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Join the Whitney Contemporaries

Contemporaries ($500)

As a member of the Whitney's young patron group you'll enjoy special access to the Whitney’s curators, artists, and the New York art scene. Events include invitations for two to Opening Cocktail Receptions for major exhibitions; visits to private collections, artists’ studios, and galleries; priority discounted tickets to the Art Party; and invitations to select contemporary art fairs throughout New York City.

Additional Founding Contemporaries Benefits:

  • Invitation to a special New Building Party while the building is under construction
  • All Opening Cocktail Receptions, including the opening of the new building
  • Founding Members celebrations at select Member Saturday Nights
  • Special downtown meet-and-greet with Whitney insiders

Contemporaries: $424 tax-deductible
Founding Contemporaries: $376 tax-deductible per year

Contemporaries Patron ($1,000)

Contemporaries Patron ($1,000) Level members enjoy all the preceding benefits plus: private tours of major exhibitions; a select exhibition catalogue/publication; visits to private collections, artists’ studios, and galleries; priority discounted tickets to the Art Party; and invitations to select contemporary art fairs throughout New York City.

Additional Founding Contemporaries Patron Benefits:

  • Hard-hat tour of the new building during construction
  • Invitation to a special New Building Party while the building is under construction
  • All VIP Opening Cocktail Receptions, including the opening of the new building
  • All Founding Contemporaries benefits

Contemporaries Patron: $812 tax-deductible
Founding Contemporaries Patron: $764 tax-deductible per year

Upcoming Contemporaries Events

Jeff Koons, Michael Jackson and Bubbles, 1988. Porcelain; 42 × 70 1⁄2 x 32 1⁄2 in. (106.7 × 179.1 × 82.6 cm). Private collection. © Jeff Koons
Member Events: Patron, Circle, Fellow, Sponsor, and Contemporaries members.
7 PM
Whitney Museum of American Art, New   York, NY. Architect: Marcel Breuer. Photograph by Ezra Stoller. © Ezra Stoller / Esto
Member Events: All members, plus one guest
6:30–8:30 PM
Jeff Koons, Moses, 1985. Framed Nike poster; 45 1⁄2 x 31 1⁄2 in. (115.6 × 80 cm). Edition no. 1/2. The Sonnabend Collection and the Sonnabend Estate. © Jeff Koons
Member Events: Patron, Circle, Fellow, Sponsor, and Contemporaries Patron members.
7 PM
Contemporaries meet Biennial Artist Dawn Kasper on a gallery walk. Photograph by Irene Koo
Contemporaries Events: Contemporaries Members
12–2 PM
Whitney Museum of American Art, New   York, NY. Architect: Marcel Breuer. Photograph by Ezra Stoller. © Ezra Stoller / Esto
Member Events: All members, plus one guest
6:30–8:30 PM
Jeff Koons, Michael Jackson and Bubbles, 1988. Porcelain; 42 × 70 1⁄2 x 32 1⁄2 in. (106.7 × 179.1 × 82.6 cm). Private collection. © Jeff Koons
Member Events: Patron, Circle, Fellow, Sponsor, and Contemporaries members.
7 PM
Whitney Museum of American Art, New   York, NY. Architect: Marcel Breuer. Photograph by Ezra Stoller. © Ezra Stoller / Esto
Member Events: All members, plus one guest
7:30–9:30 PM
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