Contributing Members

Your generous support as a Contributing Member means so much to us. Through your commitment, the Museum is better able to present groundbreaking exhibitions and enriching education programs, as well as conserve our renowned permanent collection.

In thanks, all Contributing Members receive invitations to Opening Receptions and enjoy additional complimentary guest admission. Members at the Patron level and above experience personalized benefits including after hours tours along with exclusive exhibition programming. Check out this season’s lineup of events.


Frequently asked questions.

Get in touch with us at or at (212) 570-3641.

Your Member Experience

Visit As Often As You Like

We are happy to provide unlimited free admission using your member card. Don’t have your card? You’re welcome to book your tickets in advance.

  • Visiting with friends or family? Contributing Members at the Friend level and above enjoy complimentary admission for two or more accompanied guests on every visit. Whitney Circle level and above enjoy complimentary admission for four or more accompanied guests on every visit. For additional information about guest allowances, head to our Member FAQ.
  • Before you head to the Museum, please review our up-to-date visitor policies.

Learn, Discuss, Explore

Make the most out of your Membership.

  • Be the first to explore new exhibitions at Opening Cocktail Receptions and daytime Member Previews. Enjoy more members-only gallery access at our signature Member Nights when you can experience the Whitney after-hours with performances, music, and more.
  • Join us for courses, art history talks, and free gallery tours during Museum hours.
  • Saturdays are for families! Get creative at the Whitney—stop by for drop-in art-making events or family-friendly tours. All visitors 18 and under receive free admission.

The Whitney, Online, And Beyond

Simply show your Membership card for special perks.

  • Enjoy discounts from the Whitney Shop in-store and online as well as special shopping days throughout the year.
  • Save at our newly opened Studio Bar and Frenchette Bakery at the Whitney, and experience special offers at local favorites in the Meatpacking District.
  • Explore top modern and contemporary art museums around the world through the Reciprocal Admission Program.