be a part of our newest installation!

We are thrilled to announce our new artist commission by textile artist, Toshiko Horiuchi MacAdam. This June, the joy of her unique climbing structure, Whammock!, will open at The New Children’s Museum for all of San Diego (and beyond) to enjoy – and we are honored to bring this spectacular artwork to our city.  

Your donation will bring Whammock! to life and will be matched dollar for dollar by our Board members and lead supporters, Lynn Gorguze and Laurie Mitchell. 

Give, renew or upgrade your gift and enjoy behind-the-scenes access to the Museum by clicking “donate” below or by contacting Lilli-Mari Andresen, Director of Individual Giving, at 619 795 1203 or 



  • Early Bird Special extended! Donate by May 20 to receive multi-year name recognition on-site at the installation  
  • Donor listing on our website and on the Museum lounge screen 


  • The previous level plus… 
  • A book dedicated in your family name to the Museum 


  • The previous level plus… 
  • Invitation to Whammock! Artist Reception for you and a guest (Wednesday, June 5) 
  • Invitation to attend and bring children to TV/media segments about the installation  
  • A Duo Membership, which provides unlimited admission for one adult and one child*

Rain House Supporter

  • The previous level plus… 
  • Enhanced multi-year name recognition at the installation and on our donor wall  
  • Invitation to be one of the FIRST to climb, swing and jump in the installation (to be scheduled the week of June 10-12) 
  • An exclusive curator-led tour of the Museum by the Deputy Museum Director (scheduled upon request)
  • 2 additional tickets for Artist Reception
  • Invitation to join fellow supporters throughout the year for small group tours and arts focused outings related to our current and forthcoming art installations
  • A Level One Membership, which provides unlimited admission for up to 4 people in your household* 


  • The previous level plus… 
  • Invitation to a behind-the-scenes “hard hat” preview tour (Monday, June 10 at 10am)
  • Exclusive invitation to Ribbon Cutting + Sponsors Reception with Toshiko MacAdam prior to the Artist’s Reception (Wednesday, June 5) 
  • A Level Two Membership, which provides unlimited admission for up to 6 people in your household* 


  • The previous level plus… 
  • Invitation to an intimate cocktail reception with the artist at the private estate of renowned art collectors and community philanthropists, Sheryl and Harvey White. Space is limited.
  • Your photo with the artwork displayed on-site on our rotating digital screen 
  • Commemorative photo book of the installation, including donor’s photo with the artwork 
  • Complimentary parking in the Museum’s parking garage (during the Museum’s hours of operation; based on availability) 
  • Your name(s) listed in the Museum’s Annual Report 
  • An exclusive Quigley Architectural Tour of The New Children’s Museum 


  • The previous level plus… 
  • Limited edition print of the artwork (unframed, details offered upon request)  
  • Private “Happy Hour” Party with 20 of your friends and family. (For all ages. Please contact us to discuss your small group after-hours event.)

*Memberships are not tax-deductible. If you would like your donation to be fully tax-deductible, you may choose to gift your membership to a family who may not otherwise be able to afford one.