Museum Foundation

Foundation Board Roster

  • Jeff Weldon - President
  • Tom Thompson - Vice-President
  • Arlene French - Secretary
  • Cecilia Weldon - Treasurer
  • Jim Taylor - Member at Large

Duties & Responsibilities

The Museum Foundation is a non-profit volunteer organization of dedicated community members who work to promote the Anacortes Museum’s preservation and development through memberships, donations, fundraising and in-kind contributions. The Foundation hosts the museum’s special events and spearheads projects ranging from publishing "A Walking Tour of Historic Downtown Anacortes," as well as raising funds for:

  • Exhibits and programs at the Maritime Heritage Center and museum
  • Maintenance of the landmark W.T. Preston snagboat, and
  • Recent improvements to the courtyard of the museum’s Carnegie building.

Anacortes Museum Foundation Membership Information

Membership dollars help fund special events and museum necessities that exceed monies available from the museum’s annual operating budget. For more information about membership in the Museum Foundation, please contact the Museum by phone at 360-293-1915 or email the Museum.

Membership Benefits Include

  • Announcements of special Museum events and programs
  • Free admission to the W.T. Preston
  • Special exhibit previews and behind-the-scenes tours
  • Subscription to the Museum’s quarterly newsletter, the Anacortes Museum News

Levels of Membership

  • Student/Senior(65 and up) - $20
  • Individual - $25
  • Family - $40
  • Business/Organization - $75
  • Sponsor - $100
  • Life Member - $250
  • Donation - $_____