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Join the 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.

Contemporaries check out the New Whitney during opening festivities. Photograph by Matthew Carasella

Contemporaries ($750)

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

Contemporaries: $98 is not tax-deductible per year

Contemporaries Patron ($1,250)

Core Benefits for two, 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 walks, Contemporaries-only talks and discussions, after-hours tours, a select exhibition catalogue, advance discounted tickets to Art Party, invitations to select contemporary art fairs, express admission for two cardholders with up to four accompanied guests.

Contemporaries Patron: $210 is not tax-deductible per year

Upcoming Contemporaries Events

Guests dining at Untitled at the Whitney. Photo by Liz Clayman
Member Events: Contemporaries and Contemporaries Patron members
11 AM
Whitney Museum of American Art, May 2016. Photograph by Ed Lederman
Member Events: all members
7:30–10 PM
Lyle Ashton Harris, Lyle, London, 1992, 2015. Chromogenic print, 20 ½ x 15 in. (52.1 x 38.1 cm). Collection of the artist; courtesy the artist
Member Events: Contemporaries and Contemporaries Patron members
7:45 PM
Lyle Ashton Harris, Lyle, London, 1992, 2015. Chromogenic print, 20 ½ x 15 in. (52.1 x 38.1 cm). Collection of the artist; courtesy the artist
Member Events: Contemporaries and Contemporaries Patron members
8:15 PM
Member Night, August 3, 2016. Photograph © Matthew Carasella Photography
Member Events: Friend, Patron, Circle, Fellow, Sponsor, and Contemporaries members
7–10 PM
Whitney Museum of American Art, May 2016. Photograph by Ed Lederman
Member Events: all members
7:30–10 PM
Lyle Ashton Harris, Lyle, London, 1992, 2015. Chromogenic print, 20 ½ x 15 in. (52.1 x 38.1 cm). Collection of the artist; courtesy the artist
Member Events: Contemporaries and Contemporaries Patron members
7:45 PM
Lyle Ashton Harris, Lyle, London, 1992, 2015. Chromogenic print, 20 ½ x 15 in. (52.1 x 38.1 cm). Collection of the artist; courtesy the artist
Member Events: Contemporaries and Contemporaries Patron members
8:15 PM
Whitney Museum of American Art. Photograph by Nic Lehoux
Member Events: Contemporaries and Contemporaries Patrons
12–2 PM
Alexander Calder (1898‑1976).  The Arches, 1959. Painted steel, 106 × 107 1/2 × 87in. (269.2 × 273.1 × 221 cm). Whitney Museum of American Art, New York; gift of Howard and Jean Lipman  82.44a‑e © 2017 Calder Foundation, New York / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York. Photograph Jerry L. Thompson 
Member Preview: all members
12–5 PM
Alexander Calder (1898‑1976).  The Arches, 1959. Painted steel, 106 × 107 1/2 × 87in. (269.2 × 273.1 × 221 cm). Whitney Museum of American Art, New York; gift of Howard and Jean Lipman  82.44a‑e © 2017 Calder Foundation, New York / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York. Photograph Jerry L. Thompson 
Member Preview: all members
12–5 PM
Whitney Museum of American Art. Photograph by Ed Lederman
Member Events: all members
7:30–10 PM
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