Give the Gift of Schomburg Society Membership!

Giving the gift of Schomburg Society membership to the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture is a great way to celebrate any occasion, and helps the Center preserve, collect and share the rich history of people of African descent.

A welcome packet explaining all the benefits of membership will be sent to your gift membership recipient within two weeks of your purchase.

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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

All Associate benefits, plus:

  • 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 Supporting Friend benefits, plus:

  • Complimentary gift from the Schomburg Center

All Patron benefits, plus:

  • Reserved seating at select Schomburg Center concerts or public events

All Sustainer benefits, plus:

  • Ability to gift one Friend level membership
  • Acknowledgment in the Schomburg Center newsletter and The New York Public Library's Annual Report

All Conservator benefits, plus:

  • Private, behind-the-scenes tour of an exhibition or division of your choice for you and three guests

All Heritage Circle benefits, plus:

  • Invitation to an annual luncheon with the Director

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

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