Individual - $75

Unlimited free admission, member-only exhibition previews, free films, and discounts on Public Programs and in The Store at MAD. 

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  • Free, unlimited admission for one
  • Invitations for two to select exhibition openings
  • Member-only day trips
  • Free or discounted admission to the Museum’s Public Programs, including lectures and workshops
  • Free member-only film screenings
  • 10% discount in The Store at MAD and 20% off during special shopping events
  • Subscription to MAD’s monthly e-newsletter and member-only e-news
  • 10% discount at Robert, our on-site restaurant, between 3 and 5 pm daily
  • Special discount opportunities at partner stores, restaurants, hotels, and more!
  • Fully tax-deductible
Dual/Family - $125

All the benefits of Individual membership for two! An additional personalized membership card, free admission for two, and discounts on all Family Programs.

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  • Free, unlimited admission for two
  • Invitations for two to select exhibition openings
  • Member-only day trips
  • Free or discounted admission to the Museum’s Public Programs, including lectures and workshops
  • Free member-only film screenings
  • 10% discount in The Store at MAD and 20% off during special shopping events
  • Subscription to MAD’s monthly e-newsletter and member-only e-news
  • 10% discount at Robert, our on-site restaurant, between 3 and 5 pm daily
  • Special discount opportunities at partner stores, restaurants, hotels, and more!
  • Fully tax-deductible
    Out-of-Town - $60 (200 + miles)

    All the benefits of Individual membership for our friends coming from a distance!

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    • Free, unlimited admission for one
    • Invitations for two to select exhibition openings
    • Member-only day trips
    • Free or discounted admission to the Museum’s Public Programs, including lectures and workshops
    • Free member-only film screenings
    • 10% discount in The Store at MAD and 20% off during special shopping events
    • Subscription to MAD’s monthly e-newsletter and member-only e-news
    • 10% discount at Robert, our on-site restaurant, between 3 and 5 pm daily
    • Special discount opportunities at partner stores, restaurants, hotels, and more!
    • Fully tax-deductible
    Student - $50 (with valid ID)

    All the benefits of Individual membership at an affordable student rate!

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    • Free, unlimited admission for one
    • Invitations for two to select exhibition openings
    • Member-only day trips
    • Free or discounted admission to the Museum’s Public Programs, including lectures and workshops
    • Free member-only film screenings
    • 10% discount in The Store at MAD and 20% off during special shopping events
    • Subscription to MAD’s monthly e-newsletter and member-only e-news
    • 10% discount at Robert, our on-site restaurant, between 3 and 5 pm daily
    • Special discount opportunities at partner stores, restaurants, hotels, and more!
    • Fully tax-deductible

    A special membership level for young professionals, ages 21–39! All the benefits of Dual/Family membership, plus: Connect with like-minded art lovers at special Wine and Design events, receive access to VIP exhibition openings, and enjoy reciprocal membership at over 650 participating museums countrywide.

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    • North American Reciprocal Museum privileges—includes free admission and discounts at nearly 650 museums in North America
    • Exclusive access to Wine and Design events
    • Invitations for two to VIP exhibition openings
    • Tours of select exhibitions, led by MAD curators
    • Two guest passes  to the Museum
    • $200 tax-deductible
    Contributing - $250 Great Value!

    All the benefits of Dual/Family membership, plus: Reciprocal membership benefits at over 650 participating museums throughout the US, invitations for two to all exhibition openings, and two guest passes to the Museum.

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    • North American Reciprocal Museum privileges—includes free admission and discounts at nearly 650 museums in North America
    • Invitations for two to VIP exhibition openings
    • Invitation to one curatorial walkthrough
    • Two guest passes to the Museum
    • $200 tax-deductible
      Supporting - $500

      All the benefits of Contributing membership, plus: 15% discount in the Store at MAD, curator-led tours of select exhibitions, and four guest passes to the Museum.

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      • Invitations for two to all VIP exhibition opening-night receptions
      • Tours of select exhibitions, led by MAD curators
      • An additional 5% saving (15% total) in the Store at MAD and 20% off during special shopping events
      • Four guest passes to the Museum
      • Acknowledgment in the MAD Annual Report
      • $450 tax-deductible

        All the benefits of Supporting membership, plus: Visits to the studios of artists and designers; passes to select art fairs; free gift membership; six guest passes to share with family and friends. 

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        • Visits to the studios of stellar artists, designers, and makers
        • Private tours of major exhibitions, led by MAD curators
        • VIP passes to select art fairs
        • Gift membership to the recipient of your choice at the Individual ($75) level
        • An increased 20% discount in The Store at MAD 
        • Six guest passes to the Museum
        • Monthly email reminders of upcoming events
        • $900 tax-deductible

          All the benefits of Curator’s Circle membership, plus: Opportunity to participate in the MAD Travel Program, and a complimentary published catalogue.

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          • Opportunity to participate in the MAD Travel Program
          • Private tour of select art fairs, led by MAD curator
          • An invitation to the Annual Holiday Party
          • Gift membership to the recipient of your choice at the Dual/Family ($125) level
          • One complimentary published catalogue
          • $2,300 tax-deductible
          Inner Circle - $5,000

          ($4,600 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

          To learn more about this level of philanthropy, please contact the Leah Bezbatchenko at 212.299.7718.

          ($9,300 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

          To learn more about this level of philanthropy, please contact the Leah Bezbatchenko at 212.299.7718.

          Questions? 

          Call us at 212.299.7763 or 212.299.7732 or email members@madmuseum.org (Monday–Friday, 9:30 am–5:30 pm).

          To learn more about our Patron Groups, please contact Leah Bezbatchenko at 212.299.7718.

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          Events for Members

          Tuesday, March 5, 2019

          Curator’s Circle and above are invited to an exclusive studio visit with renowned fashion designer, Anna Sui. In advance of her retrospective, The World of Anna Sui (opening this fall at MAD), Sui will walk members through the inspiration and creation of her designs that mix romantic nostalgia and rock-and-roll glam.

          Photo Courtesy of Cranbrook Art Museum

          Monday, April 15, 2019

          Don’t miss the members-only celebration of the highly anticipated exhibition, Too Fast to Live, Too Young to Die: Punk Graphics, 1976-1986, opening at MAD on April 9. The evening will include an intimate conversation with John Lydon aka Johnny Rotten and Gillian McCain, co-author of Please Kill Me: The Uncensored Oral History of Punk.

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