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About Revolution Society & George Washington Council

Learn more about the benefits of membership at the Museum's leadership levels.

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Revolution Society

Contributions from this most dedicated group of advocates enable the Museum to secure our future, sustain our programs, and foster new initiatives that are core to our mission. Through annual gifts of $1,000-$4,999, Revolution Society members experience the Museum in a new way with special programs, first looks, and behind the scenes access. 

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George Washington Council

George Washington Council members are loyal and generous Museum patrons who share a passion for America’s founding. Their annual gifts of $5,000-plus sustain the Museum and advance its vision for the future.

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For more information contact our Leadership Giving team at 267.579.3364 or [email protected].

Revolution Society Benefactor

$1,000

All Revolution Society membership benefits for two adults, which includes:

  • Complimentary priority access to the Museum for you and your guests
  • Complimentary access to all Read the Revolution Speaker Series lectures and private author receptions prior to each lecture
  • Invitations to special exhibition opening receptions
  • Invitations to Founding Footnotes, our intimate online conversations with curators and historians
  • Educator-led private tours (upon request)
  • Recognition on annual donor wall and in annual report
  • Up to 6 complimentary guest passes

Revolution Society Fellow

$2,500

All Revolution Society Benefactor benefits for two adults, plus:

  • Curator-led tours
  • Up to 10 complimentary guest passes
  • Dedicated staff assistance to meet all of your Museum needs
  • Invitations to exclusive trips with Museum experts and fellow leadership supporters

George Washington Council Member

$5,000

All Revolutionary Society benefits for two adults, plus:

  • An invitation for two to our signature donor event, the George Washington Council Dinner
  • Private author receptions before each Read the Revolution Speaker Series lecture
  • Unlimited complimentary admission to all Museum Programs
  • 10% discount on Museum event rentals
  • Invitations to exclusive trips with Museum experts and fellow leadership supporters

George Washington Council Vice Chair

From $10,000 (all but $606 is tax deductible)

All Revolution Society benefits for two adults, plus:

  • An invitation for two to our signature donor event, the George Washington Council Dinner
  • Private author receptions before each Read the Revolution Speaker Series lecture
  • Unlimited complimentary admission to all Museum Programs
  • 10% discount on Museum event rentals
  • Invitations to exclusive trips with Museum experts and fellow leadership supporters

George Washington Council Co-Chair

From $25,000 (all but $756 is tax deductible)

All George Washington Council Vice Chair benefits for two adults, plus:

  • Private tour and dinner with Dr. R. Scott Stephenson, President & CEO (upon request)
  • Enjoy additional curated Museum experiences throughout the year
  • Invitations to exclusive trips with Museum experts and fellow leadership supporters
  • Learn more about additional sponsorship opportunities by scheduling a visit with the Leadership Giving team at [email protected]

Travel with the Museum

Learn more about exclusive travel opportunities for Revolution Society and George Washington Council members.

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Travel with Museum Experts & Fellow Supporters

Travel with Museum experts and fellow supporters at the leadership level to see the sights where the Revolutionary generation witnessed and sparked America’s experiment in liberty, equality, and self-government, and discover the relevance of these historic people and places today. 

Upcoming Trip: At Home with Washington
Join an overnight trip to George Washington’s Mount Vernon in Virginia from Friday, May 3 to Saturday, May 4, 2024. Experience Mount Vernon as never before with access to experts on American history, art, historic preservation, archaeology, whiskey, and more! 

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Countdown to the 250th: Special Preview of The Declaration's Journey

George Washington Council and Revolution Society members are invited to an exclusive evening presentation and reception to learn about the Museum’s plans for the 250th anniversary of the nation’s founding and The Declaration's Journey exhibit.

Inside the Declaration of Independence gallery featuring a copy of the Declaration of Independence

Join Us March 26

George Washington Council and Revolution Society members are invited to an exclusive evening presentation and reception on Tuesday, March 26, hosted by Museum President and CEO Dr. R. Scott Stephenson to learn about the Museum’s plans for the 250th anniversary of the nation’s founding and special exhibit, The Declaration’s Journey, opening in Fall 2025.

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