Memberships & Donations

Individual Memberships

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

Individual $55

Senior/Student $35 (age 65+ or Student with proof of current enrollment)

Professional $45(Teacher/Librarian with full-time employment or Artist/Writer with membership in official affiliation)

  • 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
$35.00
$55.00
$45.00
$35.00 - $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
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
$
Museum Supporter Membership

Benefits of a Museum Supporter Business Membership include:

  • Quarter-page (2.25" w x 3.5" h), black and white ad in The Carle's Special Program Book
  • Listing on the Museum's Donor Wall
  • 5 one-time Family Passes good for Museum admission for two adults and up to four children (valued at $34.50 each)
  • Linked shout-out on our social media pages with over 84,000 followers
Item No. 2023517
$150.00
Museum Partner Membership

Benefits of a Museum Partner Business Membership include:

  • Half-page (4.5" w x 3.5" h), black and white ad in The Carle's Special Program Book
  • Listing on the Museum's Donor Wall
  • 10 one-time Family Passes good for Museum admissions for two adults and up to four children (valued at $34.50 each)
  • Linked shout-out on our social media pages with over 84,000 followers
Item No. 30588566
$250.00
Museum Friend Membership

Benefits of a Museum Friend Business Membership include:

  • Half-page (4.5" w x 3.5" h), color ad in The Carle's Special Program Book
  • Listing on the Museum's Donor Wall
  • 25 one-time Family Passes good for Museum admissions for two adults and up to four children (valued at $34.50 each)
  • Linked shout-out on our social media pages with over 84,000 followers
Item No. 81878419
$500.00
Community Supporter Membership

Benefits of a Community Supporter Business Membership include:

  • Full-page (4.5" w x 7.5" h), black and white ad in The Carle's Special Program Book
  • Listing on the Museum's Donor Wall
  • 50 one-time Family Passes good for Museum admissions for two adults and up to four children (valued at $34.50 each)
  • Linked shout-out on our social media pages with over 84,000 followers
Item No. 58902950
$1,000.00
Community Partner Membership

Benefits of a Community Partner Business Membership include:

  • Full-page (4.5" w x 7.5" h), color ad in The Carle's Special Program Book
  • Hyperlinked text on The Carle's website
  • Listing on the Museum's Donor Wall
  • Free admission for all employees
  • 75 one-time Family Passes good for Msueum admissions for two adults and up to four children (valued at $34.50 each)
  • Linked shout-out on our social media pages with over 84,000 followers
Item No. 60293860
$2,500.00
Community Friend Membership

Benefits of a Community Friend Business Membership include:

  • Full-page (4.5" w x 7.5" h), color, inside back cover ad in The Carle's Special Program Book
  • Hyperlinked logo on The Carle's website
  • Listing on the Museum's Donor Wall
  • Free admission for all employees
  • 10% employee discount at The Carle's award-winning book shop
  • 100 one-time Family Passes good for Museum admissions for two adults and up to four children (valued at $34.50 each)
  • Linked shout-out on our social media pages with over 84,000 followers
Item No. 89835205
$5,000.00
Community Sponsor Membership

Benefits of a Community Sponsor Business Membership include:

  • Full-page (4.5" w x 7.5" h), color, inside front cover ad in The Carle's Special Program Book
  • Hyperlinked banner on The Carle's website
  • Listing on the Museum's Donor Wall
  • Free admission for all employees and immediate family
  • 15% employee discount at The Carle's award-winning book shop
  • 250 one-time Family Passes good for Museum admission for two adults and up to four children (valued at $34.50 each)
  • 2 Tickets to the annual Carle Honors benefit gala and auction in New York City (valued at $700 each)
  • Event signage
  • Linked shout-out on our social media pages with over 84,000 followers
Item No. 55636927
$7,500.00
Community Benefactor Membership

Benefits of a Community Benefactor Business Membership include:

  • Full-page (4.5" w x 7.5" h), color, outside back cover ad in The Carle's Special Program Book
  • Hyperlinked banner on The Carle's website
  • Listing on the Museum's Donor Wall
  • Free admission for all employees and immediate family
  • 25% employee discount at The Carle's award-winning book shop
  • 500 one-time Family Passes good for Museum admissions for two adults and up to four children (valued at $34.50 each)
  • 4 Tickets to the annual Carle Honors benefit gala and auction in New York City (valued at $700 each)
  • Event signage
  • Free use of The Carle and groups (restrictions apply)
  • Linked shout-out on our social media pages with over 84,000 followers
Item No. 49577892
$10,000.00