Give the Gift of Membership!

The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center (LPA) captures today’s great productions so that we can bring them to life for tomorrow’s artists and scholars. Your gift of membership will help ensure that the performing arts live forever!

Friends of the Library for the Performing Arts receive special benefits ranging from members-only exhibition previews to behind-the-scenes tours.

A welcome packet explaining all the benefits of membership will be sent to your gift membership recipient within a few weeks of your purchase. You can also schedule a personalized eCard on the confirmation page.

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  • Invitations to members-only LPA exhibition previews
  • LPA’s quarterly e-newsletter
  • 20% discount at the LPA cafe
  • 10% discount at The Library Shop (Fifth Avenue and 42nd Street) and online
  • Personalized membership card

All Friend benefits, plus:

  • Invitations to attend select exhibition opening receptions and additional events at LPA

All Designers Circle benefits, plus:

  • Invitation for you and a guest to attend two annual receptions at LPA

All Directors Circle benefits, plus:

  • Reserved seating for two at select LPA concerts or public programs

All Producers Circle benefits, plus:

  • Ability to gift one Friend level membership
  • Acknowledgment of your support in the Library's annual report and season's event brochure
  • Invitation for you and a guest to attend "Cocktails with a Curator," a backstage look at LPA's collections

All Angels Circle benefits, plus:

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

All Benefactors Circle benefits, plus:

  • Invitation to an annual luncheon with the Executive Director and an Artist for LPA

All Stars Circle benefits, plus:

  • Two complimentary tickets to a critically acclaimed New York City concert, theatrical or dance production with the Executive Director

Friends of LPA membership benefits start at $50. Benefits will be matched according to the level of the donation.

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