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Shaker Museum

Ways to Donate

Make a gift

Shaker Museum relies on the generous support of individuals year-round to enable our important work preserving the legacy of the Shakers. Make a one-time, monthly, or annual donation online today.


Join our community and help preserve a collection of over 18,000 artifacts created and used by one of the most iconic Utopian communities in American history, as well as the historic Mount Lebanon site, the first organized site of Shakerism.


Join Shaker Museum in creating partnership opportunities for your company and employees in the heart of Columbia County.

For more information about corporate partnerships, please contact Lisa Malone Jackson at

capital campaign

Join us as we build our beautiful new home for Shaker Museum in Chatham, NY, designed by Selldorf Architects.

For more information about contributing to our future home, please contact Lisa Malone Jackson at


Ensure that your legacy and the future of Shaker Museum resonates with your kindness and generosity for generations to come.

For more information about planned giving options, please contact Lisa Malone Jackson at

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Shane Rothe

Curatorial Associate

Shane Rothe (they/them) joined Shaker Museum in July 2023, working with independent curator Maggie Taft on an exhibition for the new museum space in Chatham. Shane is an artist as well as a curator and continues to create in the mediums of painting, sculpture, writing, and performance. Shane holds a BFA from CalArts and an MA in art history and curatorial studies from the University of Chicago.