Membership FAQ


Do I have to wait in the general admission ticket line? Do I need to make a reservation to visit?
Members do not have to wait in the general admission ticket line or make advance reservations. To access the Museum, scan your membership card(s) at the entry point near the elevators. If you don’t have your membership card, please check in by name with an ID at the Member Services Desk. If you need to purchase discounted general admission tickets for any guests, please stop by the Member Services Desk.

Does the Whitney offer discounted general admission tickets for guests of members? 
Yes! Current members enjoy 50% off of general admission tickets for accompanied guests (limits and exclusions apply). Discounted tickets can be purchased at the Member Services Desk.

How many people can visit using my membership?
Individual as well as Student, Artist, Senior, and National/International memberships provide admission for the one cardholder. Dual level membership provides admission for the two card holders; please present both cards for admission.

Friend and Patron level memberships provide admission for two members and two accompanied guests. Circle membership provides admission for two members and up to four accompanied guests. Fellow and Sponsor memberships provide admission for two members and up to six accompanied guests.

Contemporaries membership provides admission for two members and two accompanied guests. Contemporaries Patron membership provides admission for two members and up to four accompanied guests.

I just joined or renewed my membership. When will my membership card arrive?
Your membership materials should arrive by mail two to three weeks after your membership contribution has been processed. You can always check in by name with an ID at the Member Services Desk.

I lost my membership card. Can I get a replacement?
Yes! Please contact us by emailing memberinfo@whitney.org or by calling (212) 570-3641. We’ll place an order for a replacement card, which should arrive within two weeks.


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