Join or Renew as a Member
"LPA is a real treasure for us all." -Sarah Jessica Parker
The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts (LPA) captures today’s great productions so that we can bring them to life for tomorrow’s artists and scholars. Your membership will help ensure that the performing arts live forever!
Plus, Friends of the Library for the Performing Arts receive special benefits ranging from members-only exhibition previews to behind-the-scenes tours.
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If you wish to make a fully tax-deductible gift, you can waive membership benefits below or click here.
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Select gift amount
- Personalized membership card
- A year’s subscription to LPA’s quarterly e-newsletter
- 10% discount at The Library Shop at Fifth Avenue and 42nd Street or online
- 10% discount on LIVE from the NYPL general admission tickets
- 20% discount at the Amy's Bread Cafe at LPA
All Friend benefits, plus:
- Invitations to attend exhibition openings at LPA
- Two tickets to the Library's annual Holiday Open House—the most festive event of the year
- Invitation for two to the annual Book Swap, where members exchange favorite books
All Designers Circle benefits, plus:
- Invitation for you and a guest to attend members-only VIP receptions at LPA
- Four total tickets to the Library's annual Holiday Open House
- Invitation for two to the annual Friends Lecture Luncheon, featuring today's most exciting writers and thinkers
- Reserved seating for two at select LPA film screenings
- 20% discount on LIVE from the NYPL general admission tickets
All Directors Circle benefits, plus:
- A backstage look at LPA's collections
- Reserved seating for two at select LPA musical theatre performances
- Early access to registration for select public programs
All Producers Circle benefits, plus:
- Special behind-the-scenes tour of your choice with curators of the Music, Dance, Theatre, or Recorded Sound Divisions
- Acknowledgment of your support in the Library's Annual Report
- Exclusive exhibition openings at The New York Public Library's research libraries
All Angels Circle benefits, plus:
- Invitation for you and a guest to attend Cocktails with a Curator, an evening with one of LPA's prominent curators and exclusive access to our celebrated collections.
All Benefactors Circle benefits, plus:
- Invitation to the annual Director’s Luncheon, featuring guest performing artists
All Stars Circle benefits, plus:
- Invitation to the exclusive Library Leadership Luncheon with Library President Tony Marx and special guests
By choosing to not receive benefits with your membership, your gift is fully tax deductible and you will not receive a member card, invitations to events, e-updates, or be eligible for member discounts.
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