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JoinStudent / Individual $65 (fully tax-deductible)

  • A $30 discount on class registration fees for the year
  • A 20% discount on all regularly scheduled Irish Arts Center events for one
  • A 20% discount at neighborhood bars & restaurants
  • A special discount at Ardesia for them and up to one guest


JoinYoung Patron $125 (fully tax-deductible)

All the benefits of a Student/Individual membership plus:

  • Invitations to other Young Patron events to meet and network at concerts, theatre productions, and more
  • Free admission for one to all film, Sundays at Seven, and literature events at the IAC
  • 2 x Complimentary drink tickets


JoinPatron $250 ($230 tax-deductible)

All the benefits of a Student/Individual membership, free admission for one to all film, Sundays at Seven, and literature events at IAC,
2 X complimentary drink tickets

  • A complimentary pair of tickets to a performance of your choice
  • A signed copy of work by an IAC featured author or musician


JoinBenefactor $500 ($480 tax-deductible)

All the benefits of a Patron membership

  • A 20% discount to all regularly scheduled Irish Arts Center events for you AND a guest
  • Free admission to all film, literature and Sundays at Seven events for you AND a guest
  • Free class registration for the year


JoinLeader $1,000 ($980 tax-deductible)

All the benefits of a Benefactor Membership

  • A Season Pass for one to all Irish Arts Center events at Irish Arts Center


JoinCladdagh Circle $2,500 and above (fully tax-deductible)

“Great artists are not just born. They grow with the nurturing and support of institutions and patrons who give them the opportunity to tell their stories and take us, the audience, on a journey that connects us ever deeper to our artistic heartbeat. Irish Arts Center is exactly that kind of welcoming home.” - Liam Neeson

An exclusive group of patrons who are invested in promoting and preserving the rich cultural heritage of Ireland and Irish America. Claddagh Circle members provide critical support for the Center’s acclaimed programming and enjoy special program recognition opportunities and invitations to intimate, exclusive events.

For more information on the Claddagh Circle, please contact Sarah Thorenton at 212-757-3318 ext 210 or


Family Circle               $222
  • Join2adult individual memberships
  • 2Junior Joyce passes
  • 20% discount on additional Junior Joyce passes
  • 2 Rí Rá Festival Family Passes

Junior Joyce              $50

Join(Our Youngest Friends)
Ages 2-12

  • Free admission to Saturday Morning Cartoons and 1 Rí Rá Festival Pass
  • 20% discount on Afternoon Art Parties, 20% discount on all IAC programming,  and $30 discount on kids class registration
  • A pen-pal based in Ireland
  • Backstage access to select Irish Arts Center events and artists


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The Irish Arts Center is a 501(C)(3) not for profit organization. Contributions are tax deductible to the full extent provided by law.Our latest annual report may be obtained, upon request, from us or from the Office of the Attorney General, Charities Bureau, FOIL Officer, 120 Broadway, New York, NY 10271.


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“One sign of an Irish resurgence in New York is a new Irish arts Center…Embracing multiple disciplines, it bodes well for the future of Ireland’s place in New York’s cultural life”


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administrative office phone 212-757-3318 fax 212-247-0930
553 West 51 Street, New York, NY 10019 | DIRECTIONS
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office hours Monday-Friday 10 am – 6 pm


Irish Arts Center programs, are made possible, in part, by the New York State Council on the Arts with support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature.




Irish Arts Center programs, are made possible, in part, by public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs, in partnership with the City Council.


Irish Arts Center programs are supported, in part, by Culture Ireland, the agency for the promotion of Irish arts worldwide.

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