National Sawdust Memberships

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At National Sawdust, we envision a world in which creators and audiences build community through music and the arts, as an archive of our past, an experience of our present, and a map for our future. You can be a part of bringing this vision to life by supporting our work. Every contribution makes an impact, there is no gift too small or too large!

We deeply appreciate the contributions of our members and community, and want to continue to share our world with you. By being a member of National Sawdust, you can receive member benefits and expand upon your experience.

Memberships* can be paid in monthly, quarterly, or annual installments and can be automatically renewed. 

Member Benefits based on your total annual contribution regardless of if you pay monthly, quarterly, or annually:

• Exclusive Member-Only behind-the-scenes communication and digital content through monthly newsletter
• Exclusive Member-Only discount and complimentary ticket offers

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• NS Tracks discounts and exclusive offers
• Invitation to Open House at NS
• No facility or ticketing fees at performances
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• National Sawdust tote bag
• Member lounge access
• 10% off purchases at Disco Tacos

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• Reserved seat privileges at all National Sawdust presented performances
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• private building and sound acoustical tour of NS upon request

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• Space Rental discount


How do I receive Member benefits?

Once you select a member level to contribute, you will automatically receive benefits. You will receive a thank you and welcome email explaining member benefits soon after submitting your contribution.You will receive updates on member offers and exclusive content through the monthly member only newsletter.

How do I give?

You can give here. If you would like more information, please contact

How long do my benefits last?

Your benefits will last from the first contributions for the calendar year to the next year. For example, if you make your first contribution for the year for January 1st, 2022, your membership will expire January 1st, 2023.You will receive reminders to renew your benefits before your member benefits expire.

How do I receive my benefits?

Your benefits will automatically kick in once you become a member. Details on how to redeem specific offers will be shared via thank you and welcome email.

How do I receive updates on member exclusive discount and ticket offers?

Through the email address you used to contribute to National Sawdust, you will receive monthly newsletters and content.

Donating $60+ allows me no facility or ticketing fees at performances. How do I utilize this offer?

In your thank you and welcome email as well as monthly newsletter, you will receive information on how to redeem these offers.

Can I receive member benefits through IDNYC?

IDNYC cardholders are eligible for a free one year ‘Melody’ membership. To redeem, please email us at For more information on IDNYC museum and cultural institution benefits, click here.

My question wasn’t answered here, where can I learn more?

Please contact for more information.

*Memberships at $99 and below are fully tax deductible. All but $25 of memberships at $100 and over are tax deductible unless you waive the tote bag which makes your gift fully tax deductible.