Women of Culture is a NYC-based community designed to connect, empower and inspire women through carefully curated cultural experiences, conversations, trips and workshops that give women the tools to live more artful lives.

We see the arts as a tool for learning, growth and connection and believe their importance needs to be elevated in society as a whole. We believe women are uniquely predisposed to harness the power of the arts as a means of community building and creating positive personal and societal change.

Through our carefully curated cultural experiences, we encourage women to push their boundaries, discover new perspectives and more deeply understand themselves and the world around them — so they are better equipped to shape it.

At every Women of Culture experience, attendess will:
Discover new art forms, broaden your horizons and awaken your curiosity. 
Experience the power of art to transform, inspire and enlighten. 
Connect with a tribe of like-minded women.

 

Are you a woman who values beauty, creativity & community?

Are you interested in meeting kindred spirits with whom
to experience the best of New York City's cultural activities? 

Are you someone who is always looking to learn, grow & develop and who is
interested in expanding their horizons while making new friends and having fun?

If so, then you should join us! 

Membership is an opportunity to deepen your engagement with this community
of amazing women like yourself and further your connection to the arts.

More than just a social club, Women of Culture is a movement toward the elevation of both women and the arts in society as a whole. It is a catalyst for change both within your own life and in society at large. 

Check out all of the amazing events you can be a part of here.


All Memberships include:
 

• First access, discounted prices and VIP status at ALL events (best seats at performances, etc.)

• Complimentary admission to our NEW Conversation Series ($20-25 value)

• Tips & discounts on the best cultural activities in NYC

• Special insider’s price on weekend trips & workshops
(30% OFF our upcoming Art of Empowerment on January 27th!)

• Quarterly members-only happy hour with one FREE drink and other members-only events
such as Shakespeare in the Park in the summer

• Access to members-only Facebook group and select talkbacks/artist receptions

• Women of Culture swag like pens, magnets, key chains and tote bags when you pay in full!


Choose Your Membership Level:


ENTHUSIAST
3 month commitment

$65 per month
Sign up

1 time payment of $175.50 (10% savings)*
Sign up

*includes Women of Culture pen & magnet

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CONNOISSEUR
12 month commitment

$45 per month
Sign up

1 time payment of $486 (10% savings)*
Sign up

*includes Women of Culture pen, magnet, key chain AND tote bag.


Frequently Asked Questions:

Who is Membership for?
Any woman who believes in the power of the arts, community and female empowerment. Any woman interested in deepening her connection to herself and the world around her. Any women looking to further her engagement with the arts, experience the best of New York City's cultural scene and bond with some of the most interesting and intelligent women in the city!

When should I join and when does Membership go into effect?
You can join at any time, and your membership will go into effect immediately. Once you have received your membership confirmation email, you can go ahead and sign up for Members only events and receive the members pricing. Please allow additional 1-2 weeks to receive any goodies for pay-in-full memberships. 

Can I still attend events even if I'm not a Member?
Yes, but you will be missing out on half the fun. Members get early access, VIP treatment and heavily discounted prices on all events, as well as access to a members-only Facebook group and other ways of connecting with the community in between events. There will also be members-only talkbacks, artists receptions and quarterly happy hours which you are not going to want to miss out on!

Can I pause or cancel my membership? 
No, membership can not be paused or canceled and will expire after the designated 3, 6 or 12 month time frame you have selected.
 

**More Questions? Please feel free to email me at alex@womenofculture.org


Preview of Upcoming Experiences


MARCH
Saturday March 10:
Champagne Reception & Self-Guided Visit of Art on Paper
FREE for members; $25 for non-members

Monday March 12th:
Conversation 2: Women & The Art World
FREE for members; $20-25 for non-members

Wednesday March 21:
Hello Dolly on Broadway with pre-mingle
$85 for members; $105-110 for non-members


APRIL
Tuesday April 3rd:

Carousel on Broadway with pre-mingle
$85-90 for members; $105-110 for non-members

April 6-8th:
Weekend of Culture in Washington DC
pricing TBD

Saturday April 28th:
Guided Tour of Chelsea galleries & studios with brunch
$60-65 for members; $80-85 for non-members


MAY
Sunday May 6th:
My Fair Lady on Broadway with brunch
$80-85 for members; $105-110 for non-members


JUNE
Friday June 1st:

Mean Girls on Broadway with pre-mingle
$85-90 for members; $105-110 for non-members

Friday June 15th or 22nd (TBC):
Evening visit to Georgia O’Keeffe at the New York Botanical Garden
pricing TBD


EARLY JULY
Berkshires weekend getaway featuring
a dance performance at beautiful Jacob’s Pillow
pricing TBD

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Art in Bloom
Weekend of Culture in Washington, DC

April 5/6-8th, 2018

 

More than just the seat of our national government, DC is a hip and vibrant city, chock full of world-renowned cultural institutions, boutiques, restaurants and bars.

