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Support the Smithsonian American Art Museum

Thank you for ensuring that American art is available to all. Your annual support provides SAAM with important funds that allow us to present new research through compelling exhibitions, reach new audiences with dynamic education programs, and be a national leader in conversations about the vital role of art in American life today.

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Director’s Circle

Director’s Circle members are part of a national philanthropic community committed to supporting SAAM’s mission to advance American art and craft. 

SAAM Creatives Membership

SAAM Creatives members are young professionals interested in events that celebrate the extraordinary creativity of American artists. 

Other Ways to Give

Corporate Patrons

Sponsoring an upcoming exhibition or program at the Smithsonian American Art Museum or its Renwick Gallery is a powerful way to advance your company's brand in the United States and worldwide. 

Gift Planning

Planned giving is a meaningful way to create a legacy at the Smithsonian American Art Museum while taking advantage of income and tax benefits for you and your heirs

Donating Artwork

Learn how to get in touch if you are an artist, collector, or dealer with an artwork you wish to be considered by the museum for acquisition.

Donating Stock

For more information on giving a stock gift please contact us at 202-633-8420.


Smithsonian American Art Museum
Development Department
MRC 970
P.O. Box 37012
Washington, DC 20013-7012