New Safety Measures at BAM
We are thrilled to be welcoming you back to in-person events at BAM! Our utmost priority is the health and safety of our staff, artists, and audiences.

We are continually adapting our protocols in adherence with safety guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the Occupational Safety & Health Administration, and New York State’s NY Forward.
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BAM Membership for IDNYC Card Holders

What is IDNYC?
IDNYC is a government-issued photo identification card. IDNYC will secure the peace of mind and access to New York City services that come from having recognized identification.

Who can obtain an IDNYC card?
All New York City residents. IDNYC benefits every city resident, including the most vulnerable communities: the homeless, youth, the elderly, undocumented immigrants, the formerly incarcerated, and others who may have difficulty obtaining other government-issued ID.

How much is does an IDNYC card cost?
All IDNYC cards are free.

What membership is BAM offering to IDNYC card holders?
BAM is offering all IDNYC card holders a free Level 1 membership for one year.

Are there any eligibility terms for obtaining a free BAM membership?
Per the terms set by the City of New York, IDNYC card holders are eligible for free membership only if they have not been a member of the particular institution they’re seeking to join since January 1, 2015. Therefore, individuals who have been members of BAM since that date are not eligible for a free membership through IDNYC. BAM is pleased to accept membership applications with IDNYC cards issued outside of the current calendar year.

What is included in the Level 1 BAM membership?
• Advance access to live performance and special screening tickets
• 50% off same-day live performance tickets*
• 20—30% subscription discount (4 or more shows)
• 50% off performance-related talks
• Access to pre-show Member Mingles
• 50% off regular-price movie tickets for 1**
• $5 off tickets to special screenings for 2
• 10% off at BAMcafé and over 30 BAM Dining Partners

*Limit 2 tickets. Subject to availability. Cannot be combined with other offers.
**Applies to regular-price movies and 3D screenings only.

How do I apply for my BAM membership with my IDNYC card?
Send your completed membership application form with a scan of your IDNYC card to with the subject line “IDNYC Application”.

If you meet the requirements, you will receive a welcome email with your membership number. Your membership card will be sent in the mail as soon as possible (to the person and address listed on the card).

Do I need to have my physical IDNYC card before I apply for a membership at BAM?
Yes, BAM requires that all applicants present their IDNYC card for verification or email a copy of the card to