, express admission with your member card
  • Celebratory Member Nights throughout the year
  • Member early admission on select weekend mornings
  • Private previews for major exhibitions 
  • Members-only coat check line
  • Discounts of up to 20% off at the Museum Shop
  • 10% off at the Whitney’s restaurant, Untitled, and the Studio Cafe
  • Complimentary multimedia guides for select exhibitions
  • Deals and offers through the Neighborhood Discount Program
  • Free admission to top modern and contemporary art museums around the world through the Reciprocal Admission Program (Dual level and above)

        Member Night, August 3, 2016. Photograph © Matthew Carasella Photography

        Customize your experience and maximize your benefits with our Curate Your Own Membership program, choosing from five series with exclusive member privileges only available at the Whitney. Choose Core Benefits for one or two, then select a Series (one Series is included, each additional Series is $40 per year).

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        Contributing Membership

        Members at our Contributing Levels provide important philanthropic support to the Whitney. Deepen your commitment to the Museum and enjoy the convenience of an Auto Renew or Two Year membership.

        The Whitney Contemporaries is a dynamic group of art patrons between the ages of twenty-one and forty, committed to supporting the Whitney’s mission of championing emerging voices and artistic innovation. Deepen your commitment to the Museum and enjoy the convenience of an Auto Renew or Two Year membership.

        Contemporaries ($750)

        Invitations for two to Opening Cocktail Receptions for major exhibitions, artist studio visits, gallery walks, Contemporaries-only talks and discussions, after-hours tours, advance discounted tickets to Art Party, invitations to select contemporary art fairs, express admission for two cardholders with two accompanied guests.

        $98 is not tax-deductible per year

        Contemporaries Patron ($1,250)

        VIP access for two to Opening Cocktail Receptions for major exhibitions, an annual art day trip and a private collection visit, artist and art-world insider talks, artist studio visits, gallery talks, Contemporaries-only talks and discussions, and after-hours tours, advance discounted tickets to Art Party, invitations to select contemporary art fairs, a select exhibition catalogue, and express admission for two cardholders with up to four accompanied guests.

        $210 is not tax-deductible per year


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        Contact Membership

        (212) 570-3641
        memberinfo@whitney.org