The Bronx Museum

Become a Member

As one of our Members, you have the opportunity to engage with contemporary art and meet and learn about artists who work at the vanguard of contemporary practice and reflect The Bronx Museum’s diverse communities.

Membership Levels

Individual Membership


All the benefits for one person:

  • Personalized Membership card(s)
  • Free subscription to monthly Members’ e-newsletter
  • Invitations to Members-only tours and preview events
  • Priority registration for select events
  • VIP seating at Public Programs

Are you an IDNYC card holder?  Click here for more information about The Bronx Museum membership through IDNYC.

Dual Membership


All the benefits for Individual Membership for two people.

Fully tax-deductible.



All the benefits of Dual Membership, plus:

$175 is tax-deductible

Young Patron


All the benefits of a Friend Membership plus invitations to exclusive events. For individuals between the age of 21 and 40

$200 is tax deductible

AIM Artist Alumni Membership

  • Recognition on the Museum’s website and Annual Report
  • Reciprocal Membership benefits to over 900 arts, cultural, and historical institutions nationwide through the North American Reciprocal Museum Association (NARM)

$200 is tax-deductible



All the benefits of Friend Membership, plus:

  • VIP Passes to national and international art fairs

$425 is tax-deductible

Collector’s Circle


All the benefits of Benefactor Membership, plus:

  • 15% Discount on Artist Limited Editions
  • Invitation to an exclusive collection tour

$875 is tax-deductible

Founding Friends of AIM Membership


All the benefits of AIM Artist Alumni Membership, plus:

  • Limited Edition by an AIM alumni artist
  • Two private tours at the homes of New York’s top collectors
  • Invitation to annual State of the Union with the Executive Director and Deputy Director
  • Two Individual-level gift memberships to share

$2,400 is tax-deductible

Patron Groups

Director’s Circle Patron


All the benefits of Collector’s Circle Membership, plus:

  • Private collection tours at the homes of New York’s top collectors 
  • Conversations with Curators receptions, an opportunity to mingle with the Executive Director and curators and learn about upcoming exhibitions and projects
  • Private Tour of current Bronx Museum exhibitions with the Executive Director (up to twelve guests and by appointment)
  • Recognition on the Museum’s website and Annual Report
  • Sponsorship recognition for an exhibition or program
  • Two Individual-level gift memberships to share

$4,826 is tax-deductible

Director’s Circle Leader


All the benefits of Director’s Circle Patron Membership, plus:

  • Complimentary copies of all major exhibition catalogs
  •  Invitation for dinner with the Executive Director or Chief Curator 

$9,725 is tax-deductible

Director’s Circle Ambassador


All the benefits of Director’s Circle Leader Membership, plus:

  •  Invitation to join the Executive Director and Board Chair at a Trustees Dinner

$24,725 is tax-deductible

Special Member Groups

FREE IDNYC Membership
The Bronx Museum is a proud partner of the IDNYC initiative! We are one of 40 NYC cultural institutions offering a one-year free membership to all IDNYC cardholders. Complimentary Membership includes all the benefits of Individual Membership.

Membership applications may be filled out in person at the Museum’s Visitor Services Desk or via the online form. For more information and application details please visit our IDNYC page.

Special discounts
For seniors, students, artists, and neighbors: $30 (Fully tax-deductible)
All the benefits of Individual Membership at a special rate!

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Membership Events

Exhibition Tours
Members at all levels of giving receive invitations for two to attend private tours of Bronx Museum exhibitions. Past tours have been led by featured artists, and exhibition curators.

Private Collection Tours
Friend, Benefactor and Collector’s Circle Members a unique opportunity to view the private renowned collections of contemporary art collectors in NYC and beyond.

Art Fair Tours
Members at the Benefactor Level and above enjoy two complimentary tickets to select major Art Fairs in New York City and private tours led a Bronx Museum Curator or guest experts.

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