Met Family Circle

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The Met Family Circle is a special Membership group for families with children up to age 12. The program offers children an introduction to The Metropolitan Museum of Art's extensive collection and an opportunity to further their appreciation of the visual arts. In addition, parents receive a variety of special benefits.

Met Family Circle Chairs: Sharon Hurowitz, Kimberly Tighe, and Sharon Wee

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Membership Benefits

A Met Family Circle Membership ($4,000) offers families a fun and educational introduction to the Museum. Met Family Circle Members enjoy all the benefits of Contributing Membership, plus the following:

  • Six complimentary tickets to the annual Family Benefit and Met Family Circle Pajama Party
  • Exclusive programs including private dinners with gallery tours, art projects, and workshops
  • Private family gallery tour
  • Priority registration for children's art classes
  • Invitations for parents to select special exhibition viewings and evening receptions
  • Special series of curator talks with receptions
  • Access to the Patrons Lounge

Within the limits prescribed by law, $2,294 is tax deductible.

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Met Family Circle

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Contact Us

For more information about the Met Family Circle, please call 212-650-2372 or email family.circle@metmuseum.org.