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.

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. For more information, click here to email us or call 828.253.3227.

The Asheville Art Museum receives support from the N.C. Arts Council, a division of the Department of Natural & Cultural Resources.

Thank you to our Lead Media Sponsor Asheville Citizen-Times for its support of the Museum.

For more information about media sponsorships, please email Jen Swanson,

Thank you to our generous Corporate Sponsors

 Beverly-Grant, Inc. Print Beverly-Hanks and Associates SamselLogo-01
 American Institute of Architects Asheville Wells Fargo Village Antiques & Interiors, Inc. Duke Energy Progress

Midgard Foundation



We’d like to thank our Preferred Wine Partner Metro Wines for the generous support. As a Metro Wines customer, enjoy 10% off in our Museum Shop!


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.

To contribute during the Fall and Spring Appeals to support the Annual Fund, click here.

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 the Museum 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.