Frequently Asked Questions

How can I contact the Membership Office?
How can I purchase a membership?
Does the Frick offer a senior membership?
For how long is my membership valid?
Can I share my membership?
When will I receive my membership cards?
I never received my membership cards. What should I do?
I lost my membership cards.  Can I get replacement cards?
Is my membership tax deductible?
Can I upgrade my current membership to a higher level?
How do I renew my membership?
Can you e-mail me my renewal notice?
How can I find out my member ID?
Can I receive information about upcoming events via e-mail?
What will I receive in the mail as a member?
To what special events are members invited?
How do I receive a schedule of upcoming Fellow ($1,200-$20,000) events?
Can I schedule a private tour?
Do members receive discounts on public programming?
Can members bring guests for free to the Frick?
If I join at the museum, can my ticket price for the day be applied to the cost of my new membership?
Can I use my membership at any other institutions or museums?
Is The Frick Collection associated with the Frick Art and Historical Center in Pittsburgh?
How do I update my contact information?
How do I ensure that the Frick does not share my information with other organizations?
Does the Frick participate in corporate matching gift programs?
Does the Frick have a Library Museum Pass Program?

How can I contact the Membership Office?
You can call the Membership Office during business hours, Monday through Friday, from 9:30am-5:30pm, at 212-547-0709 or e-mail members@frick.org.

How can I purchase a membership?
Memberships can be purchased online, at the membership desk in the museum lobby, in the Museum Shop, or by calling the Membership Office at 212-547-0709.  You may also request that a membership brochure be sent to you.

Does the Frick offer a senior membership?
No, we do not offer a senior citizen membership.

For how long is my membership valid?
Memberships are valid to one year from the end of the month in which you joined.  For instance, if you joined on September 15, 2013, your membership would be valid until September 30, 2014.

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Can I share my membership?
If you are purchasing a membership that allows for more than one person, such as a Dual membership ($120), you may indicate the name for the second card.  Members are welcome to share a membership, but we do ask that all mail be sent to only one address.

When will I receive my membership cards?
We ask that you allow 2-3 weeks for processing of your membership and receipt of your membership cards.

I never received my membership cards. What should I do?
Please call the membership office at 212-547-0709 or e-mail members@frick.org

I lost my membership cards.  Can I get replacement cards?
Replacement cards can be sent for memberships that are still active.  Please call the Membership Office at 212-547-0709 or e-mail members@frick.org.

Is my membership tax deductible?
Yes.  The Student ($25), Non-Resident ($60), Individual ($75), and Dual ($120) memberships are all fully tax deductible.  All other memberships are partially tax deductible.

Can I upgrade my current membership to a higher level?
Yes.  Memberships can be upgraded during the current cycle by paying the difference between the two memberships.  Please call the Membership Department at 212-547-0709 to arrange an additional payment.  Replacement membership cards reflecting you upgraded level will be sent within 2-3 weeks.

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How do I renew my membership?
Membership renewals are sent in the mail a month and a half before the expiration of the membership.   You can send the renewal form back with payment in the provided envelope.  You can also renew your membership online, at the membership desk, or by calling the Membership Department at 212-547-0709.

Can you e-mail me my renewal notice?
If we have an e-mail on file for you, you will receive a renewal notice via e-mail two months prior to the expiration of your membership.  It will be followed up by a paper renewal.  Please e-mail members@frick.org to provide the Membership Department with your preferred e-mail.

How can I find out my member ID?
Your member ID is printed on the front of your membership card.  You may be asked to provide it in order to purchase concert tickets, sign-up for education programs, or renew your membership.

Can I receive information about upcoming events via e-mail?
Yes, sign up for e-news.  This monthly newsletter features information about upcoming events at The Frick Collection.  If you need information about upcoming member events, please e-mail members@frick.org.

What will I receive in the mail as a member?
Membership cards and acknowledgment letters are sent in the mail.  All members receive the Members’ Magazine and programs brochure in the mail three times a year.  Invitations for special events are sent in the mail as they are scheduled, with the exception of certain Young Fellow events that are sent via e-mail.  Members starting at the Sustaining Friend level ($600) will also receive one specially selected exhibition catalogue per year, usually sent in February or March.

To what special events are members invited?
All new members are invited to the New Members Reception, generally held in the spring.  Members starting at the Contributing Friend level ($250) are invited to special evening viewings of exhibitions.  Fellows ($1,200 and above) receive invitations to events with curators, including two to three gallery talks each year.  All Fellows are invited to the annual Spring Party.  For more information about member events, contact the Membership Department at 212-547-0709.

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How do I receive a schedule of upcoming Fellow ($1,200-$20,000) events?
You can have a pdf of upcoming member events sent to you by contacting the Membership Office at 212-547-0709 or members@frick.org.

Can I schedule a private tour?
Tours for up to four people are complimentary for Contributing Fellows ($2,500) and above.  Please call the Membership Department at 212-547-0709 to schedule your tour. 

Non-members or members at lower levels may contact the Education Department at 212-547-0704 or e-mail privatetours@frick.org to schedule a tour.  A one-hour tour of the permanent collection is $50 per person.

Do members receive discounts on public programming?
Yes.  All members receive discounts on all concerts and education programs.  Discounts vary depending on the program.

Can members bring guests for free to the Frick?
All Dual members ($120) and above are welcome to bring one guest.  Contributing Friend members ($250) and above may bring up to four persons in their party.

If I join at the museum, can my ticket price for the day be applied to the cost of my new membership?
Yes.  Ask the representative at the membership desk how you can apply an admission ticket to the cost of membership.

Can I use my membership at any other institutions or museums?
The Frick belongs to two reciprocal networks.  Members starting at the Contributing Friend level ($250) are enrolled in The Art Museum Reciprocal Network, which provides admission to 38 museums.  Members at the Sustaining Friend level ($600) and above are enrolled in the North American Reciprocal Museums Network, which offers admission to over 500 museums in the United States, Canada, and Central America.

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Is The Frick Collection associated with the Frick Art and Historical Center in Pittsburgh?
While both The Frick Collection and the Frick Art and Historical Center are housed in former homes of Henry Clay Frick, they are independent institutions.  We do, however, offer reciprocal admission to the Frick Pittsburgh for members at the Contributing Friend level ($250) and above.

How do I update my contact information?
E-mail members@frick.org or call 212-547-0709.

How do I ensure that the Frick does not share my information with other organizations?
The Frick does not share our members’ information with other organizations.  Ever.

Does the Frick participate in corporate matching gift programs?
Yes.  If your company has a matching gift program, please fill out the required form and mail it to the Membership Office: The Frick Collection, 1 East 70th Street, New York, NY  10021. Contact the Membership Department at 212-547-0709 for more information.

Does the Frick have a Library Museum Pass Program?
Yes.  We currently offer libraries a membership equivalent to the Dual membership for $120.  Libraries receive two membership cards, each good for the admission of one adult, the Members’ Magazine, and the programs brochure.  The distribution of the membership cards is at the discretion of the library.

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