MoMA Membership Benefits

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MoMA Membership Benefits
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Based in New York, New York, Daniel Hewes attended Columbia University, where he earned a master of science in urban planning. Daniel Hewes takes advantage of New York’s bustling cultural scene as a member of the Museum of Modern Art.

One of the most well-known museums in the world, New York’s Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) was founded in 1929 and strives to be the foremost museum of modern art it he world. As a nonprofit, the museum is supported by generous contributors as well as members, who pay a monthly fee and reap many benefits.

Members enjoy unlimited free admission to MoMA as well as $5 guest tickets and free entry to MoMA films. They also get exclusive previews and invitations to members-only events. Members receive discounts at the stores and restaurants and discounts on special events, such as lectures and artist talks.

There are many different categories of membership, from the standard individual to dual and family. Those who wish to reap more benefits can elect to become a benefactor. Finally, the museum offers discounted rates to artists and students.

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Municipal Art Society’s Livable Neighborhoods Program

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Municipal Art Society
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Daniel Hewes graduated in the spring of 2015 with a master’s degree in urban planning from Columbia University’s Graduate School of Architecture, Planning, and Preservation. An involved member of his community, Daniel Hewes supports several local organizations, including the Municipal Art Society of New York City (MAS).

In pursuit of its mission to improve New York communities, MAS oversees a variety of programs and activities. Since 2007, the organization has conducted its Livable Neighborhoods Program, which helps empower New York residents to become advocates for their neighborhoods.

Through the program, participants can attend workshops on a variety of topics, including community data and mapping, city government and planning, and economic development. Free and open to all members of the public, the workshops are specially designed for members of neighborhood associations and other community groups.

Over the last 10 years, more than 2,000 New York residents have learned about community planning and city development through MAS’ Livable Neighborhoods Program. More information about MAS programs and activities can be found at www.mas.org.