Find what’s on view (for free!) at New York art galleries.
NYC library cardholders can borrow passes for two or four people at cultural institutions throughout the city for free. Over 30 participating institutions including: Brooklyn Botanic Garden, Cooper Hewitt Smithsonian Design Museum, The Drawing Center, etc.
New York City residents can sign up for IDNYC– a government-issued identification card that is available to all City residents age 14+. Immigration status does not matter. IDNYC cardholders are eligible for free one-year memberships at over 35 participating cultural institutions.
Stream over 26,000 films for free through Hunter College Libraries.
The Lark Play Development Center
An international theatre laboratory, based in NYC, dedicated to empowering playwrights. They provide fellowships, residencies, and host free public readings of new plays.
Met Opera On Demand
Enjoy instant access to more than 600 full-length Met performances with the online streaming database for college and university libraries. (Must log in through Hunter Net/Hunter College Libraries)
A hand-picked selection of films available for streaming. Free for students.
Playwrights Horizons Student Membership
Become a Young Member or Student Member for free when you qualify. No upfront cost and access to discount tickets for the whole season! These discount memberships include one discount ticket per show — $25 for Young Members, $15 for Student Members.
Visit the 70,000-volume poetry library in New York City and attend acclaimed poetry events and workshops. Free and open to the public, Poets House’s collection is among the most comprehensive, open-stacks collections of poetry in the United States.
Roundabout Theatre Company Hiptix
Roundabout’s low-price ticket program for theatregoers 18–35. It’s free to join and gets you $25 tickets to all Roundabout shows, plus invites to great parties.
XYZ by 92Y
A free membership for young adults, XYZ offers special experiences and opportunities curated around you and your interests. Insider access and discounts available for members.