To reserve free tickets for an upcoming Member Saturday, submit the form at the bottom of this page. Please complete a separate RSVP form for each Member Saturday you plan to attend. Space is limited. Reservations will be accepted on a first come, first served basis.
Member Saturday events are free for all members. You may bring as many guests as your membership level allows.
September 21: Tips and Tricks for Penitentiary Photography
Join local photographer and Eastern State member William Smith (@billsmith2315) to tour the site and explore different ways of looking at the penitentiary from a photographic perspective. Members of all skill levels welcome. No prior photography experience necessary. Click here for more information.
October 19: Beyond Small Talk: Navigating Conversations on Mass Incarceration and Criminal Justice Reform
Join Lauren Zalut, Director of Education and Tour Programs, and Reem Cotton, Supervisor, Education and Community Engagement, for coffee and conversation about Eastern State’s history, trends in contemporary corrections, and tools and tactics members can utilize to navigate difficult conversations about incarceration with their family, friends, and neighbors. Click here for more information.
About The Member Saturday Program:
Experience Eastern State as only members can, through exclusive tours on the third Saturday of each month at 11:00 am. These unique, members-only events shed light on new historical findings, take you behind the scenes, and much more. Discover our collections, explore our site, illuminate history, and make unexpected connections.