Annual Supporting Memberships:
Individual - $25.00
Family - $35.00
Friend - $100.00
After Two Year's Hiatus from COVID -- Memberships are Back!
New levels and additional benefits!
All member levels are invited to our (10/8/22) Annual Member/Donor Benefit.
All member levels receive a 10% discount on gift shop purchases.
$30 Individual. Free individual admission throughout the year.
$50 Family. Free admission for family members throughout the year.
$100 Friend. Free admission for family and friends throughout the year.
$250 Sponsor. Free admission for family and friends throughout the year. A private tour of Bloomsbury.
$500 Patron. Free admission for family and friends throughout the year. A private tour of Bloomsbury and have a private viewing of the Museum Collection not on exhibit.
$1000 Patriot. Free admission for family and friends throughout the year. A private tour of Bloomsbury; a private viewing of the Museum Collection not on exhibit; attend special presentations at the museum; and hold one event at Bloomsbury without paying the venue fee (member is responsible for all other contracted services such as food, tents, etc.).
*No discounts for the October Annual Antiques Appraisal Fair
Some of our Past Events:
Past authors include: Bert Dunkerly, Mark Block, Bill Welsh, Philip Bigler, Henry Wiencek, Linda Salisbury, Dr. Alan Gropman, David Goetz, Carolyn Jones Elstner, Dr. Harold Young, and the "First Gentleman of Orange, Frank Walker, Jr. - and many others.
Speakers: Dr. Lynn Uzzell (Mrs. Madison) and John Hall (James Madison); Ralph Archbold (Benjamin Franklin); Frank Walker, Jr. ("George Washington and His Women", "Gold Mines in Orange, Virginia" and other topics); Jayne E. Blair (American Civil War topics); Ann Miller (The Spotswood/Price House and "Bridges of Virginia"); Jim Belcher, came twice, "The USS Indianapolis" - a deep and personal history of the USS Indianapolis and its destruction, presented by a son of one of the survivors.
2 Month Educational Program. Tom Matthes (author, retired educator) "The Miracle Constitution" - 10 independent segments: I The Miracle Constitution, II The Living Constitution, III The Classical Constitution, IV The Biblical Constitution, V The National Constitution, VI The Federal Constitution, VII The Republican Constitution, VIII The Deliberative Constitution, IX The Principled Constitution, and X The Future Constitution.
Quilling Workshops. The history of quilling and bi-monthly workshops creating quilled cards.
Themed Teas; guests are invited to dress in period costume if they'd like and a craft followed the tea.
"Tea with Mrs. Madison" graciously hosted by Mrs. Madison (Dr. Lynn Uzzell).
"Roaring 20's" - Guests dressed (optional) in 1920's styles.
"Edwardian Fashion" - Several of our Edwardian garments were on exhibit; floral tea hats were crafted; and "Libations on the Lawn of Bloomsbury".