Friends of the Living Gallery

Friends of the Living Gallery is a new membership program of major support for the Living Gallery, aquariums, touch pools, and over 50 species of marine life who call the Museum home.


Gifts to become a Friend of the Living Gallery are $2,500 and play a vital role in assuring the health of marine life at the Museum and continual care and improvement of the aquariums. 


Friends of the Living Gallery members will enjoy: 

  • Exclusive Friends of the Living Gallery social events
  • Dedicated "Friends" educational programs such as speakers (Zoom or in-person), guided mollusk naturalist walks, and behind-the-scenes tours 
  • The ability to adopt a marine life resident of the Living Gallery, complete with adoption certificate and photo updates
  • Recognition on "Friends" signage in the Living Gallery 
  • Plus all the benefits of regular Membership such as free admission, Member discounts at the Museum Store and for ticketed public programs, subscription to print and e-mail newsletters, invitations to Members-only events, reciprocal admission to over 1,100 NARM Museums

With questions or for more information, please contact Development and Marketing Assistant Margery Vizza at (239) 347-5114 or [email protected].

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