Rubin Museum of Art

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  • The museum is closed on Christmas, Thanksgiving, and New Year's Day.

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Become a member today and explore the diverse cultures, art, and traditions of Himalayan Asia.
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Support the Rubin Museum of Art today and you’ll be helping to fund six gallery floors of exquisite art from the Himalayan region, hundreds of talks, on-stage discussions, films, and performances, and educational initiatives, workshops and unique access programs for all audiences. We hope that you will donate to the Rubin Museum today and join our community. Click here to make a gift now. For more information contact Nicky Combs, Head of Individual Giving & Major Gifts at 212.620.5000 x247 or

Individual Membership

Explore the many diverse cultures, artistic styles, and cultural traditions of  Himalayan Asia by becoming one of more than 6,000 friends who enjoy and support the Rubin Museum through membership. Click here to find the membership level that is perfect for you! For more information call the Membership Department at 212.620.5000 x313 or


Senior Disounts on Membership 

We now offer discounts for Seniors (65+) on all of our membership options. The Senior discounted memberships include all of the great benefits of being a member such as free admission, discounts on programs, and invitations to exclusive events. Click here to join today!

Gift Memberships

Looking for a unique gift for someone special? Membership to the Rubin Museum is a special gift that friends and family of all ages can enjoy throughout the whole year. Please contact the membership department at 212.620.5000x313 or e-mail to purchase your gift membership today!

Visionary Circle

The Visionary Circle (ages 21-45) is a group of culturally active young patrons who are interested in exclusive programs and social events designed to engage them with the museum, its mission, and how the arts and cultures of the Himalayas, India and surrounding regions relate to us today. Through cocktail and conversation evenings with today's leading artists and philosophers, artist studio visits, private networking events, and exquisite parties, Visionary Circle members enjoy one-of-a-kind experiences that only the Rubin Museum of Art can offer. For more information on Visionary Circle click here or call Lori Feren, Fundraising Events and Initiatives Manager at 212.620.5000 x259 or email


Corporate Support

The museum's Corporate Membership program offers a wide range of benefits to corporations and their employees. Participation in this program provides corporations the opportunity to meet their community involvement objectives, provide additional benefits to their employees, and nuture client relationships through entertaining and event privileges. For further information on Corporate Membership or Sponsorship please contact Institutional Giving at 212.620.5000 ext. 310 or e-mail


Annual Fund Gifts

Tax-deductible contributions to the annual fund provide important funding that allows the museum to present exciting exhibitions and programs all year round.

Supporters at $5,000 or more per year are recognized on the donor panel in the museum. To make your tax-deductible contribution, please contact the Membership Department at 212.620.5000 x315 or

Planned Giving

You may designate the Rubin Museum in your estate plan, which for many means their will or a retirement plan.  Contact Nicky Combs, Head of Individual Giving, at 212.620.5000 ext. 247 or

Matching Gifts

Many companies match employees' tax-deductible contributions. Please submit the matching gift form provided by your employer with your membership payment or donation. For more information call the Membership Department at 212.620.5000 x313 or email


Gifts in Honor and Memory

Honor or remember someone important in your life by giving a donation on their behalf. For further information contact Nicky Combs, Head of Individual Giving, at 212.620.5000 ext. 247 or


University Partnership Program

Participation in the Rubin Museum of Art's University Partners program provides students, faculty, and staff access to the most comprehensive collection of Himalayan art in the Western world via free individual admission for one year with the presentation of their valid school ID. Admission provides access to the entire museum, consisting of six floors of changing exhibitions ranging from traditional to contemporary works. For more information click here.