Inner Circle - $5,000

($4,815 tax deductible)

Enjoy all of the perks of Membership for two, plus exclusive patrons-only access to Museum events and opportunities.

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  • Exclusive invitations for two to two Collection Visits: intimate evenings in the homes of top art collectors as well as MAD’S Artist Studio Series events: unique visits to studios of stellar artists, many of whom are in current MAD exhibitions, to experience first-hand the process of transforming ideas and materials into art
  • Opportunity to participate in the MAD Travel Program: one-of-a-kind art trips to exciting domestic locations including invitations to curator-led day trips
  • Invitation to Opening Night receptions for MAD’s major exhibitions
  • Enjoy complimentary guest passes to the Museum: invite friends and family to experience the museum
  • Receive VIP passes to select Art Fairs in New York and other cities, including Art Basel Miami
  • Complimentary admission to MAD’s public and educational programming and select performances (based on availability)
  • Grateful acknowledgement in the Annual Report
  • Opportunity to join MAD curators and staff for exclusive tours of NY Art Fairs
  • Gift Membership to the recipient of your choice at the Contributing ($250) level
  • 20% discount every day  in The Store at MAD, plus invitations to special Members' Only discount shopping days
  • Reciprocal membership to over 300 participating museums through the United States
  • Click here to learn more about special opportunities at local partner restaurants, boutiques, parking garages and hotels

($9,715 tax deductible)

Enjoy all of the benefits of the Inner Circle, as well Exclusive access to the Director’s Circle events series: private and corporate collection tours, artist studio visits, and an annual exhibition dinner.

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  • Exclusive invitation to travel internationally with the MAD Travel Program, in addition to the invitation to join for trips to domestic locations and curator-led day trips
  • Invitation for two to the annual Director’s Circle Breakfast at MAD
  • Invitation for two to one of MAD’s Curatorial Dinners: celebrate the openings of MAD’s exhibitions by joining MAD curators, trustees and exhibition artists for a post-opening dinner
  • Recognition as an Exhibition Sponsor on one MAD Exhibition as a member of the Director’s Circle
  • Click here to learn more about special opportunities at local partner restaurants, boutiques, parking garages and hotels

($24,815 is tax deductible)

As a member of the Chairmen’s Council, you will enjoy all of the benefits of belonging to the Director’s Circle, and also join MAD’s most exclusive patrons to enjoy the highest perks that MAD has to offer.

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  • Grateful recognition as a Member on the Chairmen’s Council webpage and official letterhead
  • Invitation for two to attend the annual Chairmen’s Council dinner reception, hosted by MAD’s Chairmen in an intimate setting
  • VIP invitations for four to all Collection Visits, as well as Artist Studio Series events
  • Invitation for four to attend VIP curator led tours of MAD’s major exhibitions
  • Invitation for two to MAD’s Board of Trustees annual dinner
  • Reserved tickets and seating for MAD’s public programming
  • Invitation to VIP day trips, as well as the exclusive opportunity to join MAD’s trustees on their annual day trip

The Store at MAD

You will be redirected to The Store at MAD for payment when you join online.

Patron Groups

For more involvement and additional benefits email Lucig Kebranian at or call 212-299-7732.

Events for Members

Tuesday, April 24, 2018

Supporting Members and above are invited to join MAD’s Windgate Research and Collections Curator Elissa Auther for a private tour of Surface/Depth: The Decorative After Miriam Schapiro.

Wednesday, May 9, 2018

MAD Museum members and supporters are invited to a private reception in celebration of the  exhibition Tanya Aguiñiga: Craft & Care. 

Tuesday, May 15, 2018 to Monday, May 21, 2018

Collector’s Circle members and above are invited to join us for a trip to Seattle and Vancouver to explore the arts, crafts, and design of two charming cities with MAD’s William & Mildred Lasdon Chief Curator Shannon R Stratton.