ICP Members enjoy exclusive privileges, such as free Museum admission, discounts on classes and at the ICP Store, invitations to openings, and off-site gallery and studio visits.

Please note our midtown museum space at 1133 Ave of the Americas is permanently closed. Our new museum will reopen at 250 Bowery on June 23, 2016.

Membership Levels

Individual $75

  • Unlimited free admission for one to the galleries and all exhibitions
  • Invitations to Members-only exhibition openings
  • Discounts on all ICP School courses, workshops, lectures, and public programs
  • A subscription to the ICP Programs Guide and e-Newsletter
  • 10% discount in the Museum Store and Café
  • 20% discount at the Museum Store during Members-only shopping days
  • Unlimited access to the ICP Library
  • Free admission and/or discounts to other photography museums in the Connections Network

Double $100

All Individual membership benefits (above), plus additional membership card for a guest.

Senior $55 / Senior Double $70

Basic membership privileges for adults 62 and over. Please submit proof of age with valid ID.

Student $40

Basic membership privileges for students currently enrolled in an accredited college or high school with a valid student ID. The ID must be presented with the membership card at the time of entrance to the museum.
All Memberships above are 100% tax-deductible.


Patron Memberships

Supporting Patron $200

All Double benefits (above), plus:

  • Invitations for all ICP School gallery openings
  • Membership cards for two adults and up to four children (under 18)
  • Invitation to ICP's annual Infinity Awards and other benefit events
  • $170 is tax-deductible

Focus between 20 and 40 years of age $300

All Supporting Patron benefits, plus:

  • Three exclusive events per year with guest photographers
  • Complimentary passes to art fairs in New York City
  • Additional invitations to off-site parties and events year-round
  • Joint programs with young patron groups from other museums
  • $250 is tax-deductible.

Photography Circle $350

All Supporting Patron benefits, plus:

  • Invitations to private curatorial walkthroughs for major exhibitions
  • Invitation to an off-site private gallery tour
  • Two complimentary guest passes to the Museum
  • $300 is tax-deductible.

Silver Patron $650

All Photography Circle benefits, plus:

  • Invitations for two to exclusive Director's Previews of all exhibitions
  • Invitations to two private gallery events each year
  • Invitation to the annual behind-the-scenes tour of ICP's permanent collection
  • $590 is tax-deductible.

Gold Patron $1,350

All Silver Patron benefits, plus:

  • VIP passes to selected art/photography fairs
  • Private studio, gallery, and collection visits throughout the year
  • Priority registration and complimentary admission to one season of ICP's Photographers Lecture Series
  • Gift of an exhibition catalogue
  • Four complimentary guest passes to the Museum
  • The tax-deductible portion of this contribution is $1,200 less the fair market value of the lecture series (should you accept it).

Benefactor Patron $3,500

All Gold Patron benefits, plus:

  • Invitation to dinner hosted by an ICP Trustee
  • Signed copy of an annually selected book by an ICP alumna/alumnus
  • Darkroom and Digital Lab privileges, by appointment (call for details)
  • Complimentary gift Membership at the Double ($100) level
  • Free admission to all public programs
  • The tax-deductible portion of this contribution is $3,100 less the fair market value of the print and lecture series (should you accept them).


Connections Network

Amon Carter Museum: Discounts
Blue Sky Gallery MSG: Annual Yearbook
UCR California Museum of Photography: Free admission
Center of Creative Photography: Discount on purchases
Center for Photography at Woodstock: Free admission and discounts
EnFoco: Discount on subscriptions and selected workshops
FOAM: Free admission
Foto 8: Discounts on subscription, events, portfolio review sessions, and workshops
George Eastman House International Museum of Photography and Film: Free admission
Houston Center of Photography: Discount on purchases and discounted subscription to SPOT
The Light Factory: 10% discount on events
The Light Work: 10% discount on the full price of a one-year Contact Sheet subscription
Lucie Foundation: 10% discount on membership, International Photography Awards competition entry, and Lucie Awards tickets
The Museum of Contemporary Photography: Discount on purchases
Museum of Photographic Arts: Free admission
O. Winston Link Museum: 10% discount on all gift shop purchases
Peabody Essex Museum: $5 off general admission
Philadelphia Photo Arts Center: 10% discount on all digital services and lab rentals
Photographic Center Northwest: Discounts
Photographic Resource Center at Boston University: Free admission
San Francisco Camerawork: Free admission
Silver Eye Center for Photography: Free admission to receptions at SECP
Southeast Museum of Photography: Discounts on museum store purchases