1882 Society

Early to mid-career professionals are invited to join the 1882 Society at the Milwaukee Public Museum.

1882 society logoThe 1882 Society provides exclusive opportunities for philanthropic-minded young professionals to engage with MPM and its leaders through educational and social events while supporting the Museum’s mission to preserve and protect our world’s natural and cultural diversity. 

The 1882 Society, founded in 2018 by Ethan Elser, Sr., Robert A. Jansen, and Charles F. Wright, Jr., shares its name with the year MPM was officially chartered.  

1882 Society Gift Levels:

Innovator Level - $1,200/year or $100/month
Collector Level - $600/year 

Benefits and Recognition

To Join:

1882 Society Contact:

Debbie Mitchelson
Director of Stewardship, Event Development, and Major Gifts