Membership

Join the Friends of Jefferson’s Poplar Forest! Show your support for Poplar Forest by becoming a member. Members are eligible for certain benefits throughout the year, as described below.

Scholar’s Society
$40 – $249
* Membership card good for unlimited admission for 2 adults and dependent children (excluding certain events)
* A subscription to Notes on the State of Poplar Forest, Poplar Forest’s semi-annual newsletter
* Monthly e-newsletter
* 10% Museum Shop discount

Burgess’s Society

$250 – $499
* All of the above benefits, plus:
* July 4th Celebration admission for two

Ambassador’s Society
$500 – $999
* All of the above benefits, plus:
* Poplar Forest Insights from the President
* July 4th Celebration admission for four

Governor’s Society
$1,000 – $2,499
* Membership card good for unlimited admission for 2 adults and dependent children (excluding certain events)
* A subscription to Notes on the State of Poplar Forest, Poplar Forest’s semi-annual newsletter
* Monthly e-newsletter
* 10% Museum Shop discount
* Two complimentary tickets to Conversations with Thomas Jefferson and our annual Thomas Jefferson Wine Festival.

Secretary of State’s Society
$2,500 – $4,999
* Membership card good for unlimited admission for 2 adults and dependent children (excluding certain events)
* A subscription to Notes on the State of Poplar Forest, Poplar Forest’s semi-annual newsletter
* Monthly e-newsletter
* 10% Museum Shop discount
* A private brunch at Poplar Forest hosted by Mr. Jefferson (Spring 2016) and behind-the-scenes update tours

President’s Society
$5,000 – $9,999
* Membership card good for unlimited admission for 2 adults and dependent children (excluding certain events)
* A subscription to Notes on the State of Poplar Forest, Poplar Forest’s semi-annual newsletter
* Monthly e-newsletter
* 10% Museum Shop discount
* Poplar Forest Retreat Weekend to include: Private dinner hosted by Mr. Jefferson (held in the cube-shaped dining room) breakfast with guest speaker, and behind-the-scenes update tours
* A complimentary Scholar’s Society membership to be given as a gift

Regent’s Society
$10,000 – $24,999
* Membership card good for unlimited admission for 2 adults and dependent children (excluding certain events)
* A subscription to Notes on the State of Poplar Forest, Poplar Forest’s semi-annual newsletter
* Monthly e-newsletter
* 10% Museum Shop discount
* Poplar Forest Retreat Weekend to include: Private dinner hosted by Mr. Jefferson (held in the cube-shaped dining room) breakfast with guest speaker, and behind-the-scenes update tours
* A complimentary Scholar’s Society membership to be given as a gift
* Opportunities to participate in advanced and reduced ticket prices for special events

The Thomas Jefferson Society
from $25,000
* Membership card good for unlimited admission for 2 adults and dependent children (excluding certain events)
* A subscription to Notes on the State of Poplar Forest, Poplar Forest’s semi-annual newsletter
* Monthly e-newsletter
* 10% Museum Shop discount
* Poplar Forest Retreat Weekend to include: Private dinner hosted by Mr. Jefferson (held in the cube-shaped dining room) breakfast with guest speaker, and behind-the-scenes update tours
* A complimentary Scholar’s Society membership to be given as a gift
* Exclusive, private house tour and wine or dessert reception for you and five of your guests

You can make a gift now or contact the Development Office at 434-534-8128 or development@poplarforest.org

We truly appreciate gifts of every amount that the Friends of Poplar Forest contribute every year. You are giving history a future at this National Historic Landmark. Thank you!