Individual Giving

Discover new worlds in space exploration in the Adler Planetarium's Space Visualization Lab.

The Alan B. Shepard Society

Join the Adler's Premier Philanthropy Circle today!

The Adler’s premier philanthropy circle. Members of The Alan B. Shepard Society make annual gifts of $1,000 and greater to support the Adler’s exhibitions, sky shows, and visitor programs; and help the Adler serve 550,000 visitors a year with inspiring science experiences. Shepard Society members also enable education, outreach, and research programs.

Matching Gifts

Matching gifts can double the impact of your gift to the Adler! Check with your human resources department to see if your company has a matching gifts program. For more information about matching gifts, please contact the Advancement Office at 312.542.2420 or

Planned Giving

For more information on leaving a legacy at the Adler by making a planned or deferred gift, or to learn about The Max and Sophie Adler Society, please contact the Advancement Office at 312.322.0557 or

Amazon Smile

amazon_smileWhen you shop at Amazon Smile, you have the added bonus of Amazon donating 0.5% of your purchase price to the Adler Planetarium. Visit to designate the Adler Planetarium as your charity of choice. Amazon Smile is a simple and automatic way for you to support the museum every time you shop!

To Contribute

Please contact the Adler’s Major Gift Officer, Sarah Warner, via phone at 312.542.2420 or email at