Explore your love of Shakespeare as a member in the Friends of the Folger, and join a celebrated center for learning and the arts. The Folger preserves and shares the world’s largest collection of Shakespeare materials through exhibitions, lectures, and inspiring performances of music and theater.
Members enjoy special opportunities to engage with preeminent scholars, curators, and artists while sustaining scholarly and cultural activities that uphold Shakespeare’s legacy for future generations.
Find out more about becoming a member, and the benefits that come with joining us:
Friends of the Folger
Experience the Folger in the best way possible—as a valued member!
The Renaissance Circles
Learn more about the Folger’s leadership donors, the Renaissance Circles.
Member events offer behind-the-scenes access and opportunities to fully immerse yourself in the life of the institution.
Gifts to the Annual Giving Campaign further the Folger’s mission and can be designated to support your favorite programs.