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Visionary Circle

The Visionary Circle is a membership group for culturally active individuals, ages 21–45, who are interested in deepening their engagement with the Rubin and connecting with fellow art and culture enthusiasts. Throughout the year members attend exclusive social, educational, and fundraising events such as private curator-led exhibition tours, film screenings, art fairs, tastings, and happy hour meet-and-greets. A Visionary Circle membership is a passport to discovering the art and culture of the Himalayas, India, and neighboring regions right here in New York City.


  • Invitations to a full calendar of exclusive Visionary Circle programs, including exhibition tours and networking events with curators, speakers, and artists
  • Visionary Circle gatherings at K2 Friday Nights and Himalayan Happy Hour, including tickets to films, talks, and performances
  • Gallery visits and passes to select art fairs throughout New York City

Plus all membership benefits at the Individual Level:

  • Unlimited free admission for two
  • Invitation for two to the Annual Members Reception celebrating a major exhibition with refreshments and entertainment
  • Invitations for two to select previews, members-only tours, and other special events
  • 10% discount on purchases at Café Serai and the shop
  • Free admission to the Mindfulness Meditation sessions and the Cabaret Cinema film series
  • Advance notice of of select Museum events, such as the Brainwave series
  • Discounts on talks, films, concerts, and family programs
  • Opportunity to make group reservations for the K2 Lounge
  • Subscription to the Museum’s member e-newsletter and seasonal calendar

Upcoming Events

November 11
Diwali Celebration hosted at the home of a Visionary Circle Member

November 16
Members Preview of Steve McCurry: India photography exhibition

December 2
Curator-led tour of Steve McCurry: India and mixer with ICP Young Patrons


Lori Feren
Fundraising Events and Initiatives Manager 
212.620.5000 x259