In keeping with our legacy of hospitality and engagement, Longue Vue memberships are designed to share and named for creative leaders from our history. Choose your level and bring a friend.

Auto-Renewal Promotion:

New and current members who enroll in auto-renewal when joining or renewing will receive 2 additional months on their membership!

Select ‘Renew my membership automatically’ then use discount code ‘AUTO’ at checkout for this promotion. Promotion can also be applied when joining/renewing in person or over the phone.

Questions? Please contact Connor Kilian, Sales & Membership Manager at or call (504) 293-4726.

The Carrie 

Named for Caroline Dormon, the early environmentalist and U.S. Forestry Service ranger who curated the plantings in the Wild Garden, in partnership with Ellen Shipman and Edith Stern.

The Ellen 

Named for Ellen Biddle Shipman, pioneering landscape architect and entrepreneurial leader who designed Longue Vue’s gardens and house interiors.

The Emma 

Named for Emma Brown, head cook at Longue Vue for 40+ years and a leader among the core property staff.

The Edith 

A family-level membership named for Longue Vue matriarch Edith Stern, who hosted guests from around the world, opened the gardens to the public in 1968, and bequeathed the property as a community resource in 1980.


Sustaining members access enhanced benefits and support our mission and institutional sustainability. Among your benefits is reciprocal admission to over 900 museums in the North American Reciprocal Museum (NARM) Association, plus customized benefits at the Curator, Cultivator, Horticulturist, and Designer levels. Click here for a listing of participating NARM museums and contact to discuss the best membership level for you.