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Business Membership

Business Membership

Business Membership Program

The Bishop Museum of Science and Nature is an economic engine for our area. Our success makes the Bradenton area a better place to live, visit and do business. By supporting The Bishop through the Business Member Program, your company helps secure the Museum’s vitality on an annual basis. More importantly, Business Members will gain exposure for supporting The Bishop while providing your employees, clients and colleagues access all year long. To join or to renew your Business Membership, please Click HERE or contact or call 941-216-3463.

Business Members receive one full year of:

  • Unlimited free Museum admission with interchangeable membership cards in the name of the business (one admission per card, per visit)
  • 2 additional guests at 50% discount
  • 10% discount in the Museum store
  • Subscription to e-newsletter
  • Invitations to exhibition previews + special events
  • Admission to exhibition openings and all programs at the Member rate for all on your RSVP list


Associates – $150/year (Fair Market Value $76)

  • Two Interchangeable membership cards
  • 4 one-time guest passes

Fellows – $250/year (Fair Market Value $126)

  • Four Interchangeable membership cards
  • 6 one-time guest passes
  • 10% discount on rental of the Museum’s VIP Boardroom
  • Smithsonian Affiliate Membership with a Smithsonian Magazine subscription
  • Annual Recognition in the Donor Update publication

Allies – $500/year (Fair Market Value $164)

  • Six Interchangeable membership cards
  • 8 one-time guest passes
  • Smithsonian Magazine Gift Subscription
  • 10% discount on any facility rental
  • Annual Recognition in the Donor Update publication
  • Recognition in the Planetarium pre-show projections

Champions – $1,000/year (Fair Market Value $202)

  • Eight Interchangeable membership cards
  • 10 one-time guest passes
  • Smithsonian Magazine Gift Subscription
  • 20% discount on any facility rental
  • Business’ name recognition in the Planetarium Pre-show projections
  • Annual Recognition in the Donor Update publication

Business memberships do not include reciprocal benefits.

Other Business Support Opportunities include:

  • Sponsorships of Exhibitions
  • Gala Sponsorship
  • Corporate Partners