New York chapter of the Loren Eiseley Leadership Giving Society

Penn Museum recently debuted a New York chapter of the Loren Eiseley Leadership Giving Society to further honor Loren Eiseley’s ideals and sustain his cherished Museum.


Join Us!

Inaugural members of the new, New York Chapter of the Loren Eiseley Leadership Giving Society to enjoy the following annual privileges:

Bronze Circle $1,500-$2,499
All but $410 tax deductible

  • Invitation to view a collection in a private home or behind-the-scenes guided museum tour with a cocktail and hors d'oeuvres reception in NYC
  • Invitations to two special lectures by senior Museum curators in NYC
  • Invitation to annual LES cocktail and dinner event in Philadelphia with special lecture or exhibition preview
  • Recognition in the Penn Museum's Annual Report, website and on special signage at the Museum
  • Personal assistance from Development staff, in providing information and arranging ticket reservations, when planning a Penn Museum visit
  • Reciprocal free admission to 600 museums throughout the United States and Canada
  • Unlimited, free general admission to the Penn Museum
  • Three issues of renowned Expedition magazine per year mailed to your home
  • 15% discount at the Shops and 10% discount at the Museum's Pepper Mill Café

Young Alumni Memberships are available at the Bronze Circle:

      • $1,000 for alumni 5-9 years from graduation
      • $500 for alumni 0-4 years from graduation

Silver Circle $2,500-$4,999
All but $410 tax deductible

  • All benefits of the LES/NYC Bronze Circle
  • Personal recommendations from Penn Museum curators on special exhibitions in the NYC area each year

Gold Circle $5,000-$9,999
All but $410 tax deductible

  • All benefits of the LES/NYC Silver Circle
  • Opportunity to designate half your contribution to an upcoming exhibition at the Penn Museum and be acknowledged in associated exhibition recognition
  • Personal tour of your designated exhibition with the curator

Platinum Circle $10,000-$24,999
All but $470 tax deductible

  • All benefits of the LES/NYC Gold Circle
  • Invitation to a private lunch or dinner with the curator of a section of your choosing for a personal update on current projects and future plans

Director's Circle $25,000 and above
All but $470 tax deductible

  • All benefits of the LES/NYC Platinum Circle
  • Opportunity to accompany the Director or a senior curator on a custom-itinerary trip to a Penn Museum-associated archaeological site

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