Member Early Hours

9:30–10:30 a.m.
Any day the Museum is open

Members enjoy special early viewing hours of select exhibitions before the Museum opens to the public.

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MoMA offers all of its members a wide range of programs designed exclusively for them, including exhibition previews, shopping discounts, and access to the Digital Member Lounge. MoMA also offers all of its members (with the exception of Global members) exclusive access to on-site benefits, including Member Gallery Talks and Member Early Hours.

Events listed below are open to members, based on their respective categories. Additional programs for Contributing members (at the Fellow level and higher) are announced via invitation. To upgrade and receive invitations to evening receptions and other programs, call us at (888) 999-8861, Monday–Friday, 9:30 a.m.–5:00 p.m. EST.

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Member Shopping Days

Treat yourself to something new at the MoMA Stores! On Member Shopping Days, members receive 20% off retail prices of merchandise, including furniture and sale items. Stop by our store locations, visit, or place a phone order at (800) 447-6662 to take advantage of this special offer.

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Store locations and hours

Member Previews

All MoMA members receive exclusive Member Previews of all major exhibitions before those exhibitions open to the public.

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Member Gallery Talks

MoMA is delighted to host a series of gallery talks at the Museum exclusively for select members. These lectures are free and open to all members (with the exception of Global members) on a first-come, first-served basis.

Gallery talks are limited to 25 people. Member guests will be accommodated as space permits. Member Gallery Talks tickets are distributed at the Member Services desk in the Museum lobby, starting one hour prior to each talk.

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Video versions of each talk will be made available for all members on the Digital Member Lounge.

Member Early Hours

Enjoy early viewing hours of special exhibitions before the Museum opens to the public. From 9:30–10:30 a.m.

Member Early Hours are open to all members (with the exception of Global members) and their accompanied guests. Present your membership card and/or member guest admission ticket at the Museum entrance.

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Keep Learning! MoMA Education Discounts for Members

All members (with the exception of Global members) receive a discount on all on-site courses and free or discounted admission to the Museum's Public Programs. Visit Lectures and Events and MoMA Courses for more information.

All members receive a discounted rate on MoMA Courses Online. Study art through exclusive videos and other multimedia materials that can be accessed from home (or anywhere) at your convenience. Visit MoMA Courses Online for more information.

Dine with Discounts!

All members of MoMA now save 10% at Cafe 2 and Terrace 5 (The Carroll and Milton Petrie Café) during Museum hours! Created and operated by James Beard Award–winning restaurateur Danny Meyer, Cafe 2 and Terrace 5 provide MoMA members some truly exceptional dining choices.

While non-members must pay full Museum admission to have access to Cafe 2 and Terrace 5, MoMA members simply show their membership card for access and to receive an exclusive 10% discount.

Museum Admission Privileges for Members and Their Guests

We warmly encourage you to bring friends and family to experience the Museum's galleries and films. All members may purchase $5 guest passes at the lobby Information desk for accompanied guests. Tickets are valid on the day of purchase. Additional guest privileges are available for Contributing members. For more information, visit Membership Categories.

Membership Happenings

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