January 25, 2022

Introducing Culture Pass: New York City Library System Cardholders Can Now Get Free Admission to More Than 30 NYC Museums, Cultural Institutions

From the WSJ:

A new program being launched Monday by New York City’s three major library systems will give library cardholders free admission to 33 museums and other institutions throughout the five boroughs.

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From the The NY Times:

These institutions, which also include the Brooklyn Museum, the Brooklyn Botanic Garden and MoMA PS1, have partnered with the New York City libraries to launch Culture Pass, an initiative designed to encourage underserved communities to take advantage of the city’s cultural bounty. Library cardholders of the New York Public Library, the Brooklyn Public Library and the Queens Library will be able to reserve passes to these venues for free, albeit once a year.

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Other museums include the Guggenheim and Whitney Museum.

Direct to NYPL Blog Post Introducing Culture Pass

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Gary Price (gprice@mediasourceinc.com) is a librarian, writer, consultant, and frequent conference speaker based in the Washington D.C. metro area. Before launching INFOdocket, Price and Shirl Kennedy were the founders and senior editors at ResourceShelf and DocuTicker for 10 years. From 2006-2009 he was Director of Online Information Services at Ask.com, and is currently a contributing editor at Search Engine Land.