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in memoriam

Gerson Frank
Gerson Frank
September 3, 2013
Marcia Wiley
Marcia Wiley
September 8, 2013
Annette Miller
Annette Miller
September 15, 2013
Gloria Pearl
Gloria Pearl
September 23, 2013
Celia Ann Ritchie
Celia Ann Ritchie
October 3, 2013
John F. Hoffer
John F. Hoffer
October 12, 2013
Deborah L. Jacobson
Deborah L. Jacobson
October 27, 2013
George Cannata
George Cannata
December 2013
Matthew T. Abruzzo
Matthew T. Abruzzo
December 1, 2013
Cicely A. Scherer
Cicely A. Scherer
December 6, 2013
Bruce A. Kurland
Bruce A. Kurland
December 11, 2013
Dana Powsner
Dana Powsner
December 23, 2013
Robert F. Ketcham
Robert F. Ketcham
January 14, 2014
Lawrence Kessler
Lawrence Kessler
January 8, 2014
Nancy M. Borley
Nancy M. Borley
January 28, 2014
Barbara Adrian
Barbara Adrian
February 2, 2014
Marianne B. Gaston
Marianne B. Gaston
February 4, 2014
Paul N. Russotto
Paul N. Russotto
February 25, 2014
James B. Gahan
James B. Gahan
March 14, 2014
James Belena
James Belena
March 19, 2014
Vera Eberstadt
Vera Eberstadt
April 2, 2014
Eva Sachs
Eva Sachs
April 20, 2014
Irene Schenker
Irene Schenker
May 2014
Motoshi Wakabayashi
Motoshi Wakabayashi
June 2014
Cornelia Hansen
Cornelia Hansen
June 8, 2014
Margaret Reventlow
Margaret Reventlow
June 14, 2014
L. Wingfield-Krasnoborski
L. Wingfield-Krasnoborski
June 23, 2014
Norma Adler
Norma Adler
June 30, 2014
Robert (Bob) Laurie
Robert (Bob) Laurie
July 5, 2014
Emily (Lee) Garrison
Emily (Lee) Garrison
April 25, 2014
Tom Tierney
Tom Tierney
July 12, 2014
Ronald M. Hall
Ronald M. Hall
September 6, 2014
Esther Berman
Esther Berman
August 30, 2014
Virginia M. Durand
Virginia M. Durand
March 6, 2014
Shirley Black Kash
Shirley Black Kash
May 5, 2014
Joseph Torre
Joseph Torre
May 25, 2014
Herbert Berman
Herbert Berman
August 17, 2014
Leonard J. Rosenfeld
Leonard J. Rosenfeld
September 10, 2014
Sylvia Harrison
Sylvia Harrison
September 15, 2014
Susan Strider
Susan Strider
October 23, 2014
Davyd Whaley
Davyd Whaley
October 14, 2014
Patricia L. Koleser
Patricia L. Koleser
November 16, 2014
Elaine F H Sturtevant
Elaine F H Sturtevant
May 7, 2014
 
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Memorial Service

For Will Barnet
In his memory, the family has asked that all donations be made to the League for a scholarship fund.To donate online, please use this link. Click here to donate.

For Mary A. Frey
In her memory, the family has asked that all donations be made to The Art Students League of New York. Click here to donate.

For Marianne Gaston
In her memory, the family has asked that all donations be made to the League for a scholarship fund. To donate online, please use this link. Click here to donate.

For Gerry Strasser Hirsch
In his memory, the family has asked that donations may be made to the University of Pennsylvania, Center for Frontotemporal Dementia or The Art Students League of New York, Seeds of the League program. Click here to donate.

For Bruce A. Kurland
In his memory, the family has asked that all donations be made to the League for a scholarship fund. To donate online, please use this link. Click here to donate.

For Carolyn Sydell Schiff
In her memory, the family has asked that donations may be made to The Art Students League of New York. Click here to donate.

For Rosalind Yagoda Stern
In her memory, the family has asked that donations be made to the Garden City Jewish Center or The Art Students League of New York. Click here to donate.

