Supporting BSGW and The Bead Museum
on one strand are all life's jewels strung.
--William Morris, designer, 1834-1896
Support comes in so many ways for BSGWs
Bead Museum and provides you options to become involved with us.
By being a Bead Museum Volunteer, you will
Learn about beads
Meet interesting, friendly people
Know you are contributing to the success of this specialty museum
There is so much you can do, such as help
Greet the public and answer questions
the Museum Shop
tours and programs
with PR and volunteer recruitment
In recognition of volunteers commitment, they receive a 10% discount
in the Museum Store off of all purchases, except memberships. Please
complete an application if you would like to get more involved.
Becoming a Member
As a member of The Bead Museum, you are also a member of the Bead Society
of Greater Washington. If you join, you receive our informative newsletter,
which updates you about Museum events and bead news from around the
world, a 10% discount on books in the Museum Shop, borrowing privileges
from the lending library at monthly meetings, access to the Library
at the Museum, and the opportunity to exhibit at the semi-annual Bead
As a Contributor, Supporter, Sponsor, Patron, or Benefactor, you will
also belong to the Chevron Circle and receive:
invitations to previews, receptions, and special events
of upcoming events
complimentary gift certificate redeemable for the purchase of books
or other items, at the Museum or Bazaars.
Most importantly, you receive the satisfaction of knowing that the generous
support of the Chevron Circle makes a difference.
If you are between the ages of 7-14, you may also wish to join the
Junior Bead Club.
Please contact The Bead Museum at (202) 624-4500 if you would like to
support us in any one of these special ways.
Giving a Gift
The Bead Museum is always interested in gifts of beads and jewelry to
sell in the Store, and especially for educational programs. We are also
interested to know of beads and jewelry for donation to the collection.
If you would prefer to make a financial gift, we welcome any amount
to help support our exhibitions, programs, and operations. Donations
can be received by mail to 400 7th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20004, or
payable by credit card by phone, (202) 624-4500.
For additional information contact,
Tania Said, Bead Museum Director, at
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