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The Rubin Museum of Art has been called:

"Divine....one of the coolest, calmest spots in town," by the New York Times.

Become a member today and explore the diverse cultures, art, and traditions of Himalayan Asia with benefits including:

Your membership dues help us offer the exciting exhibitions and programs that the Rubin Museum of Art is famous for! 

Joining is easy!

Online: Click Here
Phone: 212.620.5000 x313
On-site: Visit the Admissions Desk
Fax: 212.675.0105
Mail:
Rubin Museum of Art
ATTN: Membership
150 West 17th Street
New York, NY 10011

Gift Memberships

Membership to the Rubin Museum of Art makes a great gift for any occasion. To purchase a Gift Membership, please contact the Membership Office at 212.620.5000, ext. 313 or membership@rubinmuseum.org. Please note that our offices are open Monday through Friday, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.

 

Membership Levels and Benefits

Individual  $65      Join Now | Renew Today | Seniors

Senior Discount - $60!  

($30 tax-deductible)


Dual/ Family  $85      Join Now | Renew Today | Seniors

All the benefits of Individual membership, plus:

  • Free admission for a second adult and children under 18

Senior Discount - $75!

($45 tax-deductible)


Friend  $150      Join Now | Renew Today | Seniors

All the benefits of Dual/Family membership, plus:

  • Invitation for two to the annual Friend Members Event
  • Four guest passes
  • Special Friend gift from the Museum shop

Senior Discount - $135!

($100 tax-deductible)

 

Sustaining  $300      Join Now | Renew Today | Seniors

All the benefits of Friend membership, plus:

  • Reciprocal membership privileges at more than two hundred museums through the North American Reciprocal Membership Program
  • Advance notice of select Museum events
  • One complimentary exhibition catalogue

Senior Discount - $275!

($220 tax-deductible)

 

Associate $500      Join Now | Renew Today | Seniors

All the benefits of Sustaining membership, plus:

  • One additional exhibition catalogue or special gift
  • Recognition on the Museum's Annual Report

Senior Discount - $450!

($380 tax-deductible)

 

Chairman's Circle  $1,500      Join Now | Renew Today | Seniors

All the benefits of Associate membership, plus:

  • Invitation for two to special Chairman's Circle events throughout the year including an annual Chairman's Circle Event
  • Priority access to sold-out programs
  • Reserved seating for all programs in the theater

($1,200 tax-deductible)

 

Chairman's Circle  $2,500      Join Now | Renew Today | Seniors

All the benefits above, plus:

  • One additional exhibition catalog
  • Dual/Family membership to give as a gift

($2,000 tax-deductible)

 

Chairman's Circle  $5,000      Join Now | Renew Today | Seniors

All the benefits above, plus:

  • Exclusive use of the Museum's Spiral Lobby or Theater for a private event (host covers event facility use fee, catering, and staffing costs)
  • Recognition on the Museum's Donor Panel

($4,500 tax-deductible)

 

Chairman's Circle  $10,000      Join Now | Renew Today | Seniors

All the benefits above, plus:

  • Exclusive use of any Museum event space for a private function (host covers event facitlity use fee, catering, and staffing costs)
  • Free admission for up to four guests when accompanied by the member
  • Private tour of the Museum

($9,500 tax-deductible)


Visionary Circle

A Membership Group for Young Patrons

The Visionary Circle is a group of culturally active individuals, ages 21-40, who are interested in engaging with the museum, attending exclusive events and programs, and connecting with fellow like-minded cultural enthusiasts. Throughout the year, members attend a full calendar of social, educational, and fundraising events in support of the Rubin Museum of Art, Visionary Circle is a passport to discovering the art and culture of Himalayan Asia right here in New York City.

Individual $200       Join Now | Renew Today

Couple $300 (benefits for two)       Join Now | Renew Today

  • Invitations to exclusive Visionary Circle events
  • Visionary Circle gatherings at K2 Friday Nights and Himalayan Happy Hour
  • Unlimited free admission to the museum galleries, including complimentary audio guide
  • 10% discount on purchases at the Shop and Cafe
  • Invitations for two to the Annual Members Reception, select previews, members-only exhibition tours, and other events
  • Discounts on all museum programs
  • Advanced notice of and reserved seating for select museum programs and events
  • Subscription to the seasonal calendar and e-news
  • For more information contact the Visionary Circle Coordinator at 212.620.5000 x 239 or visionary@rubinmuseum.org or visit rubinmuseum.org/visionarycircle.

 

 

Special Membership Rates

Student  $45      Join Now | Renew Today 

All benefits of individual membership with the exception of an invitation to the Annual Members Reception.

Join at the individual level or higher to receive an invitation for two to this reception, which celebrates a major exhibition with cocktails, hors d'oeuvres, and entertainment.

 

 

North American Reciprocal Membership Program (NARM)

Members of the Rubin Museum at the Sustaining ($300) level and above will be provided with a validated NARM sticker on their membership card and will receive free admission at over 600 participating museums and institutions. Click here to see the 2014 list of participating museums and institutions across the country. 

Presentation of your current membership card with NARM sticker entitles you to the following privileges:

  • Free admission at all times during participating museum hours
  • The same discount on purchases made at gift stores on premises as those offered to members of that museum
  • The same discount on purchases of concert and lecture tickets made on premises as those offered to members of that museum

NARM reciprocal membership privileges do not include receiving mailings from any of the participating institutions except for museum with which a member is also affiliated. Photo ID may also be required by participating institutions when presenting your membership card.

 

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