Memberships & Donations

Donation

Thank you for making a gift to The Carle! Your gift makes a real difference!

Please add your donation to the cart. You may dedicate your gift in honor or memory of someone special after you reach the checkout page.

Item No. DONATION
$
Individual Memberships

Choose the Membership level that is right for you. The below Membership catergories all include the following benefits:

Individual $55

Senior $35 (age 65+)

Student $25 (with proof of current enrollment)

Teacher/Librarian $45 (with proof of full-time employment)

Artist/Author $45 (with membership in official affiliation)

National Associate $45 (for residents 200+ miles from Amherst, MA)

  • Free, unlimited admission for one
  • Invitations for you and a guest to Members-only exhibition cocktail reception
  • 15% discount in the Museum Shop
  • Discounts on classes, workshops, performances, films, and lectures
  • Free Family Pass to share with a friend ($34.50 value)
  • Free Museum exhibition poster
  • Separate Member entrance for most popular events
  • Subscription to the Museum Newsletters/Program Postcards/E-New
  • Fully tax-deductible
Item No. X4085
$45.00
$25.00
$35.00
$55.00
$45.00
$45.00
$25.00 - $55.00
Very Hungry Caterpillar Membership Upgrade

Add a Very Hungry Caterpillar Upgrade to any new or renewing Membership and receive a board book edition of The Very Hungry Caterpillar with a plush Caterpillar. Makes a great gift!

Item No. VHCMEM1
$10.00
Family Membership

Benefits of Family Memberships include:

  • Benefits of Individual Membership, plus free, unlimited admission for two adults, and up to four children
  • Enrollment of up to four children in the Caterpillar Club (includes a special packet for children including stickers, tattoos, and bookmarks)
  • Fully tax-deductible
Item No. X4084
$75.00
Art Associate Membership

Benefits of Art Associate Memberships include:

  • Benefits of Family Membership, plus two free guest passes for one-time Museum admission
  • Membership cards for up to two people from one household
  • Recognition on the Museum Donor Board
  • One free exhibition catalogue
  • $113 is tax-deductible
Item No. X4088
$125.00
Studio Sponsor Membership

Benefits of Studio Sponsor Memberships include:

  • Benefits of Art Associate membership, plus two additional (4 total) free guest passes for one-time Museum admission
  • Special gift publication from Museum, plus an autographed copy of Eric's latest book
  • Rental privileges for privately-hosted, night-time event (restrictions apply)
  • $218 is tax-deductible
Item No. X4089
$250.00
Picture Book Patron Membership

Benefits of Picture Book Patron Memberships include:

  • Benefits of Studio Sponsor membership, plus two additional (6 total) free guest passes for one-time Museum admission
  • One free gift membership (Individual level)
  • End of year thank-you gift
  • $433 is tax-deductible
Item No. X4573
$500.00
Founder's Society Membership

Benefits of Founder's Society Memberships include:

  • Benefits of Picture Book Patron membership, plus two additional (8 total) free guest passes for one-time Museum admission
  • Invitations for two to private VIP special events
  • 20% discount in the Museum Shop
  • Complete, current set of exhibition catalogues
  • $887 is tax-deductible
Item No. X4572
$1,000.00
Director's Guild Membership

Benefits of Director’s Guild Memberships include:

  • Benefits of Founder's Society membership, plus unlimited guest passes for one-time Museum admission
  • Invitations for two to Director-hosted events, behind-the-scenes tours, and opening dinners
  • $2,062 is tax-deductible
Item No. X8637
$2,500.00
Chairman's Circle Membership

Benefits of Chairman’s Circle Memberships include:

  • Benefits of Director's Guild membership, plus waiver of rental fee for one privately-hosted, weeknight event (restrictions apply)
  • $4,362 is tax-deductible
Item No. X8638
$5,000.00
Basic Organizational Membership

Benefits of Basic Organizational Memberships include:

  • One-year transferable pass for two adults and up to four children
  • Free Museum exhibition poster
  • Subscription to the Museum Newsletters/ Program Postcards/ E-News
  • Fully tax-deductible
Item No. X8639
$125.00