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Join the Moving Image Council

The generous support of our Council members ensures that Museum of the Moving Image will continue to flourish. Join the Moving Image Council and be part of an eclectic group of industry leaders who support the Museum’s educational mission and are helping to shape its future. Council members include entertainment industry executives, directors, producers, actors, and screenwriters, all of whom are professionally devoted to the moving image.

Join at one of three levels, so that we can continue to bring award-winning programming and special events to the Museum. See your support in action while enjoying a range of personalized benefits, including reserved seating and invitations to exclusive Council member events.

Auteur – $3,000

$2,750 tax-deductible
Purchase Auteur membership

  • Complimentary admission for two to exhibitions, galleries, screenings and ticketed events, including previews, panel discussions, and special events
  • Invitations to opening receptions for special exhibitions
  • Invitation to the opening of First Look (international film festival)
  • Invitations to join curators and artists for exclusive tours of the Museum’s special exhibitions
  • Invitation to the annual Council brunch hosted by the Museum’s Executive Director and Chief Curator
  • Meet and greet opportunities with filmmakers
  • Concierge services including reserved seating at regular screenings and ticketed events (24-hour advance notice to Membership Desk required)
  • Weekly member enewsletter
  • Museum’s quarterly calendar (via mail and email)
  • 15% discount at Museum Café, Moving Image Store, and PV Parking
  • Discounts on rentals of the Museum’s venues for private events
  • Recognition in the Museum’s annual report

Visionary – $5,000

$4,550 tax-deductible
Purchase Visionary membership

All benefits of Auteur plus:

  • Invitation and discounted tickets to the Museum’s annual star-studded Gala
  • Recognition on the donor wall in the lobby of the Museum
  • Selected invitations for two to sneak previews and premieres throughout New York City

Icon – $10,000

$8,950 tax-deductible

Purchase Icon membership

All benefits of Visionary plus:

  • Invitation to a private lunch/dinner hosted by the Museum’s Executive Director and Chairman of the Board
  • Opportunity to host a private screening in the Museum’s Sumner M. Redstone Theater


Give the Gift of Council Membership
Purchase a Council membership for the film buff in your life—a loved one, a friend, or a colleague—and the Museum will send them a personalized gift packet with a membership card, our quarterly calendar, and a description of their Council benefits!

Refer a Friend
If you bring in two new Council members to the Museum, we’ll add an extra two months to your patronage, on us, just to say thanks. For more information, contact Liz Moran, Development Manager, at [email protected] or at 718 777 6877.

Suggest a Council Event
We love hearing from our Council members and welcome any event suggestions. Send us an email at [email protected].