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Membership and Giving Opportunities

 

In becoming a member of the Hofstra University Museum, you can support its mission as it "....advances knowledge and understanding through experiences with authentic works of art from the world's diverse cultures."

Click here to download a pdf of the membership brochure that can be printed, completed and returned to the Museum with membership dues.

ANNUAL MEMBERSHIP INCLUDES THE FOLLOWING BENEFITS:

INDIVIDUAL--$35
(*$30 educator/non-Hofstra student; *$25 current Hofstra parent/Hofstra alumnus/senior citizen; *10 current full-time Hofstra student)
(100 percent tax deductible)
  • Invitations to all exhibition receptions and special member previews
  • Monthly e-newsletter
  • Annual exhibition and program schedules
  • Free admission to all programs (lectures, workshops, concerts, poetry readings, and selected family programming)
  • Digital access to Museum collections objects
FAMILY/DUAL--$60
(*$40 Hofstra alumnus/senior citizen) (100 percent tax deductible)
  • All of the above benefits apply to two adults and two children (12 years of age and under) and free admission to ALL family programming
SUPPORTER--$150
($115 tax-deductible)
(*$125 Hofstra alumnus; $90 tax-deductible)
All of the above benefits, plus:
  • One pre-selected printed exhibition catalog per membership year
  • A membership card that denotes special reciprocal benefits at select museums across the country (listing provided)
SUSTAINER--$300
($265 tax-deductible)
(*$250 Hofstra alumnus; $215 tax-deductible)
All of the above benefits, plus:
  • One additional exhibition catalog per membership year
  • Behind-the-scenes tour of the Museum collections vault
FRIEND--$500 - 999
(All but $55 tax-deductible)
This level includes all of the above benefits and helps underwrite the conservation of collections objects. Members at this level are recognized in virtual and print donor recognition publications whenever newly conserved objects are exhibited. 
PATRON--$1,000 and up
(All but $295 tax-deductible)
This level includes all of the benefits of the Sustainer level and also provides for partial underwriting of select exhibitions. Donor recognition is included in all related exhibition publications, press releases, and other related marketing. 

*Must provide current and valid identification.
All memberships are in effect for one year.

OTHER GIVING OPPORTUNITIES

Deferred Giving Plans
The Hofstra University Museum can be designated as a beneficiary of your estate or other deferred gifts such as annuities, pooled income funds, and charitable remainder trusts.
Matching Gifts
Check with your employer’s human resources office for matching gift opportunities.
Friend of the Hofstra University Museum 
Enhance your membership contribution at any level with a gift of any amount to support your choice of educational programming, collections conservation, or original HUM exhbitions.

  • Converging Voices: Gender and Identity
  • Women in Contrast