Make your monthly membership gift: Become a Schomburg Guardian

Join the Schomburg Center's monthly giving program by becoming a Schomburg Guardian. Schomburg Guardians provide consistent and reliable income that goes directly to support the Center's mission to collect, preserve and share the global heritage of people of African descent. 

Your ongoing monthly contribution helps sustain the Center throughout the year.  Each month, you will be charged the amount you select below.  

You may cancel anytime by contacting the Membership Office at 212.491.2252.

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  • Year's subscription to the Schomburg Center member newsletter, which includes a calendar of events
  • 20% discount in the Schomburg Shop
  • Special discounts to LIVE from the NYPL events
  • Personalized membership card
  • Invitations to members-only exhibition previews, lectures, and seminars
  • Up to 20% discount on tickets to select Center-sponsored programs

All Friend benefits, plus:

  • Invitations to additional VIP events

All Friend benefits, plus:

  • Invitations to additional VIP events

All Supporting Friend benefits, plus:

  • Complimentary gift from the Schomburg Center

All Patron benefits, plus:

  • Reserved seating at select Schomburg Center concerts or public events

Benefits will be matched according to the level of the donation.

Membership Benefits

By choosing to not receive benefits with your membership, your gift is fully tax deductible and you will not receive a member card, invitations to events, e-updates, or be eligible for member discounts.

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