The Met Family Circle

The Met Family Circle is a special donor group for families with children. The program offers children an introduction to The Met's extensive collection and an opportunity to further their appreciation of the visual arts. Parents receive a variety of additional benefits.

Calendar of Events
Spring 2023 Calendar

The Met Family Circle Co-Chairs:
Lily Band and Lillie Howard

The Met Family Circle

The Met Family Circle

  • Met Family Circle

    $4,000 per year

    In addition to the benefits of a Founder’s Circle Patron membership, benefits exclusive to The Met Family Circle include weekend workshops, fall and spring annual dinners highlighting special exhibitions, complimentary tickets to The Met Pajama Party and The Met Family Benefit, and invitations to evening exhibition opening receptions for parents. See the full listing of benefits below.

    Within the limits prescribed by law, $2,224 is not tax-deductible.

Membership Includes

Museum Discounts:

  • 10% discount on all public restaurants and venues at The Met Fifth Avenue and at The Met Cloisters (excluding all alcoholic beverages)
  • 10% off at The Met Store, plus seasonal 20% off
  • 10% off Museum parking

Unique Access:

  • Exhibition Receptions
  • Private viewing of the Cantor Roof Garden and spring Costume Institute exhibition

Insider Updates:

  • Invitations to Members-only events and parties
  • Member Bulletin
  • Quarterly What's On calendar


Questions / Problems?

Contact us if you need help: 212-650-2372 or email:

Terms and Conditions:

Please note that Contributions are not refundable or transferable. All categories, benefits, and prices are subject to change. Membership benefits may not be refunded, resold, exchanged, or transferred. Admissions tickets and membership benefits may not be used for group visits. By visiting the Museum, you agree to comply with our our Visitor Guidelines.