The National Cherry Blossom Festival, considered to be the nation’s greatest springtime celebration, presents a great excuse to get away from NYC and experience the art and magic of our nation's capital.

On this 2 or 3 night trip, we will be staying in the heart of the city at the hip POD DC Hotel  and experiencing the best the city has to offer in the way of art, architecture, theater, food — and of course — flowers!

Whether you have been to DC a hundred times or are seeing it for the first time, there will be plenty for you to discover. All while surrounded by a tribe of fellow artful women ready to explore this beautiful city, together. 

You have the choice of staying for 2 or 3 nights, depending on what your schedule allows. Find out more about our accommodation at the POD DC Hotel here.

Please review the tentative schedule below and fill out the application form
here to make sure the group and trip are a good fit for your before booking. Please email me at alex@womenofculture.org with any questions.


Tentative Schedule:
(all items with a star are included in trip price)

Thursday April 5th (for 3 night participants)
Depart NYC Penn Station at 9:35 am -> arrive DC Union Station at 1:15pm
2pm: Lunch
3:30-5pm: Guided Tour at the National Portrait Gallery (+viewing of the new Obama portraits) 
5:30-8pm: Art after 5 at the Phillips Museum*
8:30pm: Dinner in Dupont Circle

Friday April 6th
9am: Breakfast in hotel
10:30-12:30pm: Guided Tour at Hillwood House & Garden*
1pm: Lunch at Hillwood House

(2 nights participants depart NYC at 1:09 pm -> arrive DC at 4:34pm OR depart NYC at 6:45pm -> arrive DC at 10pm)

2:30-5:30pm: Open time to explore Dumbarton Oaks and/or Georgetown
6pm: All meet at Dinner
8pm: The Winter's Tale at the Folger Shakespeare Library*

Saturday April 7th
9am: Breakfast in hotel
10:30am-noon: Blossoms & Monuments walk with DC Design Tours*
12:30pm: Lunch
2-4pm: Open time to continue exploring the Mall, US Botanical Gardens, the National Gallery East, the Renwick, Hirschhorn, Freer, the Hirshhorn, etc.
4:30-6:30pm: Petalpalooza
7-10pm: Optional fireworks boat cruise with DC Sail (additional $75 per person to be paid on-site)
OR Dinner at Del Mar DC for those not going on cruise

Sunday April 8th
9am:
Breakfast in hotel
10:30am-12:30pm: National Gallery West (Public tour at at 11:30am)
1pm: Lunch in the Garden Cafe
Depart DC at 3:20pm -> arrive NYC at 6:46pm

Schedule is subject to change at the leader's discretion and also according to the weather. Activities are not required, but if you have any issues with the schedule, please kindly inform the leader in private in advance.


Tickets & Cost

This amazing experience is only open to 10 women, and you must fill out the short questionnaire here to make sure the group and trip are a good fit before booking.

Full trip cost includes travel with the group on Amtrak, stay in a bunk pod at the POD DC Hotel (double occupancy — please make any roommate requests when booking) and the following activities:

For 2 night Attendees: seat in the Orchestra with the group for The Winter's Tale on Friday night and guided tour with DC Design Tours on Saturday morning

For 3 night Attendees: The above plus Phillips After 5 on Thursday and the guided tour at the Hillwood House on Friday.

All other activities on the schedule are free, aside from the optional boat cruise and meals.

2 Days Only
(Departing April 6th at 1:09pm or 6:45pm -> Returning April 8th at 6:45pm)
MEMBERS: $650 all included ($350 without transport)
NON-MEMBERS: $750 all included ($450 without transport)

Full Trip 3 Day Trip
(Departing April 5th at 9:35am -> Returning April 8th at 7:45pm)
MEMBERS: $800 all included ($500 without transport)
NON-MEMBERS:  $900 all included ($600 without transport)
 

Please note that all payments are FINAL and non-refundable. You may transfer your ticket to someone else but substitute must be approved by trip leader. Please fill out the questionnaire here to before booking.


FAQ's

1. Can I arrange my own travel?

Yes, you can choose the option to book without transport, but the full trip cost is inclusive of travel with the group on Amtrak.

2. What is NOT included in the cost of the trip?

All meals and travel once we are in DC are separate and must be paid individually. Restaurant details will be announced closer to the date of the trip, but you should estimate approximately $100+ per day to spend on food and travel in DC.

3. Is it possible to have my own room?

Please email me at alex@womenofculture.org if you would like information about single a occupancy room; the cost is significantly higher.