Membership

For more information, please contact:
Tiffany FitzGerald
Membership and Annual Fund Manager
(202) 675-0359
tfitzgerald@folger.edu

February is membership month at the Folger, and it’s the perfect time to join as a new member. With memberships starting at $75, Friends of the Folger receive discounts on tickets and merchandise in our gift shop, a subscription to Folger Magazine, and invitations to exclusive member events throughout the year—including our Member Appreciation Weekend coming up on March 27 and 28!

Plus, those who join by February 28 will be entered to win an invitation for two to Folger Theatre’s exclusive opening night performance of Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead on May 18.

Best of all, you’ll be providing fundamental support that helps us continue advancing knowledge and the arts. There’s simply never been a better time to join! For more information about Friends of the Folger giving levels, membership benefits, and drawing eligibility,  please visit our Friends of the Folger page or contact Tiffany FitzGerald at (202) 675-0359.


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
Member events offer behind-the-scenes access and opportunities to fully immerse yourself in the life of the institution.

Annual giving
Gifts to the Annual Giving Campaign further the Folger’s mission and can be designated to support your favorite programs.