Whitney Contemporaries

The Whitney Contemporaries is a dynamic group of art enthusiasts, supporters, and advocates, ages twenty-one to forty.

Members choose from two levels of support. Contemporaries ($750 for two) can access artist studio visits as well as talks and discussions with Whitney curatorial staff. Contemporaries Patrons ($1,250 for two) enjoy additional opportunities such as private collection visits, and insider experiences with artists, curators, and tastemakers.


Frequently asked questions.

Get in touch with us at (212) 570-3641 or at memberinfo@whitney.org.

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? Contemporaries Members enjoy complimentary admission for two accompanied guests with their membership card. Contemporaries Patron Members enjoy complimentary admission for four accompanied guests.
  • Before you head to the Museum, please review our up-to-date visitor policies.

Save at 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 (Dual level and above).

Learn, Discuss, Explore

In addition to exclusive events we have planned for you, here are other ways to enjoy the Whitney.

Executive Committee

Micaela Erlanger, Adam Fields

Trustee Liaison 
Joanne Leonhardt Cassullo

Executive Committee
Fred Baba, Michael Carl, Jessica Gersh, Alexander Hankin, Molly Krause, Beth Kurteson, Suzanna Lee, Heather Ripley, Catherine Smith Licari

Past Events

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