Memberships and donations make up a vital part of our organization. We rely on your generosity in order to provide the quality exhibitions, exhibition materials, and care of the permanent collection.

Your dollars go to support new and ongoing projects such as:

Creating mobile-access audio tours of current exhibitions

Artist talks and lectures in the Gallery

Updating the storage of framed permanent collection artworks

Digitizing the permanent collection

Want to get involved? Become a member! We offer several membership levels to cater to your giving. All members of the UMW Galleries receive our yearly newsletter, a subscription to Gallery exhibition announcements, and a discount on the annual bus tour. See what we’ve been up to and the impact your membership makes!

Annual Membership Levels:

Individual: $25.00

Family: $50.00

Sponsor: $125.00

Patron: $500.00

Ridderhof Martin Society: $1000.00


The UMW Galleries also accepts one-time donations.

Methods of Payment:

Please make check payable to UMW Foundation/ Galleries

Mail to: UMW Foundation

1119 Hanover Street

Fredericksburg, VA 22401

Credit Card: call 540-654-1024

Visa and Mastercard accepted

All memberships and donations to the University of Mary Washington Galleries are tax deductible. You may reach us at or 540.654.1013 if you have any questions.