Alfred Stieglitz Society
Department of Photographs


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: $12,000 ($10,916 is tax deductible)

Under-40 annual dues: $6,000 ($4,916 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)

Monday at the Met—Arts of Elegance: Decorative Arts at the Met
November 30, 2015 | [For Supporting and Sustaining Members] Sold Out
Members Holiday Reception
December 1, 2015 | [For Museum Members only] Individual Tickets: $225
Cultural Discoveries with Olivier Bernier: Inventing the Modern, 1900 to 1940
December 2, 2015 | [For Supporting and Sustaining Members] Sold Out

Last updated: Tuesday, November 24