Young Art Patron (YAP) Membership

Are you interested in being more involved with the Young Art Patrons? Please consider joining the YAP Committee and help us create amazing experiences for the Young Art Patron community of Omaha for years to come!

Please submit your application before: October 15, 2015

Joslyn Art Museum’s Young Art Patrons (YAP) offers engaging social and educational events for a rising generation of art admirers between the ages of 21 and 40ish. These events emphasize the richness of the Museum’s special exhibitions and collections. Young Art Patrons provides a more involved Museum experience designed to foster a lifelong commitment to the arts.

Young Art Patrons membership: $100 (valid for one year from date of purchase, membership includes 2 adults and dependent children)

Young Art Patrons (YAP) receive all of the following benefits of a general membership to Joslyn Art Museum:
  • FREE, unlimited admission to all ticketed special exhibitions
  • Guest of members receive discounts on special exhibition tickets on advertised days
  • Members-only opening days for all special exhibitions
  • Deeper discounts on fee-based events and programs
  • Select public event will feature early-entry times for members
  • 20% discount in Café Durham and the Hitchcock Museum Shop
  • Special invitations to special events
  • North American Art Museums Reciprocal membership
  • Museums West Reciprocal membership
  • Reduced prices for classes and events
  • Invitations to members-only exhibition opening events
  • Subscription to Joslyn's members magazine
  • Free admission to Joslyn Art Museum and to ticketed special exhibitions
  • Subscription discounts on national and international art magazines

Please check out the Calendar of Events to see upcoming events (be sure to select YAP events!) and exhibition previews!

PLUS, they receive invitations to a series of programs designed specifically for YAP members including:
  • Activities designed for young professionals and their families
  • Collaborative events with other arts organizations, galleries and local artists
  • Invitations to free and discounted special Young Art Patrons-only events

By joining the Young Art Patrons you will help to achieve its mission of providing young professionals with art education and exposure to the arts community with the goal of fostering an appreciation for the arts.

Click here to Join or Renew your YAP Membership.

Click here to contact the Museum about YAP Membership.

2015 YAP Governance Committee

Patricia Stillmock

Katie Stille
Vice - Chair

Jake Thacker

James Ellis, DDS

Emily Anderson
Bill DeRoin
Kristy Durkin
Sam Jorgenson
Melinda Kozel
Alexis Kramer
Bruce Moritz
Jeanne Petty
Alysia Radicia
Pedro Salazar
Connor Sharp
Claire Stevens
Nick Smith
Katie Triplett
Maggie Tunning

Special thanks to our 2015 Annual Sponsors:



Upcoming Young Art Patron (YAP) Events

Mark your calendar for these upcoming events!

July 30 | Art Class* | SOLD OUT

YAP Members join us for a wonderful evening with Peter Cales. Peter Cales is the mastermind behind Measure Cut Cut a One of a Kind Studio that creates Furniture and Art for the Modern Mind.

July 30, 2015
6:00 pm Abbot Lecture Hall - Peter Cales Artist Talk

6:30 pm Art Class Storz Fountain Court

Work by Cales is featured in the Art Seen exhibition. He makes sculptural and functional things, mostly out of wood, paper, plaster and metal.

Thank You Event Sponsors!!

Jake Thacker Photography 

October 2 | 2nd Annual Garden Party: GLOW IN THE GARDEN | Sculpture Garden

Get ready to kick off fall in style! Event attendees will ring in autumn and all things mysterious at this year’s GLOW in the Garden: A Gilded Masquerade.

October 2, 2015 | Peter Kiewit Sculpture Garden | 7:00 - 11:00 pm

YAP Member $35*
Non-Member $45*
At the Door $50*

*Tickets include 2 drink tickets and a meal ticket. 

We will dance the night away under the stars to DJ ANIMALE’s custom beats and indulge in craft cocktails, artfully-presented street food and a decadent dessert buffet. Guests will rock their masquerade finery on our red carpet and compete for prizes in the mask competition. 


GLOW is hosted by the Joslyn Art Museum’s Young Arts Patrons.

Thank you to our Event Sponsors:

Woodhouse Auto Family, Sun Valley Landscaping, Dante Ristorante Pizzeria, DJ Animale, Dunkin’ Donuts, Keller Williams Realty- Kirk Meisinger Team, RDG Planning & Design and Renze Display.

December 3 | Holiday Celebration* | Celebrate the Season at the Joslyn

Past events:

February 27 |Private Art Collection Viewing* | OUTSIDE | INSIDE

* denotes members only event | Follow YAP on Facebook for updates to calendar

Special thanks to our Event Sponsor:

Omaha Dental Care

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