Patron Groups

Whitney patron group members gain insider access to exhibitions, artists, and programs while supporting the Museum’s mission to promote living artists and American art of the twentieth and twenty-first century. Each patron group has a particular emphasis, and offers specially tailored events and programs.

For more information, please contact patron_groups@whitney.org or (212) 671–5401.

 

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Patron group members at a studio visit with artist Anselm Kiefer.

ARTISTS' COUNCIL

Young collectors who share a passion for supporting emerging artists enjoy intimate studio visits, curator-led gallery tours, and exhibition talks.

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EDUCATION COMMITTEE

This group offers special access to the Whitney's education initiatives through events with key education and curatorial staff and on-going participation in departmental programming.

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DIRECTOR’S COUNCIL

Unique programming for art collectors and enthusiasts provides entrée into today's art scene through exclusive access to contemporary artists, curators and collectors.

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LIBRARY FELLOWS

Devoted to the preservation and documentation of the history of American art, Library Fellows enjoy exclusive programming featuring artists, writers, curators, and historians.

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AMERICAN FELLOWS

Connoisseurs and enthusiasts of early to mid-20th century American art gain insight into the prewar period through access to eminent art historians, critics, curators, and collectors.

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