$30 and under
(Everyone knows someone with too much stuff but did you know there actually is a packrat, the neotoma cinerea, a bushy-tailed, big-cheeked North American rodent that hoards food and miscellaneous objects.)

This category of membership entitles you to weekly Goings On email bulletins, website links, occasional snail mail, and a surprise pouch of perques – you might get a vintage Franklin Furnace imprinted pencil, Avant-Carde postcards, or an out-of-print Flue, our peripatetic periodical from the late 20th century.

$60
(These adorable
woodland animals use
their keen sense of smell
and sharp teeth to collect
nuts and berries for cold weather storage in their burrows.)

all the above plus

a NEW Kyong Park
t-shirt design, “DETROIT/
GHETTOPIA”
(white letters on
black 100% cotton shirts. Please circle your size: Kids L, S,
M, L, XL)

or

a copy of
Elizabeth Murray’s Notes for Fire
and Rain, Lapp
Princess Press, 1977.

 

$100
(Busy honey bees collect nectar and pollen from flowers and turn it into honey, providing their clan with year-round energy, heat, protein and fat.)

All the above plus

an archival re-issue of Kyong Park’s 2004 UTOPIA/DYSTOPIA t-shirt (white letters now on red 100% cotton shirts. Please circle size: Kids L, S, M, L, XL)

or

Kyong Park’s “Detroit: Making It Better for You” DVD

$300
(Eager beavers create dams made of mud, grass and wood. Come autumn these semi-aquatic cuties collect a supply of green branches and anchor them underwater for wintertime dining.)

All the above plus

Eric Bogosian’s 1992 in concert poster, on 100-lb stock

or

Barbara Kruger’s 1990 “Franklin Furnace Fights for First Amendment Rights” poster.

$1,000
(Incredibly intelligent, the octopus is such a formidable collector that deep sea explorers of the human kind spy on the 8-legged wonder to help locate artifacts from ancient cultures.)

All the above plus

Genqui Numata, “The Bonsai Kid” one-of-a-kind porcelain-tiled poster from his 1988 exhibition at Franklin Furnace.

or

Paul Auster’s Fragments From Cold with drawing by Norman Bluhm, published by Parenthèse, 1977 (limited edition of 750 copies.)

 

$30,000
(The most inveterate collector in the animal world, these winged wonders are named for an insatiable habit of collecting shells, flowers, bits of glass, and more to attract mates to their highly-decorated bowers.)

All the above plus

Bradford Morrow’s A BESTIARY, illustrated and signed by 18 artists, including Gregory Amenoff, Joe Andoe, James Brown, Vija Celmins, Louisa Chase, Eric Fischl, Jan Hashey, Michael Hurson, Mel Kendrick, James Nares, Ellen Phelan,
Joel Shapiro, Kiki Smith, David Storey, Michelle Stuart, Richard Tuttle, Trevor Winkfield, and Robin Winters. This book, published by the Grenfell Press in 1990, is #75/100 (only 50 books were offered for sale). It is in original, pristine condition, unbound in a clamshell box, 15 ¾ x 11 ½ x 1 ¼.” We have one of these rare books, available to the first member in this category.

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