Facebooktwittergoogle_pluspinterestFacebooktwittergoogle_pluspinterest

Member of the Month:  Susan E. Eckert

As a longtime member of LIM, I am honored to be the Member of the Month. Executive Director Neil Watson has done an incredible job of incorporating all of the arts, as well as encouraging participation by artists, residents and businesses in the community, in its programs. The addition of sculpture on the grounds is very inviting. And as a site for the Stony Brook concerts and Port Jefferson Film Documentaries, LIM further showcases what the museum and the region offer.

LIM’s exhibits are outstanding and Joshua Ruff does a fantastic job curating shows ranging from retrospectives of certain artists, architecture and design to the recent 60s exhibit. (I went to the Beatles 1965 concert at Shea and still have my ticket – which at $5.65 was a bargain.) Having been to the Judith & Gerson Leiber Museum in East Hampton, I look forward to seeing their show opening this month at LIM.

When I worked for an organization providing programs and services for people with disabilities, I was asked by the museum staff to solicit volunteers from the agency to tour its facilities to evaluate accessibility for people with mobility and sight/hearing issues, as well as the ease of maneuvering a wheelchair. Their suggestions and comments were welcomed.

As a legislative aide to Suffolk County Legislator Rob Trotta, I was thrilled that LIM accepted my invitation to participate in his Senior Information Fair at Fairfield St. James to promote their programs.

I also enjoy the museum’s many bus trips. I feel that LIM demonstrates that collaboration with other institutions and connecting with the community is the key to preserving and promoting the arts in the 21st Century.

Be part of the LIM experience!
Museum membership supports the Long Island Museum’s mission and gives you access to engaging exhibitions, compelling lectures and programs, entertaining concerts and events, and so much more! Consider becoming a museum supporter, or renewing your membership at one of our many member levels:

LIMarts ($75)

To enhance and support the artistic wealth that is prevalent on Long Island, the LIM has created a special membership opportunity, LIMarts: a collaborative arts group, designed for visual artists and artisans interested in creating a forum within our community where they can show and share their work.   As a member of the LIMarts, you will be entitled to benefits, including:

    • Free unlimited general museum membership for one year
    • Special invitations to exclusive events and receptions
    • Exclusive entrance into annual exhibition for members of LIMarts
    • Workshops and educational programs*
    • Networking opportunities
    • Two one-time guest free admission passes
    • 10% discount on Long Island Museum merchandise
    • Personalized membership card

*additional fees may apply

LIMarts Members

Individual ($40)

    • Free unlimited general admission for one year
    • Invitations to special exhibition receptions
    • 10% discount on Long Island Museum merchandise
    • Member-only discount on selected programs for adults and children
    • 2 one-time guest admission passes
    • Personalized membership card

Family ($60)

    • All Individual benefits, plus:
    • Free admission for children 18 and under
    • Complimentary admission for your immediate family to Family Fun Days
    • Additional membership card

Contributor ($100)

    • All Family benefits, plus:
    • 6 one-time guest admission passes

Sponsor ($250)

  • All Contributor benefits, plus:
  • 10 one-time guest admission passes

Patron ($500)

    • All Sponsor benefits, plus:
    • Complimentary registration for 2 classes/workshops
    • Special invitation to VIP reception
    • 15 one-time guest admission passes

President’s Council ($1,000)

Join a distinct list of President’s Council Members and enjoy all Patron benefits plus:

    • Special invitations to participate in exclusive events and tours throughout the year
    • 20 one-time guest admission passes

Senior, Age 62+ ($25)

      • Enjoy all the Individual member benefits

Family Senior ($45)

      • Enjoy all the Family Member benefits

Student, Full-Time ($25)

  • Enjoy all the Individual Member benefits

Smithsonian Affiliate

As a Long Island Museum Member, you can add extra value to your membership and become an Affiliate Member of the Smithsonian Institution. For an additional $20, you’ll receive:

    • A one-year subscription to either Smithsonian Magazine or Air & Space Magazine
    • Exclusive travel and study opportunities from Smithsonian Journeys
    • Free admission to the Smithsonian’s Cooper Hewitt, National Design Museum in New York City
    • 10% discount on Smithsonian merchandise

To add this feature to your LIM membership, please call the Membership Department at (631) 751-0066 x246 or e-mail lwhiffen@longislandmuseum.org.

Library Partner Membership

By partnering with the Long Island Museum, libraries can provide a unique educational opportunity to their patrons.  Library Partner membership is $300 per year and benefits include:

    • A free unlimited general admission “family membership” card (in name of Library) for one year.  To be used as a circulated card by library patrons.  This includes free admission for two adults and children 18 and under.
    • 10% discount on museum merchandise to bearer of membership card
    • One courtesy guest lecture at library featuring museum curatorial or education staff
    • Special Business Member facility rental rates.

Please contact Membership Department at (631) 751-0066 x246 or lwhiffen@longislandmuseum for more information.

Corporate/Business Membership

Business membership recognizes your company’s commitment to the quality of life in our communities and gives your company increased recognition throughout Long Island.  Please contact Membership Department at (631) 751-0066 x246 or lwhiffen@longislandmuseum.org for more information.