Membership

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As a China Institute Member, you’ll support cross-cultural U.S.-China understanding and benefit from discounts on and special access to unique exhibitions, family programs, language and arts classes, business forums, and much more.

Membership Benefits Include:
• Opportunities to share your passion for China
• Members-only access to groundbreaking exhibitions
• Discounts on outstanding language programs for children and adults
• Discounts on the China Impact Speaker Series and other business programs
• Invitations to Members-only events
• 10% discount on Exhibition catalogs
• Special Member alerts on upcoming lectures and community celebrations
• Member Preview opportunities at China Institute’s new Headquarters

For information about membership, email:mconnolly@chinainstitute.org, or contact Megan Connolly at 212-744-8181 x158.

Patron Membership

YOUNG PROFESSIONALS $200 ($154 TAX-DEDUCTIBLE)

  • Reception with select China Institute Trustees for Q&A and panel discussions
  • Opportunity to volunteer at China Institute Executive Summits
  • Opportunity to attend select Friends of the Gallery events
  • Opportunity to attend one (1) China Impact Speaker Series lecture free of charge annually, subject to space limitations
  • Opportunity to join the Young Associates Steering Committee
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    RED ENVELOPE $250 ($155 Tax Deductible)
    Membership Benefits of Individual Associate for two adults, plus:

  • Complimentary admission for member and guest to China Institute Gallery exhibitions
  • Invitation for member and guest to Members’ Gallery Opening (two annually)
  • One complimentary lecture or film screening with pre-registration annually for member and guest
  • Opportunity to participate in Teach China Professional Development workshops
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    SILK PURSE $500 ($322 Tax Deductible)
    Membership Benefits of Red Envelope, plus:

  • Complimentary admission for up to four to China Institute Gallery exhibitions
  • Two complimentary lectures or film screenings with pre-registration annually for member and guest
  • Invitation for four to Members’ Gallery Opening Receptions
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    JADE BOX $1,000 ($749 Tax Deductible)
    Membership Benefits of Silk Purse, plus:

  • Complimentary admission for up to four China Institute Gallery exhibitions
  • Invitation for member and guest to VIP Gallery Opening with Curator’s Talk
  • Complimentary Gallery Exhibition Catalogue
  • Three complimentary admissions for member and guest to China Institute lectures or film screenings with pre-registration
  • Member discount for four on Exhibition-related programs and Arts & Culture programs
  • Member discount for four on China Institute classes, i.e., language, brush painting and calligraphy
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    SCHOLAR’S CIRCLE $2,500 ($2,194 Tax Deductible)
    Membership Benefits of Jade Box, plus:

  • Invitation for member and three additional guests to VIP Gallery Opening with Curator’s Talk (two annually)
  • Complimentary Benefactor’s Lunch with President and Chairman of China institute for member and guest
  • Four complimentary admissions and preferred seating for member and guest to China Institute lectures or film screenings with pre-registration
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    FRIENDS OF THE GALLERY

    FRIEND $1,500 ($1,300 tax deductible)
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    SPONSOR $2,500 ($2,300 tax deductible)
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    LEADER $5,000 ($4,725 tax deductible)
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    PATRON $10,000 ($9,725 tax deductible)
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  • General Membership

    INDIVIDUAL ASSOCIATE $65

  • Membership Benefits for one adult
  • Complimentary admission for member to China Institute Gallery exhibitions
  • Invitation to Members’ Gallery Opening Receptions
  • Member discount on Exhibition-related programs such as curator’s lectures offered for each exhibition
  • Member discount on Arts & Culture programs
  • Member discount on China Institute classes, i.e., language, brush painting and calligraphy
  • Member discount on book signing and business lecture series
  • Advance notice of programs, special events, classes, and new offerings
  • Program updates via email alerts
  • Opportunity to attend Renwen Society lectures (delivered in Mandarin)
  • 10% discount at China Institute Gift Shop
  • Subscription to China Institute e-newsletter (monthly)
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    RENWEN SOCIETY $65

  • Complimentary admission for member to all Renwen Society lectures
  • Complimentary admission for member to China Institute Gallery
  • Invitation to Members’ Gallery Opening (two annually)
  • Member discount on Exhibition-related programs and Arts & Culture Programs
  • Advance notice of programs, special events, classes, and new offerings
  • Member discount on China Institute classes, i.e., language, brush painting and calligraphy
  • Member discount on book signing and business lecture series
  • Program updates via email alerts
  • Program updates via email
  • 10% discount at China Institute Gift Shop
  • Reciprocal admission to other arts, cultural, and educational institutions (list available to members)
  • Subscription to China Institute e-newsletter (monthly)

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    FAMILY $125
    Membership Benefits for two adults and four children less than 18 years at the same address
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    EDUCATOR/STUDENT/SENIOR* $50
    Membership Benefits for one adult who is of an educator or student status
    Membership Benefits for one adult, age 65 and older
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