The Field Associates

The Field Associates of The Field Museum is an Annual Fund level designed by and for young professionals who are Field Museum supporters. Our mission is to engage Chicago’s next generation of civic leaders at The Field Museum. Our members are 21 to 40 years old and share a common desire to learn about, support, and advance the Museum's mission: Exploring the Earth and its people.

Field Associates members receive the benefits of Annual Fund, invitations to engaging programs, and opportunities to network and socialize with peers at a special series of Field Associates donor events. See the program calendar below and come to our next event!

Join the Field Associates now! 

Upcoming Programs

  • Save the Date - Evolve, Saturday, August 16th
  • October - Museum Scavenger Hunt
  • Check back soon for more events

Past Programs

  • 3D in the Museum: 3D Scanning, 3D Printing, 3D Interactives featuring JP Brown
  • Farmers and Priests: The Dualistic Nature of Religion in the Ancient World
  • Movie Night with Emily Graslie and The Brain Scoop
  • Meet-Up to view State of Deception: The Power of Nazi Propaganda
  • Giving it All for Love: The Weird Sex Lives of Spiders with Dr. Petra Sierwald

Become part of one of the most exciting and innovative young professionals' groups in Chicago! The Field Associates is an Annual Fund level designed by and for young professional Field Museum supporters. The group represents Chicago's next generation of civic leaders. Members are 21 to 40 years old and share a common desire to learn about, support, and advance the Museum's mission: Exploring the Earth and its people.

Field Associates benefits include:

  • fun, educational program series with peers
  • networking and leadership opportunities
  • free museum admission for two adults
  • invitations to the annual Donor Appreciation Night and a special exhibition donor preview
  • Invitations to Members' Night and membership-only viewings
  • Two complimentary Museum general admission passes for friends or family

Field Associates membership requires a minimum contribution of $250 annually (just over $20 a month).

For more information about The Field Associates, please contact us at fieldassociates@fieldmuseum.org or (312) 665-7137. 

Field Associates Program Calendar_2.pdf

Field Associates Volunteer Opportunities Calendar_2.pdf

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