Membership at the New Museum is about seeing it first—whether that means moving to the front of the line or being among the first to preview what’s new in contemporary art.

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

Membership Benefits

Standard 100% tax deductible Individual $70 Dual / Family $110 $110
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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
  • Invitations to special shopping days at the New Museum Store

* Requires artist résumé, valid student ID, military 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 at the discounted rate.

New Ideas Fellows $375 tax deductible $400 Join Now
  • All Standard benefits, plus:
  • Invitations to exhibition previews
  • Free, unlimited priority admission for four adults per visit ($72 value)
  • Invitations to four annual InsideDesign programs with a focus on design and architecture
  • Invitations to cultural incubator NEW INC’s Demo Days to meet entrepreneurs at the intersection of art and technology
  • Complimentary invitation to an annual curatorial talk with an exhibiting artist
  • New Ideas Fellows acknowledged on the New Museum’s Leadership webpage
  • Reciprocal membership benefits and free admission to over eighty modern and contemporary art institutions nationwide. Read more here.
New Art Fellows $900 tax deductible $1,000 Join Now
  • All New Ideas Fellows benefits, plus:
  • Invitations to all VIP exhibition previews
  • Visits to artists’ studios led by curators
  • Private exhibition tours led by curators
  • Invitations to biannual Gallery Hops
  • New Art Fellows acknowledged on the New Museum’s Leadership webpage
  • Complimentary New Museum exhibition catalogue annually
  • Early opportunity to purchase Spring Gala tickets

To learn about more of our councils, corporate memberships and other ways to support our mission, please visit our Support Page

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

Want to give a gift of membership? Please email us at or call 212-219-1222 ext. 413.

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