Connect with other art lovers by joining the Young Friends.
Join over 300 young professionals, art lovers, and emerging creatives (ages 21 to 45) through the Young Friends.
- Mingle with artists, Museum staff, curators, and peers
- Get invites to art-inspired programs at the Museum and around the city
- Receive discounts on ticketed Young Friends events, including our largest party of the year, Fall into Art
- Enjoy free yoga on Wednesday Nights, performances on Friday Nights, and all the benefits of a Museum membership
- Get involved through planning committees for events and programs
- Support the cultural heart of Philadelphia
Join Young Friends Today
Young Friends benefits are available exclusively to Museum members. First select a membership level and check Young Friends under Enhancements ($50 for Individual enhancement; $100 for Dual). Already a Museum member? Call us at 215-684-7840 to add Young Friends benefits.
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Upcoming Programs & Events
Want to know what’s in store for Young Friends? Then check out our
Young Friends Yoga
Wednesday, October 10, 2018
6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Yoga Habit studio
1640 Fairmount Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19130
Join us for this donation class at the popular Yoga Habit studio in Fairmount. Hear more about the Young Friends and their upcoming Fall into Art fundraiser before a serious sweat session. All yoga levels are welcome.
Proceeds from this event benefit the Young Friends’ mission.
Fall into Art
Saturday, November 3, 2018
8:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.
Sponsor reception: 8:00–9:00 p.m.
Party: 9:00 p.m.–midnight
Don’t miss our biggest party of the year. Catwalk into the galleries for late-night access, dance to the sounds of DJ Royale in the Great Stair Hall, and show us your best art-chic look inspired by the drama and glamour of Fabulous Fashion. And did we mention the open bar? More info >>
Funds raised through this event benefit the Museum.
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How do I join?
What are Friends groups?
, call 215-684-7840 during regular business hours, or visit any Visitor Services desk at the Museum. Already a Museum member? Call us at 215-684-7840 to add Young Friends benefits.
How does my Young Friends membership support the Museum?
receive additional membership benefits catered to your interests. For more information, contact Member Services at
Your membership contributions help fund a wide range of programs, including elementary school field trips, art conservation, veteran programs, and more.
Is the Young Friends enhancement tax deductible? What about tickets to fund-raisers like Fall into Art?
Yes, all but $5 of your Young Friends enhancement is tax deductible. A portion of all Fall into Art tickets are tax deductible. Attendees receive tax receipts following each event.
What is an Individual Young Friend enhancement? A Dual Young Friend enhancement?
An Individual Young Friend enhancement provides benefits for one adult. A Dual Young Friend enhancement provides benefits for two adults. Members at the Member Plus level or higher are able to select either an Individual or Dual Young Friends enhancement. If you choose an Individual enhancement, please identify which person on the membership will receive benefits.
Can I give a Young Friends enhancement as a gift?
Yes, you can give a Museum gift membership with a Young Friends enhancement at the member level or higher. Call Member Services at
215-684-7840 to arrange.
How often are there Young Friends programs? How do I hear about them?
We host Young Friends programs or events throughout the year. All upcoming programs are listed on this webpage as well as in e-newsletters, the What’s On guide, and the For Members calendar. You can also follow us on Facebook and Instagram @pmayoungfriends.
For more information, please contact Young Friends by phone at 215-684-7858 or by e-mail at .