  

League Membership

There are currently almost 4,000 active members of the Art Students League of New York. As is reflected in the name, the League was started by art students who were determined to have a school where their needs and opinions were able to be voiced. As part of this plan the Membership was formed. The first memberships were those students and handful of instructors who would determine the structure and set down the parameters to guide the institution. Moving forward members were elected who showed the passion and commitment to the study of art and were willing to show their support and participate in the perpetuation of the League. What started as a grand experiment has resulted in a unique institution over 130 years young. Location, facilities, and even the classes taught have changed over the years – but not the passion and commitment of its membership.

Please follow the links below to learn more:

 
 
 
Becoming a Member  
 
 

  Membership Benefits

  • Free admission to Members’ life sketch classes (Mon.–Fri., 5:00–6:30 pm)
  • Reduced admission to weekend sketch / painting classes (at $8 per session)
  • Voting rights and participation at the League Member Meetings (3 per year: April, October, December)
  • Eligibility to serve on the League’s Board of Control
  • Eligibility to apply for League grants and scholarships 
  • Eligibility to apply for certain Exhibition Outreach events throughout the year.
  • Copies of League publications - Lines from the League and annual Course Catalog
  • Eligibility to have exhibition information posted in special Members’ display case (Main Hall of the League's 57th Street building)
  • Eligibility to List your artist website on the League's Pinterest board.
  • Eligibility to List your exhibit online on the League's Pinterest board.

Membership Status: Renewals, Reinstatements, Voting Status

  • Regular Member vs. Life Member
    After ten years of active membership (upon the eleventh payment of dues) a member will be considered a Life Member of the Art Students League, entitling the member to all the privileges of membership—without any annual dues.
     
  • Renewals
    The membership year runs from September 1 through August 31 of any given year.
    Annual Membership renewal payments, currently $35, are due August 31st of each year, regardless of the date of your initial payment.
    Please note, the payment of the annual dues is the responsibility of the Member. In the past , the mailing of Renewal Letters was a courtesy by the League, which may be discontinued in future, and does not mitigate the Member’s responsibility in any way.
    Please note that Membership dues are not the same as the annual Student Registration fee.
     
  • Lapsed & Dropped Members
    Lapsed: Members who do not renew by August 31st become Lapsed Members.

    Dropped: Failure to renew within twelve months of becoming a Lapsed Member results in a member being Dropped.  A Dropped Member is ineligible for membership benefits and must apply to the Board of Control for reinstatement.
    A Reinstatement Request Letter (generated by the Registrars) and signed by the member, must be submitted to the Membership Dept. by the Thursday prior to the monthly Board of Control Meeting. Reinstatement will cost $70.
    Current deadline dates for submission: December 4, 2014
     
  • Member Active / Inactive Voting Status
    This voting status does not affect your Membership status.
    Active voting status is a Member designation for those who vote or attend Member Meetings on a regular basis by either returning (completed) the  yearly Ballot, OR by attending  one of the three (3) yearly Member Meetings—October, December, April. Not doing one of the above  will result in your status becoming inactive.
    To restore your active voting status you will need to request a status change from the Board of Control. However, this request cannot be submitted within 30 days of a Members Vote.

Note: Keeping your address and other contact information up-to-date is crucial to our being able to mail our publications and other important information to you. Please use the Member Information UPDATE FORM whenever you have any changes to make.
 

Member Meeting Dates: 2014
Wednesday, December 3, 2014    

Becoming a Member
Please read the document linked here to learn how to apply for League Membership.
The next opportunity for NEW Member approval will be the April 2015 Members Meeting.
The deadline for completion of the Candidate for Membership process will be early March 2015.
The Board of Control and Meeting Calendar for 2015 has not been determined, so exact dates are not yet available.

Key Dates
2014–15 Regular Session Tues., Sept., 2, 2014 – Sun., May 24, 2015
The Holiday Show & Sale December 10 – 22, 2014
   
Holidays
Thanksgiving
Christmas
New Year
Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
Presidents Day
Easter
Thurs., November 27, 2014
Thurs., December 25, 2014
Thurs., January 1, 2015
Mon., January 19, 2015
Mon., February 16, 2015
Sun., April 5, 2015

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