20 North Main St (also enter on 224 Benefit Street) Providence, RI 02903

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Greater than the sum of its individual parts, the Museum educates, inspires, and encourages everyone to experience the power of seeing the world through the lens of art and design. Our fiscal year ends on June 30. Thank you for your support of arts education in our community!

Make a gift online today

  • mail a donation to RISD Museum Development, 224 Benefit Street, Providence, RI 02903
  • make a donation at the Visitors Services desk the next time you visit
  • call the Development office at 401-454-6322 to make a donation by phone

RISD Museum Annual Fund

100% of your contribution to the RISD Museum Annual Fund supports the Museum’s first-rate collections; innovative arts education workshops, lectures, and seminars for adults and youth; and free community programs.

Learn how your dollars make a difference.

Exhibition and Program Support

Exhibition support from individuals, foundations, and corporations offer significant philanthropic and marketing opportunities. Opportunities for support are available at various levels, and Museum staff members will work with you to develop a plan that meets your objectives and budget.

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Gifts of Art

The RISD Museum welcomes donations of works of art, as well as funds to purchase new works. These gifts help to strengthen and broaden the Museum’s world-class collections. Please contact the Museum’s Development Office at 401 454 6316 for more information on how you can donate to the Museum’s collection through an outright gift, bequest, or promised gift.

Planned Giving

You can help ensure the future of the RISD Museum by creating a trust while you are living, or by including the Museum in your will. A planned gift can benefit you as well as the Museum.

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