Supporting the Harvard Art Museums

When you support the Harvard Art Museums, you not only join our diverse community—you give others access to our world-class collections and to transformative experiences with art.

The Harvard Art Museums receive support from the Massachusetts Cultural Council.

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Make a Gift

The work of the Harvard Art Museums would not be possible without the support of an international community of generous alumni and friends, including our Friends and Fellows. Contributions help ensure that the museums remain an active, innovative center for teaching, learning, and research.

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Friends Circle

By becoming a Friends Circle member, you are supporting our mission to make art accessible to everyone! Our community of Friends receives unparalleled access to our collections and special opportunities to engage with art throughout the year. Join, upgrade, or renew online today!

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The Partners are museumgoers, art lovers, and philanthropists between the ages of 21 and 45 who are committed to our vision of building a diverse community that believes in the power of art to bring about social change. This group is open to all—from those new to the Harvard Art Museums to Harvard alumni. Join, upgrade, or renew online today!

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The Fellows are an international community of art lovers—many Harvard-affiliated, others with no Harvard connection—who generously support the Harvard Art Museums’ mission to promote knowledge about and appreciation of art through exhibitions, teaching, research, professional training, and public education.Join, upgrade, or renew online today!

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Corporate Support

The Harvard Art Museums welcome inquiries about ways to develop mutually beneficial partnerships with interested corporations and businesses.

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Year in Review

The Year in Review provides an overview of the Harvard Art Museums’ exhibitions, projects, publications, programs, and acquisitions by fiscal year. We are deeply grateful to the community of donors who support our mission and all that we do at the Harvard Art Museums.