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

($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.

View Director’s Circle Benefits
  • 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

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 212-299-7718.

Events for Members

Tuesday, October 2, 2018

MAD Museum members and supporters are invited to a private reception in celebration of Sterling Ruby: Ceramics and The Burke Prize 2018: The Future of Craft Part 2.

Wednesday, October 17, 2018

Supporting members and above are invited to join exhibition artists Robert Baines and Anne Lindberg for a private tour of Fake News and True Love: Fourteen Stories by Robert Baines and the eye’s level: Ann Lindberg.

Thursday, October 18, 2018

This trip may be limited to 25 participants, and reservations will be taken in order of receipt. The itinerary provided is provisional. In the event that any changes are made, be assured that the quality of the program will be maintained.

Tuesday, November 13, 2018

Curator’s Circle and above are invited to join MAD’s William and Mildred Lasdon Chief Curator Shannon R. Stratton for a private tour of Sterling Ruby: Ceramics.

Wednesday, February 20, 2019 to Monday, February 25, 2019

Explore Mexico City's flourishing arts and design scene on MAD's next members trip! Visit the studios of cutting-edge artists, galleries, private collections, renowned museums including the world-famous Palacio de Bellas Artes, Soumaya and MUNAL Museums.

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