Individual Giving

There are many ways that individuals can make a difference at the Whitney Museum. Whether you choose to participate in one or more of our patron groups, support a specific program or contribute to the annual fund, your generosity enables us to maintain and conserve our premiere collection of American art; develop and produce cutting-edge exhibits, host world-renowned traveling shows; and present inspiring and educational programs.

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Opening reception for Jay DeFeo: A Retrospective, 2013. Photograph by Matthew Carasella


Patron Groups

The Whitney’s patron groups are designed to align your interests with the Museum’s mission to promote living artists and American art of the twentieth- and twenty-first century. 

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Annual Fund

In addition to the generous support of our members, the Annual Fund is a critical financial resource for the Whitney. Your donation to the Annual Fund is essential to the vitality of the Museum.

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Program Support

Support individual programs at the Whitney, including Education, Conservation, Performance, Exhibitions, and the Library. 

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Planned Giving

By exploring the range of planned gifts, you may learn how you can achieve personal financial planning goals while making a significant contribution to American art.

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