Join the Museum ... Become a Friend


As a Friend of the Haffenreffer Museum of Anthropology you support the museum's activities at every level.

Your membership helps to sponsor public programs, purchase special gifts for the museum, and provide matching funds for challenge grants made by state and federal granting agencies. In becoming a Friend of the Haffenreffer Museum of Anthropology, you help us to fulfill the Haffenreffer's mission.

Membership Benefits

  • All Friends of the Haffenreffer Museum of Anthropology receive FREE admission to the Haffenreffer Museum's gallery at Manning Hall on the Brown University campus in Providence, RI.
  • General Members also receive subscriptions to Contexts, our newsletter; advance announcements of exhibition openings, films, lectures, tours, and other events; a 10% discount on Museum shop purchases and free use of the Museum's library by appointment. Members also receive FREE or reduced admission rates to more than 200 ASTC partner museums and science centers in the U.S., Canada, and abroad (see below for more details).
  • Donors' Circle Members receive all the benefits of general membership plus additional benefits including free Haffenreffer Museum publications and invitations to VIP events.

Membership Categories

GENERAL MEMBERSHIPS

  • Brown/RISD students are now free!
    General membership benefits for Brown and RISD students, with photocopy of valid ID.
  • Student ($15)
    General membership benefits for students with photocopies of valid ID from any university or college other than Brown or RISD.
  • Individual ($25)
    General membership benefits for the member.
  • Dual/Couple ($30)
    General membership benefits for two named members.
  • Family ($35)
    General membership benefits for two adults and all of their children or grandchildren under the age of 18.

DONOR'S CIRCLE MEMBERSHIPS

  • Contributing ($50-99)
    Individual membership benefits.
  • Saville Society ($100-$249)
    Family membership benefits, one free Haffenreffer Museum publication, and invitations to special VIP events.*
  • Giddings Society ($250-$499)
    Family membership benefits, one free Haffenreffer Museum publication, and invitations to special VIP events.*
  • Mount Hope Society ($500-$999)
    Family membership benefits, one free Haffenreffer Museum publication, and invitations to special VIP events.*
  • Haffenreffer Society ($1000+)
    Family membership benefits, two free Haffenreffer Museum publications, and invitations to special VIP events.*

* Members of the Donors' Circle, above the Contributing level, are eligible to receive free publications each time they renew. You will receive a list of available publications upon receipt of your paid application for membership or renewal. You may elect, at your choice, to receive the publications or to have them sent, as gifts, to the person or institution of your choice.

  The Haffenreffer Museum is a member of the Association of Science - Technology Centers. Your HMA membership entitles you to admission to hundreds of other ASTC museums. Click here for a list of participating museums or visit the ASTC home page at astc.org.



Membership Application

Click here to print and fill out the membership form. We will send you our Friends Welcome Packet. Membership contributions are tax deductible.

Mail to:
Membership Department
Haffenreffer Museum of Anthropology
Brown University
300 Tower Street
Bristol, RI 02809

Call 401-863-5700 or email if you have membership questions.