Young Art Patrons (YAP)

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 40. These events emphasize the richness of the Museum’s special exhibitions and collections. YAP provides a more involved Museum experience designed to foster a lifelong commitment to the arts.

A YAP membership is $100 and is valid for one year from the date of purchase. Membership includes 2 adults and dependent children.

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2022 YAP Committee Application

Looking for an exciting opportunity to connect with local young professionals and have access to one of Omaha’s longest-standing cultural institutions? Consider joining the 2022 YAP Leadership Committee! We are seeking new members for 2022 and would love to talk with you! The Committee meets every second Thursday of the month and plans exciting events such as Art Crawl, GLOW in the Garden, and YAP Field Trips.

Click here for more information and to apply. Please apply by November 11, 2021 for consideration.

2021 Leadership Chairs

Chair: Joe Woster
Vice Chair: Vicki Cunningham
Secretary & Communications VP: Sean Robinson
Communications Chair: Belinda Boelter
Glow Chair: Molly Nelsen
Crawl Chair: Emily O’Keeffe
Membership Chair: Jocelyn Olney Harrison
Advisor: Court Merriman

2021 Leadership Committee

Morgan Birkel
Jennifer Bryan
Amanda Carter
Mikayla Clyde
Tara Friesen
Lupe Hernandez               
Jessica Perrigan
Brandon Rich
Libby Stevenson
Nathan Sundercock
Tiffany Ward
Alexandra Wewel
Adam Wiese
Samantha Wonderlick