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Hyperallergic is a leading voice on contemporary art and a forum for conversations on issues of social and economic justice in the art community. As an independent publication, we rely on member support to fund our journalism and keep our reporting and criticism free and accessible to all.

Choose the membership option that best works for you.


  • Support independent arts journalism
  • Members-only newsletters
  • Ad-free reading experience
  • Commenting privileges


  • All member benefits above
  • Priority invites to events
  • Hyperallergic tote bag
  • Discounts on partner events


  • All member benefits above
  • Contribute to our financial stability
  • Support us as we challenge the status quo in the arts
  • Support our student memberships

You can also support us anytime with a one-time donation.

If you have any questions, please read the FAQ below or email

Frequently Asked Questions

What does the Membership program fund?
Membership contributions directly support our work and help protect Hyperallergic’s independence, allowing us to continue publishing quality arts journalism and criticism that is free and available to all. Every contribution emboldens us to challenge the status quo while shining a light on the movements and individuals fighting for greater inclusion and representation in the arts.

Does Hyperallergic have a paywall?
No. We believe in making our work accessible to the widest possible audience, therefore our articles are free for anyone to read.

Do you offer discounts for artists, students, and seniors on a limited budget?
Yes, if you are a student or working artist, you can join at a discounted rate here.

What are my payment options?
Transactions are processed by Stripe, which accepts Visa, MasterCard, American Express, and other major credit cards.

Are yearly and monthly memberships auto-renewing
Yes, memberships are auto-renewing, and can be cancelled anytime.

Is it easy to change or cancel my membership?
Yes. Members can sign in here to manage their subscription and cancel their membership. or contact us and we’ll take care of it. Yearly memberships are pre-paid, but automatic renewal can be changed or canceled allowing your membership to switch or expire when the current year of membership ends.

Does my membership expire?
Memberships auto-renew either monthly or yearly, but can be cancelled at any time.

Can I support Hyperallergic with a one time donation instead?
Yes! You can make a one-time contribution online. One-time contributions offer membership for last for 1 year. We also accept checks at:

Hyperallergic Membership
181 N 11th St, Ste 302
Brooklyn, NY 11211-1175

Is my membership or donation to Hyperallergic tax-deductible?
Hyperallergic is not a non-profit so memberships are not tax-deductible. Our membership program is designed to deepen our relationship with our readers through direct support of our journalism.

For large donations and philanthropic grants, Hyperallergic is a fiscally sponsored project of Investigative Reporters and Editors.

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