Join a community of inspiring people who care about the American landscape and support this special place where American art was born. Become a member online now or call Max at 518.943.7465 ext. 4.

Member Benefits

Save the Date: Members at all levels are invited to preview the 2018 special exhibition.

Friday, April 27 & Saturday, April 28 | Preview the special exhibition Picturesque and Sublime from 11 am to 2 pm in Thomas Cole’s New Studio. Please check in at the Visitor Center to obtain your preview passes.

Individuals $50 • Dual/Contributors $100

Members form the backbone of the organization and enjoy free admission to the Thomas Cole site, discounts on programs and shop merchandise, an invitation for two to members’ events, a subscription to the newsletter and more.

Sponsors $250

In addition to the membership benefits listed above, Sponsors receive one select Thomas Cole Historic Site publication and four free guest passes.

Friends $500

All of the above plus free admission for two to all Thomas Cole public programs such as lectures and hikes, additional guest passes, and an additional invitation for two to members’ events.

Benefactors $1,000

Members at the Benefactor level are especially committed to continuing the legacy of Thomas Cole and enjoy exclusive Benefactors events and communications.

Kindred Spirits

The Kindred Spirits Society brings together enthusiasts of American art and Thomas Cole’s revolutionary creativity in support of this place where American art was born. Their generosity supports all aspects of the organization including education, scholarship and preservation.

Activities include exclusive curatorial tours of special exhibitions and private events with lecturers.

Annual dues start at $2,500 and all donations are tax-deductible to the full extent of the law. For inquiries call Jennifer at 518.943.7465 x 6 or email

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