By becoming a Member of the Museum, you are making a commitment to an institution quite unlike any other in the world—one that teaches the valuable lessons of humanity and its unfailing hope for survival.

As a Member of our Museum family, you will personally ensure that this unique and important institution will continue its commitment to preserving the precious legacy of those who died in the Holocaust, and those who survived to rebuild.

Memberships are fully or partially tax-deductible, depending on the Membership level.

For questions or to purchase a membership by telephone, please call 646.437.4334. You can also send a message to membership@mjhnyc.org.

If you are between the ages of 21 - 39, consider becoming a member of Young Friends of the Museum and enjoy exclusive benefits just for you.

Find out about Museum Membership for IDNYC cardholders. Learn more > 

For Gift Memberships: Click the “Join/Renew” button for the level you wish to give, and then on the next screen, please check the box that says “I wish to give this Membership as a gift to someone else. ”

Basic Memberships

Individual Membership       $54
  • Free general admission to the Museum and special exhibitions
  • Invitations to Members-only exhibition previews
  • Invitations to exclusive Members-only events, tours, and lectures
  • Free admission for two to select Museum public programs
  • Discounted admission for most Museum programs
  • 15% discount at the Pickman Museum Shop and invitation to the annual
    Members' Hanukkah and Passover sales
  • 10% discount at the Museum's café
  • 2 guest passes
Dual Membership       $100

Benefits of Individual Membership for 2 people plus:

  • 4 guest passes
Senior Individual Membership       $36

(Minimum of 65 years of age for Senior Membership)
Benefits of Individual Membership at a discounted rate

Senior Dual Membership       $70

(Minimum of 65 years of age for Senior Membership)
Benefits of Dual Membership at a discounted rate

National/International Membership       $36

(Open only to supporters living more than 200 miles from the Museum)

Benefits of Individual Membership at a discounted rate

Family Membership       $180

Benefits of Individual Membership plus:

  • Free admission for 2 adults and 4 children under 18 years old
  • Reciprocal membership privileges at select Jewish museums nationwide
  • 4 guest passes
Sustaining Membership      $18/month ($216/year)    

Help us "go green" by reducing mail through automatic renewals.**
Benefits of Dual Membership plus:

  • Convenient payment plan of $18 per month
  • Sustain your support with automatic membership renewals
  • 20% discount at the Pickman Museum Shop

Please contact the Membership Department at 646.437.4334 to join at this Membership level.

**Each month $18 is billed to your credit card and your Membership is automatically renewed each year. Once a year we will send you a record of your giving history for tax purposes.  

Circle of Hope  $500

Benefits of Dual Membership plus:

  • Invitations to Museum gala events
  • Free behind-the-scenes tour for you and 3 guests

Patron Memberships

While all Member support is essential, participation in the Patron Member Program including the Curator, Director, and Chairman Circles provides critical support to the Museum. Committed members at these levels receive exclusive benefits.

Curator's Circle  $1,000

Benefits of Circle of Hope plus:

  • Invitations to exclusive Patron Member events including exhibition openings
  • Invitations to Patron talks with Museum curators and other guest speakers
  • 6 guest passes
Director's Circle      $2,500

Benefits of Curator's Circle plus:

  • Invitation to a Private Curator's Tour of the Museum
Chairman's Circle     $5,000 and above

Benefits of Director's Circle plus:

  • Leadership breakfast in Museum’s boardroom
  • Discount on Museum rental spaces for celebrations or business events

If you prefer to make a general donation to the Museum, please contact the Development office at 646.437.4320 or development@mjhnyc.org.



TOP LEFT: Detail, Horner family at the beach, Opatija, Croatia, Yugoslavia, 1909  Gift of Frederick Terna  (198.89).

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