Become a Member

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RENEW FOR 2020 NOW!

Support the Long Beach Foundation of Arts and Sciences and become a member today!  There are several levels of LBIF membership available to choose from, so please see supporter levels below.

To renew or purchase a new membership, click on the desired membership level highlighted in blue below:

Membership Level Membership Fee Benefits
Individual (applies to one adult) $200 15% discount on classes only. Enrollment in NARM*
Family (applies strictly to 2 adults + 2 children under 18)

Add additional children for $25/child to extend your benefits to visiting kids

$300

+ $25 for additional children

Includes up to 2 adults and 2 children under 18 years old. Additional children may be added for an extra fee. 15% discount on classes, summer camp, selected special events, and enrollment in NARM*
Patron $500

15% member discount on summer camp, classes, discount on select events, and enrollment in NARM* and 2 complimentary tickets to the LBIF House Tour.

Benefactor $1000

15% discount on classes, summer camp, selected special events,  2 complimentary tickets to the LBIF House Tour, and enrollment in NARM*

Recreation Sustaining (includes tennis facilities)

(Initiation Fee & Bond Holders /pre-2012 Members ONLY)

$1000

Minimum to include tennis facilities use, available only to pre-2012 bond holders. Includes tennis facilities plus 15% member discount on summer camp, classes, discount on selected events, and enrollment in NARM*.

Recreation Benefactor (includes tennis facilities)

(Brand New & post-2012 Members – can include Initiation Fee & Bond Holders)

$1400

Unlimited access to tennis courts for you and your family! Also receive 15% discount on classes, summer camp, selected special events, 2 complimentary tickets to the LBIF House Tour,  and enrollment in NARM*

The Blai Society $2,500 Includes exclusive event tickets, cocktail parties, and so much more. Please see below for the full list of extended Blai Society perks!

*All LBIF Members Individual and above are automatically enrolled in the North American Reciprocal Museum Program (NARM). Show your digital membership card at any participating venue across North America for special discounts!

>> THE BLAI SOCIETY: ABOUT

Inaugurated in 2018 in celebration of 70 years of Arts & Sciences at the LBIF, 2020 will mark the 3rd year of The Blai Society, the LBIF’s premium membership level. Blai Society Members are the patrons and stewards of the LBIF, the Members whose generous support significantly helps to preserve and expand the LBI Foundation.
As such, in an effort to expand the Blai Society, for our 2020 membership year we are adding an array of exclusive, Blai-only membership benefits, including complimentary tickets to all LBIF events, shows, and programs. More importantly, we are expanding the social networking opportunities for Blai Society Members, including three exclusive Summer Cocktail parties. The Blai Society benefits are truly an extraordinary value, but the true value lies in being a part of the Blai Society – and all it means to you and to the LBIF.

Benefits include:

  • NEW – Invitation to three exclusive Blai house parties during the summer months (June-August)
  • First access to LBIF’s gallery openings and parties
  • NEW – 2 All Access Passes to the Lighthouse International Film Festival
  • 2 Tickets Back to Summer Gala
  • NEW – VIP seating and tickets for 2 to Sundays @ Seven Concerts
  • 2 Tickets to Foundation Arts Festival Preview Party
  • NEW – 2 Tickets to the annual Seashore House Tour
  • NEW – 2 Tickets to the Seafood Soiree
  • NEW – 2 Tickets to Holiday Market Festival Preview Party
  • NEW – 2 Tickets to Deep Freeze
  • Admission for 2 to the Science Saturdays Series & FRED Talks
  • Annual name recognition on a plaque on LBIF’s front door
  • Special Blai Society personal recognition at all LBIF events
  • NEW –  Priority weekend restaurant reservations at LBIF partner restaurants (subject to availability)
  • other LBIF special events

In addition, Blai members can choose one benefit from each of List A and List B below:

List A:

___Tennis Recreational Credit of $1400 per one year of family tennis privileges

___ NEW Ceramics Credit of $1200 towards either Winter or Summer Full Residency (subject to availability)

List B:

___ NEW Yoga & Fitness credit of $300 for a block of 20 classes

___ NEW Camp credit for one week of LBIF Summer Camp for one child

Benefits are not transferable. Please note: all memberships expire on September 30, 2020. The LBIF is a non-profit 501c3 organization. Membership fees are tax deductible to the full extent of the law. For questions about The 2020 Blai Society Membership offering, please contact John Imperiale, Business & Community Development, at 609-494-1241 or jimperiale@lbifoundation.org

WANT TO SIMPLY SUPPORT THE LBIF? BECOME A FRIEND OF THE FOUNDATION

Show your support by being a Friend of the Foundation! A Friend is a donation in the amount of $95 which includes free admission to Science Saturdays & FRED Talks.

Donate Today

To purchase a membership, click on the “PURCHASE” button(s) below on your desired membership level. All Memberships expire September 30, 2020. 

INDIVIDUAL MEMBERSHIP – $200 (Applies to 1 adult only)

Click here to purchase 2020 INDIVIDUAL MEMBERSHIP

FAMILY MEMBERSHIP – $300 (*Applies to 2 Adults + 2 Children under 18 years of age)

Click here to purchase 2020 FAMILY MEMBERSHIP

PATRON MEMBERSHIP – $500 

Click here to purchase 2020 PATRON MEMBERSHIP

BENEFACTOR MEMBERSHIP – $1,000

Click here to purchase 2020 BENEFACTOR MEMBERSHIP

SUSTAINING RECREATION – $1,000 (Initiation Fee & Bond Holders /pre-2012 Members ONLY)

Click here to purchase 2020 SUSTAINING RECREATION MEMBERSHIP

RECREATION BENEFACTOR MEMBERSHIP – $1,400 (Brand New & post-2012 Members – can include Initiation Fee & Bond Holders)

Click here to purchase 2020 RECREATION MEMBERSHIP

THE BLAI SOCIETY – $2,500 

2020 BLAI SOCIETY

All Memberships expire September 30, 2020. 

Your membership dollars help the LBIF bring arts and sciences programs to Long Beach Island and the surrounding community in Southern New Jersey.  The LBIF offers a place for residents to connect through art, science and wellness programs. Your membership dollars help support the ongoing operations and offerings of the LBIF. We are very thankful to our members for their continued support of the LBIF.


The LBIF is a nonprofit, 501(c)(3), charitable organization and membership fees are tax deductible. Contact your tax planning professional for details.

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