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Membership Levels

Members help care for the Museum and support all the work we do at the Whitney. In appreciation, Members enjoy these benefits:

  • Unlimited free admission using your membership card
  • 50% off general admission tickets for your guests (book in advance online)
  • Preview access for select exhibitions
  • Special viewing opportunities
  • Discounts of up to 20% at the Museum Shop
  • 10% off at the Whitney Cafe and Studio Bar
  • Free admission to top modern and contemporary art museums around the world through the Reciprocal Admission Program (Dual level and above)

During the current season, we’re also hosting weekly member viewing opportunities on Saturday and Sunday mornings. We hope to welcome you for a visit soon!

Photograph by Nic Lehoux


Individual $90
Auto Renew $81

New: Make your contributions monthly.
$7.50/month, minimum 12 months

The above benefits for one
Fully tax deductible

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Dual $140
Auto Renew $126

New: Make your contributions monthly.
$11.67/month, minimum 12 months

The above benefits for two
Fully tax deductible

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Contributing Membership

Friend $300
Auto Renew $275

New: Make your contributions monthly.
$25/month, minimum 12 months

Dual benefits, plus: 

  • Admission for up to two accompanying guests on every visit
  • A special gift

Estimated value of goods and services provided: $96

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Patron $600
Auto Renew $575

New: Make your contributions monthly.
$50/month, minimum 12 months

Dual benefits, plus:

  • Admission for up to two accompanying guests on every visit
  • A select exhibition catalogue
  • After-hours programs, including exhibition tours—we look forward to resuming in-person events when we can and will see you online in the meantime

Estimated value of goods and services provided: $136

Join

Circle $1,200

New: Make your contributions monthly.
$100/month, minimum 12 months

Patron benefits, plus:

  • Admission for an additional two accompanying guests (four total) on every visit
  • Programs with Whitney curators and artists as well as events around NYC such as gallery walks—we look forward to resuming in-person events when we can and will see you online in the meantime

Estimated value of goods and services provided: $136

Join

Fellow $2,500

New: Make your contributions monthly.
$208.33/month, minimum 12 months

Circle benefits, plus:

  • Admission for an additional two accompanying guests (six total) on every visit
  • Semi annual Breakfast with the Director—hosted online for the time being

Estimated value of goods and services provided: $156

Join

Sponsor $5,000

New: Make your contributions monthly.
$416.67/month, minimum 12 months

Fellow benefits, plus:

  • An annual event with prominent guests from the contemporary art world—hosted online for the time being

Estimated value of goods and services provided: $172

Join


Whitney Contemporaries

Contemporaries $750
Auto Renew $700

New: Make your contributions monthly.
$62.50/month, minimum 12 months

Dual benefits, plus:

  • Admission for up to two accompanying guests on every visit
  • After-hours tours—we look forward to resuming in-person events once it is safe to do so and hope you’ll enjoy our engaging virtual events in the meantime
  • Artist studio visits, gallery walks, and Contemporaries-only talks and discussions—hosted online for the time being

Estimated value of goods and services provided: $112

Join

Contemporaries
Patron $1,250
Auto Renew $1,190

New: Make your contributions monthly.
$104.17/month, minimum 12 months

Contemporaries benefits, plus:

  • Admission for an additional two accompanying guests (four total) on every visit
  • A select exhibition catalogue
  • A private collection visit, artist and art-world insider talks, as well as semiannual Breakfast with the Director—hosted online for the time being
  • An annual art day trip—we look forward to resuming in-person events when we can and will see you online in the meantime

Estimated value of goods and services provided: $224

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Special Membership Categories

Artist $50

Available to working artists. Artists website, current CV listing exhibitions or other relevant projects, or a recent exhibition announcement should be provided.

Individual benefits

Fully tax deductible

Student $50

You must be a full-time student to be eligible. A copy of a student’s current semester ID and anticipated graduation date should be provided. 

Individual benefits

Fully tax deductible

Senior $60

Available to senior citizens ages 65 and older. A copy of a senior’s valid ID should be provided. 

Individual benefits

Fully tax deductible

National/
International $50

Intended for those who live outside of the tri-state area (Connecticut, New Jersey, and New York).

Individual benefits

Fully tax deductible


Contact Membership

(212) 570-3641
memberinfo@whitney.org

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A 30-second online art project:
Ryan Kuo, Hateful Little Thing

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All visitors aged 12 and older must show proof they have received at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine for admission to the Whitney, in accordance with NYC requirements. Visitors aged 18 and older will also be asked to show photo ID. Face coverings are required for all visitors. Learn more about the Whitney’s safety guidelines.