Members enjoy year-round benefits. Visit this page often to see how and where you can redeem your membership benefits.
As a Guild Hall Member you have access to exclusive Members-Only events throughout the year. Visit our membership events pages to see what is coming up.
Using Your Benefits
Membership has it’s benefits and we want to make sure you get the most out of your experience. Below are some of the benefits you receive as a member of Guild Hall and information on how to use them.
When you receive your membership packet, included are both museum and theater vouchers. The museum vouchers can be used at any Private Member-Only Museum Reception. They are your fast-pass for entry. If you bring your voucher with you, simply drop it into the fast-pass box and enter. Don’t worry if you forget it, you can also show your membership card or give your primary member information to the check-in staff.
The number of theater vouchers you receive varies based on the level of membership you select. You can redeem vouchers at the Box Office for any of the shows that have been designated for voucher use.
Eligible Theater Shows
We add shows throughout the year to the list of shows eligible for theater voucher redemption. Please check the link below often to see what might be coming up for you redeem and enjoy. Theater vouchers can be redeemed in person at the Box Office during normal Box Office hours.
Private Members-Only Museum Receptions
Come and enjoy a private opening reception for our exhibitions. Meet and mingle with your fellow members while enjoying the first look at the latest installation. Light fare and refreshments are served. Admission to the museum is always free and we hope you visit often.
Artist Members Exhibition
All members 18 or older and in active standing are eligible to enter the Artist Members Exhibition. Learn more about the Artist Members Exhibition and how to enter by visiting the link below.
Enter the Artist Members Exhibition
Become a part of Long Island’s longest non-juried museum exhibition.
Members enjoy discounts at Guild Hall when you purchase tickets, merchandise, or join a workshop. Membership discounts are easy to redeem both online and in person. When visiting in person, be sure to tell our staff that you are a member!
Enjoy a 10% discount on all merchandise sold at The Shop at Guild Hall. The Shop is open for most performances and during museum hours. Additionally, all of Guild Hall’s classes, workshops, and performance tickets are discounted for members. If you are purchasing tickets online, simply select the member price. If you are purchasing in person, please let our staff know you are a member.
In addition to discounts, our members enjoy a number of additional theater benefits. When purchasing tickets to a play, always remember that as a member, you can exchange those ticket for another night if your plans change. Is the show you want to see sold out? If you are a member, you can join a priority wait-list to receive tickets that become available. We also want to make sure you get a shot at the best seats in the house! Every spring, we send you an email with a link to buy tickets before we announce the season’s offerings to the general public.
How to Use Your Theater Benefits
If you need to exchange your play tickets for another performance or if any show you would like to see is sold out and you would like to be added to the priority wait-list, simply contact our box office, 631-324-4050 or email@example.com. If you want to check and make sure you are on the email list to receive the advanced ticket sales link, contact our Membership Associate. If you have provided us with a valid email address and have not indicated that you do not want to receive emails, we will automatically include you.
North American Reciprocal Museum Benefits (NARM)
If you are a Guild Hall member at $125 or above, you qualify for NARM benefits. There are nearly 900 institutions in North America that you can enjoy free member admission and member discounts on lecture and concert tickets as well as in gift shops.
How to Use Your NARM Benefits
Using your NARM benefits is simple: Find a participating institution and present your current Guild Hall membership with a NARM sticker on it to gain entry and member discounts. If you have any questions or would like to upgrade your membership to qualify for NARM benefits, contact the Membership department.
Patron Level Benefits
When you become a Patron Level member, you receive a number of special benefits. With your welcome packet, you will receive a gift certificate that can be used in our shop on any purchase. You will also receive two tickets to a John Drew Theater production. A membership staff member will reach out with a list of shows you can use your tickets for.
When you join at the Director’s Circle level or higher, you will also receive concierge ticket services. Before the season’s tickets go on sale to the public, our Membership Associate will contact you to assist you with any ticket purchases, giving you the selection of the best seats in the house. You can also redeem a complimentary upgrade to VIP-level tickets on two tickets to any show. Contact the Box Office Manager to upgrade at any time at no cost.
Chairman’s Circle level members have an invitation to an annual chair reception, an opportunity to use a reception space, and a complimentary Cocktails Only ticket to the Summer Gala. Our Membership Associate can help you redeem these benefits when you are ready to use them. Contact Membership via email with any questions you have on these or other benefits.