Membership

Become an inaugural member of Planet Word! Members of our Word Association support the museum’s mission — to inspire and renew a love of words, language, and reading — while also enjoying exclusive benefits and special access to programs and events.

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General Memberships

Dual | $75

  • Invitations to members-only events and programs
  • Members-only presale, which gives you the ability to purchase or reserve two tickets, per event, for select programs
  • Priority seating for two at select programs, per event (must RSVP)
  • 10% discount at the gift shop, Present Perfect

Household | $125

All of the benefits of the Dual level, plus:

  • Members-only presale, which gives you the ability to purchase or reserve two additional tickets (four in all), per event, for select programs
  • Priority seating for two additional people (four in all) at select programs, per event (must RSVP)
  • Invitation for four people to attend pre-event programming to meet a speaker

Orator | $250

All of the benefits of the Household level, plus:

  • Members-only presale, which gives you the ability to purchase or reserve two additional tickets (six in all), per event, for select programs
  • Priority seating for two additional people (six in all) at select programs, per event (must RSVP)
  • Free member-exclusive giveaway item

Author | $500

All of the benefits of the Orator level, plus:

  • Members-only presale, which gives you the ability to purchase or reserve two additional tickets (eight in all), per event, for select programs
  • Priority seating for two additional people (eight in all) at select programs, per event (must RSVP)
  • Invitations to special VIP events and meet-the-speaker opportunities

Reader | $1,000

All of the benefits of the Author level, plus:

  • Members-only presale, which gives you the ability to purchase or reserve two additional tickets (ten in all), per event, for select programs
  • Priority seating for two additional people (ten in all) at select programs, per event (must RSVP)
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Director’s Circle

Poet Laureate | $2,500

  • Invitations to members-only events and programs
  • Members-only presale, which gives you the ability to purchase or reserve twelve tickets, per event, for select programs
  • Priority seating for twelve at select programs, per event (must RSVP)
  • 15% discount at the gift shop, Present Perfect
  • Free member-exclusive giveaway item
  • Invitations to special VIP events and meet-the-speaker opportunities
  • Private staff-led tour for up to five guests

 

Advocate | $5,000

All of the benefits of the Poet Laureate level, plus:

  • Members-only presale, which gives you the ability to purchase or reserve two additional tickets (fourteen in all), per event, for select programs
  • Priority seating for two additional people (fourteen in all) at select programs, per event (must RSVP)

Benefactor | $10,000

All of the benefits of the Advocate level, plus:

  • Members-only presale, which gives you the ability to purchase or reserve two additional tickets (sixteen in all), per event, for select programs
  • Priority seating for two additional people (sixteen in all) at select programs, per event (must RSVP)
  • Lunch with the Founder

We like to give our Directors Circle members a more personal touch. If you’re interested in joining at these levels, please email us at giving@planetwordmuseum.org so we can get to know you!

 

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  • Did you know?

    The 10 most-used letters in English are E, A, R, I, O, T, N, S, L, and C.
  • Did you know?

    A “deipnosophist” is a person who’s really good at making conversation at the dinner table.
  • Did you know?

    Eels, llamas, and aardvarks, ooh my! In English, there are only four letters that appear as double letters at the beginning of a word: “A,” “E,” “L,” and “O.”
  • How do you get a dog to stop eating your books?

    Take the words right out of its mouth!
  • What's the difference between a cat and a comma?

    A cat has claws at the end of its paws, but a comma’s a pause at the end of a clause.
  • Did you know?

    A “deipnosophist” is a person who’s really good at making conversation at the dinner table.
  • Riddle me this

    What starts with an e, ends with an e, and contains just one letter? (Answer: An envelope!)
  • Riddle me this

    What begins with a t, ends with a t, and has t in it? (Answer: A teapot!)
  • Riddle me this

    What’s in centuries, hours, and years, but not minutes, days, or seconds? (Answer: The letter R!)
  • Quote them on it

    “Outside of a dog, a book is a man’s best friend. Inside of a dog, it’s too dark to read.” — Groucho Marx
  • Quote them on it

    “The past is always tense, the future perfect.” — Zadie Smith
  • Quote them on it

    “If there is a book that you want to read, but it hasn't been written yet, you must be the one to write it.” — Toni Morrison
  • Quote them on it

    "If you talk to a man in a language he understands, that goes to his head. If you talk to him in his language, that goes to his heart." — Nelson Mandela