Member Perks

Exclusively for members

Your membership unlocks hidden adventures and opportunities for you to engage with Shedd. From our special members events, to our exclusive members-only communications, we bring you the inside scoop because your dollars support the work that we do within our walls and around the world. Learn more about what a Shedd membership has in store for you!

Don't forget to check out our 2014 Members Guide!

Upcoming Promotions and Events

Beluga Birthday Bash, August 28, 10-11 a.m.
Shedd is celebrating the birthdays of four belugas — Bella, Kayavak, Miki and Kimalu — with a members-only beluga birthday bash! Join us on Aug. 28 from 10-11 a.m. for this special event. Marine mammal trainer Elizabeth Davis will share her knowledge of belugas in the underwater viewing of Secluded Bay. The first 50 members will receive birthday hats and complimentary cupcakes! RSVPs are now closed for this event. 

Member Movie Night, September 5, 5:30-9:30 p.m.
Join us for a special viewing of “Wall-E” at Shedd! Bring the whole family for dinner, a movie, expert chats and lots of fun! Buy tickets now!

Member Events

Member and Donor Appreciation Month: All month long during February and October!
Members Circle loyalty event: Honoring our members of 10 years and more with a dinner and special evening.
Members Jazzin’: Every year the first Jazzin’ is dedicated to members only! Members can attend free all summer.
Family movie night: Join us in the fall for our pizza party and movie event!

Members communications

First Look!: Your exclusive inside scoop on a variety of animal stories and programs.
E-news: Monthly highlights of what's happening at Shedd.
Members guide: Annual publication with beautiful photos and inspiring stories about the impact of your support.