Young Patron Membership

Mingle and network with a fascinating mix of young patrons (ages 21- 40) hailing from all professional backgrounds through Asia Society's exclusive membership group — Asia Circle. Feed your passion for Asia with invitations to specially designed member events both off-site and on-site, including private collection visits, stunning performances, delectable food and beverage tastings, curator-led gallery walks, panel discussions with distinguished leaders, and Tastes of Asia discounts at select Asian restaurants in New York City. Most importantly, support Asia Society's mission of fostering understanding of Asia and communication between young Asians and Americans.

For membership and benefits information, please contact:

Brittany Millman
Manager, Membership and Asia Circle
Phone: 212-327-9302
Email: [email protected]

Asia Circle Supporter $150

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Asia Circle Supporter $150
$150 tax-deductible

Benefits for one adult
Invitations to exclusive events and programs, such as food and beverage tastings, cocktail evenings, gallery and museum tours
Free tickets to select programs and events
Invitations to members only exhibition previews and receptions
Unlimited free admission to the Asia Society Museum
Discounted admission to all Asia Society programs
10% discount at the AsiaStore and the Garden Court Café
Tastes of Asia discount at select New York area establishments
Free gallery admission and discounts at the China Institute
Opportunity to join Asia Circle Advisory Committee


Asia Circle Benefactor $500

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Asia Circle Benefactor $500
$475 tax-deductible

All benefits above for two adults residing at the same address, plus...
Invitations to private events and programs, such as discussions with distinguished policy leaders
Invitations to corporate briefings with key business executives
Invitations to patron exhibition previews and receptions
Invitations to black-tie Gala Events
Invitations to select patron membership events, such as private artist studio visits and breakfast briefings with distinguished policy leaders
Opportunity to join the Young Patron Committee of the annual International Asian Art Fair Benefit
Reciprocal admission at over 250 other institutions in North America

Asia Circle Events

As an Asia Circle member you are invited to an exceptional array of events both on-site and off-site organized exclusively for Asia Circle members. Many of the events include gallery walks, private museum tours, panel discussions, food and beverage tastings, cocktail events with other young patron groups, performances, and lectures. Recent Asia Circle programs included:

  • A private collection viewing in the home of an Asian art collector
  • Sushi tasting with Chef Tadashi Ono of Matsuri at the Maritime Hotel
  • An Evening of Saké, a sake tasting
  • Cocktail reception with other young patron members at other Museums, and Morgan Library etc.
  • Should I Stay or Should I Go?, a panel discussion on career opportunities in Asia
  • Wine From the Heart of India, a tasting and discussion of the wine industry in India
  • Asia Circle at the International Asian Art Fair Benefit for Asia Society

Asia Circle programs provide a great platform for developing professional and social networks and provide an opportunity for members to share ideas and experiences. The Asia Circle numbers over 250 in New York City and has distinguished itself as a charismatic group within Asia Society.