Young Art Patron (YAP) Membership

Are you interested in serving on the Young Art Patrons (YAP) Committee?

YAP events are overseen by an active hands-on volunteer committee. The committee is made up of 20 young professionals who are passionate about the arts and our community. If you are interested in a leadership opportunity and are looking for a way to get more involved in the community please consider applying.

The YAP committee meet monthly and serves a 3-year term and helps to secure sponsors, increasing membership, and plan events. Apply Now!

GLOW in the Garden is September 30. Don’t miss this amazing event! Register Today.

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.)

Click here to Join or Renew your YAP Membership.

Click here to contact the Museum about YAP Membership.

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

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.

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

2016 YAP Governance Committee

Katie Stille

Katie Triplett
Vice - Chair

Alysia Radicia

Sam Jorgenson
Financial & Sponsorships

Emily Anderson

Ellie Clinch
Bill DeRoin
Kristy Durkin
Catherine Enenbach
Rylee Hall
Melinda Kozel
Nick Langel
Bruce Moritz
Gwen Olney
Alexis Pappas
Nick Smith
Mary Clare Sweet
Jake Thacker

Special thanks to our 2016 Annual Sponsors:



Upcoming Young Art Patron (YAP) Events

Mark your calendar for these upcoming events!

2016 Schedule
September 30 – YAP: Glow in the Garden, 7:00 pm*
October 8 –YAP Member Preview/Opening Dirt Meridian, 4:00 pm
December 1 – YAP: Member Holiday Celebration, 6:00-8:00pm Omaha Steaks Conference Room

*Special YAP pricing offered for these Joslyn Art Museum events all other listed events are free for YAP members.

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