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Join cover image: Pipilotti Rist, Pixelwald (Pixel Forest), 2016. Hanging LED light installation and media player; 20:55 min. Dimensions variable. Courtesy the artist, Hauser & Wirth, and Luhring Augustine. Installation photo: Maris Hutchinson / EPW Studio, courtesy New Museum

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Standard 100% tax deductible Individual $70 Dual / Family $110 Artist/Person with disabilities/senior/
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  • Free, unlimited general admission
  • Half-price admission for two guests per visit
  • Discounts on tickets to screenings, performances, and conversations
  • Invitations to Members-only exhibition viewings and parties
  • 10% discount at the New Museum Store
  • 10% discount at the New Museum Café
  • Invitations to special shopping days at the New Museum Store

* Requires artist résumé, valid student ID, or proof of age over 65.

* Teacher Memberships are available for New York City 7–12th grade teachers. Proof of employment from Principal on school letterhead required.

* Individuals with disabilities are also encouraged to request a discounted application form. Please send the required documentation and Membership requests to for approval. Eligible applicants will be provided a link to join or renew their Membership at the discounted rate.

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  • All Standard benefits, plus:
  • Invitations to exhibition opening receptions
  • Invitations to special programs with a focus on design and architecture
  • Reciprocal membership benefits and free admission to over sixty modern and contemporary art institutions nationwide. Read more here.
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  • All Deluxe benefits, plus:
  • Invitations to all VIP exhibition previews
  • Visits to artists’ studios, private viewing hours, and after-hours tours led by senior curators
  • Early opportunity to purchase Spring Gala tickets

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Trigger: Gender as a Tool and a Weapon,” 2017. Exhibition View: New Museum. Photo: Scott Rudd

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