Learn About Membership

Take the first step to getting involved with the Thomas Cole National Historic Site. Become a member online or by downloading a printer friendly membership form and sending it by mail or by fax. From all of the Thomas Cole staff, trustees and volunteers, thank you for your support.


Special Online Offer

When you join as a new member and mention this offer, we will send you the catalogue for our 2014 exhibition "Master, Mentor, Master: Thomas Cole & Frederic Church" as our gift to you.


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Benefits of Membership

Individual $50-$99

  • Free admission for tours of the site during regular hours of operation, including admission to special exhibitions, the Old Studio and the Main House.
  • Invitations to exhibition openings, the annual holiday party, and other events throughout the year.
  • Discount on programs such as hikes, symposiums, classes and lectures.
  • 10% discount on all items in our gift shop.
  • A subscription to the members' newsletter.

Dual/Family $100-$249

All of the above plus:

  •  A second membership card and optional membership cards for members' children.

Sponsor $250-$499

All of the above plus:

  • One free book selected by Thomas Cole staff each year.
  • Four free guest passes.

Patron $500-$999

All of the above plus:

  • Free admission for two to all Thomas Cole public programs including lectures and hikes.
  • Complementary tour admission for two people when accompanied by Patron member.
  • An additional invitation for two people to members' opening receptions.
  • Two additional guest passes.

Benefactor $1000-$2499

All of the above plus:

  • Private preview tours of exhibitions.
  • A private tour of the Main House and Old Studio with four guests by appointment.
  • Invitations to special Benefactor events and programs.

Fellow $2500-$4999

All of the above plus:

  • A highlighted listing in the annual report.
  • The opportunity to host a private event at the Thomas Cole Historic Site.

Angel $5000 +

All of the above plus:

  • A free ticket to heaven.

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Download a printable form to mail or fax