Individual & Joint Membership


Join SAH and receive access to some of the architecture world's most innovative and authoritative research resources, job and career opportunities, international and local study programs, discounted registration for the SAH Annual Conference, and events and networking opportunities with peers. 

SAH members include architectural and landscape historians, architects, preservationists, urban planners, teachers, students, libraries, historical societies and museums. All SAH members are connected by a common interest in and enthusiasm for architecture, landscapes, design, and urbanism as well as their preservation. 


New Members

Watch the new membership video and learn about how SAH can help you connect, learn, and grow your career:

Member Dues

Individual Membership  
$140/electronic & print 

Joint Membership
$205/electronic & print

Student Membership
$70/electronic & print 

Professional Associate
$145/electronic & print; additional associates @ $75 each

Supporting Membership
$230/electronic & print 

Patron Membership     
$405/electronic & print 

Donor Membership    
$555/electronic & print

Life Membership    
$2700/electronic & print (4 payments of $675)

Benefactor Membership
$7500/electronic & print (6 payments of $1250)



Networking & Career

  • Receive discounted registration at the SAH Annual Conference
  • Access colleagues and subject experts in the SAH membership directory 
  • Promote your programs, events, news through SAH Communities, the SAH Listerv, and the SAH website 
  • Serve on SAH Board and Committees
  • Earn AIA/CES credits through SAH study programs, lectures, conferences, and preservation seminars
  • Keep current on national and international news through the SAH eNewsletter


  • Receive a print copy and/or electronic access to the Journal of the Society of Architectural Historians (JSAH and JSAH Online, including the JSAH archive, 1941 - present
  • Access the SAH Architecture Resource Archive (SAHARA) of over 40,000 user-contributed photos
  • Receive discounts on new Buildings of the United States volumes
  • Participate in programs through one of SAH's local chapters
  • Participate in outstanding series of annual study tours and study days
  • Access member-only archived resources and content on the SAH website
  • Access to SAH Archipedia coming winter 2012

    Bricks and Mortar Benefits

    • Take a complimentary tour of our landmark headquarters, Charnley-Persky House
    • Receive discounts in the Charnley-Persky House tour center
    • Reserve Charnley-Persky House for small meetings, seminars and class lectures at a member discount