Membership

Help us preserve local history!

By becoming a member of the Shaker Historical Society, you help sustain our 75-year history of quality programming, exhibits, events, and collections that tell the story of our Shaker Heights legacy. SHS would not exist without the support of our generous members!

*Please note that some of the member benefits listed below, such as private tours and rentals, may have to be adjusted to comply with COVID-19 guidelines.

Memberships expire a year from when you join or renew!

Family level and above can name up to two adults to be connected to their membership. Include the name(s) to be added to cards below when renewing or joining. Please note that only the first name will be on printed on cards for Individual level memberships.

If you have any questions about your membership, please email director@shakerhistory.org.

Individual — $40

  • Free or reduced prices for special exhibits and programs (summer camps not included)

  • Early notice of events

  • Exclusive access to members-only programs

  • Access to our lending library

  • Quarterly e-newsletter, The Journal

  • 10% discount in the Spirit Tree Gift Shop

  • 10% discount on research/image requests

  • $40 tax-deductible

Family — $70

  • Free or reduced prices for special exhibits, programs, and summer camps

  • Early notice of events

  • Exclusive access to members-only programs

  • Access to our lending library

  • Quarterly e-newsletter, The Journal

  • 10% discount in the Spirit Tree Gift Shop

  • 10% discount on research/image requests

  • $70 tax-deductible


Clark-Lee Freeway — $100

  • Free or reduced prices for special exhibits, programs, and summer camps

  • Early notice of events

  • Exclusive access to members-only programs

  • Access to our lending library

  • Quarterly e-newsletter, The Journal

  • 10% discount in the Spirit Tree Gift Shop

  • 15% discount on research/image requests

  • $75 tax-deductible


Elizabeth Nord — $150

  • Free or reduced prices for special exhibits, programs, and summer camps

  • Early notice of events

  • Exclusive access to members-only programs

  • Access to our lending library

  • Quarterly e-newsletter, The Journal

  • 10% discount in the Spirit Tree Gift Shop

  • 20% discount on research/image requests

  • $124 tax-deductible


Myers Family — $250

  • Free or reduced prices for special exhibits, programs, and summer camps

  • Early notice of events

  • Exclusive access to members-only programs

  • Access to our lending library

  • Quarterly e-newsletter, The Journal

  • 10% discount in the Spirit Tree Gift Shop

  • 30% discount on research/image requests

  • Private guided tour of SHS for up to 10 people

  • $143 tax-deductible


Van Sweringen — $500

  • Free or reduced prices for special exhibits, programs, and summer camps

  • Early notice of events

  • Exclusive access to members-only programs

  • Access to our lending library

  • Quarterly e-newsletter, The Journal

  • 10% discount in the Spirit Tree Gift Shop

  • 40% discount on research/image requests

  • Private guided tour of SHS for up to 10 people

  • Free three hour private rental of the Myers Mansion within the membership year

  • $192 tax-deductible