AS OF AUGUST 20, 2020, WE ARE ACCEPTING A LIMITED NUMBER OF NEW MEMBER FAMILIES. MEMBERS ARE ENTITLED TO TWO, TWO-HOUR PLAY SESSIONS EACH MONTH WHILE WE ARE CLOSED TO THE PUBLIC.  THE PLAY SESSIONS ARE FOR YOUR FAMILY ONLY.  YOU MAY INVITE GUESTS FOR A $2 PER GUEST FEE. 

YOU MUST ATTEND AN ORIENTATION PRIOR TO SCHEDULING TIME AT THE MUSEUM. ORIENTATION CAN BE VIRTUAL OR IN PERSON. FAMILIES MUST COMMIT TO STAFFING THE MUSEUM ONCE WE RE-OPEN TO THE PUBLIC. MEMBERSHIP WILL BE TERMINATED IMMEDIATELY UPON FAILURE TO STAFF THE MUSEUM. 

Membership Benefits

Unlimited access to the museum for member families during normal operating hours

Free access to programming (Does not include supply costs)

Museum rentals - Outside of regular operating hours, 3 hours for $35

Free coffee and use of the museum refrigerator

Maternity Leave of 3 months if needed

Membership Responsibilities

  • TEMPORARILY PAUSED DUE TO COVID.

  • Working a full 2-hour 30 minute shift, or two 1-hour fifteen minute half shifts.  Generally, two members work each shift.  Responsibilities include collecting visitor fees and monitoring exhibits. Children may accompany the member working the shift. Members sometimes split shifts because of infant needs, alternate shifts with spouses, and take maternity leave. More details can be found in this document.

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  • Leading or co-leading a program - Programming is important and leading a program is an excellent way to participate.  Members can team together and can be accompanied by their children.

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  • As-Needed Tasks - There are other ways to participate. Create an activity for the art studio. Clean or organize. If you have an idea just tell us about it. Or just ask.

A single membership applies to a whole family, including grandparents, grandchildren and greats for one year.  Membership is available in two tiers. The tiers have different prices and participation requirements.  We are trying to build in flexibility to accommodate variance in schedules, means, and talents. 

 

Apply Now for a Regular Membership. 

Sponsored Membership

We have a limited number of sponsored memberships available for families in special circumstances. The cost of these memberships has been covered by donors. Sponsored memberships must be approved by a vote of the Board.

Sponsored members enjoy all the benefits but also assume the responsibilities of Tier 1 members.

Apply Now for a Sponsored Membership