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Friends of The American Wing

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Founded in 1960 "to foster the growing interest of antiquarians, collectors, and students in the work of The American Wing," this group engages devotees of American art with its curator-led program of lectures, tours, and opening receptions, complemented by visits to nearby private collections. Dues support the acquisition of American paintings, sculpture, and decorative arts.

Annual dues (for two): $2,000 ($1,788 is tax deductible)

Annual dues (individual): $1,000 ($852 is tax deductible)

For more information please contact Sally Ketchum at 212-650-2618 or sally.ketchum@metmuseum.org.

Highlights of Past Events

  • Reception in honor of the reopening of The Charles Engelhard Court, May 2009
  • Celebration of the group's fiftieth anniversary, October 2010
  • Annual meeting featuring the American Wing's new acquisitions, with curatorial presentations
  • Special lectures and presentations hosted in the Vanderlyn Panorama

Above: Figure of an Eagle, 1800–1830. Mid-Atlantic United States, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. Pine; 69 x 91 1/4 x 14 in., 185lb. (175.3 x 231.8 x 35.6 cm, 83.9kg). The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, Purchase, Bequest of Ella Morris de Peyster, by exchange, 1959 (59.89)

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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] Sold Out
Saturday Evenings with Elinor Richter: The Landscape
September 20, 2014 | [For Supporting and Sustaining Members] Fee: $150 per person for each session

Last updated: Wednesday, August 20