National Academy visitor, photo: David Plakke Media, 2011

Membership.

Members help to sustain the vital programs, exhibitions, and living legacy of the National Academy. In gratitude for this essential support, we offer a range of benefits, art experiences, and special access to Academy events.

Please join us at one of the following levels:
Academy Patrons JOIN NOW>
Friends Circle JOIN NOW>

Academy Patrons JOIN NOW>
Academy Patrons are a dynamic group of cultural leaders, distinguished collectors, and impassioned arts lovers who enjoy behind-the-scenes and personalized access to the Academy and art world through VIP events, curator-led tours of exhibitions, visits to private collections and VIP passes and trips to international art fairs, and much more. In addition to enjoying special benefits, Academy Patrons provide much needed support for quality exhibitions, core public programs, advancements in the Academy School, and important conservation and research initiatives.

Academy Patrons receive exclusive year-round benefits, including:

Platinum $25,000 and above JOIN NOW>

(100% TAX DEDUCTIBLE)
All Gold benefits plus:
• Designation as a Co-Chair of the Academy Patrons
• Listing as a sponsor for one exhibition annually

Gold $10,000-$24,999 JOIN NOW>

(100% TAX DEDUCTIBLE)
All Silver benefits plus:
• Designation as a Vice-Chair of the Academy Patrons
• Listing as a sponsor for one public program annually

Silver $5,000-$9,999 JOIN NOW>

(100% TAX DEDUCTIBLE)
All Bronze benefits plus:
• Annual party with National Academician artists and architects
• VIP passes to local, national, and international art fairs
• A permanent collection catalogue

Bronze $2,500-$4,999 JOIN NOW>

(100% TAX DEDUCTIBLE)
• Invitation to annual induction of new National Academicians
• Private studio visits with National Academician artists and architects
• One select exhibition catalogue
• Acknowledgment on the Academy’s website
• Invitations to private tours of gallery shows
• Reserved seating at public programs
• 15% savings on classes and workshops at the Academy School
• Behind-the-scenes and curator-led tours of Academy exhibitions, private collections, gallery shows, and art museums
• Free admission to major art museums across the United States through the Art Museum Reciprocal Network
• 10% discount on exhibition catalogues
• VIP invitations to exhibition previews and receptions
• Free tickets to members-only events
• 10% discount at select cafes
• Unlimited admission for family and guests

For more information on how to join the Academy Patrons, please call 212-369-4880 x228 or email friends@nationalacademy.org.

Friends Circle JOIN NOW>
Friends Circle members provide much needed support for innovative exhibitions, dynamic public programs, and in-depth arts instruction for people of all ages from New York City and around the globe. Become a Friends Circle member with a gift of $75 or more and enjoy unlimited free admission, reciprocal benefits at select museums, members-only exhibition previews and receptions, the annual induction of new National Academicians, special tours of artists’ studios, and much more!

Friends Circle members receive year-round exclusive benefits, including:

Director’s Circle $1,000 JOIN NOW>
(100% TAX DEDUCTIBLE)
Unlimited admission for 6 people and all Sustainer benefits plus:
• Invitation to annual induction of new National Academicians
• Private studio visits with National Academician artists and architects
• One select exhibition catalogue
• Acknowledgment on the Academy’s website

Sustainer $500 JOIN NOW>
(100% TAX DEDUCTIBLE)
Unlimited admission for 6 people and all Associate benefits plus:
• Invitations to private tours of gallery shows
• Reserved seating at public programs

Associate $300 JOIN NOW>
(100% TAX DEDUCTIBLE)
Unlimited admission for 4 people and all Contributor benefits plus:
• 15% savings on classes and workshops at the Academy School
• Private curator-led tours of Academy exhibitions

Contributor $150 JOIN NOW>
(100% TAX DEDUCTIBLE)
Unlimited admission for 2 people and all Individual benefits plus:
• Free admission to major art museums across the United States through the Art Museum Reciprocal Network
• 10% discount on exhibition catalogues

Individual $75 JOIN NOW>
(100% TAX DEDUCTIBLE)
Unlimited admission for 1 person plus:
• Invitations to exhibition previews and receptions
• Free tickets to members-only events
• 10% discount at select cafes

To join or renew your membership today, CLICK HERE.
For more information on how to join the Friends Circle, please call 212-369-4880 x 228 or email friends@nationalacademy.org.