Young Art Patron (YAP) Membership

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, provide exposure to a variety of music programs, and feature privileged access to the Museum’s staff and board. 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)

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
  • NEW: Guest of members receive discounts on special exhibition tickets on advertised days
  • NEW: Members-only opening weekends for select exhibitions
  • NEW: Deeper discounts on fee-based events and programs
  • NEW: Select days of the year (such as Mondays) open to members only for gallery and exhibition viewing
  • NEW: Select public event will feature early-entry times for members 
  • 10% discount in Café Durham and the Hitchcock Museum Shop
  • Special invitations to exhibition opening receptions, special events, and fundraisers
  • 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

PLUS, they receive invitations to a series of programs designed specifically for YAP members including:

  • Opportunity to meet artists featured in Joslyn's special exhibitions and engage in conversations to learn more about their work
  • Activities designed for young professionals and their families
  • Collaborative events with other arts organizations, galleries and local artists
  • Invitations to 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.

2014 YAP Governance Committee

Josh Sawyer

Patricia Stillmock
Vice - Chair

Katie Matikainen

Aaron Konen

Claire Acker

Clint Cadwallader

Audrey Dobbe

Kristy Durkin

James Ellis, DDS

Shinnice Guydon

Andrew Monson

Bruce Moritz

Jeanne Petty

Pedro Salazar

Nick Smith

Katie Stille

Jake Thacker

Maggie Tunning

Adam Webb

Upcoming Young Art Patron (YAP) Events

Mark your calendar for these upcoming events!

February 27 | Field Trip - Assemblage Gallery (Lincoln, NE)*
May 16 | 10th Annual Art Crawl
August 28 | Lilies + Libations: a Sculpture Garden Party
September 18-21 | EXPO Chicago*
October 15 | Art Class*
November 20 | Annual Rendezvous
December 31 | EVE: a New Year’s Gala

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