Join Van Alen Institute in advancing the transformative impact of design by becoming a member today.

If you share our passion for innovative thinking about architecture and design, we encourage you to become a part of our growing membership community by joining us today. Your tax-deductible donation supports the essential work we do across all of our platforms—design competitions, research investigations, and public programs. Whether you’re a design student, a corporate supporter, or someone who’s just passionate about cities, we have a membership level that’s right for you.

As a member, you have exclusive access to monthly events that take our members to interesting sites across New York City:

Upcoming Members Event: Complimentary admission to Van Alen's Spring 2014 Events running May 9-19.

Recent Members Events include:
 - Donald Judd's Restored SoHo Home & Studio at 101 Spring Street
 - Architect Byron Bell's One-of-a-Kind Chelsea Townhouse
 - "Match-Maker" 2014 Times Square Valentine Heart
 - "Rising Waters" at the Museum of the City of New York
 - UN Scandinavian Council Chambers Tour
 - Hard-Hat Tour of Governors Island

STUDENT ($30+)
- Same as Friend level

FRIEND ($50+)
- Invitations to exclusive members-only events
- Complimentary tickets to select paid public events
- Advance notice of public programs, exhibition openings, and special events

SUPPORTER ($100+)
- Invitations for two to exclusive members-only events
- Complimentary tickets for two to select paid public events
- Advance notice of public programs, exhibition openings, and special events

DONOR ($500+)
- Invitations for two to exclusive members-only events
- Complimentary tickets for two to select paid public events
- Advance notice of public programs, exhibition openings, and special events
- Complimentary copy of Van Alen’s upcoming book celebrating the Institute’s 120th anniversary

BENEFACTOR ($1,000+)
- Invitations for four to exclusive members-only events
- Complimentary tickets for four to select paid public events
- Advance notice of public programs, exhibition openings, and special events
- Complimentary copy of Van Alen’s upcoming book celebrating the Institute’s 120th anniversary
- Special recognition on Van Alen Institute website

VAN ALEN CIRCLE ($3,500+)
- Invitations for four to exclusive members-only events
- Complimentary tickets for four to select paid public events
- Advance notice of public programs, exhibition openings, and special events
- Complimentary copy of Van Alen’s upcoming book celebrating the Institute’s 120th anniversary
- Special recognition on Van Alen Institute website
- Opportunity to host a private event at Van Alen’s soon-to-be renovated storefront exhibition and event venue (additional costs may apply)

Student/International: $30+
Friend: $50+
Supporter : $100+
Donor: $500+
Benefactor: $1,000+
Van Alen Circle: $3,500+
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