About the Play Society

The Play Society is the Children’s Museum of the Lowcountry’s Philanthropic Giving Circle. Play Society members make transformative gifts that breathe new life into the museum. Society members provide critical support for museum buildings, renovations, programming, camps, and exhibitions.

Play Society Levels and Benefits

All Play Society members receive five (5) years of Family Plus level membership:

– Unlimited admission for the children of one household and two named adults
– ONE CAREGIVER PASS for an unnamed adult to accompany your children to CML
– Includes ACM reciprocal benefits*

*ACM (Association of Children’s Museums) reciprocal benefits offer half-off admission costs for up to six people for any other participating museum. Learn more at childrensmuseums.org.

 

All Play Society members will also receive special gifts from CML and the following additional benefits:

$10,000-24,999
1 additional Family Plus gift membership
Donor Wall Recognition (10 years)
10 Guest Passes per year for 5 years

$25,000-$49,999
2 additional Family Plus gift memberships
Donor Wall Recognition (10 years)
10 Guest Passes per year for 5 years

$50,000-$99,000
3 additional Family Plus gift memberships
Donor Wall Recognition (15 years)
12 Guest Passes per year for 5 years

$100,000-249,999
Lifetime membership
4 additional Family Plus gift memberships
Donor Wall Recognition (20 years)
12 Guest Passes per year for 5 years
6 passes to all family-friendly CML events

$250,000+
Lifetime membership
5 additional Family Plus gift memberships
Donor Wall Recognition (20 years)
14 Guest Passes per year for 5 years
6 passes to all family-friendly CML events

Play Society Members

$250,000+

Anonymous*

Lindsey and Wes Carter*

Elhapa Foundation*

$100,000 - $249,999

Charles and Joyce Darby Family Fund of the Coastal Community Foundation*

City of Charleston

Sarah Chapin and Stephen Columbia

J.H. Walker Legacy Foundation

Joseph J. Schott Foundation*

$50,000 - $99,000

Pearlstine Family Fund*

$25,000 - $49,999

Charleston County

The Chastain Family*

Employees Community Fund of Boeing South Carolina*

Frances R. Dewing Foundation

Future Scholar 529 College Savings Plan

Kaky and Carter Grant*

Deborah and Kevin Knight*

PNC Foundation

Publix Supermarket Charities

John Winthrop Charitable Trust

$10,000 - $24,999

Rochelle and Jonathan Altman*

Summer and Clyde Anderson*

The Burton Family Foundation

Leslie and Bowen Chapman*

Katherine and Kellen Cooney*

Daniel Island Community Fund

Pooh and George Gephart*

Jack and Anne Glenn Foundation*

Mary and Stephen Hammond*

Levelwing*

Laura and JR Barnhart*

Jessica and Will Mischner*

The Morse/Leatherman Family*

The Mark Elliott Motley Foundation

Ami and Marc Murphy*

Nichole Myles*

Meg and Jordan Phillips*

South Carolina State Ports Authority

Susan and Wes Sellew*

Volvo Car USA Operations

* Make and Believe Campaign

Learn More

To learn more about exclusive Play Society benefits and name recognition opportunities, contact Jacquie Berger, Director of Development, at jacquie@exploreCML.org or (843) 278-5267.