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 28: John Marciari, Charles W. Engelhard Curator and Drawings and Prints Department Head, led a tour of Drawing in Tinotretto's VeniceThis exhibition brought together more than seventy drawings and a small group of related paintings from nearly two dozen public and private collections in Europe and the United States.


December 11: Mr. Morgan's Winter Gala: This black tie holiday party in the historic library is the highlight of the winter calendar! Young Fellows enjoyed passed hors d' oeuvres, festive drinks, live music and a reading from A Christmas Carol. Click here to view photos from the evening.


January 17: Joshua O'Driscoll, Assistant Curator of Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts, presented an overview of the exhibition Beautiful Youths: Dandies from the Read Persian Album, and hosted a show-and-tell of other Persian and Indian manuscript leaves from the Morgan's collection.

Upcoming Events


February 13: The Young Fellows are invited to join the Association of Fellows for an evening reception celebrating the Morgan's winter exhibitions.

MARCH 2019

March 5: Young Fellows Exclusive: Explore the Morgan through the eyes of J.R.R. Tolkien on a scavanger hunt with clues based on the exhibition Tolkien: Maker of Middle-earth. Assistant Curator of Printed Books and Bindings John McQuillen will give an overview of the exhibition before sending you on your adventure!

APRIL 2019

April 16: Young Fellows Exclusive: Johan Mariciari, Charles W. Engelhard Curator and Department Head of Drawings and Prints, will lead a private tour of Invention and Design: Early Italian Drawings at the Morgan. This exhibition showcases our impressive collection of Italian drawings spanning three centuries.

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: Paul Bruinooge/PMC © Patrick McMullan

Bottom right: J.R.R. Tolkien (1892-1973). Dust jacket design for The Hobbit [April 1937], pencil, black ink, watercolor, goache. Bodleian Libraries, MS. Tolkien Drawings 32. © The Tolkien Estate Limited 1937.