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Membership Benefits

Young Members Circle: $100

  • A membership card offering free unlimited yearly admission for one.
  • Invitations to special members-only events, including all exhibition openings and Members Appreciation Night.
  • Discounts on Public Programs, including lectures, performances, and walking tours.
  • Subscription to the Program Calendar and City Courant, the Museum's Journal.
  • Discounted tickets to the Big Apple Bash and Winter Thaw annual YMC benefit parties.
  • Invitations to a series of special events and programs designed for young professionals.
  • 10% discount at the Museum Shop and Chalsty's Cafe.
  • $80 is tax deductible.

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2015 Members Only Events

Uncovered NYC: Walking Tour of Soho & Nolita
Saturday, August 8th 11 AM - 2 PM

Join Folk City exhibition curator Stephen Petrus for a walking tour through the neighborhoods of Soho and Nolita. Learn about the transformation of the district from manufacturing to artists’ enclave to gentrified commercial area. The two-hour tour will conclude at a neighborhood establishment for an afternoon pick-me-up! Advance registration is required. FREE for Young Members


Big Apple Bash
September 18th, 2015 7:00-10:00 PM Ages 21-39

Don’t miss the 8th annual Big Apple Bash, a benefit party hosted by our Young Members Circle, a membership group for rising professionals ages 21-39. Enjoy a specially curated cocktail, dancing on our Fifth Avenue Terrace overlooking Central Park, and private access to all of the Museum's exhibitions, including our upcoming exhibition, Affordable New York: A Housing Legacy!

Hosted by the 2015 Young Members Circle Leadership Committee

  • $50/Member
  • $75/Non Member
  • $140 Ticket + YMC Membership


Note: Member Tickets are limited to two (2) per Young Members Circle member.


For more information or questions about the Young Members Circle, please contact us at 917.492.3354 or email

Please note that Memberships are not refundable or transferable. Categories and benefits are subject to change.