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Join us in our mission to explore drawing as a primary, dynamic, and essential expression of human creativity. The Drawing Center’s membership program offers several tiers of opportunities for exclusive access to our exhibitions, publications, and benefit events, as well as free admission to all of our public programs. The generous support of our members is instrumental to the future of The Drawing Center.

  • Artist

    Available to working artists. To join, please provide your website, current CV or recent exhibition announcement at the Visitor Services desk in the Museum lobby or contact Tiffany Shi, Development Associate tshi@drawingcenter.org

    • 10% discount on publications in the bookstore
    • Complimentary admission for two to The Drawing Center’s public programs for one year
    • Invitations to exhibition opening receptions and other members-only programs
    • Personalized emails detailing upcoming events
    • Complimentary admission to any institutions participating in the North American Reciprocal Museum Association (NARM)
  • Program Underwriter

    • [$75 tax-deductible]
    • 20% discount on publications in the bookstore
    • Complimentary admission for two to The Drawing Center’s public programs for one year
    • Invitations to exhibition opening receptions and other members-only programs
    • Personalized emails detailing upcoming events
    • Complimentary admission to any institutions participating in the North American Reciprocal Museum Association (NARM)
  • Education Benefactor

    • [$195 tax-deductible]
    • 20% discount on publications in the bookstore
    • Complimentary admission for two to The Drawing Center’s public programs for one year
    • Invitations to exhibition opening receptions and other members-only programs
    • Personalized emails detailing upcoming events
    • Complimentary admission to any institutions participating in the North American Reciprocal Museum Association (NARM).
    • One complimentary edition of a Drawing Papers exhibition catalog
    • Reserved seating for public programs at The Drawing Center
  • Catalog Sponsor

    • [$445 tax-deductible]
    • 20% discount on publications in the bookstore
    • Complimentary admission for two to The Drawing Center’s public programs for one year
    • Invitations to exhibition opening receptions and other members-only programs
    • Personalized emails detailing upcoming events
    • Complimentary admission to any institutions participating in the North American Reciprocal Museum Association (NARM)
    • One complimentary edition of a Drawing Papers exhibition catalog


  • Artist's Patron

    • [$855 tax-deductible]
    • 20% discount on publications in the bookstore
    • Complimentary admission for two to The Drawing Center’s public programs for one year
    • Invitations to exhibition opening receptions and other members-only programs
    • Personalized emails detailing upcoming events
    • Complimentary admission to any institutions participating in the North American Reciprocal Museum Association (NARM).
    • Reserved seating for public programs at The Drawing Center
    • Complimentary editions of all Drawing Papers catalogs for one year
    • 20% discount on publications in the bookstore


  • Curator's Circle

    • [$2,355 tax-deductible]
    • 20% discount on publications in the bookstore
    • Complimentary admission for two to The Drawing Center’s public programs for one year
    • Invitations to exhibition opening receptions and other members-only programs
    • Personalized emails detailing upcoming events
    • Complimentary admission to any institutions participating in the North American Reciprocal Museum Association (NARM).
    • Reserved seating for public programs at The Drawing Center
    • Complimentary editions of all Drawing Papers catalogs for one year
    • Invitation to 2 private curator-led tours annually

For more information on becoming a member of The Drawing Center, please contact Tiffany Shi, Development Associate, at tshi@drawingcenter.org.

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