Young Fellows of the Morgan

About us

The Young Fellows is a lively group of young professionals (21–39 years old) who share a deep appreciation for the Morgan. Throughout the year the Young Fellows are invited to participate in various social and cultural events to engage with and learn about the collections, and deepen their understanding of the arts and humanities.

Young Fellows membership dues provide essential financial support so that the Morgan may continue presenting world-class exhibitions and programs.

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$250 is tax deductible

Membership benefits

  • Unlimited free admission to the Morgan for one year for two adults and two guests

  • Invitations to events planned exclusively for Young Fellows

  • Invitations to private members’ receptions for select exhibitions

  • Discounted tickets to the Young Fellows Winter Gala and Young Fellows Summer Soirée

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Recent Events and Press

NOVEMBER 2019

November 12: Young Fellows Exclusive: Jennifer Tonkovich, Eugene and Claire Thaw Curator of Drawings and Prints, and John McQuillen, Associate Curator of Printed Books and Bindings, showcased items from the Morgan vault and discussed collecting in the respective fields.

DECEMBER 2019

December 11: Mr. Morgan's Winter Gala: This black tie holiday party in the historic library is the highlight of the Young Fellows winter calendar. Guests enjoyed cocktails, hors d'oeuvres, live jazz, and a reading by Philip Palmer, Robert H. Taylor Curator and Department Head of Literary and Historical Manuscripts of the holiday favorite A Chritsmas Carol. 

JANUARY 2020 

January 23: Young Fellows Exclusive: Joel Smith, Richard L. Menchel Curator and Photography Deptartment Head hosted a private tour of Illusions of the Photographer: Duane Michals at the Morgan.

Upcoming Events

FEBRUARY 2020

February 20: Young Fellows are invited to join the Association of Fellows for an evening reception celebrating the opening of the Morgan's winter exhibitions.

February 26: Young Fellows Exclusive: Sheelagh Bevan, Andrew W. Mellon Associate Curator of Printed Books and Bindings, will lead a tour of Alfred Jarry: The Carnival of Being.

MARCH 2020

March 12: Young Fellows Exclusive: Jennifer Tonkovich, Eugene and Claire Thaw Curator of Drawings and Prints, will host a special presentation and tour of Jean-Jacques Lequeu: Visionary Architect.

APRIL 2020

April 7: Young Fellows Exclusive: Isabelle Dervaux, Acquavella Curator and Department Head of Modern and Contemporary Drawings, will lead a tour of The Drawings of Al Taylor.

Please call Stacy Welkowitz for more calendar information: 212.590.0330

Top left: Photography by Todd Eberle. © Todd Eberle, 1996.

Top right: Gonzalo Marroquin/PMC © Patrick McMullan.

Bottom left: Michael Ostuni/PMC ©Patrick McMullan

Bottom right: Alfred Jarry, ca. 1894–96, Composite image with photograph attributed to Nadar, courtesy of Thieri Foulc