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Alfred Stieglitz Society
Department of Photographs

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The Alfred Stieglitz Society brings photography collectors and devotees into closer contact with the Metropolitan's curators, as well as its renowned collection of nineteenth-century, modern, and contemporary photography. Programming provides an enriching experience to members, with six to eight events per year exploring the full history of photography, from its origins to the present day. Membership supports the activities and acquisitions of the Department of Photographs.

Annual dues: $9,000 ($8,222 is tax deductible)

Under-40 annual dues: $5,000 ($4,222 is tax deductible)

For more information, please contact Myriam Rocconi at 212-570-3889 or photographs@metmuseum.org.

Highlights of Past Events

  • Behind-the-scenes seminars led by curatorial staff, artists, and guest lecturers
  • Private tours and receptions for the Museum's photography exhibitions such as Stieglitz, Steichen, Strand; The Pictures Generation, 1974–1984; and Walker Evans and the Picture Postcard
  • Visits to artists' studios and notable private collections
  • Annual dinner

Above: Georges Demeny (French, 1850–1917). [Fencer], 1906. Gelatin silver print; 17.5 x 26.5 x 12.8 cm (6 7/8 x 10 7/16 in.) Mount: 20.1 x 28.7 cm (7 15/16 x 11 5/16 in. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, Purchase, Alfred Stieglitz Society Gifts, 2010 (2010.1)

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Young Members Summer Fridays
August 29, 2014 | [For Young Members of the Museum, ages 21–35] Free with Museum Membership
Monday at the Met with Elinor Richter: Holland in the Golden Age
September 15, 2014 | [For Supporting and Sustaining Members] Fee: $1,800 for the eight-session course
Saturday Evenings with Elinor Richter: The Landscape
September 20, 2014 | [For Supporting and Sustaining Members] Fee: $150 per person for each session

Last updated: Saturday, July 26