Become a Member

Help us preserve local history!

By becoming a member of the Shaker Historical Society, you help sustain our 73-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 apply with COVID-19 guidelines.

Individual — $40

  • Free or reduced prices for special exhibits and programs

  • 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

Family — $70

  • Free or reduced prices for special exhibits and programs

  • 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


Clark-Lee Freeway — $100

  • Free or reduced prices for special exhibits and programs

  • 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


Elizabeth Nord — $150

  • Free or reduced prices for special exhibits and programs

  • 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


Myers Family — $250

  • Free or reduced prices for special exhibits and programs

  • 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


Van Sweringen — $500

  • Free or reduced prices for special exhibits and programs

  • 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

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.