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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

Julia Wachtel (b. 1956), Membership, 1984. Oil on canvas, 66 × 81 in. (167.6 × 205.7 cm). Whitney Museum of American Art, New York; purchase, with funds from the Painting and Sculpture Committee  2016.114 © Julia Wachtel; courtesy the artist and Elizabeth Dee New York. Digital Image © Whitney Museum, N.Y.
Contemporaries Events: Contemporaries and Contemporaries Patron members
7–8 PM
Whitney Museum of American Art, May 2016. Photograph by Nic Lehoux
Member Events: all members
7:30–10 PM
Frank Stella Star Ornament Set; designed exclusively for the Whitney in conjunction with the exhibition Frank Stella: A Retrospective (October 30, 2015–February 7, 2016)
Member Events: All members
Dora Budor (b. 1984), still from artist’s research materials of fluorescence imaging of neural activity in a Hydra, 2016. © Yuste Lab, Columbia University.
Member Events: Contemporaries and Contemporaries Patrons members
6:30–8:30 PM
Frank Stella Star Ornament Set; designed exclusively for the Whitney in conjunction with the exhibition Frank Stella: A Retrospective (October 30, 2015–February 7, 2016).
Member Events: All members
Frank Stella Star Ornament Set; designed exclusively for the Whitney in conjunction with the exhibition Frank Stella: A Retrospective (October 30, 2015–February 7, 2016).
Member Events: All members
Frank Stella Star Ornament Set; designed exclusively for the Whitney in conjunction with the exhibition Frank Stella: A Retrospective (October 30, 2015–February 7, 2016).
Member Events: All members
Frank Stella Star Ornament Set; designed exclusively for the Whitney in conjunction with the exhibition Frank Stella: A Retrospective (October 30, 2015–February 7, 2016).
Member Events: All members
Frank Stella Star Ornament Set; designed exclusively for the Whitney in conjunction with the exhibition Frank Stella: A Retrospective (October 30, 2015–February 7, 2016).
Member Events: All members
Frank Stella Star Ornament Set; designed exclusively for the Whitney in conjunction with the exhibition Frank Stella: A Retrospective (October 30, 2015–February 7, 2016).
Member Events: All members
Frank Stella Star Ornament Set; designed exclusively for the Whitney in conjunction with the exhibition Frank Stella: A Retrospective (October 30, 2015–February 7, 2016).
Member Events: All members
Member Night, August 3, 2016. Photograph © Matthew Carasella Photography
Member Events: Friend, Patron, Circle, Fellow, Sponsor, and Contemporaries members
7–10 PM
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