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 $750

Contemporaries members enjoy benefits that are available to all members, including unlimited free and express admission, Preview Days, Member Nights, morning viewing hours on select weekends, exclusive discounts, as well as the special benefits listed below:

  • Artist studio visits
  • Gallery walks
  • Contemporaries-only talks and discussions
  • After-hours tours
  • Invitations for two to Opening Cocktail Receptions for select exhibitions
  • Advance discounted tickets to Art Party
  • Invitations to select contemporary art fairs
  • Admission for up to two accompanying guests on every visit

Estimated value of goods and services provided: $112

Buy Membership

Contemporaries Patron $1,250

Contemporaries benefits, plus:

  • VIP access for two to Opening Cocktail Receptions for select exhibitions
  • An annual art day trip
  • A private collection visit
  • Artist and art-world insider talks
  • A select exhibition catalogue
  • Admission for an additional two accompanying guest (four total) on every visit

Estimated value of goods and services provided: $224

Buy Membership

Contemporaries at a reception. Photograph by Matthew Carasella.

Contact Us

For additional information, or to talk more about the group, feel free to contact the Contemporaries at (212) 570-7746 or contemporaries@whitney.org.