The National Committee is comprised of supporters from across the country (more than 170 memberships from nearly 25 states) who give annually to honor Edith Wharton’s legacy and to ensure The Mount’s continued success.

National Committee members contribute $1,000 or more each year and enjoy special privileges, including:

  • unlimited admission for you and your guests to the house, gardens, and walking trails;
  • an exclusive National Committee pre-sale of tickets to our popular Summer Lecture Series; and
  • invitations to private dinners, specialty tours, and social gatherings, including an annual summer reception.

National Committee members also receive the benefits of regular Mount membership:

  • reciprocal admission privileges to more than 1,100 museums throughout North America;
  • discounted or free admission to lectures and other Mount programs; and
  • 10% discount at The Mount’s Bookstore.

For information on joining The Mount’s National Committee, please call Ute DeFarlo, Director of Development, at 413-551-5127.

National Committee contributions are fully tax-deductible.