Membership

If you are not already a member, we invite you to take this opportunity to select the category appropriate to your interests. Members at every level enjoy free admission to the exhibits, lectures and demonstrations as well as discounts in our gift shop.

Join Online Now!

You can join online right now, or, if you prefer, simply print this form (PDF), indicate your membership choice and send it along with payment to Nantucket Lightship Basket Museum P.O. Box 2517 Nantucket, MA 02584. We thank you for supporting our mission of preserving Nantucket’s rich history of basket making, supporting scholarship of this art form and encouraging and mentoring new generations of lightship basket makers.

Annual membership categories

Youth $5 (14 or younger)

  • Free admission to museum for one person
  • Free admission to weekly lecture series
  • 10% discount on gift shop items

(100% is tax deductible)

Individual $40

  • Free admission for one person
  • Free admission to weekly lecture series
  • 10% discount on gift shop items

(100% is tax deductible)

Family $100 / Island Family $85
(Primary residence must be Nantucket)

  • All of the benefits of Individual membership, plus
  • Free admission for up to 4 family members
  • 2 complimentary one-time guest passes

(100% is tax deductible)

South Shoal Friend $500

  • All of the benefits of Family membership, plus
  • 4 complimentary one-time guest passes
  • Admission to preview night at Annual Yard Sale

(100% is tax deductible)

Patron $1,000

  • All of the benefits of South Shoal Friend, plus
  • Unlimited guests
  • Guided preview tour of exhibit
  • Free/reduced admission to special lectures and events

(98% is tax deductible)

Weavers’ Guild $5,000

  • All of the benefits of Patron, plus
  • Morning coffee for up to 10 in season at the museum (contact museum for date and time)

(98% is tax deductible)

Ivory Circle $10,000+

  • All of the benefits of Weavers’ Guild, plus
  • The first year this category is reached, your name will be displayed on an ivory quarterboard in the museum

(96% is tax deductible)