Make a direct donation to support your Museum.

The Asheville Art Museum relies on the generosity of its friends and the community to meet the cost of providing programs and services, year-round, to thousands of residents and visitors. To support the Museum’s ongoing operations, educational programs and exhibitions, please explore the many ways below in which you, your business or organization can help us transform lives through art.

More ways to support your Museum

Sponsorships & Partnerships

Supporting the Museum by sponsoring innovative and engaging exhibitions, programs and special events helps us to bring alive the delight and wonder of art for thousands of people. Strategic sponsorships and partnerships greatly expand the impact and outreach of Museum programming, and are an excellent way for you and the Museum to connect with broad and diverse audiences.

Thank you to Lead Media Sponsor Asheville Citizen-Times, as well as The Laurel of Asheville, for their support as Media Sponsors of the Museum.

For more information about media sponsorships, please email Jen Swanson, Or call 828-253-3227.

Thank you to our generous Corporate Sponsors

 Beverly-Grant, Inc.  Fitzgerald_at_Grove_Park  Roberto Coin  Beverly-Hanks and Associates
 Bank of America  Print  SamselLogo-01  Duke Energy Progress
 American Institute of Architects Asheville Section  Wells Fargo  Village Antiques & Interiors, Inc.  Black Bird Framing - Color

Midgard Foundation


aloftWe’d like to thank our Lodging Sponsor Aloft Asheville for their generous support. Please enjoy the special rates for Museum supporters!

Fall and Spring Appeals

We believe the arts make a difference in our lives and in our community. Art inspires, enriches and enlivens us; it gives hope for the future and reminds us of our shared humanity. We know that you feel the same way. Your gift to the Fall and Spring Appeals are a gift to the community, allowing us to continue to provide great art and great experiences to the people of Western North Carolina and the many visitors to our region.

In-Kind Gifts

Supporting the Museum through the donation of services or products is an outstanding way to contribute to the success of all aspects of the Museum, including operations and facilities, programming and special events.

Planned Giving

Help ensure that generations of future visitors and students will be inspired, educated and informed by great art. Consider the Asheville Art Museum as you plan for your financial future. Please contact Rebecca Lynch-Maass, Campaign Manager, at 828.253.3227, ext. 114 or to learn more about creating a legacy of support.

Gifts of Art

The Asheville Museum welcomes gifts of art which may be donated to the Asheville Art Museum during your lifetime or by bequest. However, gifts of art require special attention. If you are considering donating a work of art to the Museum, please contact Carolyn Grosch, Curator, at 828.253.3227.

Volunteer Opportunities

The Asheville Art Museum offers volunteer opportunities to assist staff and visitors, as well as docent and internship programs. Click here to learn more.

Art WORKS for Asheville: The New Asheville Art Museum

The Art WORKS for Asheville campaign for the new Asheville Art Museum is currently underway. Since 2004, the Museum has been planning for a major renovation and expansion project to create a new 21st century landmark Museum to better serve the community of Western North Carolina and our visitors. Designed by the renowned Ennead Architects, the visually stunning new Museum will become an iconic architectural landmark in downtown Asheville and will serve as a community center, visitor center and cultural concierge for Asheville and all of Western North Carolina.