Supporters help the Schomburg Center continue to offer superior research services, exhibitions, and special programs to our users.
Join the Schomburg Society and become a part of a committed group who support the important work of the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture.
Join • Renew • Give the Gift of Membership • Honor and Memorial Gifts
Associate ($35 - $49)
- Year's subscription to the Schomburg Center newsletter
- 20% discount in the Schomburg Shop
- Program calendars
- A personalized membership card
- Up to 20% discount on tickets to select Center-sponsored programs
Friend ($50 - $99)
All Associate benefits, plus:
- Invitations to members-only exhibition previews, lectures, and seminars
Supporter ($100 - $249)
All Friend benefits, plus:
- Invitations to VIP events
Patron ($250 - $499)
All Supporter benefits, plus:
- A complimentary gift from the Schomburg Center
Sustainer ($500 - $999)
All Patron benefits, plus:
- Two tickets to a select Schomburg Center concert or performance
Conservator ($1,000 - $2,499)
All Sustainer benefits, plus:
- Acknowledgment in the Schomburg Center newsletter and the Library's Annual Report
Heritage Circle ($2,500 - $4,999)
All Conservator benefits, plus:
- A private behind-the-scenes tour led by the Center's Director
Chief's Circle ($5,000+)
All Heritage Circle benefits, plus:
- An invitation to an annual luncheon with the Director
Membership gifts may also be mailed to The Schomburg Society, 515 Malcolm X Boulevard, New York, NY 10037-1801. Please make checks payable to Schomburg Center/NYPL.
If you would like to contact the Schomburg Society Membership Office, please email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 212.491.2252.