Want to Get Involved?

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.

Giving Day:

Your gift on Giving Day, regardless of size, will help unlock additional funds to make an even greater impact on students’ success. Your support will strengthen the UMW experience, shaping the world’s next generation of leaders, creators, and problem-solvers.  

On Tuesday, April 5th, you can click HERE to give to the UMW Galleries.

Annual Membership:

We offer several membership levels to cater to your giving. See what we’ve been up to and the impact your membership makes! You can download our New Member Form by clicking HERE – simply fill out the form, print and return with payment.

Student: $5.00
Invitations to all exhibitions, lectures, and events; a copy of the annual newsletter, monthly e-newsletter

Individual: $25.00
All of the above + invitation to exhibition preview tours and talks

Family: $50.00
All of the above + copy of gallery publications

Contributor: $125.00
All of the above + tote bag

Patron: $500.00
All of the above +tour of the archive and permanent collection

Ridderhof Martin Society: $1000.00
All of the above + invitation to an annual UMW donor appreciation event + Gallery will host an event for you and 10 friends (contact gallery to arrange)

One-Time Donations or Project Sponsorship:

To sponsor a specific project, simply write the name of the project on the memo line of your check.

Sponsor Artist or Scholar Visit: $500-$1000

CultureSpots Audio Tours and Audio Archive: $1,000

Flat Files (2): $2,000

Digital Camera: $2,000

New, Archival Quality Permanent Collection Storage: $14,000

Methods of Payment:

Check:  Please make check payable to UMW Foundation / Galleries. Mail to UMW Foundation at 1119 Hanover Street, Fredericksburg, VA 22401

Credit Card: Call (540) 654-1024. Visa and Mastercard accepted.

Online: Click HERE and select Friends of the UMW Galleries.


All memberships and donations to the University of Mary Washington Galleries are tax deductible. You may reach us at gallery@umw.edu or (540) 654-1013 if you have any questions.