Membership and Giving


Your membership helps to support the Dorsky Museum's exhibitions and educational programs.

All members receive:

  • Invitations to openings and special events at the Dorsky Museum
  • 20% discount on all Dorsky Museum publications and catalogues

Student: $10

Individual: $25

Dual/Household: $50

**Download the Membership Enrollment Form here.

Other levels of membership include the following additional benefits:

Donor: $100
($80 is tax-deductible)

  • All of the above PLUS
  • Campus parking permit
  • Enrollment in North American Reciprocal Membership Program
    (Member benefits and free/reduced admission in cooperating museums in the U.S. and Canada)

Sponsor: $250
($210 is tax-deductible)

  • All of the above PLUS
  • Your choice of a Dorsky Museum exhibition catalogue or poster
  • Recognition on annual contributors list

Patron: $500
($435 is tax-deductible)

  • All of the above PLUS
  • A gift membership for the individual of your choice

Benefactor: $1,000
($875 is tax-deductible)

  • All of the above PLUS
  • Recognition on major donors lobby plaque
  • Complimentary copies of Dorsky Museum publications for the previous year
  • Invitation to Benefactor/Director's Circle private reception and exhibition tour

Director's Circle: $2,500
($2225 is tax-deductible)

  • All of the above PLUS
  • Dinner with the Director or Curator for you and four guests



Gifts to the museum may be made in a variety of forms, including cash, securities, and real estate, or through planned gifts, such as bequests and life income agreements through the SUNY New Paltz Foundation, Inc. For more information about making a gift to New Paltz, please visit the Foundation's web site.

Cash Gifts

To use your credit card, call Lisa Blume, Director of Business Operations at (845) 257-3364, or use our secure online donation form.

Send a check

Make your check or money order payable to: SUNY New Paltz Foundation
Mail to:

Samuel Dorsky Museum of Art
Attn: Memberships
SUNY New Paltz
1 Hawk Drive
New Paltz, NY  12561-2443

Additional ways to give:

* Charitable Trusts and Charitable Gift Annuities

* Gifts by Will

* A Perpetual Fund

* A Residuary Bequest

* A Percentage Bequest

* Lifetime Gift & Income Opportunities

* Tangible gifts, Securities, Real Estate, and Planned Gifts


For additional information, please contact the

Office of Development
SUNY New Paltz Foundation
1 Hawk Drive
New Paltz, NY 12561-2443,

Or Toll-free at 1-877-429-5001, locally at 845-257-3240, or via e-mail at


The SUNY New Paltz Foundation encourages you to consult a tax advisor or attorney when considering any planned gift.

Gifts to SUNY New Paltz are tax-deductible to the full extent of the Internal Revenue Code.

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