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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 using your membership card
  • 50% off general admission tickets for your guests
  • Preview access for new exhibitions
  • Early admission on select weekend mornings
  • Celebratory Member Nights throughout the year
  • Discounts of up to 20% at the Museum Shop
  • 10% off at the Whitney Cafe and Studio Bar
  • Free admission to top modern and contemporary art museums around the world through the Reciprocal Admission Program (Dual level and above)

Photograph by Nic Lehoux


Individual $90
Auto Renew $81

New: Make your contributions monthly.
$7.50/month, minimum 12 months

The above benefits for one
Fully tax deductible

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Dual $140
Auto Renew $126

New: Make your contributions monthly.
$11.67/month, minimum 12 months

The above benefits for two
Fully tax deductible

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Contributing Membership

Friend $300
Auto Renew $275

New: Make your contributions monthly.
$25/month, minimum 12 months

Dual benefits, plus: 

  • Invitations for two to Opening Receptions for select exhibitions
  • Four one-time-use guest passes
  • 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
Auto Renew $575

New: Make your contributions monthly.
$50/month, minimum 12 months

Dual benefits, plus:

  • Invitations for two to Opening Receptions for select exhibitions
  • Admission for up to two accompanying guests on every visit
  • Four one-time-use guest passes
  • A select exhibition catalogue
  • After-hours programs, including exhibition tours

Estimated value of goods and services provided: $136

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Circle $1,200

New: Make your contributions monthly.
$100/month, minimum 12 months

Patron benefits, plus:

  • VIP access for two to Opening Receptions for select exhibitions
  • Admission for an additional two accompanying guests (four total) on every visit
  • Programs with Whitney curators and artists
  • Events around NYC such as gallery walks

Estimated value of goods and services provided: $136

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Fellow $2,500

New: Make your contributions monthly.
$208.33/month, minimum 12 months

Circle benefits, plus:

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

Estimated value of goods and services provided: $156

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Sponsor $5,000

New: Make your contributions monthly.
$416.67/month, minimum 12 months

Fellow benefits, plus:

  • An annual event with prominent guests from the contemporary art world

Estimated value of goods and services provided: $172

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Whitney Contemporaries

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 by selecting from our convenient Auto Renew and Monthly membership options. 

Contemporaries $750
Auto Renew $700

New: Make your contributions monthly.
$62.50/month, minimum 12 months

Dual benefits, plus:

  • Admission for up to two accompanying guests on every visit
  • Invitations for two to Opening Receptions for select exhibitions
  • After-hours tours
  • Exclusive programs, such as artist studio visits and gallery walks
  • Contemporaries-only talks and discussions
  • Invitations to select contemporary art fairs

Estimated value of goods and services provided: $112

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Contemporaries
Patron $1,250
Auto Renew $1,190

New: Make your contributions monthly.
$104.17/month, minimum 12 months

Contemporaries benefits, plus:

  • Admission for an additional two accompanying guests (four total) on every visit
  • VIP access for two to Opening Receptions for select exhibitions
  • A select exhibition catalogue
  • Artist and art-world insider talks
  • Semi-annual Breakfast with the Director
  • An annual art day trip

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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A 30-second online art project:
Sara Ludy, Tumbleweeds

Learn more

Learn more at whitney.org/artport