Liberty League Individual Giving

When you join the National Liberty Museum’s Liberty League, you join a community of inspired citizens who care about critical, timely issues of liberty in our community and around the world and are committed to helping our next generation of adults become empathetic and responsible leaders. Your generous annual gift provides vital, unrestricted financial contributions for our mission and community programs.

Choose a level that works for you and enjoy privileges including invitations to major NLM events, behind the scenes opportunities and special recognition. Contact Peggy Sweeney at psweeney@libertymuseum.org or call 215-925-2800, ext.116.

  1. Friend of Liberty

    For an annual gift of $1,500–$2,499, you will enjoy the following privileges:

    • Invitation for two to our annual donor appreciation holiday party
    • Unlimited admission for two individuals (and children within household)
    • Exclusive members-only programs and lectures throughout the year
    • Invitations to exhibition previews
    • Free family programs for kids of all ages
    • 10% discount in the NLM Market
    • Inclusion in our donor recognition materials
  2. Supporter of Liberty

    For an annual gift of $2,500–$4,999, you will enjoy all Friend of Liberty privileges, plus:

    • Opportunity to host a small private event or meeting at the NLM with 25% rental fee discount
    • Public recognition onsite at the NLM and in our donor recognition materials
    • Opportunity for a customized private tour for you and up to ten guests
    • One complimentary yearlong membership ($250 Associate level) for you to give to a friend
  3. Steward of Liberty

    For an annual gift of $5,000–$9,999, you will enjoy all Supporter of Liberty privileges, plus:

    • Opportunity to host an private event or meeting, small- or large-scale, at the NLM with 25% rental fee discount
    • Personal tour of the NLM with our leadership for you and up to 10 of your guests
    • Ability to bring two additional guests to all membership events
  4. Patron of Liberty

    For an annual gift of $10,000–$14,999, you will enjoy all Steward of Liberty privileges, plus:

    • Named sponsor of a school scholarship program at the NLM and opportunity to meet our students
    • Yearlong 25% rental fee discount for any events or meetings
    • 2 guest tickets to our premier Glass Auction & Gala
    • Unlimited tickets to the Museum for you and your guests
  5. Leader of Liberty

    For an annual gift of $15,000-$24,999, you will enjoy all Patron of Liberty privileges, plus:

    • Named sponsor of a Leader of Liberty NLM exhibit during the term of your philanthropic partnership
    • VIP guest seating for 2 at our premier Glass Auction & Gala
    • Discounts on Travel by NLM domestic and international VIP travel opportunities
  6. Benefactor of Liberty

    For an annual gift of $25,000-$49,999, you will enjoy all Leader of Liberty privileges, plus:

    • Exclusive named school sponsor of yearlong Young Heroes Club program
    • VIP guest seating for 4 at our premier Glass Auction & Gala
    • Host your private events or meeting at the NLM event spaces with no rental fee (whenever space is available)
  7. Hero of Liberty

    For an annual gift of $50,000 or more, you will enjoy all Benefactor of Liberty privileges, plus:

    • Named sponsor of a significant Benefactor of Liberty NLM exhibit during the term of your philanthropic partnership
    • VIP guest seating for 4 at our premier Glass Auction & Gala
    • Prominent recognition for public programming at the NLM, such as free admission days

The Treachery of Images,
an Exhibit of Glass Pipes

Opening on Friday, April 7, this new temporary exhibit will showcase works that traditionally have been marginalized as “functional” glass art due to their association with an illicit activity. The “Treachery of Images” Exhibit embraces both the technical and social challenges of this art form by celebrating the unconventional designs and amazing craftsmanship of glass pipemakers. The work shown here, Freija by Banjo and Snic Barnes, is one of dozens of works that will be on display. Click here to learn more.

Transparency,
An LGBT+ Glass Art Exhibition

Opening on Friday, June 2 to coincide with “LGBT Pride Month,” this will be the nation’s FIRST museum exhibit of studio glass works produced exclusively by artists of the LGBT+ community. It will showcase the diverse subjects, methods, and styles explored by these artists. The work shown here by Pearl Dick will be among dozens of works on display. Click here to learn more.

Free Indie Lens Pop-Up Film Festival... RSVP today!

Indie Lens Pop-Up is a neighborhood series that brings people together for FREE film screenings and community-driven conversations. Four films are scheduled for the coming months. After each FREE screening, we will host a thought-provoking panel discussion. Learn more and RSVP Today!

Lectures on Important Foreign Policy Issues

The National Liberty Museum co-sponsors and hosts a series of lectures on important foreign policy issues. Click here to learn about the upcoming event on May 2.

TD Bank Young Heroes Awards... Nominate someone today!

Nominations for our 2017 TD Bank Young Heroes Award are now open. Each year, we look for young people who have championed liberty through civic engagement, resolving conflicts respectfully, promoting diversity, and demonstrating leadership in their school or community. Learn more and submit your nomination today!

NLM's 2017 Glass Auction & Gala

This year’s GLASS AUCTION & GALA will be held Saturday evening, October 7 at the Sheraton Philadelphia Downtown Hotel, 201 N 17th St, Philadelphia, PA. An outstanding collection of art is being assembled. Sponsorships are available. Our 2017 "Heroes of Liberty" are Stephen & Sandy Sheller. The artist honoree is Pearl Dick from Chicago. Click here for more information.

NLM Travel is headed to Wisconsin

Join the NLM on an arts-filled tour of parts of Wisconsin, Sept. 6-11, 2017. From Milwaukee’s art museums, to private collections, to a stop in beautiful Door County, which juts directly into Lake Michigan, you’ll follow host Arlene Silvers for a one-of-a-kind experience. Click here for more information.