I joined to gain more knowledge of emerging art and to be a part of a great institution that supports young artists.

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Standard 100% tax deductible Individual $70
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Dual / Family $110 (for two) Student/artist
Senior/teacher* $50 (for one)
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  • Personalized Membership card(s)
  • Free, unlimited general admission
  • Invitations to Members-only exhibition viewings and receptions
  • 10% discount at the New Museum Store
  • 10% discount at the New Museum’s café
  • Subscription to seasonal events calendar and e-mail reminders about upcoming events
  • Discounts on tickets to New Museum screenings, performances, and panels
  • Invitations to special shopping days at the New Museum Store
  • Seasonal discounts to local neighborhood shops, restaurants, and other establishments

* 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.

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Deluxe $375 tax deductible $400 Join Now
All Standard benefits
  • Invitations to exhibition opening receptions
  • InsideArt: Gallery tours and studio visits with curators and artists
  • InsideDesign: Visits to design-related projects
  • Subscription to the New Museum Paper
  • Reciprocal membership benefits and free admission to over fifty modern and contemporary art institutions. (Download a list of participating museums.)
Premium $900 tax deductible $1,000 Join Now
All Deluxe benefits
  • VIP exhibition opening receptions
  • Invitations to the most exclusive artist studios, cocktail receptions, and private after-hours tours led by senior curators
  • Early opportunity to purchase Annual Gala tickets
  • Complimentary New Museum exhibition catalogue
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All premium benefits
  • Special invitations to exclusive Contemporary Council events each year, including curator-led tours of exhibitions, private collections, as well as studio visits with acclaimed contemporary artists
  • Invitations to the annual Council Member reception with New Museum curators
  • Invitations to attend all VIP previews of New Museum exhibitions
  • Access to exclusive contemporary art world events, fairs, and happenings
  • Free tickets to select public programs including live performances, films, lectures, artist talks, and more (online RSVP required)
  • Special recognition, as a Council, on select public programming and New Museum materials
  • 10 (total) complimentary guest passes
  • Complimentary New Museum exhibition catalogue
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  • Eligibility to participate in national and international Art Study Tours led by New Museum curators
  • Invitations to two daylong curator-led Producers Council programs per year
  • Invitation to the annual luncheon for Producers Council Members with our director and curators
  • Invitations to two annual “State of the Art” discussions with our talented curatorial team
  • Invitations to private, curator-led tours of exhibitions before each VIP Preview at the New Museum
  • Early opportunity to purchase Limited Edition artwork at pre-publication price
  • Opportunity to host one private event per year at the Museum with 50 percent discount on space rental (NEW!)
  • Name recognition on the New Museum Annual Donor Wall in the New Museum lobby (NEW!), on the New Museum Web site, and in the New Museum Paper
  • Recognition, as a Council Member, on select projects in our first-floor Glass Gallery (NEW!)
  • Twenty-five (total) complimentary guest passes
  • Complimentary New Museum exhibition catalogues

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IDNYC Membership

The New Museum is pleased to participate in the IDNYC program, which provides New York City residents with greater access to art and culture. Please bring your IDNYC card to our Visitor Services desk before January 1, 2017 to receive a complimentary Membership to the New Museum. Membership begins on the date of your first visit and lasts for one year.

Benefits of Individual Membership for IDNYC cardholders:

• Free, unlimited general admission
• 10% discount at the New Museum Store
• 10% discount at the Hester Street Café at the New Museum
• Discounts on tickets to New Museum screenings, performances, and panels

New Museum Annual Fund

Your support enables us to continue our founding mission of engaging the public with new art and new ideas.

Whether it is presenting cutting-edge art by unknown and under-recognized artists, creating enriching educational programs that illuminate the world we live in, or organizing groundbreaking, community-changing initiatives, the New Museum continues to lead the discourse on transformative, informative, and educational art and ideas.

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Matching Gifts

Does your employer offer a matching gift program? Many employers will match your contribution to the New Museum, doubling the impact of your support. Both Membership and Annual Fund donations qualify as matching gifts; however, the value of the match will not affect your Membership level or status.

Contact your employer’s Human Resources department today to find out if they have a matching gift program. If they do, they will provide you with either an online or a paper form to fill out. Once completed, online forms will be submitted automatically. Please mail completed paper forms to:

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Participating in your employer’s matching gift program will increase the value of your contribution to the New Museum and help us to expand our outstanding exhibitions, bold programming, and exceptional education programs.

Corporate Membership

Don't miss another exciting year of benefits, visibility, and partnership with New York's ONLY museum devoted exclusively to the art of today!

The New Museum's Corporate Membership program provides companies with a stronger connection to the Museum's community of prominent artists and patrons and provides exclusive access to our leading-edge programming.

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  • Free unlimited admission for all employees, plus one guest (company ID or business card and state ID required for entrance)
  • Opportunity to host one corporate event at the New Museum (additional fees may apply)
  • 15% discount at the New Museum Store and 10% discount at the New Museum Café
  • Holiday and special shopping offers at the New Museum Store
  • Executive Membership privileges for 2 people (total)*
  • Company name recognition in the New Museum Paper
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  • 25 guest passes (total)
  • 2 complimentary New Museum publications per year
Partner $10,000 Join Now
  • All Supporter Level Benefits plus:
  • Opportunity to host an additional corporate event at the New Museum (two total)
  • Executive Membership privileges for 4 people (total)*
  • One private guided tour of an exhibition for up to 25 people
  • Company name recognition on the Annual Donor Wall, located in the Lobby
  • Additional 25 guest passes (50 total)
  • 2 complimentary publications for all New Museum exhibitions
Benefactor $25,000 Join Now
  • All Partner Level Benefits plus:
  • Unlimited opportunities to host corporate events at the New Museum with rental fee waived for two events (additional fees may apply)
  • Executive Membership privileges for 8 people (total)*
  • Additional 50 guest passes (100 total)
  • 4 complimentary publications for all New Museum exhibitions

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Limited Edition Program

Matt Keegan, 3-in-1, 2013. Steel, archival paper, three chromogenic prints, magnets, two screws, plastic anchors, gloves. Steel box: 15 × 20 in (38.1 × 50.8 cm); Photographs: 11 × 14 in (27.9 × 35.6 cm). Edition of 20

The New Museum’s signature Limited Edition program was conceived in 1984 as a creative way to support the Museum’s programs and exhibitions.

The majority of the Limited Editions have sold out entirely and many have been included in museum shows around the world. Artists who have participated in the Limited Edition program include Mark Bradford, Louise Bourgeois, Jenny Holzer, Anish Kapoor, Elizabeth Peyton, Christian Marclay, Julie Mehretu, Ed Ruscha, Josh Smith, and Rudy Stingel.

Between one and two Limited Editions are produced annually. The Museum also unveils an exclusive Edition at the New Museum’s Spring Gala each year, which is available only to Gala guests.

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