Opportunities for Support

Generous donors like you have supported the Museum for over a century. Your gifts help us care for our 12,500-object permanent collection, produce stunning exhibitions and engaging educational programs for all ages, and provide a place for respite and inspiration. We couldn’t accomplish any of this without you! Thank you for ensuring that our children and grandchildren will have access to this vital community resource.

If you have questions about any of the following projects and programs, please contact Molly Giordano, Director of Development & Marketing, at mgiordano@delart.org or 302-351-8515.

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LEADERSHIP IN EDUCATION

To ensure that people of all ages have access to creative art education, skill building, and imaginative, enlightened experiences with art.

Your gift can help support the following:

  • Scholarships for art classes and camps
  • Concerts and public programs
  • Outreach programs to schools and libraries
  • Kids’ Corner, a creative space for kids and their grown-ups

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Economic Vitality Through Exhibitions

The Delaware Art Museum’s renowned collections and exciting exhibitions attract national and international visitors to the region.

Your gift can help support the following:

  • World-class exhibitions by major artists
  • Print and online publications to enhance exhibitions
  • Outlooks Exhibition Series of community-based art

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Access to Art Through Technology

As education becomes more self-directed, more people are turning to the Museum for access to creative ideas. Technology can make sure we’re there for them.

Your gift can help support the following:

  • Expanded online access to the Museum’s collections
  • Improved visitor experiences through technological innovation
  • A state-of-the-art sound and projection system in the DuPont Auditorium

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A Sustainable Future

To ensure that generations to come will enjoy the art, exhibitions, and programs of the Delaware Art Museum for the next century.

Your gift can help support the following:

  • Free Sundays
  • Crucial conservation for important art objects
  • Endowed positions for essential staff

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Give the gift of art

Donated pieces of art have broadened and enhanced the scope of the collection. More than 80% of the Museum’s art has been acquired through gifts. The Museum is happy to accept gifts of art that fall within its Collection Development Plan and meet the quality standards of the Museum.

Give a Legacy

When you choose to provide for the Museum in your estate plans, you become a Member of the Helen Farr Sloan Legacy Society. You will be among a group of individuals and families who have a special regard for the Museum and have chosen to make a commitment to the Museum’s future. Help ensure the Museum’s sustainability into its second century of service.

To discuss donating to the Delaware Art Museum, please contact:

Molly Giordano
Director of Development & Marketing
302.351.8515
mgiordano@delart.org